Chennai rains

Water-starved Chennai soaks in rain

This comes at a time when Chennai has been facing a historic water crisis forcing the TN government to bring potable water though train.

published on : 16th July 2019

Chennai to remain cloudy while delta, southern coasts receive rain 

Southern Coastal regions and certain areas in the delta regions are expected to get heavy rains over the next 24 hours.

published on : 22nd December 2018

Chennai Corporation to relax norms to ensure more contractors to bid for projects

The move comes even as the leader of Opposition and former Chennai Corporation Mayor, M K Stalin demanded a DVAC probe into the discrepancies surrounding the tender process.

published on : 15th December 2018

Sans stormwater drains in Chennai, interior roads inundated even after moderate rains

 As moderate rainfall persisted in the city for the second day on Thursday, many arterial roads fell prey to water stagnation.

published on : 23rd November 2018

Rainfall occurred at many places over Tamil Nadu

Moderate rain or thundershower was also likely to occur at most places over North TN and Puducherry and light to moderate rain or thundershowers were likely at a few places over South TN.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Wednesday was wettest day in the year for Chennai: 'Weatherman' Pradeep John

With Wednesday's rain of 100 mm, Chennai has got 350 mm rain of the total 850 mm rainfall for the season, said the TN Weatherman.

published on : 22nd November 2018

Met predicts moderate to very heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for next 48 hours

Rains have already begun to lash the eastern and central parts of the State with Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur and Villupuram among the districts that experienced rainfall.

published on : 21st November 2018

Chennai heading for monsoon failure?

Rains on Wednesday and Thursday will seal the fate of Chennai. With 61 per cent deficit, the city is staring at a potential monsoon failure.

published on : 21st November 2018

Monsoon delay in Chennai: A cause for concern?

According to Metro Water data as of Monday, combined levels of the three tanks stands at 599Mcft against their total capacity of 7957Mcft.

published on : 20th November 2018

Possible power shutdown in coastal districts until 'Gaja' crosses: Tangedco

The districts of Cuddalore, Villupuram, Ngapattinam, Pudukottai, Thiruvarur, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi and Kanyakumari, which are predicted to bear the brunt of the cyclone.

published on : 15th November 2018

Cyclone 'Gaja' takes a surprise U-turn, now Chennai to get heavy rains

When everyone thought 'Gaja' was drifting down south, the storm took a U-turn on Tuesday morning and headed northwest, but again travelled west-southwestwards.

published on : 14th November 2018

Monsoon menace ends here

State highways department to provide additional vents to existing culverts in 18 locations, Tambaram-Velachery Road, Mudichur to expect less water stagnation.

published on : 5th November 2018

Dry or wet diwali for TN? Here's what the Tamil Nadu Weatherman is predicting

Pradeep John aka Tamil Nadu Weatherman has come up with weather updates one can expect on the day of Diwali in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 3rd November 2018

Will Chennai’s mobile connectivity withstand the heavy rain this time?

Mobile service providers to have been asked by the state government to shift their towers to a raised platform as India Meteorological Department has issued a rain alert in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 4th October 2018

Cyclone Ockhi: No tsunami in Bay of Bengal region, says IMD as false WhatsApp messages create panic

The Indian Meteorological Department told media that there was no likelihood of a tsunami forming due to Cyclone Ockhi in the Bay of Bengal region, dispelling fake news alerts and rumours on WhatsApp.

published on : 30th November 2017
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