Chennai floods: City devastated after heaviest rains in a centuryhttps://indianexpress.com/photos/picture-gallery-others/chennai-floods-10-stories-that-tell-the-ordeal-of-a-city-submerged/

Chennai floods: City devastated after heaviest rains in a century

The rains have virtually broken a 100-year record with one day's rainfall covering a month's average.

chennai, chennai rains, chennai floods, chennai floods live, Chennai rain updates, chennai rain live, live updates chennai, tamil nadu, chennai monsoon, tamil nadu floods

People help a man carry his two-wheeler on a cycle cart as they wade through a waterlogged subway in Chennai on Monday. Heavy rains continue to lash several parts of the city as the Meteorological Department alerted a cyclone warning on the Bay of Bengal coast. PTI Photo READ: Chennai floods: Decoding the city’s worst rains in 100 years

chennai, chennai rains, chennai floods, chennai floods live, Chennai rain updates, chennai rain live, live updates chennai, tamil nadu, chennai monsoon, tamil nadu floods

A man carries an elderly woman as she is rescued from a flooded area following heavy rains in Chennai, India, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015. The heaviest rainfall in more than 100 years has devastated swathes of the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, with thousands forced to leave their submerged homes and schools, offices and a regional airport shut for a second day Thursday. WATCH: Why Chennai is flooded