Chennai rain
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Several areas in southern suburbs inundated after downpour in Chennai

Torrential downpour threw normal life out of gear in several parts

published on : 14th December 2022
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Rain pain: Bumper-to-bumper traffic on Chennai roads

Parents had to rush to the schools to pick up their children and as the rains became heavy in the afternoon, many of them got drenched.

published on : 14th December 2022
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Schools close on Monday as Tamil Nadu gets more rain; low-pressure area likely to form

Schools in certain areas including in Tiruvallur and Uthukottai Taluks besides Kancheepuram district declared a holiday on Monday based on the forecast.

published on : 12th December 2022
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Cyclone Mandous weakens into depression; more rains likely in parts of TN, AP

At least four people have died and over 9000 people were shifted to relief camps. More rains have been predicted across interior districts like Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Tirupattur, Vellore, Ranipet.

published on : 10th December 2022
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Cyclonic storm Mandous crosses coast in Tamil Nadu

Mandous is all set to weaken, following the landfall, to a deep depression and later a depression on Saturday.

published on : 9th December 2022
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Heavy rainfall warning for Chennai, neighbouring districts for Nov 21, 22

Heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places over north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on November 21 and 22.

published on : 20th November 2022
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Low pressure area likely to form over Bay of Bengal, rains to resume in Tamil Nadu

A cyclonic circulation lies over the south Andaman sea and the neighbourhood in middle tropospheric levels, the IMD said in a bulletin.

published on : 16th November 2022
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18 power feeders in city damaged by rain, work on to fix them: TN Electricity Minister Senthil Balaji

As part of cost-cutting measures, the power utility encouraged hydro and solar power generation instead of coal-based thermal plants.

published on : 13th November 2022
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Relief from rain for a few days from Monday

Under its influence, heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Nilgiris, Coimbatore, Tiruppur, Dindigul, Theni, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Tenkasi, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Kanyakumari dis

published on : 13th November 2022
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Heavy-rain threat looms over Chennai

The well-marked low pressure area formed off-Srilanka coast will move  north westwards towards TN­-Puducherry coasts till  Saturday morning.

published on : 12th November 2022
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Waterlogging woes surface as rains lash Chennai

Though corporation workers have been pumping out water, several areas in Chennai still have ankle-deep water

published on : 12th November 2022
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Heavy rain in Chennai on Nov 11, 12; 14 districts issued orange alert

Severe rainfall is expected on November 11 and 12, with an orange alert issued for 15 districts including Chennai, Chengalpet, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram.

published on : 9th November 2022
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Northeast monsoon: Reprieve for Chennai, delta districts of TN under the pump

In the last 24 hours (ending 8.30 am), on Thursday, a weather station at Sirkali in Mayiladuthurai recorded extremely heavy rainfall of 22 cm, which is the highest recorded in the state so far.

published on : 3rd November 2022
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November to witness above normal rains, coastal TN in focus for next 5 days 

In view of the intensity of the Northeast monsoon, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) unit in Arrakonam is geared up to respond to calls for relief and rescue operations.

published on : 1st November 2022
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Chennai rains: MTC bus stranded inside waterlogged subway in Vyasarpadi

The bus had many passengers. The driver believed he could cross the subway. But after the bus entered and covered half the distance within the subway, its engine stalled.

published on : 1st November 2022
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Two dead in rain-related incidents across Chennai; orange alert issued

Red Hills in Tiruvallur recorded a whopping 13 cm of rainfall, the highest in the State in the last 24 hours ending 8.30 am on Tuesday; Met department has forecast mdoerate rains for Wednesday.

published on : 1st November 2022
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NE monsoon: Chennai receives heavy rains, holiday declared for schools on Tuesday in 4 districts

In view of the heavy rains, holiday has been declared for schools in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu districts.

published on : 1st November 2022
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Heavy rain lashes Chennai

The intense convective spells over Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram triggered thunderstorm activity, bringing rains on Wednesday afternoon.

published on : 29th September 2022
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Met predicts heavy rainfall in Chennai from August 1

The official further said that most of areas in the city are likely to get heavy showers.

published on : 29th July 2022
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Civic works, rain worsen already damaged roads in Chennai's Ramapuram

Shankar Nagar Main Road and several areas like Giri Nagar opposite the DLF have no roads and are covered with mud and whatever remains after work has been carried out.

published on : 21st July 2022
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