Cyclone Biparjoy caused a change in wind patterns in Chennai.
The altered wind flow led to uncomfortably high temperatures in the city.
Chennai experienced surprise downpours, providing relief from the hot weather.
The rainfall significantly reduced the soaring mercury levels in the city.
Chennai recorded 137.6 mm of rainfall at Meenambakkam observatory and 67.4 mm at Nungambakkam during the rain event.
The heavy rains caused flooding in low-lying areas such as Velachery, Guindy, Vepery, GST Road, and KK Nagar.
The underpass of Kathipara junction was flooded under 3 feet of rainwater.
10 flights scheduled to land in Chennai were diverted to Bengaluru due to the flooded runways.
17 international flights faced delays due to the inclement weather.
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