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Continuous rains are flooding Chennai for last couple of days. People need help. Their houses are flooded and people are helping each other. For the rest of us, this is how you can help.

This post has couple of helpful information and links for Chennai-ites who are affected by the flood. (Updated hourly.)

Crowdsourced map showing flooded roads in Chennai

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Here is a crowdsourced map of flooded roads in Chennai. Report a flooded street by zooming into the map and clicking it. All the data is open sourced. This will be helpful for people trying to figure out which roads to avoid.

Temporary accommodation in Chennai

Some good Samaritans are offering flood affected house owners temporary accommodation. This Google doc has all the places that are available for staying, number of people accommodation is available for, contact number of person/entity offering shelter, Volunteers who are available to help, Twitter handle of owner, contact number etc. If you know any one who is in need of this, pass this doc along to them. It’s being constantly updated.

Emergency contact numbers

Chennai Corporation has announced Emergency contact numbers for all the regional zones in the city. Public can contact the following numbers in case of any emergency due to the floods.

Help Line Numbers

Tree fall, Water logging – 1913
Sewage overflow – 45674567, 22200335
State Emergency: 1070
District Emergency: 1077
Electricity: 1912
Fire & Rescue: 101
1st Regional Office(Tiruvottiyur) – 9445190001
2nd Regional Office(Manali) – 9445190002
3rd Regional Office(Madhavaram) – 9445190003
4th Regional Office(Tondiarpet) – 9445190004
5th Regional Office(Royapuram)- 9445190005
6th Regional Office(Thiru. Vi. Ka. Nagar) – 9445190006
7th Regional Office(Ambattur) – 9445190007
8th Regional Office(Annanagar) – 9445190008
9th Regional Office(Teynampet) – 9445190009
10th Regional Office(Kodambakkam) – 9445190010
11th Regional Office (Valasaravakkam)- 9445190011
12th Regional Office(Alandur) – 9445190012
13th Regional Office (Adyar)- 9445190013
14th Regional Office(Perungudi) – 9445190014
15th Regional Office(Sholinganallur) – 9445190015

CHENNAI

1 Fort-Tondiarpet 94450 00484
2 Purasawakkam-Perambur 94450 00485
3 Egmore-Nungambakkam94450 00486
4 Mylapore-Triplicane 94450 00487
5 Mambalam-Guindy 94450 00488

THIRUVALLUR

6 Ambattur 94450 00489
7 Ponneri 94450 00490
8 Gummudipoondi 94450 00491
9 Thiruthani 94450 00492
10 Pallipattu 94450 00493
11 Thiruvallur 94450 00494
12 Uthukottai 94450 00495
13 Poonamallee 94450 00496

KANCHEEPURAM

14 Kancheepuram 94450 00497
15 Uthiramerur 94450 00498
16 Sriperumbudur 94450 00499
17 Chengalpattu 94450 00500
18 Thirkkalukunram 94450 00501
19 Tambaram 94450 00502
20 Madurantakam 94450 00503
21 Cheyyur 94450 00504

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