Chennai rain All updates Flood alert issued after heavy rains in Chennai, traffic system was also affected


News Desk, Amar Ujala, Chennai

Published by: Sanjeev Kumar Jha
Updated Sun, Nov 7, 2021 11:55 am IST

Summary

Traffic services have also been affected due to waterlogging caused by heavy rains in Chennai. Meanwhile, authorities issued a flood warning to people on Sunday as water prepared to be released from two reservoirs in Chennai.

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Heavy rains overnight in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, and in suburban areas have caused flooding. Traffic services have also been affected by the flooding. Meanwhile, authorities issued a flood warning to people on Sunday as water prepared to be released from two reservoirs in Chennai.

Flood Warning Issued
In issuing an early warning of flooding, state water resources officials have advised the Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur district magistrates to evacuate people living in low-lying areas to safer locations. Along with this, the medical team has also been asked to be present there. In addition to Chennai, several suburbs in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts received intermittent rains since Saturday morning and continued to rain throughout the night. Due to which people had to face problems due to waterlogging in many areas.

Waterlogging in these areas of Chennai
Waterlogging has been reported in many areas of Chennai including Koratur, Perambur, Anna Salai, T Nagar, Guindy, Adyar, Perungudi, OMR in Chennai. Residents used social media to post videos and images of the flooding in the surrounding areas.

The district collector must keep an eye on the state of the warehouses: CM Stalin
Chief Minister MK Stalin has asked the district collector to monitor the state of the reservoirs, as more than fifty percent water is filled there. The 12 districts of the delta have received more than 60 percent of rainfall.

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Heavy rains overnight in Chennai, the capital of Tamil Nadu, and in suburban areas have caused flooding. Traffic services have also been affected by the flooding. Meanwhile, authorities issued a flood warning to people on Sunday as water prepared to be released from two reservoirs in Chennai.

Flood Warning Issued

In issuing an early warning of flooding, state water resources officials have advised the Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur district magistrates to evacuate people living in low-lying areas to safer locations. Along with this, the medical team has also been asked to be present there. In addition to Chennai, several suburbs in Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts received intermittent rains since Saturday morning and continued to rain throughout the night. Due to which people had to face problems due to waterlogging in many areas.

Waterlogging in these areas of Chennai

Waterlogging has been reported in many areas of Chennai including Koratur, Perambur, Anna Salai, T Nagar, Guindy, Adyar, Perungudi, OMR in Chennai. Residents used social media to post videos and images of the floods in the surrounding areas.

The district collector must keep an eye on the state of the warehouses: CM Stalin

Chief Minister MK Stalin has asked the district collector to monitor the state of the reservoirs, as more than fifty percent water is filled there. The 12 districts of the delta have received more than 60 percent of rainfall.


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