Chennai Rains

Cyclone Asani: Rains bring respite in Tamil Nadu; Vizag, Chennai see flight cancellations

Heavy overnight rains lashed Chennai and its neighbourhoods on Tuesday, bringing respite to citizens from the scorching May temperatures.

published on : 10th May 2022

Silt-choked reservoirs in Chennai undoing blessings of bountiful Northeast monsoon

The combined water storage of the five reservoirs - Chembarambakkam, Red Hills, Poondi, Thervoy Kandigai and Cholavaram - stands at 8,824 mcft while it was 9,337 mcft at the same time last year.

published on : 4th April 2022

Chennai Corp gets Rs 213 crore more to fix roads damaged in rains

Following the withdrawal of the Northeast monsoon, the Chennai Corporation has formed teams that includes deputy commissioners to monitor road repair works.

published on : 8th January 2022

Upgrade Chennai's regional MeT Centre for accurate rain forecast: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin to Centre

He also pointed out that the failure of the RMC in giving accurate predictions results in total disruption of normal life and movement of health care support systems.

published on : 1st January 2022

Hopeful of resolving Chennai water stagnation issue ahead of next rainy season: Stalin

Responding to a question, the Chief Minister said on Thursday alone, various parts of Chennai had received more than 20 cm of rain and every official is working overtime to restore normalcy

published on : 31st December 2021

Chennai rains: Here's the list of roads, subways to avoid on December 31

The police have urged the motorists to choose the roads wisely and drive carefully.

published on : 31st December 2021

Waterlogging issue in Chennai will be resolved by Friday evening: MK Stalin

Heavy rain caused water logging in Chennai which affected traffic movement at Jemini bridge and Valluvar Kottam, Thyagaraya Nagar (T. Nagar) and Usman road of the city.

published on : 31st December 2021

False ceiling in Chennai's VR Mall collapses following rain, video goes viral

Mall authorities confirmed that nobody was injured due to the mishap.

published on : 31st December 2021

Government offices, educational institutes to be closed in Chennai and nearby districts due to rains

The Chief Minister on Thursday night inspected areas that were affected by flash rains in Chennai and expedited the relief works as well as works on evacuating the stagnated rainwater in a few places.

published on : 31st December 2021

Rains that caught weathermen unawares, continues; red alert issued for four districts including Chennai

Late in the evening, the IMD issued a red alert for Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and Chengalpett districts.

published on : 30th December 2021

Southern suburbs in Chennai soak in sewage amid rains

Residents of the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board tenements in Semmancheri were worried about the sewage-mixed rainwater leading to mosquito menace and spread of diseases.

published on : 29th November 2021

Rain intensity likely to reduce in Chennai from Monday

Chennai, Chengelpet, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts declared holiday for schools and colleges on Monday and Puducherry declared a holiday on Monday and Tuesday, in the view of heavy rains.

published on : 29th November 2021

Chennai grapples with traffic diversions as roads, subways brim with rainwater

The flood waters have brought insects and tadpoles into homes and vacant plots serve as breeding grounds, some residents alleged.

published on : 28th November 2021

Rains continue to lash Chennai, complaints flood helplines as 186 streets waterlogged

Senior corporation officials told The New Indian Express that the city is only 17 mm short of getting 1000 mm of rainfall which it has received only four times in the last 200 years

published on : 27th November 2021

No low pressure area, but heavy rains to continue in Chennai, rest of Tamil Nadu

Weather models are predicting heavy rains for Chennai during this weekend and up until December 1

published on : 25th November 2021
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