Cyclone Ockhi : Tamil Nadu and Kerala hit by heavy rain, schools to remain shut
Southern states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala and the island of Lakshadweep were hit by heavy rains after Cyclone Ockhi is moving east in the Arabian sea. Schools in Chennai, Kanyakumari, Tuticorin, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Madurai, Theni, Thanjavur and Thiruvarur will remain closed. Meanwhile, as a precautionary measure the India Navy has deployed two ships from Kochi while other two other are on standby in Tuticorin. P8I aircraft, Navy Dornier and Coast Guard Dornier were involved in search and rescue operations. Helicopters are also on standby with divers. Watch this video to know more.