Tamil Nadu Rains: Relief & Rescue Ops Continue In Thoothukudi District, CS Shiv Das Meena Inspects Flood-Hit Areas; Watch Video

Tamil Nadu Rains: Relief & Rescue Ops Continue In Thoothukudi District, CS Shiv Das Meena Inspects Flood-Hit Areas; Watch Video

The NDRF team along with the SIPCOT police rescued the flood-affected women and children by boat and provided them food.

PTIUpdated: Saturday, December 23, 2023, 01:07 PM IST
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Thoothkudi district of Tamil Nadu | ANI

Relief activities continued in the rain-ravaged coastal district of Thoothukudi in Tamil Nadu while an NDRF team accompanied by police rescued the people marooned in the SIPCOT industrial area on Saturday. The NDRF team along with the SIPCOT police rescued the flood-affected women and children by boat and provided them food.

TN Chief Secretary Shiv Das Meena visited the flood-affected areas

Tamil Nadu Chief Secretary Shiv Das Meena undertook an inspection of the flood-hit areas in the district today and assessed the damage due to rains. Relief activity is in full swing at Antoniyarpuram area, which was among the worst affected.

Restoration work underway

A bridge near Antoniyarpuram on the Thoothukudi-Palayamgottai National Highway was breached during the extreme rainfall on December 17 and 18 that triggered floods while the bridges at Eral and Attur on the Thoothukudi-Tiruchendur road have also been severely damaged.

Restoration work is also on at Srivaikuntam, Attur, Eral, Agaram,and Kayalpattinam areas which are still inundated. A central team had already inspected the flood damages in the district.

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