The Poondi, Cholavaram, Puzhal, Chembarmbakkam and Thervai Kandigai reservoirs and Veeranam lake launched surplus water, which was cumulatively a bit over 10,000 cusecs of water, as showers continued in catchment areas.
The variety of traces to attend the complaints/grievances from the helpline 1913 is expanded from 5 to 30. Chennaiites can name 1913 for flood associated grievances.
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Suburban practice companies to be operated as per Sunday schedule
The suburban practice companies in Chennai division will likely be working as per Sunday schedule.
In a press launch by Southern Railway suburban practice companies on Tuesday will likely be maintained in the Chennai Central-Arakkonam, Chennai Central–Gummidipundi/Sullurupeta, Chennai Beach– Chengalpattu through Tambaram and Chennai Beach–Velachery sections.
Holiday declared for faculties and schools in a number of districts
A vacation has been declared for faculties and schools in Mayiladuthurai district on account of rain. A vacation has been declared for faculties in Nagapattinam, Ramanathapuram, Virudhunagar, Tiruvarur, Madurai and Pudukottai districts.
Concerns being raised over cows stranded on roads in metropolis in the course of the rain
Concerns are being raised over cows saved with out shelter or correct care in the course of the ongoing rain, notably in the Triplicane space.
Two days in the past, a social media person mentioned a calf was mendacity sick close to the MRTS bridge on Dr. Besant Road. According to the person, whereas the particular person rearing it had deserted the calf, the animal rescue companies too weren’t of any assist.
When The Hindu visited the spot on Monday, cows had been discovered on the highway and on the banks of the canal with out shelter. Similar scenes had been witnessed in locations in and round Triplicane. Vignesh, a resident of the world, mentioned round 5 households had been rearing cows in the world. “They have limited space. There must be around 50 cows, but only 10 or 15 get to be in the sheds erected by the families,” he mentioned.
Central Chennai is the worst-hit
Residential neighbourhoods in Central area of Greater Chennai Corporation, positioned in shut proximity to the banks of the Cooum, Buckingham Canal and the Adyar rivers have been the worst-affected in the floods. Out of the 5,000 complaints of flooding acquired by the Greater Chennai Corporation in this spell of rain in the previous two days, zones of Thiru Vi Ka Nagar, Anna Nagar and Kodambakkam in Central Chennai have registered the best quantity among the many 15 zones in town.
Residents had been seen shifting out of their houses in flooded areas on Monday as energy provide was disrupted, water remained waist excessive and snakes slithered throughout in residential areas. Hundreds of residents misplaced their private property due to flooding on Sunday.
Break from heavy spell saves south Chennai
Unlike north and central Chennai, the scenario was marginally higher in many components of south Chennai barring some streets the place waterlogging continued on Sunday.
The break from intense downpour on Sunday night time supplied a lot wanted aid for the residents who had been reeling beneath the worry of dealing with one other 2015-like scenario.
Though the principle roads in Velachery, Adambakkam, Adyar, Pallikaranai and Madipakkam had been free from flooding, lots of the streets witnessed waterlogging though the water level had begun to slowly recede owing to the break from heavy spell.
No respite from inundation for residents of north Chennai
There was no respite from waterlogging for residents of many components of north Chennai. As rain inundated a number of roads, inside lanes and low-lying neighbourhoods in the northern a part of town, residents of many areas blamed the poor storm water drain community that was inflicting flooding.
Residents of Pulianthope and its surrounding areas had been among the many worst-hit as rainwater inundated lots of the stretches, leaving tons of of residents in the lurch.
Decaster Road, Stephenson Road, Pulianthope Main Road and Pattalam and Okay.M. Garden had been closely waterlogged. Many streets and neighbourhoods in Tiruvottiyur had been flooded, whereas inside lanes in components of Choolai, Jawahar Nagar, components of Perambur and Vyasarpadi had been waterlogged.
The Hindu Net Desk , 2021-11-09 08:19:13