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Stories of Resilience and Kindness During Chennai Floods

Bringing every aspect of Chennai Floods to your houses continuously, here\'s how the city is braving all odds to beat the worst rain in a century.

Published: 05th December 2015 01:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 05th December 2015 01:10 PM   |  A+A-

Headquartered in Chennai, TNIE has been bringing to you every aspect of the Chennai Floods to your houses continuously. Here's how the city is braving all odds to beat the worst rain in a century.

WP_20151204_002.jpgJeeva, the small boy in the picture above travelled around 2 kms with his dad through flood water in the hope of finding some milk. Several people who passed by asked the father to carry the boy as the water had all kinds of filth floating in it. The proud father insisted that he should walk and learn to face the difficulties in life. Finally when the water reached till the boys chest, his dad picked him up, but by then the boy had learned to face problems and insisted that he should walk.

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IT Companies  Struggles to Stay Afloat, Declare Holiday

Most major companies, especially those with offices lying on the flood prone IT Corridor, remained shut. Offices like TCS had announced a holiday for their employees in the city except for a few key personnel who were required to be on the job for projects.

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Chennai Flood: Connectivity Loss Affects Rescue Work

The loss of mobile phone connectivity in several parts of Chennai severely affected the rescue work being undergoing around the city.

The failure of mobile networks meant that the fire control room cannot contact their men on the ground immediately.