Monsoon has brought misfortune to 87 farmers in Tiruchy as 210 acres of paddy have been inundated in the past one week.
Currently, the city has around 4 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of water as against the capacity of 11.257 TMC which officials hope may help the city survive the summer.
The deceased B Saran, 21, of Periya Street, Chitteri, was going towards the Arakkonam railway station in the morning.
CM Palaniswami asked officials to ensure preparedness by holding adequate stocks of medicines, food, diesel generators and disinfectants.
Pallavaram, Chromepet, Kundrathur, Chitlapakkam, Medavakkam, Madambakkam and Tambaram among other areas in the suburbs were the worst affected by Sunday's rain.
The dam has filled up for the sixth time this year following heavy rains in the catchment areas in hilly Nilgiris district and Mettupalayam in neighbouring Coimbatore district.
Puviarasan advised fishermen not to venture into the sea across Cape Comorin and Maldives as wind speeds are expected to reach 40-50 km per hour in the next 24-48 hours.
Fifteen such bridges in Nagapattinam district have had to go undergo urgent repairs due to the problem.
With weather remaining cool, average consumption of power also decreases below 70 MU
Overall, there’s 9 per cent rainfall deficit in TN, between October 1 and November 19.
Thus far, the Tiruchy received an average of 190.8 mm rainfall this monsoon out of the expected 252.4 mm, recording a deficit.
When domestic tourist arrivals showed 37% growth in Q3 this year from 2016 figures, only 6% more foreign tourists visited the state
Lingojiguda continues to struggle with flooded roads even as southwest monsoon retires.
Interior roads of Velachery battered and unusable for motorists; civic body assures to fix craters
A senior corporation official said 72 water bodies have been fully restored and the remaining will be completed by the end of this month.