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Chennai has seen a redux of what it witnessed in 2015: Some of the worst flooding in recent memory as extremely heavy rainfall pounded the city in the past few days. The city has not learnt any lessons from 2015. It should take a number of measures to prevent a recurrence, according to experts.

Giriraj Amarnath, principal researcher, disaster risk management and climate resilience, at the International Water Management Institute, told Down To Earth (DTE) that Chennai was a very ‘vulnerable’ city.

This was because of its density of population as well as underdeveloped infrastructure and poor management across institutions.

Read the full article on www.downtoearth.org.in