Due to intense rainfall and severe waterlogging, several parts of Chennai were left under water as Cyclone Michaung made her way towards the coast of North Tamil Nadu.
The cars were completely submerged in water due to the accumulation of rainwater. There were traffic jams in several areas of the city as a result of the state experiencing waterlogging from the heavy rain that fell throughout the night. Following a period of intense rainfall in the area, Chrompet GST Road in Chennai experienced a severe traffic jam.
The Vadakarai Road from Madhavaram to Sengunram was totally submerged in water as a result of the intense rains in the northern regions of Chennai.
The NDRF and SDRF teams have been deployed in the city in view of the upcoming cyclone.
Frequent Power cuts and waterlogging in the low lying areas of the city caused disruption to the normal life.
Thillai Ganga Nagar Subway in Alandur has also been closed due to heavy waterlogging in the region.
It has been raining heavily since early morning today with cyclonic winds, due to which the lakes and ponds in Chengalpattu district have filled up and the bus roads in all areas have been flooded.
Due to flooding in Kilyar Bridge near Madhuranthakam, transport to ten villages has been affected. Mahabalipuram-Chengalpattu road is completely flooded and traffic has been cut off.
Power poles have fallen and electricity has been cut off in several locations in the Mahabalipuram area due to the heavy rains and strong winds.