Chennai (VSK). Gusty winds and heavy rains triggered by Nivar Cyclone caused flooding in some parts of Chennai, Kanchipuram, Chengleput, Cuddalore, Panrutti, Pazhaverkadu, Perambur, Maduranthakam, Arakonnam, Puducherry and coastal areas of Tamilnadu.
Thousands of people who were in low lying areas were affected and were accommodated in various Government Shelters.
Sevabharati Tamilnadu in coordination with the Government administration decided to involve in service activities. It has been decided to supply food, water bottles, medical supplies, clear the uprooted-fallen trees on road.
Nivar Cyclone crossed the shore near Puducherry on 25th around 11.30 pm causing minimal damage. RSS Sevabharati volunteers immediately engaged themselves in service activities to the affected people.
During cyclone period, Chembarambakkam lake near Chennai was opened, water-logging was there in the low-lying areas.
Swayamsevaks in Chrompet, Tambaram area started their seva in preparing food immediately to the affected people and served around 1000 people.
In Cuddalore, Sevabharathi volunteers distributed food packets to around 2000 people affected by Nivar Cyclone.
Food packets were also distributed to 300 people of Irular community in Kanchipuram. Sevabharati volunteers are engaged in taking stock of damage caused by storm.
In Ranipet, Arakonam Kanda, around 200 people were safely placed in three camp shelters, provided with food and essential items.
In Thiruvallikeni, Chennai, volunteers engaged themselves in cutting and removing the trees fallen on the roads.
— VSK BHARAT (@editorvskbharat) November 26, 2020