As Tamil Nadu continues to experience heavy rains, life in capital Chennai has come to a standstill with flooded streets and severely-affected transport services. Chennai rains have claimed 40 lives so far.
An independent weather blogging community from Chennai, tweeting under the handle @ChennaiRains, has been tweeting a series of photos that show submerged roads, stalled cars and fallen trees.
— ® (@Queen_of_sorts) November 16, 2015
— Parasuram Sathakarni (@parasuram_mav) November 16, 2015
Other users too have tweeted photos of the plight of the people of Chennai.
— Mansoor Alikhan K (@itsme_mansoor) November 8, 2015
This is what people in #Chennai are going through!
— Behindwoods (@behindwoods) November 16, 2015
— Shreesha Reddy (@shreeshareddy) November 16, 2015
— Prasanna (@prasi_says) November 16, 2015
— anna isaac (@anna_isaac) November 16, 2015
— Iniyan (@dniniyan) November 11, 2015
As the above pictures show the state of the city, schools, colleges and even offices remain shut.
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