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Tamil Nadu: Heavy rains wreak havoc in southern region, rescue and relief operations in full swing

Updated On Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST
  • The Indian Air Force along with the Indian Army helped people affected with unprecedented flooding and rains in Tamil Nadu on Monday.
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Southern Tamil Nadu is grappling with a severe flood crisis caused by heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. In response, both the state and central governments have initiated extensive rescue and relief efforts to aid those impacted. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Southern Tamil Nadu is grappling with a severe flood crisis caused by heavy rainfall over the past 24 hours. In response, both the state and central governments have initiated extensive rescue and relief efforts to aid those impacted. (PTI)

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"On December 18, Tamil Nadu received unprecedented rains in the last 24 hours that have caused extensive flooding in Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts. The IAF responded swiftly and tasked Air Force Station Sulur with humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations, which is currently being undertaken by MI -17 V5 helicopter," the Indian Air Force said in a post on 'X'. (ANI ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

"On December 18, Tamil Nadu received unprecedented rains in the last 24 hours that have caused extensive flooding in Tirunelveli and Thoothukudi districts. The IAF responded swiftly and tasked Air Force Station Sulur with humanitarian assistance and disaster relief operations, which is currently being undertaken by MI -17 V5 helicopter," the Indian Air Force said in a post on 'X'. (ANI )

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Tamil Nadu Youth Affairs and Sports Development Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin met flood affected people at a relief camp in Tirunelveli on Monday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Youth Affairs and Sports Development Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin met flood affected people at a relief camp in Tirunelveli on Monday.(PTI)

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Tamil Nadu Youth Affairs and Sports Development Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin distributed relief material to flood affected people at the relief camp in Tirunelveli on Monday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Tamil Nadu Youth Affairs and Sports Development Minister Udhayanidhi Stalin distributed relief material to flood affected people at the relief camp in Tirunelveli on Monday.(PTI)

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Manimuthar waterfall overflows due to incessant heavy rainfall in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu.(ANI ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Manimuthar waterfall overflows due to incessant heavy rainfall in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu.(ANI )

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An official on Tuesday said that ongoing efforts are in place to rescue approximately 800 passengers stranded in Srivaikuntam, southern Tamil Nadu.  (ANI ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

An official on Tuesday said that ongoing efforts are in place to rescue approximately 800 passengers stranded in Srivaikuntam, southern Tamil Nadu.  (ANI )

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The operation aims to complete the rescue as soon as possible. In parallel, the Army has been aiding the evacuation of people from flood-hit areas and providing them with medical assistance. (ANI ) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

The operation aims to complete the rescue as soon as possible. In parallel, the Army has been aiding the evacuation of people from flood-hit areas and providing them with medical assistance. (ANI )

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Heavy rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation lashed southern Tamil Nadu on Sunday, inundating several areas in districts including Kanyakumari. Chief Minister M K Stalin deputed Ministers to rain-hit districts to oversee and carry out relief work. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Heavy rains under the influence of a cyclonic circulation lashed southern Tamil Nadu on Sunday, inundating several areas in districts including Kanyakumari. Chief Minister M K Stalin deputed Ministers to rain-hit districts to oversee and carry out relief work. (PTI)

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Earlier, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin distributed relief funds to families affected by cyclone Michaung in Chennai. (ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Earlier, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin distributed relief funds to families affected by cyclone Michaung in Chennai. (ANI)

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People affected by cyclone Michaung stand in queues to receive the relief funds from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

People affected by cyclone Michaung stand in queues to receive the relief funds from Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin.(ANI)

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Cyclone Michaung made landfall in Tamil Nadu earlier this month, bringing with it heavy rains, strong winds, and subsequent damages to infrastructure and homes, apart from the loss of lives. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Dec 19, 2023 12:01 PM IST

Cyclone Michaung made landfall in Tamil Nadu earlier this month, bringing with it heavy rains, strong winds, and subsequent damages to infrastructure and homes, apart from the loss of lives. (PTI)

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