northeast monsoon

Silt-choked reservoirs in Chennai undoing blessings of bountiful Northeast monsoon

The combined water storage of the five reservoirs - Chembarambakkam, Red Hills, Poondi, Thervoy Kandigai and Cholavaram - stands at 8,824 mcft while it was 9,337 mcft at the same time last year.

published on : 4th April 2022

Record-high rains could help Tiruchy district farmers in upcoming cultivation seasons, say experts

According to IMD reports, the district has received an average of 404.9 mm rainfall in November, which is 163 per cent more than the expected 154 mm.

published on : 3rd December 2021

Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu's Nagercoil; crops over 11,000 acres flooded

Catchment areas of Chittar, Pechiparai and Mambalathuraiyaru dams also received heavy rainfall and around 2,500 cusecs surplus water was let out from Chittar I and Chittar II reservoirs.

published on : 29th November 2021

Kerala receives record rainfall in century

Untimely and heavy rain to hit quality of yield and production badly, says expert

published on : 16th November 2021

Rain lashes south TN, 145 houses damaged in Kanniyakumari

In Krishnagiri, 20 acres of paddy fields were damaged near Kaveripattinam on Monday, owing to heavy rainfall.

published on : 16th November 2021

After a six year gap, Chennai sees intense showers in 24-hours

Since the start of the Northeast monsoon in October, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry regions have experienced about 43 per cent excess rainfall, a weather official said.

published on : 7th November 2021

Ahead of extreme rainfall, TN in dark as tech snag brings down weather radars

The rainfall intensity may increase from November 10 in Chennai and surrounding areas.

published on : 7th November 2021

Northeast monsoon: Stalin tells collectors to prepare for relief works

Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday directed officials of key departments to take all precautionary steps to face the low pressure expected to develop from November 9.

published on : 7th November 2021

Northeast monsoon: Stalin reviews preparedness

The Northeast monsoon has been active over Tamil Nadu for the last fortnight and has been bringing in copious rains, with the government informing the state has received 41 per cent excess rainfall.

published on : 6th November 2021

Mullaperiyar conundrum: With NE monsoon ahead, tempers run high in Kerala

The catchment areas of Mullaperiyar dam is more prone to extreme inflows of water during the North-East monsoon season

published on : 29th October 2021

Northeast monsoon arrives in Kerala

A weather bulletin issued by the IMD said in view of a significant reduction in rainfall in most parts of the country, southwest monsoon has withdrawn from the entire country on Monday.

published on : 26th October 2021

TN greets northeast monsoon as Bay of Bengal faces dip in pressure

“In view of significant reduction in rainfall over most parts of the country, the southwest monsoon has withdrawn today.

published on : 26th October 2021

Chennai’s southern suburbs not yet ‘rain-ready’

The lack of inter-connectivity between the lakes also results in these areas getting flooded even during moderate rains.

published on : 25th October 2021

Northeast monsoon to come with with a bang in TN

Even as rains continue to batter many parts of TN, countdown has begun for the arrival of the northeast monsoon.

published on : 22nd October 2021

Southwest Monsoon in Kerala to withdraw on October 26, Northeast Monsoon to set in on same day

Though Kerala received widespread rainfall, there was a 16 percent deficit in the Southwest Monsoon. However, the state received copious rains from October 1 to 20 which helped overcome the deficit.

published on : 20th October 2021
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