Chennai, Dec 3 (IANS) Normal life continue to be impacted in the flood-hit Chennai while there was temporary respite for the citizens as the rains stopped since Wednesday night.
However, the dark the sky has threatened more downpours. The central government has declared the city as disaster zone.
The water level on the roads and residential areas have not receded. The Adyar river that passes through the city is overflowing as surplus water from Chembarambakkam lake is let into the river.
In several places the communication lines were down.
The Southern Railways on Thursday cancelled a total of 20 trains out of Chennai Central Station and Chennai Egmore Station and seven trains from other stations.