After insane rainfall for six hours on Thursday, Chennai and other coastal regions of Tamil Nadu experienced the adverse situations.
As per recent weather reports from the India Meteorological Department, heavy rains can continue in the isolated regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. This situation is something Indian cities/villages face every year. Here are some important survival tips that can help everyone who is in need of it.
If you have a friend in Chennai, share these tips with them.
Establish a plan of action, make sure that you know about the proper locations that are comparatively safe. Get out of dangerous areas as soon as possible. Do not stop to gather valuables.
If flood water rises in the level, do not drive in that area. Leave your vehicle and move to a safe area.
This one is very obvious, even if the way is the wrong direction and you do not wish to go there, avoid crossing through the water as tides can change anytime.
YES, the most important tip. Electric lines can be dangerous during the time of any natural disaster. Stay away from them and avoid contact if you are drenched.
One might not see anything big and bad coming, in that case, always be prepared for the worse and gather all your supplies and safety kit.
This can help to a great extent. Because moving in the direction of the water that creates some serious problem.
If you are not able to do the needful mentioned in point number 6, note this as a backup.
This needs to be taken into consideration as most people fail to realise the fact that news spreads really fast on social media.
You can inform people and save many lives by simply putting up a status.
That's all people.
Stay safe and reach out to these helpline numbers for any sort of help in case of emergency.
Chennai city: 1070
Chennai Corporation: 1913 and 044-4567 4567
Stay safe. :)