Chennai Rains

Chennai's water bodies recharged but challenges remain

In many big lakes, contamination of sewage and encroachment by illegal buildings still continue to thrive.

published on : 10th December 2019

Palaniswami reviews monsoon situation, grants solatium to kin of 17 victims

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Monday reviewed the monsoon situation and directed officials to take immediate action to help affected people.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Chennai rains: Overflowing Pallavaram lake floods nearby areas

The Municipality had broken one side of the bund on the right side of the lake, letting out an unregulated flow of water.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Chennai reservoirs gurgling with water, thanks to northeast monsoon

Currently, the city has around 4 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of water as against the capacity of 11.257 TMC which officials hope may help the city survive the summer.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Tamil Nadu likely to receive widespread rainfall in the next 48 hours: Met dept

Fishermen have been warned to not venture into areas in close proximity to Mannar, Kumarian, Maldives, and Lakshadweep. 

published on : 2nd December 2019

Sunday downpour reminds Chennai of December 2015 floods

Pallavaram, Chromepet, Kundrathur, Chitlapakkam, Medavakkam, Madambakkam and Tambaram among other areas in the suburbs were the worst affected by Sunday's rain.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Tamil Nadu rains: 17 people die as three houses collapse in Mettupalayam

Rescue operation by the police and fire rescue services are underway as more people are feared to be trapped under the debris.

published on : 2nd December 2019

24x7 helpline to report flooding in Chennai

Forty-four medical teams consisting of doctors on the move and rescue teams are in a state of readiness at 52 places.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Misery and hardship as rain lashes Tamil Nadu

As part of relief efforts, the Collector on Sunday held a meeting with officials of all departments in the presence of Industries Minister MC Sampath.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Red alert issued in five Tamil Nadu districts as rain lashes state

Residents alleged that most of the streets in these areas disappeared during the heavy rains and water did not drain for many hours

published on : 1st December 2019

Chennai corporation launches 24/7 helpline number for flooding

As part of monsoon preparedness, the civic body has placed boats in 109 places in the city to rescue people during flooding.

published on : 1st December 2019

Heavy rains bring life to standstill in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Scores of commuters in both regions are facing trouble to reach their respective workplaces since morning hours as some of the major junctions of the states are clogged with rainwater.

published on : 1st December 2019

Heavy rain forecast for Chennai over weekend

With lakes only 35 per cent full, this active spell would help fill up the drinking water sources.

published on : 28th November 2019

Chennai to get moderate rains till Friday

Overall, there’s 9 per cent rainfall deficit in TN, between October 1 and November 19.

published on : 20th November 2019

Chennai man trying to cross Adyar river washed away, dies

The man had to take the mud road across the river at Tiruneermalai since the renovation of a nearby bridge was delayed inordinately.

published on : 31st October 2019
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