Heavy rains

25 cm rain in 9 hours drowns Thoothukudi

Thoothukudi received a whopping 25 cm of rain within just nine hours on Thursday, forcing weather officials to issue a red alert to the district.

published on : 26th November 2021

Weathermen predict heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh between Nov 27 and Dec 1

A low-pressure area is marked over the southwest Bay of Bengal, well supported with cyclonic circulation. A trough is also extending along the coastline up to north TN and Coastal Andhra Pradesh.

published on : 25th November 2021

After heavy rains, soaring veggie prices hit people

Soaring vegetable prices have delivered a double whammy to the denizens of Tirupati, already brought to their knees by the torrential rains and the subsequent floods. 

published on : 25th November 2021

New bid to fight floods in T Nagar

Officials working to discharge water into Mambalam canal at three points instead of one

published on : 25th November 2021

Siddaramaiah visits Kolar, inspects rain-hit areas, crop loss

The opposition leader told reporters that if the government fails to pay compensation immediately, the Congress will raise the issue in the upcoming session.

published on : 25th November 2021

TN seeks Rs 4,625 crore rain relief

The government had earlier sought Rs 2,629 crore (Rs 549.63 crore towards temporary relief and Rs 2,079.86 crore towards permanent restoration works).

published on : 25th November 2021

Till rains recede, tomatoes to make pockets bleed

Retail prices touch Rs 150 in Chennai as supply diminishes due to heavy showers in Andhra and Karnataka; Cooperative dept to sell kitchen staple at Rs 85-100

published on : 24th November 2021

Karnataka agri panel pitches for hike in crop loss relief

In report presented to CM, Karnataka Agriculture Price Commission also calls for strengthening APMCs  

published on : 24th November 2021

Rain fury: Prices of many vegetables become dearer in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchy

A visit to the vegetable market in Tiruchy might give you the shock of your life. Not just tomatoes, but several vegetables have become dearer.

published on : 24th November 2021

Causeway across Palar flooded after three decades 

“Over 19 houses were completely destroyed and the residents were moved to relief centres.

published on : 24th November 2021

Govt announces Rs 5L for flood-hit families

Families of govt employees killed in rescue operations to be paid `25 lakh; crop loss enumeration underway

published on : 23rd November 2021

T Nagar back to square one with 9 cm rain

Just as Chennai started seeing blue skies for a change, morning rains leave roads flooded, and water in houses, shops, and schools. Heavier downpour expected in next few days

published on : 23rd November 2021

Bengaluru cannot handle any more rain

Most lakes in Bengaluru full, drains not desilted; Concretisation not letting rainwater percolate underground, say experts

published on : 23rd November 2021

BBMP officer spends night clearing roads 

The Sunday night floods in 43 areas of Yelahanka zone, North Bengaluru, left residents stranded in their homes.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Poor infrastructure: Bengaluru apartment residents suffer full rain fury

Teams from the Fire and Emergency Services, SDRF and NDRF were deployed with boats to rescue people stranded in the apartment complex.

published on : 23rd November 2021
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