The rains lashed Chennai once again yesterday!!
Many places in Chennai were flooded with rain water and till 8pm in the night the GCC received as many as 532 complaints about the stagnant rain water. As many as 145 pumps were used to pump out water from several places in Chennai. This was mentioned by the GCC commissioner. Mr. Gagandeep Singh. Many complaints were received from the residents belonging to Thirumalai Pillai Road, Habibullah Road, Arcot Road, Paper Mills Road etc in Chennai.
At the helpline 1913, GCC has employed more number of call agents that is 30now to help the public. To respond to various social media posts from the residents, an arrangement has been made at the Ripon Buildings. Pedestrians have found it extremely difficult in several locations and that was because of the mixing of sewage and storm water. The rain water stagnation in many locations in Chennai has brought the traffic to standstill and there were heavy congestions.