Chennai Help

Wednesday, October 26, 2005

It's been raining non-stop for 14+ hours. And some 50 odd people dead, according to the Times. Sounds like a cloudburst, only it is not.
Keep watching this space.


At 2:46 AM, Blogger Echo/Lavanya said...

Update from Sun News - 3pm bulletin:
=> Cyclone expected to hit the Chennai-Ongole stretch tomorrow (Oct 28) morning.
=> Heavy / very heavy rains with heavy winds expected for the next 24-48 hours
=> 66 dead so far in Chennai
=> All schools and colleges closed
=> Since this morning, 23cm of rain has been recorded in the city
=> Low lying areas like West Mambalam, Purasawalkam completely flooded
=> Chennai Airport runway flooded and many international and domestic flights have been routed to Bangalore
=> Railways cancels a number of outbound long-distance trains. Helplines are: 25383783/84/85
=> Chennai Corporation Helplines are: 25381330, 25383783, 25384670


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