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Tuesday, November 08, 2005

Chennaiyin Mazhai Kaalam

It seems, after last week's rain 'Amma' had told that 'See.. I told you earlier, that we are going to get good rain... Now you have got it'.

Need to appreciate 'Amma's predictions.. but alas, Chennai had to still cope up with the heavy rain's effects.

"Learning is a big ocean!!!"
"Kadamai Thavaraa uuzhiyar.. See the crowd inside, still"
"It seems, it was an urgent issue to go out and address"
"Guys recalling yesteryear swimming practice in village ponds"
"Pothy's advertisement near Niagara"
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Blogger Aatma said...

wow what is going on this year, water seems to be pouring into different parts of the world.

Imagine i am going to Madras next week ;) nice timing

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 6:43:00 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Seems like Rain Gods are giving an ultimatum.. If the government isnt going to create proper drainage facilities then the rain would do it itself...

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 6:53:00 PM  
Blogger visithra said...

ohh thats a lot of water!

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 8:08:00 PM  
Anonymous lxsn said...

the last "niagara" pic is too good.. really a miniature horseshoe (canadian) falls ;)

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 9:31:00 PM  
Blogger Kaps said...

I also received this as a forward

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 9:58:00 PM  
Blogger ada-paavi!!!! said...

i also recieved this forward

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 10:03:00 PM  
Anonymous Raju said...

Ada paavamey.. Ippadiya oothu oothunnu oothum..

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 10:08:00 PM  
Blogger Arjuna_Speaks said...

Wow - so much water :)..I am going to chennai this saturday! ;)

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 11:40:00 PM  
Blogger Ram.C said...

Aatma / Arjuna.... Is it a co-incidence that both of you are visiting Chennai, at the same time???

Prasanna.. I believe this would have been one of our PWD / Telecom depts' work only. I don't think rain god would have been so furious enough to create a big hole like this...

Visithra / Raju.. yes. this resemebles the pictures of Mumbai flooding two months back.

lxsn.. i was scared to see that, eventhough I liked its resemblance to the horseshoe falls.

Vatsan / Kaps.... world is too small.. he he he....

Tuesday, November 08, 2005 11:47:00 PM  
Blogger Vanathi said...

Nice pics...

Wednesday, November 09, 2005 2:15:00 AM  
Blogger Arjuna_Speaks said...

Ram - infact me and atma were discussing when to meet in chennai and suddenly we both are leaving to Chennai on the same date :)..yes, coincidence only..I will be meeting him next week :)

Wednesday, November 09, 2005 3:41:00 AM  
Blogger Cogito said...

amma's mazhai raasi continues !

Wednesday, November 09, 2005 5:40:00 AM  
Blogger AF said...

What's the point but, we donot have storage to save the water and next summer the same "No Water Problem" will continue...


Wednesday, November 09, 2005 2:16:00 PM  
Blogger vee-jay said...

If what Amma says is true, please somebody ask Amma to say that there will be enough rains to see TN through summer without any floods.

Wednesday, November 09, 2005 6:44:00 PM  
Blogger Narayanan Venkitu said...

What can we expect.!! with so much

Encroachments, dubakoor drainage systems, poor civic sense!

I am sure things will improve...but when??

I am scared to see some of these photos.!!

Thursday, November 10, 2005 12:08:00 PM  
Blogger Ram.C said...

Vanathi.. credit goes to the person who was behind the lens, inspite of those heavy rains.

Cogito.. hope she doesn't use this as a Govt achievement during her next elections. (that, she pushed the "rain god" and got it sanctioned for the TN people!!!!)

AF / VJ..hope they have enough facilities to save this and use it for future.. Not sure, what are the efforts at Govt. levels.

Mr.Narayanan.. agree. Definitely some are scary....

Thursday, November 10, 2005 9:31:00 PM  

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