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Cuddalore flood creates havoc in Tamilnadu, affects thousands

Severe flood in Cuddalore city of Tamilnadu, India has affected about 30,000 people inundating roads and residential areas.

Panruti and Kurinjipadi areas of Cuddalore have been severely affected by the flood waters. The governmental offices have also been flooded in the Cuddalore town, New India Express reported.

Cuddalore received 134.87 mm rainfall. In just five days, from November 30 to December 4, 2015, the Cuddalore city recorded 503 mm of rain. While, Puducherry received 30.6 cm rainfall from 8.30 am on Tuesday to 8.30 am on Wednesday. 

According to The Hindu, teams of doctors and paramedical staff of the Centrally administered JIPMER are holding special medical camps in several villages of Tindivanam and Cuddalore districts.

Cuddalore flood image (Twiiter/Cinema Calendar)
The incessant rains are caused due to a depression in the Bay of Bengal coast near Tamil Nadu. More than 250 people have died due to heavy rainfall in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, including India's fourth largest city, Chennai.

Cuddalore Emergency Numbers

These are the latest important emergency helpline numbers for Cuddalore, Tamilnadu.

Chidambaram: 94450 00527

Kattumannarkoil: 94450 00528

Cuddalore: 94450 00529

Panruti: 94450 00530

Virudhachalam: 94450 00531

Tittakudi: 94450 00532

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