Chennai rains: 3 subways closed due to water stagnation

As per data, Ganeshapuram Subway in Vyasarpadi, Manickam Nagar Subway in Thiruvottiyur and Rangarajapuram two-wheeler subway are closed for traffic movement.
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CHENNAI: As the rains resumed after a short break in the city on Wednesday, the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) is carrying out dewatering works using motor pumps at 65 locations, including 5 subways.

As per data, Ganeshapuram Subway in Vyasarpadi, Manickam Nagar Subway in Thiruvottiyur and Rangarajapuram two-wheeler subway are closed for traffic movement.

"Dewatering process are under way in the subways. Once the dewatering works completed, subways will be open for traffic," an official said.

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Around 400 motor pumps are deployed at the spots. Meanwhile, 4 persons have given shelter at a flood relief centre.

On the other hand, ministers KN Nehru, PK Sekar Babu and M Subramanian are conducting review of inundation status of the city at the Ripon Building since morning.

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