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India: At least three killed as cyclone Nirav floods streets in Chennai02:39

India: At least three killed as cyclone Nirav floods streets in Chennai

India, Chennai
November 27, 2020 at 10:42 GMT +00:00 · Published

At least three people were killed after heavy rains flooded the streets and knocked down trees in Chennai as Cyclone Nirav made landfall in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Footage filmed on Friday shows rescue workers using heavy machinery to remove uprooted trees as residents walk through flooded roads.

The tropical storm forced the state authorities to declare a public holiday and close the Chennai airport and metro services.

India: At least three killed as cyclone Nirav floods streets in Chennai02:39
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At least three people were killed after heavy rains flooded the streets and knocked down trees in Chennai as Cyclone Nirav made landfall in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Footage filmed on Friday shows rescue workers using heavy machinery to remove uprooted trees as residents walk through flooded roads.

The tropical storm forced the state authorities to declare a public holiday and close the Chennai airport and metro services.