Cyclone Nivar Is Still Far Away But Many Parts Of City Already Under Water
The New Indian Express Chennai|November 25, 2020
SEVERAL areas in Chennai witnessed waterlogging for hours while suburbs faced inundation on Tuesday with non-stop rains, as Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify over the next several hours.

Motorists and pedestrians at areas such as Egmore, Parrys, Kilpauk, Otteri and north Chennai, including Tondiarpet and Thiruvottriyur, faced severe difficulty as rainwater remained stagnated for hours. However, Corporation officials made immediate attempts to clear the water. Residents lamented that due to clogged drainages, the stagnated rainwater was mixed with sewage too in areas such as RK Nagar and Korukuppet. While the civic body officials were on the ground clearing clogged drainages and stormwater drains in the city, residents of Chennai suburbs such as Chitlapakkam, Perumbakkam, Medavakkam and lake-surrounding area as in Pallavaram faced moderate to severe inundation.

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