District Collector Debunks Pretend Viral Photograph


Chennai: The current rains in Chengalpattu district led to flash floods in Tiruchy Nationwide Freeway between Urapakkam and Guduvancherry areas. Following this, the general public began to flow into pictures from the world and issued alerts to different passersby utilizing the route. In opposition to this backdrop, a social media consumer took a video of the flash floods on roads and alleged that one thing just like a crocodile is floating within the water in Guduvancherry. 

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In line with a report on ABP Nadu, the crocodile scare began to achieve the general public and a few of them made the picture viral by claiming that it’s a crocodile. 

Based mostly on the viral picture, ABP Nadu contacted Chengalpattu District Collector Ragunath who debunked the declare. The Collector stated unsuitable data that crocodile is seen on GST Highway in Vallancheri Koot Highway of Chengalpattu district is doing the rounds. The black factor is just not a crocodile however a wood log, he stated.

In the meantime, the IMD predicted that the heavy rains that lashed Chennai for the previous few days will begin to scale back on Monday whereas intense spells will proceed in Western and Southern Tamil Nadu for the next 48 hours. The IMD predicted thunderstorms with reasonable rainfall over Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Cuddalore and Puducherry and Karaikal space throughout the subsequent three hours from 8 Am on Monday.

(With inputs from ABP Nadu — It’s a Tamil platform of ABP Information. For extra information, commentary, and newest happenings from Tamil Nadu, comply with https://tamil.abplive.com/)


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