Tamil Nadu Rains

TN rain: Villagers carry pregnant woman six km on shoulder, she gives birth in ambulance

Relatives took the strenuous effort to trudge Kumari on a thooli -- a palanquin made with bamboo sticks and cloth -- for nearly six kilometres to reach the main road on Monday, where they found help.

published on : 4th December 2019

Mettupalayam wall collapse: Another brick on wall of atrocity

The wall was fortifying a bungalow belonging to an affluent textile showroom owner who is a caste Hindu.

published on : 4th December 2019

Government negligence led to Mettupalayam wall collapse deaths: DMK chief Stalin

He added that such a disaster could have been averted had the officials not shown negligence towards the requests of Nadur villagers seeking removal of the wall.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Man behind construction of wall that collapsed in Mettupalayam arrested 

According to sources, Sivasubramanian, who went absconding after the incident, called the police after the department picked up his two sons on Monday.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami announces additional Rs 6 lakh for kin of wall collapse victims

Palaniswami said new houses will be constructed for those who had lost their homes and government job provided to one person in the family of each of the deceased based on qualification.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Father who lost both his children in Mettupalayam wall collapse donates their eyes

Despite his grief, Selvaraj, who works at a tea shop in Jadayampalayam Pudur, made a different decision and decided to donate his children's eyes.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Tamil Nadu rains: 21 patients shifted by rescue personnel after water enters Krishnapuram hospital

The situation was even worse in Arumbavur village where over 45 houses, government hospitals, primary health sub-centre, a government school in Thalaiyur panchayat union were flooded.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Disaster management teams spread awareness as heavy downpour to continue in Coimbatore 

While the officials claim that Mettupalayam received 8.5 cm rains in the last 24 hours, until 7 am on Monday, the weatherman disagrees and claims that the number is double, at 18 cm.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Chennai suburbs still remain submerged

Residents of the worst affected southern areas left their homes after sewage mixed with rainwater entered their houses.

published on : 3rd December 2019

Youngster killed in Arakkonam as Northeast monsoon wrecks havoc in Tamil Nadu

The deceased B Saran, 21, of Periya Street, Chitteri, was going towards the Arakkonam railway station in the morning. 

published on : 2nd December 2019

Tamil Nadu rains: Monsoon fury leaves 25 dead in state, 1000 people in relief camps

CM Palaniswami asked officials to ensure preparedness by holding adequate stocks of medicines, food, diesel generators and disinfectants.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Tamil Nadu likely to receive widespread rainfall in the next 48 hours: Met dept

Fishermen have been warned to not venture into areas in close proximity to Mannar, Kumarian, Maldives, and Lakshadweep. 

published on : 2nd December 2019

Sunday downpour reminds Chennai of December 2015 floods

Pallavaram, Chromepet, Kundrathur, Chitlapakkam, Medavakkam, Madambakkam and Tambaram among other areas in the suburbs were the worst affected by Sunday's rain.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Tamil Nadu rains: 17 people die as three houses collapse in Mettupalayam

Rescue operation by the police and fire rescue services are underway as more people are feared to be trapped under the debris.

published on : 2nd December 2019

Tamil Nadu flood emergencies: First response rescue team is ready

RB Udhayakumar said the Tamil Nadu government had already identified 4,399 flood-prone areas across the State.

published on : 2nd December 2019
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