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Updated On : 02 Dec 2015,01:30 PM
A restaurant submerged in Chennai floods.
Heavy rain and flooded situation battered Chennai on Wednesday which crawled as air and road traffic was severely hit.
Army, Navy and NDRF teams stepped up rescue operations in worst-hit localities of the city that is also witnessing power outages.
The non-stop torrential rains pounding the city since last night showed some let up in the morning but the inundated streets left commuters stranded.
In view of the water logging, Chennai Airport authorities have shut operations till 6 AM tomorrow. All airlines, including Air India, have cancelled their operations from Chennai airport.
The Airports Authority of India has issued a NOTAM (Notice to Airmen) to all air operators in this regard, an AAI spokesperson said in New Delhi.
Navy personnel have been deployed in Sadiapet area of Chennai to rescue people marooned in low-lying areas.
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