Tag: <span>floods</span>

One metre of rain anticipated to compound southern India floods

Posted December 02, 2015 20:17:02 Photo: Floodwaters in Chennai are anticipated to surge with 104 centimetres of rain expected in 48 hours. (AFP) Widespread flooding across the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu has driven more than 200,000 folks from their houses, shut down factories and paralysed the airport in the state capital Chennai. The…


Traffic chaos as burst water main floods Perth CBD

Posted November 30, 2015 21:40:03 A burst water principal in the centre of Perth has flooded the area and slowed peak hour traffic to a crawl. Water Corporation crews have shut down the principal at the corner of William and Murray streets, which sent water flooding over the road and footpaths. The burst principal has…