1. Days after Chennai floods wreak havoc, life limps back to normalcy, but weather forecast grim

Days after Chennai floods wreak havoc, life limps back to normalcy, but weather forecast grim

Days after Chennai floods brought death and destruction in their wake, life for common citizens was slowly limping back to normalcy - Chennai rains also finally relented, but weather forecast is very grim.

By: | Updated: December 8, 2015 11:54 AM
Chennai flood

Chennai: Flood affected people getting medical assistance at a medical camp in Kotturpuram, one of the worst flood-hit localities in Chennai on Monday. (PTI photo)

Days after Chennai floods brought death and destruction in their wake, life for common citizens was slowly limping back to normalcy – Chennai rains also finally relented after what seemed like interminable period on Tuesday morning in Tamil Nadu capital.

Chennai weather forecast is still grim, with the MET department saying heavy rains will hit coastal Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, due to low pressure in Bay of Bengal.

Shops opened up and a massive clean up operation have been initiated in the affected districts where the water levels have receded.

People were still struggling to get back to normalcy. The living conditions here were still not okay.

Resumption of auto-rickshaw services and public transport made people’s life easier after being completely crippled for the past six days.

Southern Railways has cancelled some long distance trains at Chennai Central and Chennai Egmore stations.

Schools and colleges remain closed in 12 districts of Tamil Nadu.

Rescue and relief operations were going on in water logged areas including north Chennai, Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts.

Rahul Gandhi, Vice-President of the Indian National Congress party, is to visit the flood affected capital city on Tuesday.

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