Flooding in India

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Record-breaking rains in late November and early December caused flooding in the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Throughout the state, at least 260 people were killed, with more than 12,000 stranded and in need of rescue. 

In Chennai, a city of 6.7 million, flooding shut down power to most of the city and closed the airport and main rail station. 

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Record-breaking rains in late November and early December caused flooding in the southeastern Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Throughout the state, at least 260 people were killed, with more than 12,000 stranded and in need of rescue. 

In Chennai, a city of 6.7 million, flooding shut down power to most of the city and closed the airport and main rail station.