Puducherry, Dec 18: Heavy rain lashed Puducherry and its suburbs since last night, disrupting normal life in the Union Territory.
Several low-lying areas were inundated. Vehicular traffic was affected as rainwater flooded some of the roads.
The Puducherry administration has declared a holiday for all educational institutions here for one and a half days from this afternoon.
Puducherry received 47.9 mm rain during the 24 hours ending at 0830 hrs today.