Chennai has many Thideer Nagars. The name itself is emblematic of the nature of these neighbourhoods with small houses with paint peeling of the walls and streets barely wide enough for a car to pass. This is one of them.
This year, the country has witnessed highest rainfall since 1994. The rainfall has been ‘above normal’, IMD said. Several parts of the country such as Patna, Madhya Pradesh and Malda are facing several difficulties due to the prevalent floods.