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Chennai Rains: Schools, Colleges Shut; Disrupts Daily Life

India | News18 | November 3, 2017, 3:20 pm
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 Heavy overnight rains lasting for more than ten hours brought the city and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to a grinding halt on Friday, paralyzing normal life completely. (Image: News18)

Heavy overnight rains lasting for more than ten hours brought the city and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to a grinding halt on Friday, paralyzing normal life completely. (Image: News18)

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 Schools and colleges have been shut as well in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts due to the rain. (Image: News18)

Schools and colleges have been shut as well in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts due to the rain. (Image: News18)

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 The Met department forecast heavy to very heavy showers in north coastal Tamil Nadu till Saturday. (Image: News18)

The Met department forecast heavy to very heavy showers in north coastal Tamil Nadu till Saturday. (Image: News18)

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 The mild, intermittent showers post noon yesterday became moderate and then heavy in some pockets last night inundating several more neighbourhoods including West Mambalam and the Guindy Industrial Estate. (Image: News18)

The mild, intermittent showers post noon yesterday became moderate and then heavy in some pockets last night inundating several more neighbourhoods including West Mambalam and the Guindy Industrial Estate. (Image: News18)

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 Chennai and Nungambakkam registered 18 cm rain and Meenambakkam in the southern suburb recorded 14 cm, till 8.30 am on Friday, according to the Met department. (Image: News18)

Chennai and Nungambakkam registered 18 cm rain and Meenambakkam in the southern suburb recorded 14 cm, till 8.30 am on Friday, according to the Met department. (Image: News18)

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 Areas like Vyasarpadi and Otteri in North Chennai, parts of West Anna Nagar in Central Chennai and Madipakkam in South Chennai are facing heavy water-logging. (Image: News18)

Areas like Vyasarpadi and Otteri in North Chennai, parts of West Anna Nagar in Central Chennai and Madipakkam in South Chennai are facing heavy water-logging. (Image: News18)

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 Heavy overnight downpour has brought Chennai and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to a grinding halt with schools and colleges shut. (Image: News18)

Heavy overnight downpour has brought Chennai and neighbouring districts of Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to a grinding halt with schools and colleges shut. (Image: News18)

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 No immediate respite is expected with the Met department predicting heavy to very heavy showers over the weekend. (Image: News18)

No immediate respite is expected with the Met department predicting heavy to very heavy showers over the weekend. (Image: News18)

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 A dog wades through a road flooded by heavy rain in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

A dog wades through a road flooded by heavy rain in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 Homes are surrounded by floodwaters after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

Homes are surrounded by floodwaters after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 A motorcyclist wades through a flooded road caused by heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

A motorcyclist wades through a flooded road caused by heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 Water-logged streets after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

Water-logged streets after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 People wade through a flooded road in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

People wade through a flooded road in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 Vehicles move through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

Vehicles move through a waterlogged street after heavy rainfall in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 A home is surrounded by floodwaters after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

A home is surrounded by floodwaters after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 Homes are surrounded by floodwaters in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

Homes are surrounded by floodwaters in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 A girl wades through a road flooded by heavy rain in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

A girl wades through a road flooded by heavy rain in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 Water-logged streets after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

Water-logged streets after heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 People wade through a flooded road in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

People wade through a flooded road in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 A motorcyclist wades through a flooded road caused by heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

A motorcyclist wades through a flooded road caused by heavy rains in Chennai on November 3, 2017. (Image: News18)

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 Heavy rains lashed Chennai on Monday morning with several parts of the city being waterlogged throughout the day. (Image: News18)

Heavy rains lashed Chennai on Monday morning with several parts of the city being waterlogged throughout the day. (Image: News18)

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 A Car stand in a flooded street in Chennai. (Image: News18)

A Car stand in a flooded street in Chennai. (Image: News18)

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 The rainfall is being caused by a cyclone formation over the Bay of Bengal off Sri Lankan coast and along the Tamil Nadu coast. (Image: News18)

The rainfall is being caused by a cyclone formation over the Bay of Bengal off Sri Lankan coast and along the Tamil Nadu coast. (Image: News18)

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 People with water boat in a flooded street in Chennai. (Image: News18)

People with water boat in a flooded street in Chennai. (Image: News18)

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 Waterlogging caused severe traffic snarls in places like Anna Nagar, Kathipara Junction, with the roads being jammed since morning. (Image: News18)

Waterlogging caused severe traffic snarls in places like Anna Nagar, Kathipara Junction, with the roads being jammed since morning. (Image: News18)

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 Owing to a cyclone formation over the Bay of Bengal, the weather department has issued an alert for the coastal districts of heavy rainfall. (Image: News18)

Owing to a cyclone formation over the Bay of Bengal, the weather department has issued an alert for the coastal districts of heavy rainfall. (Image: News18)

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 While the weather department predicted more moderate showers over the next two-three days, schools in the city remained shut on Monday. (Image: News18)

While the weather department predicted more moderate showers over the next two-three days, schools in the city remained shut on Monday. (Image: News18)

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 Cars stand in a flooded street in Chennai. (Image: News18)

Cars stand in a flooded street in Chennai. (Image: News18)

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 A flooded area due to heavy rainfall in Chennai. (Image: News18)

A flooded area due to heavy rainfall in Chennai. (Image: News18)

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