Chennai city faced massive waterlogging triggered due to heavy rainfall owing to Cyclone Michaung. Roads in Chennai’s Pallikaranai area were inundated following the heavy rain. People living in the area were rescued using canoes and inflated boats. Public life was severely affected in Chennai as heavy rains lashed several parts of the city. The flood-like situation in Chennai triggered by heavy rainfall owing to ‘Cyclone Michaung’ disrupted not only human lives but displaced livestock and stray animals also. The families were forced to look for ways to stay safe amid the flood-like situation on the roads. Locals did not abandon their furry friends even as they fled to safer places. Some carried their pets in bucket to save them from the dire situation. Several areas, including Wallajah Road, Mount Road, Anna Salai, Chepauk, outside Omandurar government multispecialty hospital and other low-lying areas, were inundated due to persistent heavy rainfall.