Moving to India – Flooding Around Chennai

For customers planning on Moving to India, Abels Moving Services have been made aware by our shipping agents in India about the effects of heavy rain in Chennai.

Due to heavy recent rain the lakes around Chennai India are now over flowing and major parts of the city of Chennai are completely water logged.

The impact of the flooding in Chennai, has caused difficulties in the movement of shipments from and into Chennai city and other locations in India. The operations at Chennai sea port and the Chennai airport have also been impacted.

Updated:02nd December 2015

The region around Chennai is battling with one of the worst floods in the past decade due to incessant rain which has this year claimed the lives of nearly 188 people.

Around Chennai many of the roads have been washed away and there are only minimum air flights operating out of Chennai. The operations at the Chennai Port are still being impacted. This is still causing delays to people moving to and from Chennai and the surrounding areas in India.

For customers moving to India please call your Abels customer liaison on their direct line or call head office on +44(0)1842 816600 or email shipping@abels.co.uk