Chennai rain

Trough of low pressure to bring rainfall to Tamil Nadu for next five days

In Chennai, the sky condition is likely to be partly cloudy. Maximum and minimum temperature will be around 30 degrees Celsius and 23 degree Celsius respectively.

published on : 13th January 2021

Amidst heavy downpour, Chennai slum dwellers struggle without a roof over their heads

As it poured in the city, the children watched as their tent collapsed again and again, leaving them running for cover with their families.

published on : 5th January 2021

Heavy rain lashes Chennai, Met office says it will continue till Wednesday

From Monday evening to Tuesday noon, both Nungambakkam and Meenambakkam weather stations in Chennai have recorded rainfall in excess of 10 cm

published on : 5th January 2021

Recent rains improve Chennai's groundwater levels, Thiru-vi-ka Nagar records biggest rise

Thiru-vi-ka Nagar zone saw the highest increase in groundwater table (2.66m). While groundwater was available at a depth of 5.22m in October, it now can be found at a depth of 2.56m.

published on : 15th December 2020

Chembarambakkam water release: Chennai Corporation releases helpline numbers

To report rainwater stagnation and other flooding issues, you can contact 044-25384530, 044-25384540, 1913. 

published on : 3rd December 2020

Rains likely in TN, Kerala, coastal Andhra as low pressure over Bay of Bengal turns well marked

Under the influence of the system, light to moderate rainfall or thundershower is likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal till December 3.

published on : 29th November 2020

PWD continues to release water from two Chennai reservoirs

The gates of both the reservoirs have been opened after five years, owing to heavy rainfall brought by cyclone Nivar to Tamil Nadu and neighboring districts in Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 29th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Chennai cops rescue inebriated man from house minutes before it collapsed

"Ganesh was inebriated when we arrived and was adamant that he won't vacate the house. He had a pet cat that he didn't want to leave behind," said constable Elango

published on : 26th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar Updates | EB has incurred loss of Rs 1.5 crores, 80% electricity connection will be restored today: Minister Thangamani

Cyclone Nivar, which hit the Tamil Nadu coast as a 'very severe cyclonic storm' in the early hours of Thursday, has brought heavy rains over the state, especially in its northern parts.

published on : 26th November 2020

Chembarambakkam water release could have been avoided if...

...desilting work had been completed on time; officials confirm that nearly 15 per cent of the lake has been eaten away by silt

published on : 26th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar spares Chennai, to drench rest of North Tamil Nadu and parts of Andhra Pradesh

The slow-moving storm is likely to cross the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast 30 km north of Puducherry at around 2 am on Thursday.

published on : 26th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Cuddalore, Villupuram sanitary workers left to work without raincoats, gloves

Although several of them tried to purchase raincoats in Cuddalore town, most shops were shut due to the cyclone.

published on : 26th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Around 9, 000 persons evacuated in Vellore region, Tiruvannamalai

Tamil Nadu Minister for Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Sevoor S Ramachandran and district collector Sandeep Nanduri inspected the arrangements at relief centres.

published on : 25th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar keeps everyone waiting, landfall near Puducherry post-midnight

The slow-moving storm is expected to make the landfall post Wednesday midnight. It has weakened and gained intensity on multiple occasions throughout the day. 

published on : 25th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar: Heavy rains inundate several Chennai localities, shops down shutters

S Damodaran, a resident of Madipakkam who lives near Erikkarrai, said the roads that were recently laid were all inundated.

published on : 25th November 2020
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