Several parts of Chennai witnessed heavy rains on early Monday morning, and a holiday was declared for schools in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Thiruvallur, and Chengalpattu. Many roads witnessed water logging on Monday morning as the rain continued to lash overnight along with thunderstorm activity. The meteorological department issued an orange alert for Chennai, Thiruvallur, Chengalpattu, and Kancheepuram districts predicting heavy to… Continue reading "Heavy rain lashes Chennai and neighbouring districts, schools declared holiday"
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The sudden and prolonged downpour threw life out of gear in Chennai, its suburbs and its neighbouring districts on Thursday as many roads and streets were inundated with rainwater. Motorists and office goers were the most affected as several vehicles were stuck on the roads for hours together. The arterial Anna Salai witnessed a stalemate as the vehicles moved on… Continue reading "Sudden downpour throws life out of gear in Chennai"
Another low-pressure area is to form over the Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours, officials at the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) said. Several districts of Tamil Nadu are to receive heavy rains for the next three days while Chennai is expected to get very heavy rain on November 26 and 27. “The cyclonic circulation over Southeast Bay of… Continue reading "Chennai rains: New low-pressure to form over Bay of Bengal"
The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) withdrew the red alert for Chennai and Tiruvallur on Thursday evening and issued an orange alert for these districts as heavy to very heavy scattered rainfall is expected till Friday morning. S Balachandran, head, RMC, said that the well marked low-pressure area concentrated into a depression on Thursday evening and moved westwards at a speed… Continue reading "RMC withdraws red alert for Chennai and Tiruvallur"
With Chennai still reeling under the aftermath of the continuous rains, officials of the Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC), on Tuesday, reiterated their prediction of the State receiving more downpour in the days to come. The Met Department stated that several coastal districts, including Chennai, are expected to receive heavy to extremely heavy rains along with thunderstorm for the next 48… Continue reading "Chennai Rains: Met department reiterates more downpour in coastal belt"
Former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and AIADMK Coordinator O Panneerselvam has requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi for funds to carry out relief work in flood-hit areas. Panneerselvam in the letter on Monday referred to the water inundation in Chennai and suburbs due to heavy rainfall and said apart from relief and rescue operations, ex-gratia payments have to be made… Continue reading "Chennai rains: OPS writes to Modi requesting funds to carry out relief work in flood-hit areas"