The rain bearing clouds covered up after 5 p.m. and it drizzled in some places before the clouds got cleared and blue skies appeared.
Later, after midnight the temperature dropped and there was steady rain in many areas after 2 am or so.
S. Prabhu, who shared a video of the steady rain he shot from his Abiramapuram said it rained for some time.
Other areas also reported steady rain and people woke up to a cool, pleasant Monday morning.
The photo here is of the Pattinapakkam seaside on Sunday evening, shot by Madhan Kumar / MT