India: Heavy Floods in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh

A low pressure system over coastal Tamil Nadu unleashed heavy showers in Tamil Nadu and South Andhra Pradesh, leading to massive floods in the regions. There were three consecutive spells of intensive rainfall, which have exacerbated the existing flood situation. The first intensive spell of rainfall was from the 8th to the 9th of November, followed by intensive rains again from the 15th to the 17th followed by the present spell which began on the 28th of November 2015.

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