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Tamil Nadu rain


IMD fails to predict heavy rain: Invest more in weather prediction tech, Stalin writes to Shah

January 03, 2022 3:44 pm

The letter said a timely alert from IMD helps to take up pre-emptive efforts to ensure the safety of people.

Tamil Nadu: 106 deaths due to rain, says minister KKSSR Ramachandran

November 30, 2021 6:00 pm

The minister said that Rs 2.36 crore has been given as aid to families of 59 of the deceased and Rs 55,900 has been given to 13 people who got injured in rain-related incidents.

Rains continue in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

November 28, 2021 10:46 pm

Chief Minister M K Stalin inspected several flooded suburban areas like Tiruverkadu in Tiruvallur District and monitored work to bail out flood water and interacted with the local people while sipping tea at a roadside tea stall.

Rains batter Tamil Nadu, showers in Chennai one of the most intense in 200 years, says CM

November 28, 2021 8:30 am

🔴 In Chennai, 653 people have been housed in six relief centres and 825 packs of food were distributed to them today, an official release said.

Tamil Nadu: 5 dead, 681 huts damaged in heavy rainfall, IMD predicts more showers

November 26, 2021 5:19 pm

The IMD Friday issued a red alert in the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Ramanathapuram, Karikal, Nagapattinam, Pudukkottai, Mayiladuthurai and Puducherry.

Opposition DMK members meet Central team, seeks liberal relief for rain-hit Puducherry

November 24, 2021 8:26 am

The Centre should sanction liberal relief to Puducherry instead of adopting hackneyed yardsticks to help farm and other sectors, the DMK team said.

Central team visits rain ravaged villages in Puducherry

November 24, 2021 8:19 am

The team led by Joint Secretary to the Ministry Rajiv Sharma also visited coastal villages and wrapped up its two-day tour here and left for neighbouring Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu.

Central teams assess damage in Tamil Nadu due to floods

November 23, 2021 8:27 am

The team also visited Mamallapuram and villages in nearby Chengelpet district that witnessed damage to standing crops.

Red alert in 16 districts, schools & colleges shut as heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu

November 18, 2021 5:11 pm

The Indian Metrological Department has warned of a depression in the next 12 hours.

Tamil Nadu rains: Kanyakumari set to receive more heavy rain for next two days

November 15, 2021 12:28 pm

In Kanyakumari, more than 3,200 people have been accommodated in shelters. The excessive water discharged from Pechiparai, Perunchani dams added to the flooding in low-lying areas, damaging homes and paddy fields.


Chennai receives heaviest rainfall in a decade, city plunged in despair

November 17, 2015 3:12 pm

Heavy rains that sank Chennai city in 24 hours was the highest rainfall in the last 10 years.