Modi took an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas in Chennai and its suburbs and witnessed the damage caused by heavy rains from chopper.
Jayalalithaa met Modi after he made an aerial survey and requested to release at least Rs.5,000 crore from the National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) immediately.
Modi later announced One thousand crore assistance to Tamil Nadu for Chennai Floods . He said, He has directed that Rs 1000 crore be released immediately by Govt of India to Tamil Nadu for immediate relief.This is over and above the Rs 940 crore which was released earlier.
He said Govt of India stands by the people of Tamil Nadu in hour of need. He has seen the damage and misery caused by the extremely heavy rainfall.