New Delhi: Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi will visit the flood-hit areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry today.
The Congress vice-president will also visit the neighbouring Cuddalore district in Tamil Nadu.
With water now receding from most parts of rain-battered Chennai and its suburbs, the focus is now being shifted on clearing the various areas of the waste left behind along with rehabilitation of the affected people.
The educational institutions, including schools and colleges, will remain closed today and tomorrow in Chennai for cleaning of the flood-hit areas.
Air dropping of relief materials has been called off since road connectivity has improved.
Meanwhile, the following trains have been cancelled today.
11042 Chennai Central -Mumbai CST Express
12615 Chennai Central – New Delhi Grand Trunk Express
12621 Chennai Central – New Delhi Tamil Nadu Express
Trains from Chennai Egmore:
12390 Chennai Egmore – Gaya Express
16129 Chennai Egmore – Tuticorin Link Exp
Trains from other stations:
11064 Salem – Chennai Egmore Express
12674 Coimbatore – Chennai Central
06125 Kollam – Chennai Central Express
12507 Trivandrum Cntl – Guwahati Express
12512 Trivandrum Cntl – Gorakhpur Jn
13352 Alleppey – Dhanbad Jn Dhanbad Exp
22643 Ernakulam Jn – Patna Exp. (ANI)