Metro administration issued an important announcement to passengers. Due to storm Mikjam, chennai has been raining throughout the night and water has accumulated in many places. This has caused traffic on the roads. Also, the metro administration has announced alternative arrangements as the metro stations are surrounded by rainwater. Due to Cyclone Mikjam, heavy rains with cyclonic winds are lashing various places in Chennai. As a result, rain water has accumulated in various places in Chennai. Vehicular traffic is completely prohibited. And now it has given a shock to the public who depended on the metro station. Due to the accumulation of rainwater, passengers are unable to enter the metro station. In this regard, the chennai Metro Administration has issued an announcement,
1. 4 feet of water around St. Thomas Mount Metro station. The way to enter the metro station is blocked. Passengers are advised to avoid this station and board trains at Alandur.
2. Water entering the two-wheeler parking area and rising despite continuous pumping. Currently, the water level in the parking area is 4 feet. Some two-wheelers have been left behind by their owners.
4. It has also been informed that there may be difficulty in accessing the Arumbakkam metro station due to waterlogging on the roads near Arumbakkam station. 5. Other metro stations are accessible to the public, with small standing water only at street level. 5. train services usually started at 5 am despite storm damage. 6. Passengers are advised to plan their journeys accordingly.