FLOOD NEWS CHENNAI

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  • Colonel was going out for a stroll in his neighborhood when he saw the Adyar waterway rising. By next morning, the water had ascended to their patio and he had suffocated in his home.
  • The most recent hours of resigned Lt Col G Venkatesan, 72, and his wife Geetha were seen by their neighbors S Rajagopalan and S P Sanjay, who themselves attempted to survive the downpour in Chennai a week ago.
  • Around 8 pm on December 1, Venkatesan — who stayed in a solitary story house in Ekkatuthangal — was out strolling with his neighbor Brigadier Rajagopalan and wife. This was two weeks after overwhelming precipitation had wreaked devastation in the city, and dim mists had returned, predicting crisp showers. "Like each year, we saw individuals on the waterway bank being cleared. We didn't expect our road would get overwhelmed," Rajagopalan said.
  • Be that as it may, after two hours, Rajagopalan spotted water entering his auto shed. "At 2 am, I woke up and saw the house was overwhelmed up to knee-level," he said. He and his wife went up to the patio.
  • In the inverse house, Venkatesan was still not stressed. Sanjay, an agent who lives nearby, reviewed that Venkatesan "was talking boisterously on the telephone around midnight".
  • Around 4.30 am, Sanjay woke up to see his ground floor submerged. "I kept running up to the patio and called Venkatesan. The water had come to most of the way up his window." Sanjay called the Armed force trade and requested prompt salvage of the couple. He was informed that a group was en route. "As the water level rose, Venkatesan stood up on the feasting table. At that point he put a seat on it and scaled. There was no staircase in his home. It could have spared them," he said.
  • By 9 am following day, the water had come to the patio, asserting the couple. The groups of Sanjay and Rajagopalan were safeguarded on December 3 morning. The assemblages of Venkatesan and wife were taken out later in the day.
  • "The state basically cut power and discharged water and saw individuals suffocate. What did they do in the days prior to the downpour?," Sanjay said.




  • Rajagopalan said there was no surge cautioning when the administration discharged 35,000 cusecs of water in the Adyar. "They ought to have expanded the arrival of water experimentally as opposed to sitting tight for the last minute," he said. Sanjay excessively said there was no surge cautioning.
  • The nearby police, on the other hand, keep up that there were surge notices, however numerous families stayed back.
  • A senior authority conceded that a deliberate arrival of water in stages would have kept the fiasco. "Supplies were unfilled before Diwali. With the colossal measure of water from two noteworthy downpour in November, we ought to have discharged more water after the estimate of a heavier third spell of downpour," he said.
  • A senior PWD authority denied this. He said that the limit of Adyar is 75,000 cusecs, and that the discharge on Tuesday night was directed and came to 35,000 cusecs from 29,000 cusecs in nine hours.
  • Keep in mind the young fellow who offered his two condo to the general population stranded in Chennai Surges? Mohammad Yunus he was.




