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Chennai floods: Want to extend help? Here's how you can volunteer

Torrential rains, which began on Monday night and halted on Wednesday morning, pounded several parts of Chennai and its suburbs and Puducherry, triggering a deluge completely disrupting normal life.


Chennai floods: Want to extend help? Here's how you can volunteer
Rescuers lift a child on to a truck as they evacuate people from a residential area that was flooded following heavy rains in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Chennai: Torrential rains, which began on Monday night and halted on Wednesday morning, pounded several parts of Chennai and its suburbs and Puducherry, triggering a deluge completely disrupting normal life.

The Indian Army was deployed last night in two suburban areas to undertake rescue on a war footing. The Navy is also on stand-by.

Also Read: Chennai rains LIVE: City inundated, airport flooded; Army, NDRF deployed for relief and rescue

As the death toll in rain-related incidents touched 188, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaaa reviewed the situation and deputed ministers to inspect the affected regions.

In the hard times for people of Chennai, here is a chance for those who want to lend a hand. You can volunteer by clicking here:

http://bit.ly/VolunteerChennai

Just fill in your name, list your skills for volunteering, and the area in Chennai you are familiar with, and make a difference.

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