– At least 12 people were killed in the powerful downpours that hit southern India, reports on Saturday Agency Associated Press.
More than 10 thousand residents of Tamil Nadu were evacuated to specialized centres due to caused by rain floods. Just near the administrative center of the state is Chennai local authorities have organized 105 temporary shelters.
Educational institutions in Chennai and other coastal cities and towns are currently closed.
The rainy season has set the region on 27 October, it is expected to last until early December.