Rains choke Chennai

Many of the displaced in Saidapet took shelter under a bus stop. Photo: V. Ganesan
Plastic items and polythene covers are gushing out from the Adyar river onto the sides of houses. Photo: V. Ganesan
A person rearranging a polythene cover on his rooftop in his own house near Saidapet Coovam river. Photo: V. Ganesan
A woman and her child back at their home at Anjukudusai that was damaged during the recent floods. Photo: V.V.Krishnan
Residents of Kotturpuram trying to salvage things from their damaged houses. Photo: G. Sribharath
A flooded street in T.Nagar, Chennai. Photo: M. Moorthy
Volunters rescue Choolaimedu residence. Photo: R. Ragu
A scene at the flooded Choolaimedu. Photo: R. Ragu
Traffic jam at flooded Nungambakkam High Road. Photo: R. Ragu
Rain water gushing out in all four directions in Gemini Circle. Vehiclists put to inconvenience to reach office. Photo: V. Ganesan
Biscuit packets, water and milk powder being supplied by Nadigar Sangam Vishal group at Madhavaram Chennai Girls Higher Secondary School for those who affected in flood hit areas of Arunthathi Nagar, Mettupalayam, in Chennai on Saturday. Photo: V. Ganesan
Rescued people from Mettupalayam, Jamalia being provided food at Madhavaram on Thursday. Photo: V. Ganesan
A water logged Kolathur area on Thursday. Photo: K. Pichumani
People are walking through the flooded MMDA Colony on Wednesday. Photo: R. Ragu
For those who live in permanent houses and were affected, Rs.5,000, 10 kg of rice, a sari and dhoti would be supplied.
Adyar river in spate in Kotturpuram, a rescue team attends to provide relief. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
An aerial view of the marooned houses in Madipakkam in Chennai. Photo : S. R. Raghunathan
An areal view of Flood affected area of Balaji nagar in Pallikaranai. Photo: Shaju John
Flooded GST road causing heavy traffic snarls. Photo:G.Krishnaswamy
Chrompet hospital was flooded and patients where rescued by fire and rescue personels. Photo:G.Krishnaswamy
A view of marooned houses in Velacherry Ram Nagar . Photo : S. R. Raghunathan
Madipakkam road in Chennai. Photo : S. R. Raghunathan
People being rescued using boats in Velachery on Tuesday. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan
Sathyabama University is inundated at Semmancherry, OMR in Chennai. Photo: M. Karunakaran
The Jawaharlal Nehru Road aka 100 Feet Road near MMDA is flooded. Photo: K. Pichumani
A swollen Adyar river seen from the Thiru Vi Ka Bridge. Photo: K. Pichumani
Commuters had a tough time as roads were flooded. A scene at Walltax Road. Photo: B. Jothi Ramalingam
A resident discharging the rainwater from his house on Sabari Road, Madipakkam in Chennai. Photo: K.V. Srinivasan
An open E B junction box posing threat to people lies submerged at Jothi Venkatachalam Road on Poonamalle High Road in Chennai on Tuesday. Photo: R. Ravindran
The Chemencherry MTC Bus Terminus is closed as water entered the premises. Photo: M. Karunakaran
The flooded Bazaar road at Keelkattalai in Chennai on Tuesday. Photo : S. R. Raghunathan
Pedestrians crossing tracking at Avadi Railway Station. Trains services from Chennai Central to Arakkonam were badly affected. Photo: M. Vedhan
As the Mogappair road and Thirumangalam bus stop is flooded, vehicles travel in a single lane. Photo : K. Pichumani
A flooded street at Sadayankuppam in Manali. Photo: V.Ganesan
Surplus water gushes out of Nandivaram lake. Photo: D. Gopalakrishnan
A view of the Sterling road junction flooded with rain water at Nungambakkam in Chennai on Tuesday. Photo. M. Moorthy
Water logging near the Sterling Road junction in Chennai on Tuesday. Photo: M. Moorthy
The Porur Junction is flooded with rain water. Photo: M.Moorthy
Traffic snarls at Porur Junction due to heavy rains that pounded the city on Tuesday. Photo. M. Moorthy
Traffic snarls at Kodambakkam due to heavy rains in the city. Photo: M.Moorthy
Nungambakkam was not spared in Tuesday's rains. Photo: M.Moorthy
The GST Road at Nandvaram-Guduvancheri is flooded due to heavy rains on Tuesday. Photo: Photo D_Gopalakrishnan
Heavy showers lashed the city on Monday — PHOTO: R. RAGU

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