A data from the control room of the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) reveals that as many as 14 complaints were lodged! As such, eight have been resolved.
Even as incessant rains continuing to lash the city, there seems to be no respite for the Chennai Metro City Residents in the low-lying areas as more complaints of water-logging were lodged with the GCC on Wednesday (3rd December).
As mentioned above, as many as 14 complaints were lodged, of which eight have been resolved as per the data, stated a data from the corporation’s control room. The complaints were registered from areas such as Kargil Nagar, Sakthi Ganapathy Nagar (Tondiarpet), Ganapathy Selva Nagar, Perumal Koil Street (Madhavaram), and Annai Theresa Nagar in Madipakkam, Nehru Nagar in Perungudi, and Chitti Babu Nagar in Pallikaranai.
Water-logging was also reported in parts of Korattur, Ayanavaram and Perambur; and in some cases, the water that gushed in during cyclone Nivar in areas like Ammaiyammal Street in Pulianthope, is yet to be fully drained out!
GCC also issued a ‘General Alert’ to those residing near the Adyar River on Thursday morning (3rd December), as a word of caution. Meanwhile, as many as 11 trees were reported fallen during the rains in the last couple of days. With this, the total number of trees that fell during the northeast monsoon, from 28th October to 3rd December, stood at 695, whereas about 185 trees fell in the city during the southwest monsoon (from 1st July to 28th October).