Chennai floods and the aftermath

Chennai, 03/12/2015 : People vacating from their marooned houses from a colony in Nandanam, Chennai on Thursday. Photo : S. R. Raghunathan   | Photo Credit: S_R_Raghunathan

After severe spells of rain flooded most of the the city and large parts of the State, Chennai and areas surrounding the capital city is slowly getting back to normalcy. Subways, hospitals, roads got flooded and entire localities were underwater for the better part of the week.

Here is a selection of stories from The Hindu's coverage of the floods.

>Freak weather whipped up a perfect storm

2015’s El Niño on course to being the strongest ever.

Chennai: Still standing tall

>Floods lead to striking changes in airfares

An economy ticket on Friday for a 9.30 p.m. Jet Airways flight from Bengaluru to Delhi was selling at Rs. 41,738 at 8 p.m.

>Understanding Chembarambakkam

The reservoir received more than 35,000 cusecs of water on the midnight of December 1

>‘Seep’ used during WW II saves scores in Chennai

By March 1943, Ford had built 12,778 Seeps which marked its presence by dropping Allied troops on to Normandy in ‘Operation Neptune’ on June 6, 1944.

>In Pictures: Here's what Chennai looks like after the devastating floods

The Hindu's photographers braved the rains to capture the city that is reeling under heavy downpour.


Click here for full coverage of the Chennai floods

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