Chennai rains

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

Heavy rains predicted for Chennai from November 27 as another low pressure area set to form

The regional meteorological centre here said rainfall activity would pick up pace in Chennai from November 26, with heavy to very heavy spells expected on November 27-28 and thereafter

published on : 24th November 2021

Drowning in Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s yearly water crisis

Since 2015, the year of the terrible floods, the city administration has tried to build storm water drains in flood-prone areas. But the Adyar and Cooum are yet to be unclogged.

published on : 20th November 2021

Centre deputes inter-ministerial team to Tamil Nadu to assess rain damages

The team will make an on-the-spot detailed assessment of damage and relief works and make a final recommendation for the admissibility of additional central assistance. 

published on : 18th November 2021

Heavy rains lash Chennai, more in store till Sunday, says IMD

To prevent any untoward incident, units from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), fire and rescue, police, and the health department are on standby.

published on : 18th November 2021

Depression over Bay of Bengal, to cross coast between Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh early on Friday

The weather office forecast heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls as 'very likely' over north Tamil Nadu and adjoining southern districts in the next 24 hours.

published on : 18th November 2021

50 boats, 689 motor pumps kept ready as Chennai braces for next bout of heavy rains

Several streets in the city witnessed temporary water stagnation after the rains on Wednesday

published on : 17th November 2021

Scary 36 hours ahead for battered Chennai as another low pressure area nears coast

Weather models are also indicating formation of another new system next week. This monsoon for sure is going to break some records.

published on : 17th November 2021

Heavy rains in Chennai till Thursday as red alert issued, here's the weather forecast

The weather department predicted that the low pressure area was reaching the coast and this could lead to heavy rains in Chennai and adjoining districts till Thursday night.

published on : 17th November 2021

Tamil Nadu govt seeks Rs 2,629 crore aid from Centre for relief, restoration works in rain-hit areas

Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to Chief Minister MK Stalin over the telephone on the damages caused by recent rains in Tamil Nadu and assured assistance from the Union Government. 

published on : 17th November 2021

Another bout of heavy rains heading Chennai's way

IMD has issued a red alert for Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram and Ranipet districts on November 19.

published on : 15th November 2021
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