WATCH | Rain at last in bone-dry Chennai!

Many parts of the city began celebrating and twitter was flooded with rain videos. In a city reeling from its worst water crisis in 70 years, there couldn't have been any news more welcome.

Published: 20th June 2019 03:43 PM  |   Last Updated: 20th June 2019 05:52 PM   |  A+A-

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Chennai has finally seen rain after more than 200 dry days. (File Photo | EPS)

By Online Desk

Chennai has finally seen rain after more than 200 dry days.

Many parts of the city began celebrating and twitter was flooded with rain videos and pictures.

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In a city that is reeling from its worst water crisis in 70 years, there couldn't have been any news that was more welcome.

So dire has the crisis in Chennai been that there has even been a stabbing over water disputes.

The four major reservoirs in the city had almost completely dried up.

Weather experts expect the rain to continue for the next six days. 

Also Read: 'No drinking water will be available by 2030 if we don't conserve now'

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