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Tamil Nadu Rains

Alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry for 3 days following heavy rain warnings

The weather department advised fishermen not to venture into the sea between October 6 and 8.

Oct 04, 2018, 11:53 AM IST

Post Cyclone Ockhi, unseasonal rain hits Tamil Nadu, AP and Andaman

Several places in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Andaman and Nicobar Islands are likely to receive heavy to moderate rainfall on Tuesday, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Fishermen have been warned not venture to go deep into the Bay of Bengal sea.

Dec 05, 2017, 08:16 AM IST

PM Narendra Modi in Chennai, assures all help to rain-affected Tamil Nadu

PM Narendra Modi will pay a visit to DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi on Monday.

Nov 06, 2017, 10:27 AM IST

Chennai rain: Light showers expected; Schools remain shut in Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur on Monday

Light showers will continue in parts of Tamil Nadu on Monday with the Meteorological department predicting a decreasing trend in Rains over the next few days. Schools and colleges continued to remain shut in Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur owning to incessant rains and water-logging.

Nov 06, 2017, 10:15 AM IST

Chennai rain throws life out of gear; Met predicts more downpour in next 24 hrs

Normal life was crippled in Chennai and its suburbs on Friday as rains pounded the city for several hours from Thursday evening, resulting in 30cm of showers in some eight hours and flooding several localities.

Nov 03, 2017, 17:20 PM IST

Chennai, northern Tamil Nadu brace for more rain: Schools, colleges remain shut on Wednesday

Heavy rain continued to lash Chennai and northern Tamil Nadu with northeast monsoon hitting the southern coast on Wednesday. Schools and colleges in Chennai, Kanchipuram and Tiruvallur districts remained closed for a second consecutive day, following district administration orders.

Nov 01, 2017, 10:21 AM IST

Chennai braces up for 'emergency' as city witnesses record rains in last 48 hours

The MeT Department has issued a cyclone alert for north Tamil Nadu and south coastal Andhra Pradesh, predicting heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours.

May 18, 2016, 19:06 PM IST

Tamil TV, radio in Singapore raise funds for Chennai floods

A donation drive by a Tamil language TV channel and radio station in Singapore has raised more than 214,000 dollars to help those affected by floods in Chennai earlier this month.

Dec 31, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

Year ender: Five worst natural calamities that shook the world in 2015

The year 2015 witnessed a number of natural disasters around the world; floods in Tamil Nadu, earthquake in Nepal to name a few. 

Dec 16, 2015, 16:46 PM IST

Will always stand by you: Jaya to flood-hit people of Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu CM Jayalalithaa Tuesday sought to assure the people that she would stand by with them at all times.

Dec 15, 2015, 12:53 PM IST

Jayalalithaa urges PM to postpone Civil Service examinations

Stating that students from the state taking up civil service examinations were affected by heavy rains and floods, Tamil Nadu CM has urged PM Modi to postpone the examinations by two months.

Dec 13, 2015, 20:15 PM IST

WhatsApp message false, no warning by NASA regarding ‘hurricane’, ‘high rainfall' in Chennai

A Whatsapp message warning people about more rainfall and hurricane is bizarre to say the least.

Dec 07, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

Intermittent rains keep Chennai on toes; air, train services resume

Partial air and train services resumed in Chennai on Sunday.

Dec 06, 2015, 23:00 PM IST

Relief for Chennai as rains stop; NDRF intensifies rescue ops, 96 trains cancelled

In a big relief for Chennai, rains have stopped here and the water level is said to be receding fast, however, the city is still cut off and life is still difficult for people here.

Dec 04, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

Chennai floods crisis: Updates on Thursday

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa conducted a survey of flood-affected areas in Chennai on Thursday.

Dec 03, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

Trough over Bay of Bengal to weaken: IMD

However, coastal districts Cuddalore and Nagapattinam and Puducherry and Karaikal districts will be lashed by heavy rains as the weather circulation has moved to the central part of TN.

Dec 03, 2015, 20:16 PM IST

Navy has deployed ships, tankers for 'Operation Madad': Admiral Dhowan

Navy has also deployed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) to identity the worst-hit areas in flooded Chennai to help civilian authorities.

Dec 03, 2015, 19:44 PM IST

Chennai floods: Events as they unfolded on Wednesday

IMD has forecast heavy to very heavy rains for Tamil Nadu till Thursday.

Dec 03, 2015, 01:00 AM IST

Rains, floods devastate Chennai, city turns into an island; major financial loss estimated

Life in the Tamil Nadu capital was crippled on Wednesday as fresh downpour worsened an already disastrous flood situation, posing danger to thousands of people in low-lying areas. The financial loss may exceed Rs 15,000 crore, an industry lobby body said, as weather forecasting agencies predicted heavy rain to continue for at least the next two days.

Dec 03, 2015, 00:33 AM IST

Chennai rains: JP Nadda talks to TN Health Minister, assures support

Union Minister JP Nadda on Wednesday spoke to Tamil Nadu Health Minister.

Dec 02, 2015, 22:18 PM IST