Heavy sleet disrupts life in Tamil Nadu, 55 persons killed in state

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Chennai: Seven some-more persons mislaid their lives in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu, holding a genocide fee to 55 as a North East Monsoon continued to bruise several tools of a state disrupting rail and highway traffic.

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The supervision had on Thursday put a fee in rain-related incidents during 48, including 27 from Cuddalore district.

According to an central recover on Friday, a fee stood during 55, as 7 some-more persons mislaid their lives in rain-related incidents in several tools of a state given Thursday night.

Parts of South Chennai including St Thomas Mount and Velacherry witnessed heaving H2O logging that even resulted in railway under-bridges being flooded.

Schools and colleges in northern districts including Chennai, Vellore, Thiruvallur and Kanchipuram remained closed.

Office goers in a collateral city had a harrowing time as they had to wade by knee-deep and in some places waist-deep waters.

Trains withdrawal Chennai were also influenced due to H2O logging in a tracks.

Arterial roads including in Anna Salai, Poonamallee High Road and GST Road in a city came underneath sheets of H2O attack vehicular movement, according to authorities.

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Rubber highway barricades were seen floating and some buses stopped mid due to rising of H2O levels on a roads. Power supply was disrupted in some areas.

Several lakes in Tiruvallur and Kanchipuram like a sprawling Madurantakam Eri perceived thriving water.

Also, H2O turn in reservoirs that supply celebration H2O to Chennai – Red Hills, Cholavaram, Chembarambakkam and Poondi have shown an boost with H2O supply now accessible for 3 months, according to officials.

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has condoled a genocide of a victims, a infancy of whom drowned in inundate waters, and announced Rs 4 lakh any to their families of those killed from a Disaster Relief Fund.

Several tools of a state, including Chennai, Cuddalore and Kancheepuram districts were witnessing complicated rains for a final few days.

Thought a low basin had already crossed a Chennai seashore on 9 November, a MeT bureau pronounced a new tray of low presure shaped over South Andaman Sea was approaching to move complicated rains in a subsequent few days.

Kancheepuram perceived a limit rainfall of 34 cm, while Puzhal and Red Hills (Tiruvallore dt) purebred 21 cm each.

Rainfall statistics as accessible during 8.30 am on Friday morning were as follows: Cheyyar (Tiruvannamalai) 19 cm, Madavaram (Tiruvallur), Tiruvallur, HVF Avadi (Tiruvallur), Kalavai (Vellore) – 16 cm each.

Chennai(N) (Chennai), Cholavaram (Tiruvallur) perceived 15 cm each.

Most areas of northern Tamil Nadu perceived complicated rainfall while there were widespread rais in a southern parts.

PTI

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