Written by Tharushan Fernando
06 Dec, 2015 | 7:50 pm
A group of Sri Lankan pilgrims, who were stranded as a result of the severe flooding in Chennai, South India, were brought home
to Sri Lanka aboard a chartered flight on Sunday.
The SriLankan Airlines aircraft, carrying the pilgrims left the Trichy Airport on Sunday and reached the Katunayake International Airport at 2 p.m.
Sri Lankan Airlines noted that 190 people were brought home.
A special chartered flight of Mihin Lanka carrying another 102 pilgrims, reached the country at 5:30 on Sunday evening.
Foreign media reports say the floods in Chennai are gradually receding and passenger transport resumed at the Chennai Airport on Sunday after a lapse of four days.
Indian media reports say the extreme weather and floods in South India, has claimed the lives of 300 people.
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