How well do you know the Ocean?
CHENNAI: People are often scared and even skeptical of swimming in the sea, because of the tides, currents, and waves. “There have been a lot of drowning incidents in the past in and around Chennai.
Know All About The Snakes of Chennai
Not all snakes are venomous. If your blood runs cold at the very sight of one, follow these tips so you can figure out which ones to admire and which to keep at a safe distance
Sporting at a whole new level
Here are some of the offbeat sporting opportunities the city has to offer. A quick shout out to all the girls out there — there don’t seem to be enough of you on the field!
After Seven People Drowning in Last Ten Days, Cops Fortify Chennai Beaches
With at least seven people drowning in the city’s beaches in the last ten days and lakhs of people expected to throng the beaches during the Pongal holidays, police are strengthening their vigil along the beaches to prevent any untoward incidents.
Tales Of The Rescued And The Rescuers
The immediate help for those stuck when the water came gushing into the city, came from citizens, people who decided to risk everything and save others. Some of those rescued and the rescuers share experiences of their ordeals and missions… something they’ll never forget.
Surfers rescue people in the second wave of Chennai floods
The surfing community stepped in again to help rescue victims affected by the second wave of floods in Chennai, South India last week. A team of surfers from The Bay of Life Surf School and Covelong Point Surf School rescued approx 1000 people in the flood-hit parts of Chennai.
Surfers from Bay of Life Surf School used fishing boats and paddle boards to rescue 1200 people stranded in the floods
In the wake of the recent Chennai floods, the surfing community has taken upon itself to tackle the calamity head-on. After surfers of Covelong Point Surf School took to the flooded waters of Chennai last week, the Bay of Life Surf School carried out a similar rescue operation using fishing boats and stand-up paddleboards in the worst flood-affected areas of the city earlier this week.
Chennai Rains: Surfers, paddlers, and scuba-divers in action help coastal security rescue people
As rains wreak havoc in the city, the Coastal Security Group (CSG) braces itself for what could be lying ahead. Prepared to go full-on this time, CSG, in addition to its in-house teams, has deployed some rather unusual people – surfers, stand-up paddlers, and scuba divers. While many have been closely coordinating with the officials earlier too, there are a few of the divers who are new entrants.