As per report cyclone ‘Michaung’ is expected to intensify and reach the north tamil Nadu coast on december 4 before making landfall in southern andhra pradesh on Tuesday, december 5. Two people died and one person sustained injuries after a newly constructed wall collapsed in Chennai’s Kanathur due to heavy rain. Approaching cyclone, Michaung, has brought severe rain for chennai, submerging roads, damaging cars and even reportedly leading to the lives of two people. social media is flooded with videos of chennai rain which has brought life to a standstill in the city.
An advisory was also issued, asking people to avoid stepping out of their homes unless very essential. chennai and nearby Chengalpet, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts received widespread rains since late sunday under the impact of cyclonic storm Michaung. chennai Airport has suspended operations for two hours due to heavy rain and flooding. At least ten flights to chennai airport were diverted to Bengaluru due to heavy winds. Heavy inundation was also witnessed at the Alandur subway.
Bharat Rashtra Samithi party (BHP) leader Kavitha Kalvakuntla said in a post on X that she was “deeply concerned about the impact of the Cyclone Michaung on chennai city.” “I wish and pray for safety and well-being of the people. Stay strong, Chennai. We’re with you. Prayers,” her X post read. Tropical Storm Michaung is expected to intensify and reach the north tamil Nadu coast on december 4 before making landfall in southern andhra pradesh on Tuesday. Heavy rain continued to pound chennai and nearby districts on monday leading to the inundation of low-lying areas. tamil Nadu has declared a public holiday on december 4.