NDRF DEPLOYMENT IN TAMIL NADU & A.P.
Date : 11/11/2021 Time: 1700 Hrs
A low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has converted into a depression causing heavy rainfall in few parts of the Tamil Nadu and is likely to cross the Chennai coast near Mahabalipuram by today evening.
Due to the rainfall, water logging situation has been created at some places of the capital city of Chennai. To tackle the situation, 18 self-contained teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry in consultation with State authorities. Out of these, 11 Teams are deployed in Tamil Nadu, 02 Teams in Puducherry and 05 Teams are deployed in Andhra Pradesh.
Deployed teams are conducting evacuation work and providing help to the affected people in coordination with the local authorities.
A 24*7 NDRF Control Room is closely monitoring the situation and is in touch with State authorities.
Issued By: PR Cell NDRF