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The climate is changed - 17 people have died in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rain

All schools in Perambalur, Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai, Ariyalur, Thiruvarur and Tuticorin are also closed on Tuesday due to heavy rains. Earlier on Monday, three houses had been demolished in Coimbatore. In this accident, 17 people of the same family were killed.

The climate is changed - 17 people have died in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rain
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The rains continue in Tamil Nadu. All schools in Perambalur, Ramanathapuram, Sivagangai, Ariyalur, Thiruvarur and Tuticorin are also closed on Tuesday due to heavy rains. Earlier on Monday, three houses had been demolished in Coimbatore. In this accident, 17 people of the same family were killed, of which 11 were women.

Due to the heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, 25 people have died in incidents in different areas in the last four days. Of these, 17 people died after a wall collapsed near Coimbatore . Police gave this information on Monday. Chief Minister Palaniswami held a meeting with officials at the state secretariat in which the relief and rescue operations were reviewed.

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Chief Minister Expressing sorrow over the incident, Palaniswami has announced a compensation of Rs 1 lakh each to the family of the deceased . According to the police, at around 5.30 am on Monday, a 20-foot wall fell on the houses, causing the house to collapse and the people sleeping in it died. Police and fire personnel removed debris and removed the dead bodies and sent them for postmortem .

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A statement said that while 17 people died due to wall collapses, eight others died between November 29 and December 1, besides eight others were injured. The government has caused 58 casualties due to rain, while 1305 huts and 465 tiled houses have been damaged. All victims will be compensated. According to the government, 805 people have been accommodated in four relief camps in Cuddalore, while 73 people have been sheltered in two camps in Tuticorin and 38 in two camps in Tirunelveli.


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