  • In the midst of all the contempt governmental issues and the narrow mindedness face off regarding, this Chennai man has again set a sample which the humankind will recall for eternity.
  • Chitra and Mohan, a Hindu couple was stranded in Chennai because of substantial downpours as the rainstorm showers overwhelmed Chennai and its environment. Like this Hindu couple there were more than 400 families who were left stranded as the water entered their home in Urappakkam zone.
  • At the point when Yunus caught wind of individuals sobbing for offer on news some assistance with channeling and online networking applications, he and his companions chose to bail them out of this characteristic catastrophe.
  • The effect of surges was so much that even boatmen were hesitant to acquire water crafts for salvage. Yunus made a decent attempt, persuaded the boatmen and it took him four hours to discover a vehicle to convey the pontoons to Urappakkam.
  • In the wake of coming to overwhelmed Urappakkam this Muslim Architect swam through the surge water and protected Chitra, who was in the process of giving birth torment, her spouse and numerous others.
  • "There was no force and individuals were holding tight trees and building pieces getting out for help. Close to a petrol outlet there, we discovered two families in neck-profound water. Strictly when we got them into the watercraft we knew one among them was pregnant and her due date was only two days away. She later gave her name as Chitra, Yunus told the New Indian Express"
  • "She was under frenzy, particularly after the pontoon just about toppled when it hit an evacuated tree. I recounted a story that passed on a message that cash is only a bit of paper until it helps somebody," Yunus reviewed.
  • Later, Chitra was admitted to a doctor's facility in Perungalathur where she conveyed an infant young lady on Saturday. Indicating appreciation towards their friend in need Chitra and her spouse named the infant young lady 'Yunus'.
  • The couple had sent a WhatsApp message to Mohammad Younus:
  • "Howdy Sir, this is Mohan from Urappakkam. My wife Chitra has effectively brought forth a young lady child. We have named our young lady as "Yunus" sir. We take pride in this and we need you to come and make her one day you are free. Likewise we won't overlook the hypothesis of cash you taught us on watercraft. You are our pioneer and our administration sir. In the future I will give 50 percent of my compensation to the poor just and help penniless. You are extraordinary.
  • Mohamed Yunus then said, "What can be a more prominent euphoria? I'm in Cuddalore at this time helping alleviation operations there and will soon visit the youthful Yunus once I am back.
  • "I saw messages on Facebook and WhatsApp of individuals who were stranded and weeping for help. I asked myself, what will happen to these individuals on the off chance that they're not saved. I could feel the torment they were experiencing. I by one means or another figured out how to mastermind seven water crafts to reach overwhelmed Urappakkam territory to spare these individuals," Yunus told ABP News.
  • "There were around 800 individuals sobbing for offer, stranded in the midst of the surge some assistance with watering. It was an enormous undertaking to safeguard such an extensive number of individuals however I with my three companions could spare them. This is a piece of my obligation towards my country." Yunus included.
  • Yunus spared these individuals as well as later he supplied nourishment bundles to the surge casualties.
  • "We have conveyed more than 1,000 nourishment bundles from our own particular cash to the general population in need and we will keep doing whatever we can for the surge casualties," Yunus told ABP News in a telephonic discussion.
  • Water levels are retreating from most parts of Tamil Nadu state, where no less than 280 individuals are currently known not kicked the bucket in surges since a month ago.
  • Waste and muck have gathered in the city and sewage has entered homes, harming properties.
  • The downpours, the heaviest in 100 years, are being faulted for environmental change.
  • BBC Hindi's Imran Qureshi in Chennai says individuals have started tidying up their homes, workplaces, shops and showrooms, all of which had been submerged.
  • "Floodwaters harmed three television sets, two coolers, clothes washer, overnight boardinghouses couch in our three-room house," Shobana, an occupant, said.
  • "More awful, we lost all our critical papers that were kept in our almirah [cupboard]."
  • Warriors and crisis laborers are presently hurrying sustenance, clean drinking water and therapeutic supplies to surge hit inhabitants, reports say.
  • Alleviation laborers charge that they are being compelled to glue stickers of Tamil Nadu Boss Priest Jayaram Jayalalitha on help coming into the city.
  • The affirmations have brought about across the board outrage in the city which was to a great extent submerged by the floodwaters.
  • Ms Jayalalitha's gathering, the AIADMK, has denied the reports and guaranteed activity against "errant" gathering specialists.
  • No less than 280 individuals have kicked the bucket in surges in the state since a month ago and an enormous alleviation operation is keeping on getting sustenance and meds to countless individuals. Numerous occupants are as yet living in havens.
  • An online networking post about how volunteers were being compelled to include stickers of Ms Jayalalitha, known as "Amma" or mother in the state, became famous online throughout the weekend.
  • That was caught up by the wettest December day in over 100 years of record keeping as precipitation totaled 313 mm (12.33 inches) on Dec. 1.
  • High weight moving southeast into the western Inlet of Bengal will compel dampness from the Straight of Bengal southward into Sri Lanka from in the not so distant future into one week from now and usher drier air into southern India.