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Rains lash TN, holiday declared for schools in select districts

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Chennai, Jan 8 (PTI) Overnight rains lashed parts of Tamil Nadu, including the northern region, prompting authorities to declare a holiday on Monday for schools in different districts.

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Chennai and neighbouring Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram, besides Villupuram, Kallakurichi, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam and Tiruvarur received good spells.

A day's holiday was declared for schools in districts including Chengalpattu, Ranipet, Vellore and Kallakurichi.

The Nagapattinam district administration announced a holiday for schools and colleges in Nagapattinam and Keelvelur circles.

The district received the maximum rainfall of 167 mm during the period 8.30 am on Jauary 7 till 5.30 am on Monday, the Regional Meteorological Centre said.

Karaikkal (Puducherry UT) received 122 mm during this period. PTI SA SA SS

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