The Regional Meteorological Centre announced cyclone alert for North Tamil Nadu on Thursday. The deep depression over South-west and adjoining South-east Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm “Mandous”. The deep depression moved nearly west-northwestwards with a speed of 10 kmph during the late hours of Wednesday over Southwest Bay of Bengal. The depression lies 640 km southeast of… Continue reading "Heavy rainfall alert issued for North Tamilnadu"
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The depression formed over southwest Bay of Bengal on Tuesday will intensify further gradually into a cyclone on Wednesday evening. The cyclonic storm Mandous is likely to reach north Tamil Nadu — Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coast by December 8. And, it will continue to move west—northwestwards towards the same region during subsequent 48 hours. The Regional Meteorological… Continue reading "Mandous likely to reach TN coast by December 8: RMC"
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in its bulletin said the low pressure area over Southwest Bay of Bengal off Sri Lanka coast persists and that it is likely to become more marked during next 24 hours. It is very likely to move northwestwards towards Tamilnadu-Puducherry coasts till the morning of November 12. The IMD forecast heavy to very heavy rain… Continue reading "IMD forecasts heavy to very heavy rain for next 24 hours"
Several districts in Tamil Nadu are being lashed with heavy rains in the wake of northeast monsoon. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday informed that rains would continue till November 6, as it was earlier speculated the weather would prevail till 4th. Also, neighbouring regions Karaikkal and Puducherry will receive heavy rains accompanied with thunderstorms in the next 24… Continue reading "Rains to continue in TN till 6 November"
Owing to the downward atmospheric circulation over the northern coast of Sri Lanka and south-western coast of Tamil Nadu, 22 districts in the State will receive moderate to heavy rainfall on Tuesday. This weather condition is expected to continue till November 4. Districts such as Kancheepuram, Ranipet, Tiruvallur, Vellore, Tirupattur, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri and Salem would receive heavy to very heavy… Continue reading "Heavy rains likely in 22 TN districts today"
Severe cyclonic storm Asani which packed gale-force winds up to 120 kmph, brought rains in Chennai over the night. People in the city woke up to drizzles with a few areas, including Besant Nagar, facing water logging. Beaches also wore a deserted look. The storm is likely to bring heavy rains in 15 districts in Tamil Nadu. Asani is expected… Continue reading "Chennai wakes up to rainy morning due to Asani effect"
Heavy rains lashed Chennai and neighbourhing areas today morning. The met department has said that more rains will be witnessed in the coming days. The Regional Meteorological Center (RMC) on Wednesday said that a low-pressure area is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal in the next 24 hours. An orange warning has been issued across the State predicting… Continue reading "Chennai rains: Low-pressure area likely to form in next 24 hours"
A seven member inter-ministerial Central team will ascertain whether floods in the State can be considered to be of a ‘severe nature’ and make recommendations for additional Central assistance to the State. The team held preliminary discussions with Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu at the Secretariat and later visited the Ripon Building where Corporation Commissioner Gagandeep Singh Bedi explained the… Continue reading "Seven member inter-ministerial Central team to ascertain flood situation in TN and Pondy"
As predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), heavy rains have again lashed Chennai and its adjoining districts, as well as several other areas in north Tamilnadu. As a result, schools and colleges in the affected areas were shut on Thursday. To prevent any untoward incident, units from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), State Disaster Response Force (SDRF), fire… Continue reading "Heavy rains lash Chennai and neighbouring districts"
Tamilnadu State Revenue and Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran has announced a financial assistance of Rs 4 lakh to the families of those who lost their lives during the heavy rains in the state. The Minister assured that the bereaved families will receive a cheque in a week. According to the Revenue and Disaster Management Department of the state, 14… Continue reading "Chennai rains: TN government announces Rs 4 lakh compensation"