In the wake of the recent flood alert, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and assured all support to the state on Tuesday.

"Spoke to Jayalalithaa ji on the flood situation in parts of Tamil Nadu. Assured all possible support and cooperation in this unfortunate hour," the Prime Minister tweeted.

Many places in Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, continued to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday.

The flood situation caused by the incessant rains across the state claimed nearly 200 lives and has caused colossal loss to the people and the state.