Chennai Rains: Visuals Of People Being Rescued In Boats
Tuesday’s worst downpour battered Chennai city with a 20 cm rainfall in 14 hours since 8.30am left more than half of the city marooned.
The Tamil Nadu government has announced holiday for schools and colleges while most of all the factories and offices too closed.
By Tuesday noon, power supply was suspended in almost 60% of the city locations. As the water level is increasing, several hospitals stopped functioning. The city airport was temporarily shut till Wednesday morning and the operations will resume only after a review meeting by the airport director assess the safety of runways as the water from Adyar river had started entering the runways and parking bays. <a href="https://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/heavy-rains-lash-parts-of-tamil-nadu-puducherry-normal-life-hit/#sthash.Rm3WGv14.dpuf">- See more</a>