Chennai Floods

Flooding unlikely; work on SWDs will be completed on time: TN Minister EV Velu

Allaying apprehension of the December 2015 deluge-like situation, he said the stormwater drainage works were progressing and only about 10 per cent of the work remains to be completed, Velu said.

published on : 4th October 2022

Rs 250 crore in first phase to fight Chennai floods

A senior official told TNIE that the Water Resources Department (WRD) had submitted a proposal for Rs 1,297.49 crore to carry out flood mitigation work.

published on : 22nd April 2022

Rs 182 crore scheme to make South Chennai flood-proof

Area has 32 tanks but no proper channels to connect them, mitigate floods, says official

published on : 30th March 2022

Early flood warning system to be tested this monsoon in Chennai

A comprehensive decision-support system, aimed at mitigating rain-related suffering of Chennai residents, will be put to test during the upcoming monsoon season in the city.

published on : 20th September 2018