heavy rains

Rs 25K each for 3,453 rain-hit houses in Bengaluru

 The BBMP has announced that it will give Rs 25,000 each to 3,453 homes that were damaged in the recent rains that lashed the city last week.

published on : 22nd May 2022

No ‘nale banni’, release flood aid immediately: Bommai

As a precautionary measure, residents living in low-lying areas should be informed well in advance if excess water is released from any reservoirs.

published on : 22nd May 2022

Livid Bengalureans remind Bommai of tall promises, slow action

Residents complain of blocked drains, inundated houses and encroachment

published on : 20th May 2022

Downpour damages cars in Bengaluru

We also spotted several cars piled up due to waterlogging in the middle of the road.

published on : 16th April 2022

Depression may trigger rains in southern districts

Isolated parts of southern Andhra Pradesh are expected to receive heavy rains on Saturday under the influence of a depression in the Bay of Bengal.

published on : 4th March 2022

Nearly three-fold increase in very heavy rain incidences in Kerala since 2015: IMD data

In 2018, the number of heavy rainfall events increased to 607, with July recording the maximum at 198, followed by 147 in June and 144 in August.

published on : 20th February 2022

Heavy rains hit Telangana, several areas flooded

Heavy overnight rain that lashed several districts of the state led to waterlogging and inundation in many places. 

published on : 17th January 2022

Heavy rains paralyse Chennai once again

A flooded stretch of Anna Salai near Saidapet lead to traffic bottleneck and a stretch near Pallavaram flyover filled with rain water blocked vehicles on GST road.

published on : 1st January 2022

IMD fails to predict Chennai deluge, blames lack of data

Twice in two consecutive months, Chennai city received over 200 mm of rainfall and on both the occasions, the meteorological department failed to forecast the unfolding extreme weather event.

published on : 1st January 2022

Despite unprecedented heavy rainfall in Anantapur district, one-third tanks remain empty 

Anantapur has received more than 200 per cent surplus rainfall.

published on : 21st December 2021

Crop loss in Nov rainfall, floods pegged at Rs 779 cr

Crops including paddy, groundnut, cotton, bengal gram in 4,88,761 hectares affected

published on : 20th December 2021

Jawad skirts Odisha but leaves farmers in lurch

The plight of farmers is more or less the same in all the coastal and northern districts as December is the peak harvest period for the Kharif season.

published on : 6th December 2021

Karnool: Leaks found in Siddapuram Cheruvu reservoir

Following the recent heavy rains, Siddapuram Cheruvu reservoir has developed leaks.

published on : 6th December 2021

631 tanks, lakes in Cauvery delta districts are full to the brim

As many as 631 tanks and lakes in Cauvery delta districts have reached 100 per cent of its storage capacity following the recent heavy rains.

published on : 4th December 2021

Amid heavy November rains, Chennai Corp says it halved drain time

There were three major spells of rain – Nov 6-7, 17-18, 26-27. All three times, water was drained out from most streets and subways within hours.

published on : 4th December 2021
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