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Chennai Airport Arrivals Suspended Till 6 pm Due To Heavy Rain, Crosswinds


Chennai Rain: Chennai airport has suspended arrivals in view of the heavy rain and crosswinds

Chennai airport has suspended all flights arriving between 1.15 pm and 6 pm in view of heavy rains which have claimed 14 lives to this point. Departures will proceed as scheduled. “Determination has been taken contemplating security of passengers,” the airport mentioned.

Listed below are the highest 10 factors on this massive story:

  1. Pounded by rains over the previous few days, Tamil Nadu has recorded greater than 50 per cent extra rainfall (as in comparison with historic common) for the monsoon season beginning October 1.

  2. Throughout this era rainfall throughout the state was 38 cm, which is 51 per cent above regular. Chennai has obtained a staggering 61 cm of rain in the identical interval, towards a historic common of 41 cm.

  3. Extra rainfall is anticipated over the subsequent few days, with a despair over the southwest Bay of Bengal transferring in direction of the state’s northern coast. At 8.30 am it was 130 km east-southeast of Chennai and 150 km east-northeast of Puducherry. It’s anticipated to maneuver west-northwest and cross the northern Tamil Nadu coast someday this night, the climate division has mentioned.

  4. Heavy rain pounded a number of Tamil Nadu districts yesterday and this morning, notably the state’s northern districts; this contains capital Chennai and close by Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Villupuram. Total, six districts obtained heavy rainfall. At the least 14 individuals have died in rain-related incidents, a senior authorities official advised information company ANI this morning.

  5. Yesterday a ‘crimson alert’ was sounded for 20 districts, together with Chennai. Larger Chennai Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi advised BoardingFlight he anticipated between 150 and 200 mm of rain over the subsequent two days, and warned individuals to not go away dwelling until in case of an emergency.

  6. “Preserve ample meals and water prepared. Preserve all digital gadgets charged for communication. Measures to distribute meals and generator units (for electrical energy provide), and to satisfy different infrastructure wants are additionally prepared,” Mr Bedi mentioned.

  7. Mr Singh and his second-in-command, Deputy Commissioner G Sneha, mentioned 53 boats and 507 motor pumps, along with 60 heavy-duty pumps, had been deployed for rescue efforts and to empty floodwaters.

  8. Issues over further floods after water is launched from reservoirs close to town have been allayed by Mr Bedi, who advised BoardingFlight water shall be launched slowly and that there shall be no repeat of 2015. There shall be no sudden launch of water from Chembarambakkam (as in 2015), he mentioned, including that 2,000 cusecs is being launched.

  9. Total, 169 reduction centres are operational, and floods have been cleared in 216 of round 400 areas. 14 of 16 flooded subways within the metropolis have been cleared, authorities mentioned. Free meals shall be given at ‘Amma canteens’ and the Chennai Company will distribute meals packets to communities in low-lying areas.

  10. Forward of the anticipated deluge, the state authorities had additionally arrange 434 ‘siren towers’ to alert authorities to floods and different emergencies, and is working with telecom networks to make sure cell connectivity; 50 cellphone towers (on wheels) are prepared to be used.

With enter from ANI, PTI



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