Dec 3, 2015

Chennai, India, Flood Threat Continues After City Records Wettest November in Over 20 Years

Chennai, Tamil Nadu
India
by
Eric Leister
,
AccuWeather

Rain-weary southern India is definitely in need of a persistent dry spell, following the wettest November in more than 20 years for some areas.While November and December are typically wet across Tamil Nadu, this year was exceptional...For the month of November, Chennai has reported 1,024 mm (40.31 inches) of rain, more than 300 percent of the normal rainfall that is expected for the entire month. December continued this wet pattern as more than 300 mm (12 inches) of rain fell in Chennai on the first day of the month. This is the wettest December day in more than 100 years of records in Chennai.