The Cyclone Vardah is showing its effect after making a landfall in Chennai , this afternoon.
Heavy rainfall and storm lashes in Chennai city, Trees were uprooted, vehicles damaged in many parts. Massive damage caused in parts of Chennai as heavy rainfall and storm results damage of properties.
According to National Disaster Management Authority , At least 7 people died (4 in Chennai, 2 in Kancheepuram and 1 in Nagapattinam), Hut Damages-47, No of trees fallen- 3384 and 696 removed. No of Electricity Board Poles fallen-3400 .
NDRF teams conducting relief and rescue operations in Tamil Nadu. People evacuated to safer places by concerned authorities .Army personnel conduct rescue and relief operations in Chennai .
Government aided, Private schools, colleges & other educational institutions in Chennai, Kanchipuram & Tiruvallur to remain closed tomorrow.