Karnataka govt announces Rs five cr relief to flood-hit TN

Bengaluru :Karnataka government today announced Rs 5 crore humanitarian relief to rain and flood-ravaged Tamil Nadu.

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, on a visit to New Delhi, has directed Chief Secretary Kaushik Mukherjee to coordinate with officials in Tamil Nadu to provide medical and all other kinds of assistance, the state government said in a statement.

Life in several parts of Tamil Nadu, specifically Chennai and its suburbs, has come to a grinding halt following the unprecedented deluge owing to incessant rains.