Monday, November 16, 2015

22 People Evacuated By IAF Team From Flood Affected Areas Of TamilNadu

There have been incessant rains in Tamil Nadu for the last few days which have paralysed the normal lives of citizens of Tamil Nadu. After the lakes & tanks of Mudichur and Manimangalam area got filled up, surplus inflow of water entered the residential areas.

On the request of DM Kanchipuram on 16 Nov 2015, Air Force Station Tambaram immediately undertook rescue operations using the available helicopters. Due to constant rains only six sorties were carried out for reccee, relief and rescue. Twenty two people were evacuated by the IAF team from the affected areas.  Food packets and water contributed by  Air Force Station Tambaram were air dropped to the affected citizens till last light. 

Fresh rains hampered the rescue operations.  The operations will resume tomorrow first light to render relief and rescue.

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