Michaung Cyclone: Six died after heavy rainfall due to cyclone in Chennai
Heavy rains have caused flooding in Chennai, and rescue workers have been deployed to evacuate residents from affected areas. Read further on Dynamite News:
Chennai: As of now, six deaths have been reported in the Greater Chennai Police jurisdiction in view of the Michaung cyclone, reported Chennai police.
Heavy rains have caused flooding in Chennai, and rescue workers have been deployed to evacuate residents from affected areas.
Arumbakkam area of Chennai remains waterlogged following heavy rainfall.
Green Corridors of Airport to Anna Salai and ECR are maintained and advised for emergency travel. Other roads have waterlogging of at least 1 foot.
Traffic has been closed on Manjambakkam to Vadaperumbakkam Road due to water release from the Puzhal Lake.
DDRT Teams are working with the Government and Highways Department to clear major water logging areas.
"A total of 225 people were rescued from Ganesapuram, Slaterpuram, and Shanmuga Street in the Santhome area. 15 people were rescued from Anbu Nagar. 6 people, including two senior citizens and two children, were rescued from their flooded home in West Mambalam. 8 people, including a woman, were rescued from Ram Nagar and sent to a shelter. 4 people were rescued from Anna Nagar," stated the Chennai Police release.
According to Chennai Police, 8 people were rescued from Canal Street, Marina, and sent to a community hall. 250 people were rescued from Anna Sathya Nagar and sent to a relief center. 22 passengers, including two women, were rescued from a bus that got stuck in the rain and sent to a school. 60 people were rescued from Bethel Nagar and taken to schools and a government building. 50 people were rescued from Mettukuppam. 30 people were rescued from Nehru Nagar. Two families were rescued from collapsed houses in Triplicane.
The fire department captured a 14-foot-long King Cobra that had entered a residential area in Bhagavathipuram village. It was handed over to the forest department. (ANI)