Resumption of auto-rickshaw services and public transport made people's life easier after being completely crippled for the past five days. A major cleaning operation was launched in the areas where the water levels have receded to prevent an epidemic outbreak.

While rains have stopped in Chennai, there were showers in some part of Tamil Nadu, including Thiruvarur, Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts. The Met office said a new low pressure area was formed over the Bay of Bengal. Schools and colleges are yet to open in Chennai. The Southern Railway said train services have resumed from Chennai.

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