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Chennai Weather: Water-logged, lashed Marina Beach Road

Chennai Weather: Water-logged, lashed Marina Beach Road
Written by Shilpi Gupta

Continuous rain lashed Chennai and many coastal districts of Tamil Nadu from the last 1week. Chennai also faced heavy rainfall on Thursday due to which commuters stuck in heavy traffic jam. Many School and colleges also closed on 2nd November in Chennai and other coastal states of Tamil Nadu. The government also advised companies to declare holiday Due to heavy rainfall. Some companies were closed on Thursday but many IT companies give the option to work from home to their employees. E. Palaniswami government said while spooking to the media that they ready with 115 multipurpose shelters in the coastal district.

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA), continuously doing tweet and giving instruction for precautions and advice for people during heavy rain. NDMA also give advice people with their tweet, not to eat food which comes in contact with flood water. The water level is rise on the road up above the wheel of the vehicles. On marina beach road people were seen stuck because of knee-deep water stand on the roads. Meteorological office warned coastal Tamil Nadu due to northeast monsoon or cyclone formation of Bay of Bengal.

Two years back in 2015, Chennai was witnessed worst flood in which many people became homeless and over 150 people died.

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Shilpi Gupta

Food Technologist by Profession and Blogger by Destiny. love to write articles on food technology, spirituality and social issues.