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
- » >We were left waiting for six hours: Army
- >Online activity for rescue and rehabilitation continues
- >Chennai’s ‘heroes’ band together
- >AIADMK vows to take action against partymen harassing volunteers
- >As it rains liquor, harassment joins Chennai’s list of problems
- >Neglect claims 18 lives
- >Help pours in via social media
- >How #ChennaiRainsHelp came to the rescue
- >Burglars target locked houses in Chennai
- >Read more »
>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.
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.