There logical explanation to why hundreds of people have lost their lives and why Chennai is under water. The event is due to greediness of man and inadequate government enforcement of laws which caused the poor infrastructure to develop. A good part of the developed lands were flood plains which were bought at low prices and developed. A lot of areas areas which flood to encompass extensive rain falls.

The Indian city of Chennai witnessed a gargantuan catastrophe in November 2015 due to unprecedented rainfall. But is monsoon the only thing to be blamed for the floods?

What is the role of the ever-expanding and poorly-planned city infrastructure? Ravish Kumar explains the various factors that caused the Chennai floods – especially the monsoon and the poorly planned city infrastructure.

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