Bharat Express

Schools and colleges shut in Chennai for fifth day, relief work underway in areas severely affected by Michaung

Tamil Nadu government has announced a holiday in schools and colleges of Chennai for the fifth day on Friday due to relief work in areas adversely affected by the Cyclone Michaung-induced rains. Several parts of Chennai and adjoining districts continue to grapple with water logging and a shortage of basic commodities. Over 20 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in the city. The state government has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Thiruvallur district, too, on Friday.