Heatwave conditions to prevail over parts of north TN for next two days

Chennai: According to the Regional Meteorological Centre, Tiruvallur, Vellore and Tiruvannamalai districts, while parts of nine other districts, including Chennai, Kancheepuram and Cuddalore would witness severe heatwave condition for next two days.

The Met department officials warned people to not expose themselves to direct sunlight between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm in order to avoid sunstroke.

For the past several days in Chennai and many northern districts, the mercury has been hovering over 41 degree Celsius.

Light to moderate rainfall was likely to occur till Monday at isolated places over Erode, Coimbatore, Nilgiris, Salem, Theni, Dindigul, Kanyakumari, Shivaganga and Pudukottai districts, all in western and central Tamilnadu which benefit from South West Monsoon, said the Met office yesterday.

NT Bureau