Rain batters Chennai – 1000 Cr Aid from center

chennai-airport-flooded-by-rainsThe overnight rains battered the Chennai city completely, Many parts of the city and the suburbs have been flooded from the incessant rains.

The water has even lodged in Chennai Airport, The Airport has been closed and all airlines suspend flights. All our operations at Chennai Airport have been suspended till thursday.

Its the worst in 100 years, mostly affected Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Cuddalore. There is no water or electricity supply for the past two days. The water level has reached 6 feet at Tambaram, Guindy and South Velachery . People are taking boat service to reach the main roads.

All public sector and private sector have declared Holidays for their employees. Several trains were cancelled as water flowing on the tracks between Chennai and Gudur Sections.The Navy and the National Disaster Response Force are out in Chennai to rescue people.

The central government has immediately sanctioned 1000 crore for rescue operations and the para military have been deployed for Rescue and Rehabilitation.