“The landfall was at Pulicat (Tamil Nadu) followed by strong winds,” said RK Pachnanda, DG, NDRF.
IndiGo offers Refund:
* This is to notify that between December 12th to December 13th, 2016, IndiGo is offering a refund for those passengers affected too and from Chennai due to severe weather conditions.
They are waiving off change fee for those who wish to reschedule/edit their itinerary.
* Along with that they are ready and will be providing refreshments to those passengers stranded at the airport.
* We currently only have 70 IndiGo passengers at the airport as we had taken corrective measures well in advance.
* There has been no reported damage to equipment or aircraft till now.
* We are constantly assessing the situation and will extend the relief to affected passengers till required.
Strong winds have ravaged the city, felling trees, blocking traffic and damaging houses.
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A person wades through a water-logged road in Chennai. (PTI)
Over 9,400 people living along the Bay of Bengal coast in SPS Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh have been evacuated to relief camps amid heavy rains due to the influence of severe cyclonic storm Vardah.
Chennai Corporation Helpline numbers are: 044-25619206, 25619511, 25384965, 25383694, 25383694, 25367823, 25387570.
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