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Cyclone Michaung: Flooding in Chennai claims 17 lives

Published on Dec 06, 2023 09:46 AM IST
  • As Cyclone Michaung made landfall on Tuesday, Chennai endured persistent heavy rain, even as its intensity had noticeably decreased from Monday.
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The flooding in Chennai following heavy rains triggered by Cyclone Michaung have claimed 17 lives so far, officials said on Tuesday. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Dec 06, 2023 09:46 AM IST

The flooding in Chennai following heavy rains triggered by Cyclone Michaung have claimed 17 lives so far, officials said on Tuesday. (PTI)

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The Greater Chennai police, through a release issued on December 5, stated that 17 people have been reported dead in various incidents due to floods in the city. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The Greater Chennai police, through a release issued on December 5, stated that 17 people have been reported dead in various incidents due to floods in the city. (PTI)

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The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday informed that Cyclone Michaung has weakened into a deep depression over central coastal Andhra Pradesh. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The India Meteorological Department on Wednesday informed that Cyclone Michaung has weakened into a deep depression over central coastal Andhra Pradesh. (PTI)

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A rickshaw puller wades through flooded road after heavy rainfall owing to Cyclone Michaung in Chennai.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A rickshaw puller wades through flooded road after heavy rainfall owing to Cyclone Michaung in Chennai.(PTI)

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The heavy rains and flooding caused by the storm brought Chennai to a halt, disrupting daily life and leading to both loss of life and damage to properties. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The heavy rains and flooding caused by the storm brought Chennai to a halt, disrupting daily life and leading to both loss of life and damage to properties. (PTI)

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On Tuesday, DMK MP Kanimozhi mentioned that the Tamil Nadu government is better equipped to handle the current situation compared to 2015. Back then, continuous rains had led to flooding in Chennai, resulting in loss of lives and property damage.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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On Tuesday, DMK MP Kanimozhi mentioned that the Tamil Nadu government is better equipped to handle the current situation compared to 2015. Back then, continuous rains had led to flooding in Chennai, resulting in loss of lives and property damage.(PTI)

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"In the last two days, we had more than 33 cm of rainfall, which is much more than what we had in 2015. However, the government was better equipped to deal with the situation this time. Many people have been evacuated (from low-lying areas) and moved to (relief) shelters," Kanimozhi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI on Tuesday. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"In the last two days, we had more than 33 cm of rainfall, which is much more than what we had in 2015. However, the government was better equipped to deal with the situation this time. Many people have been evacuated (from low-lying areas) and moved to (relief) shelters," Kanimozhi was quoted as saying by news agency ANI on Tuesday. (PTI)

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"As many as 411 relief shelters have already been arranged. Water has also been pumped out of most of the areas and power has been restored to more than 60-70 per cent of the houses," the DMK MP added. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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"As many as 411 relief shelters have already been arranged. Water has also been pumped out of most of the areas and power has been restored to more than 60-70 per cent of the houses," the DMK MP added. (PTI)

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