Incessant rain continued to batter the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Flooding in many areas has affected normal life and disrupted transport services in the state.

More than 70 people have reportedly been killed and many residents forced to relocate from waterlogged areas. Indian Coast Guard has been carrying out rescue operations in the state. 

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TN Chief Mininster J Jayalalithaa has ordered opening of 50 more Farm Fresh outlets to meet the demand for vegetables in Chennai.

Many celebrities, including Madhavan, Radhika Sarathkuma, Aishwarya Dhanush and Kaniha, took to social media to comment on the condition of Chennai-residents.

Check out celebrity responses below:

Aishwaryaa R Dhanush

Hoping that life in chennai will get back to normalcy soon #ChennaiFloods #chennairains. Stay safe !

Ranganathan Madhavan ‏

Flood situation in TN and Andhra really terrible. Amazing survival stories..People standing together and fighting this as one. Hats off

Feel so horrible about the flooding and devastation in N around TN and Chennai.people are doing all they can to help.but it's never enough

Radikaa Sarathkumar 

Heavy rains feel sorry for the homeless and people who are braving it out there


Non stop rains..flooded shut coz of rains equal to bored kid equal to mommy going crazy...
Rain rain go away please.....


There's knee deep water outside our have been indoors past 10 days..what do we do..can't keep cribbing and complaining right??..sail boats...morning happiness with kids..

Posted by Kaniha on Monday, November 16, 2015

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Check out photos and video that show Chennai under water below:


On Chennai - Tirupati Highway

Posted by Shankar Raj on Tuesday, November 17, 2015