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Rahul Gandhi to visit flood-hit Tamil Nadu today

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)