Rs 114.45 cr flood relief to affected families in Puducherry

Puducherry government is disbursing Rs 114.45 crore towards payment of flood relief to more than 2.86 lakh families affected by the floods.

Heavy flooding as Philippine typhoon death toll climbs to 9

Heavy flooding as Philippine typhoon death toll climbs to 9

Rain-soaked residents in the rural Philippines huddled on rooftops Wednesday after Typhoon Melor caused heavy flooding and killed at least 9 people, authorities said.

Jet Airways partners with NGO to provide relief to rain-hit Tamil Nadu

In the long-term, the partnership will focus on rehabilitation including recovery and development of livelihoods, reconstruction and repair of damaged houses of over 2,000 people, Jet Airways said in a release.

Chennai rain victim's body washed ashore in Sri Lanka

The body of a person from Chennai who is suspected to have died in the heavy rains that lashed Tamil Nadu has washed up on the shore at Trincomallee in Sri Lanka.

Rahul to visit rain-hit areas of Puducherry, TN's Cuddalore district today

Rahul to visit rain-hit areas of Puducherry, TN's Cuddalore district today

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi will on Monday visit the rain-hit areas of the Union Territory of Puducherry and Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu.

Water level in Mullaperiyar dam inches towards 142 feet, Chandy writes to Jayalalithaa

The water level in the dam in Idukki district touched 141.8 feet this afternoon, district administration sources said.

Passports to be re-issued free-of-cost in flood-battered Chennai

The special scheme, to be effective from Tuesday would be valid for two months.

Domestic commercial flights from Chennai airport to commence from today

Domestic commercial flights from Chennai airport to commence from today

The Regional Meteorological Centre has forecast light rains in the next 24 hours for Chennai and suburbs.

Chennai airport to resume partial operations from Saturday

Chennai airport to resume partial operations from Saturday

Chennai city and suburbs on Friday started picking up crumbs of life with flood waters receding in several areas.

Respite from incessant rains in Tamil Nadu; epidemic fear looms large

Respite from incessant rains in Tamil Nadu; epidemic fear looms large

As a relatively dry spell brought relief to the rain-hit residents of Tamil Nadu, after many days of incessant rainfall, medical experts on Friday asked the people to take necessary precautions as chances of an epidemic loom large.

Chennai floods: TN Guv lauds rescue efforts by TN govt, Centre

The Governor also thanked President Pranab Mukherjee for his kind message and words of solace to the people of the state.

US offers assistance for Chennai flood victims

On December 3, the US Consulate General in Chennai issued an Emergency Message for US citizens, obviously warning of the severe flooding taking place in the region.

Nitish sends Rs 5 crore for Tamil Nadu flood victims

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Thursday sent Rs five crore to Tamil Nadu for relief and rehabilitation work in the southern state battered by incessant rains.

Chennai rains: INS Airawat rushed to help relief efforts

The Navy on Wednesday rushed INS Airawat with five additional boats besides six integral boats to bolster the rescue and relief efforts in rain-battered Chennai.

TN Govt issues advisory to pvt undertakings to declare holiday on Dec 3, 4

Following the torrential downpour that has resulted in severe flooding of Chennai and its nearby districts, Tamil Nadu government on Wednesday issued an advisory to private undertakings to declare holiday for their employees on December three and four.

Arvind Kejriwal offers help to Tamil Nadu

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday offered "all resources at my disposal" towards flood relief in Tamil Nadu.

Rains pound Andhra Pradesh districts bordering Tamil Nadu

Heavy rains continued to lash Chittoor, Nellore and other districts of Andhra Pradesh bordering Tamil Nadu, throwing normal life out of gear.

Tamil Nadu floods: RS members offer to spend MPLADS funds

Expressing concern over the rain fury in Tamil Nadu, members in Rajya Sabha on Wednesday offered to utilise MPLADS funds for relief and rehabilitation work in the state and some even announced contributions of varying amounts for the cause.

Submit flood damage report early, Jayalalithaa tells team

Submit flood damage report early, Jayalalithaa tells team

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Thursday requested the central government team to complete its assessment of the damage caused by the floods in the state and submit its report at the earliest.

PM Modi sanctions nearly Rs 940 cr assistance for flood-hit Tamil Nadu

The Centre is also sending a team to Tamil Nadu to assess the damage and "further action will be taken after the team submits its report," it said. The assistance was sanctioned in response to a request of the state government.