Chennai Flood Images
: Chennai turned into a virtual island and coastal areas of Tamil Nadu were marooned after unprecedented rains in 100 years pounded the city, its suburbs and neighbouring districts destroying road and rail links, shutting the airport and rendering thousands homeless.
People stand on a flooded road in Chennai on December 2, 2015. The heaviest rainfall in over a century caused massive flooding across the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, driving thousands from their homes, shutting auto factories and paralysing the airport in the state capital Chennai.
People being rescued from Kotturpuram after heavy rains in the city on December 2, 2015.
People ferried across a flooded road to safer paces in Chennai on December 2, 2015.
A flooded street near Kotturpuram in Chennai on December 2, 2015.
Flooded areas are pictured on the outskirts of Chennai, India, December 2, 2015.
A man is rescued from his house in the flooded Kotturpuram area in Chennai on December 2, 2015.
People ferried across a flooded road to safer places in Chennai on December 2, 2015.
Trains stranded at a railway station as incessant rain causes flooding on tracks in Chennai on December 2, 3015.