Indiaâ€™s Chennai Airport closed due to heavy rains
Kiren Rijiju says annual winter monsoon rains in this state are the heaviest in decades.
In India , the Chennai Airport was closed and thousands of people stranded due to torrential rains in Tamil Nadu state.
Junior Home Minister Kiren Rijiju said in New Delhi that the annual winter monsoon rains in this state are the heaviest in decades.
He said army and naval rescue teams are helping to evacuate residents stranded in low-lying areas.