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In pics: Chennai airport flooded, flight operations suspended

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 11:27 IST

After the third spell of heavy rains have completely battered Chennai and various parts of Tamil Nadu, around 700 passengers were left stranded at the Chennai airport.

The water has entered the runway, reaching the under carriage of aircraft after two days of heavy and continuous rain.

All flights have been suspended at the airport and also trains have been cancelled.

Here are some of the pictures from the airport:


Chennai airport left inundated after incessant rains lashed the city. Photo: Twitter/Ivam Campo


Water-logging inside the airport. Photo: Twitter/@khalidkhan787


Passengers left stranded at the airport after all the flights have been cancelled. Photo: Twitter/@wachteroriental


Passengers board a partially-inundated escalator. Photo: Twitter/@khalidkhan787


Flight operations to and from the city remain cancelled as heavy rainfalls continue to lash Chennai. Photo: Twitter/@wachteroriental

First published: 2 December 2015, 5:11 IST