Roads dug up, filled with potholes: These are the parts of Chennai that fear the monsoon

TNIE visited roads across Chennai that are in poor condition making daily travel through a risky affair in the monsoon season.

published on : 9th November 2023

Hyderabad: 9-year-old girl falls into manhole, dies; heavy rain lashes city

Unprecedented rainfall flooded several parts of Hyderabad on Saturday morning. A nine-year-old girl passed away after she fell into an open manhole in Kalasiguda, Secunderabad. Reportedly, Mounika fell into the manhole while trying to help her brother, who first slipped and fell down.

published on : 29th April 2023

Bengaluru’s new metro station on Whitefield corridor waterlogged after rains

Heavy rains led to massive waterlogging at Bengaluru’s Nallurhalli metro station just days after that stretch of the metro was inaugurated by PM Modi. The new metro line, which runs from Whitefield (Kadugodi) to Krishnarajapuram, was inaugurated by the PM on March 25. It was built at a cost of ₹ 4,249 crore. Visuals of the inundated Nallurhalli metro station were shared by several users on Twitter.

published on : 6th April 2023

Cyclone "Mandous" approaching, heavy rain alert for TN, Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Mandous brewing in Bay of Bengal is inching closer to the Tamil Nadu coast. The cyclone is expected to cross the coast between Puducherry and Sriharikota in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on midnight of Dec 9. A red alert has been issued for three districts Chengalpet, Kancheepuram and Villupuram in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 8th December 2022

Bengaluru flooded after overnight rain; wall collapses, streets waterlogged

Heavy rainfall battered Bengaluru on Oct 19, with downpours resulting in waterlogging in several parts of the city. Metro's retaining wall collapsed near Seshadripuram, leading to several cars and bikes being damaged. The IMD has issued a yellow rainfall alert predicting a few spells of rain or thundershowers over the next 24 hours.

published on : 20th October 2022

Lucknow: 9 dead as army wall collapses due to heavy rain; city waterlogged

At least nine people were killed after the boundary wall of an Army enclave collapsed following heavy rains in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. The nine people include three children and labourers living outside the wall. The capital city of Lucknow is inundated in rainwaters due to heavy downpour from last 24 hours.

published on : 16th September 2022

Kerala: Teachers embark on perilous boat rides to help tribals isolated from mainland due to rain

Three tribal settlements in the Munderi forest became isolated due to heavy rain and a significant rise in the water level in the Chaliyar river. As a result, people living in these settlements were cut off from the mainland.

published on : 9th July 2022

Mumbai Rains: Heavy rains continue unabated for 4th day; IMD issues red alert

Mumbaikars had no respite from the heavy rains which continued to lash the city for the 4th consecutive day on July 7. IMD has issued a red alert for Mumbai, Thane, and Palghar for July 8. The IMD has also predicted the possibility of occasional strong winds reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph. The suburban services were delayed by a few minutes due to heavy rainfall in Mumbai and the neighbouring Thane district.

published on : 8th July 2022

Mumbai rains 2022: IMD issues orange alert, predicts heavy rains for next 5 days

Many parts of the Mumbai remain inundated in waist deep water as incessant rains lash the city, causing flooding and waterlogging. People struggle to commute as many low-lying areas of the city like Hindmata, and areas in Dadar and Sion, including the Gandhi Market are heavily water logged. Three people were injured in a landslide near a chawal on July 6, as the city continued to witness heavy rains for the third day in a row.

published on : 6th July 2022

Assam's Silchar still under water for seventh day; CM reviews situation on rubber boat

Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma took a ride on a rubber boat to assess the flood situation at Silchar. He called the flood a man-made disaster. Further, he has instructed officials to file a case with the police to probe on the breach of embankment. Although, the floodwater seems to be receding in a few districts, over 25 lakh people are still affected. The current death toll stand at 126.

published on : 27th June 2022

Heavy rains continue in Kerala, Orange alert in 12 districts

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued an Orange alert in 12 districts of Kerala for the day as the state continued to receive heavy rainfall. The IMD issued an Orange alert in all the districts of Kerala except for Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam for Thursday. The Kerala State Disaster Management Authority said cyclonic circulation over northern Tamil Nadu and adjoining areas would lead to isolated very heavy rainfall in several parts of the southern state.

published on : 19th May 2022

Kerala rains: State on high alert as rain set to continue, NDRF teams deployed

As rains continue to lash days ahead of the expected onset of Southwest monsoon, IMD has issued a red alert in 5 districts in Kerala on May 16. IMD issued a red alert in Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Kozhikode and Kannur districts. A few low lying areas in Kerala were flooded on May 15 due to heavy downpour.

published on : 16th May 2022

Tamil Nadu Rains: Chennai rainfall among highest in last 200 years!

Chennai crossed the 1,000-mm mark in terms of rainfall received this month. This has happened only three times before in the last 200 years. Chennai, along with other coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, has been receiving heavy rains for several days. Water stagnation has been reported in 186 streets across 75 areas in #Chennai.

published on : 28th November 2021

IAF helicopter rescues 10 people from overflowing Chitravati river in Andhra Pradesh

An #IndianAirForce helicopter rescued 10 persons stranded in the middle of Chitravathi river in the Ananthapur district of #AndhraPradesh on November 20. Meanwhile,4 more deaths in rain-related incidents in Kadapa and Anantapur districts took the toll arising out of the heavy rains in the State to 23.

published on : 20th November 2021

Kerala receives record rainfall this year since 1901

The state has recorded an all-time high rainfall during Northeast Monsoon this year since 1901, though the season is only midway. It has received 244.4mm rainfall till November 15 against the average of 103.8mm, an excess of 136%. The earlier highest rainfall was 823.3mm in 2010.

published on : 16th November 2021

Kerala Rains: Four dead, widespread damage as downpour continues

Heavy rain continued to lash most parts of the state on Sunday, leaving at least four people dead, damaging scores of houses and destroying a large extent of crops besides causing flood and landslips in some areas.

published on : 15th November 2021
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