Chennai receives heavy rains, corporation establishes helpline

CHENNAI: Chennai has received a lot rain since Saturday evening. Some parts of the city received around 100mm of rain fall in the last 24 hours ending at 8.30am on Sunday.

Rain continued on Sunday morning. The India Meteorological Department has forecast that Chennai would receive moderate to heavy rain fall on Sunday.



Areas on the East Coast Road and the Old Mahabalipuram Road in South Chennai received the highest rain fall with Shollinganallur registering 112mm of rain .

Heavy rain resulted in waterlogging on many roads and in low-lying areas.

Senior officials have established a 24-hour schedule for troubled residents.

In case of emergency, residents can contact

044-25384520

044-25384530

044-25384540

9445477205

Officials have been deployed 24 hours to attend emergencies.

Rain in some areas

Anna University (Guindy) - 107 mm,

DGP Office in Marina - 102 mm,

Poonamallee - 96mm,

Ambattur - 92mm,

KK Nagar - 92 mm,

Chembarabakkam Lake - 90 mm,

Lake Poondi - 78 mm,

Cholavaram Lake - 76 mm,

Meenambakkam - 62 mm,

Nungambakkam - 54mm

Red Hills - 50

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