Heavy rains forecast in Chennai – National Disaster
There are continuous heavy rains and frequent floods in Tamil Nadu last December. Heavy floods severely specially affected Chennai, Cuddalore and Thoothukudi.
Chennai Metro City was flooded in numerous urban areas. 421 people have lost their lives. Goods and items worth hundreds of Crores of rupees were damaged. Its been warned that this year is said heavy rains occur to last year.
Tamil Nadu State Government Officials have taken several precautionary measures in areas expected to be affected by floods. Following this, Tamil Nadu state government has taken several precautionary measures.
Special squads was headed by IAS Officers, which have been formed to undertake the floods precautionary activities in each and every region. Higher officials of Police Department have also enlisted to assist in flood precautionary activities. In Cuddalore, Police officials of Rank of IG(Inspector General) have been enlisted.