Monday, December 19, 2005

Cuddalore rocks Chinese media

Here post this message because of the source of the news being unusual.Xinhua - Chinese media gaint reported the following.

India's meteorological department issued a cyclone alert in South India's Cuddalore district Monday, and predicted heavy rains in Chennai and northern areas of Tamil Nadu over the next two days.

The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to cross Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and reach Andhra Pradesh by Tuesday morning.

Squalls are expected in coastal areas of Tamil Nadu. The administration is taking all measures to ensure that no untoward incident, like Sunday's stampede, happens, news channel Doordarshan reported here.

At least 43 people died on Sunday at a government school in a stampede that happened when people, who had gathered there to collect flood relief-materials, started running around to take shelter from rain.

Heavy rains recently lashed and flooded Chennai and surrounding areas causing residents to suffer greatly.

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