Teams of NDRF and army personnel and police and fire service men swung into action to rescue people from their flooded homes in Chennai as a relatively dry spell in the city and its neighbourhood brought relief to the flood affected residents.
Water levels began receding as Chennai counted one more day of no rains on Friday morning.
NDRF chief O P Singh said the situation had improved in the city overnight as water levels in many areas receded. There was a sharp fall in the discharge of waters from Chembarapakkam, Pondi and Puzhal lakes as well, leading to reduction in the water levels of the two rivers that criss-cross the city.
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