Over 80 trees uprooted across during cyclone Nivar

  • | Friday | 27th November, 2020

Cyclone Nivar caused huge devastation to greens in the city as it uprooted over 80 trees across Chennai Wednesday, which were cleared by police, TNFRS, and SDRF. The 12 SDRF teams with rubber boats, ropes, tubes, torch lights, and other equipment, assisted the police in clearing water stagnation and unblocking sewages.

Cyclone Nivar caused huge devastation to greens in the city as it uprooted over 80 trees across Chennai Wednesday, which were cleared by police, TNFRS, and SDRF. The 12 SDRF teams with rubber boats, ropes, tubes, torch lights, and other equipment, assisted the police in clearing water stagnation and unblocking sewages.

The police had set up temporary control rooms at 12 police districts in the city, from where calls were diverted to respective response teams. Places, where the trees fell, included Vadapalani, Virugambakkam, Kodambakkam, Ashok Nagar, Pervallur, Egmore, Abhiramapuram, Elephant Gate, Kodungaiyur among many others. Over 38 trees were cleared by the police with a machine saw, and over 40 trees were removed by TNFRS.



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