Heavy rains claim 6 more lives in Tamil Nadu, toll mounts to 34

December 20th, 2007 - 8:02 pm ICT by admin  

Chennai, Dec 20 (ANI): Six more people died in heavy rains in Tamil Nadu on Thursday taking the total toll to 34 in the State.
The State has been witnessing heavy rainfall for the last three days and the wet spell is expected to continue till this weekend.
Among today’s victims were two labourers in Coimbatore district who died in wall collapse incident. Two other labourers in Theni district and a woman in Tiruvallur district also met the same fate this morning, while a person was washed away by flash floods along with his two-wheeler at Aa Mullavoyil.
The State government has announced a compensation of rupees one lakh each to the families of the victim who lost their lives in rain-related incidents.
Rescue and relief operation is on. (ANI)

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