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Tackling the Environmental Risks Faced by Indian Cities

The Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh experienced the worst deluge during the months of November and December in 2015, due to “freak weather” conditions that developed in the Indian Ocean. On the 1st December 2015, Chennai (Tamil Nadu’s capital city) received a record 490 mm of rain over a 24 hour period. While many link these developments to an exceptionally strong El Niño phenomenon, the Indian Meteorological Department insisted that this could not be explained by the El Niño alone.

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