No tsunami warning for Chennai

After mild tremors were felt in some parts of Chennai city after the earthquake with moderate intensity hit Bay of Bengal, there were fears of tsunami. However, officials have turned them down. Continue Reading

Monsoon to reach Tamilnadu tomorrow

Monsoon is likely to advance into remaining parts of south Arabian Sea, some parts of central Arabian Sea, and the remaining parts of Kerala, Tamilnadu and Lakshadweep by Saturday, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD). Continue Reading

Fresh low pressure to bring more rain to TN

Even before the impact created by Cyclone Nivar is yet to recede, afresh deep depression is brewing over the Bay of Bengal as per officials at the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Continue Reading

Cyclone Nivar: TN stays indoors due to govt holiday

With the State government declaring public holiday today and with rains lashing various parts of the State, people of Tamilnadu mostly remained indoors from this morning, barring those working in emergency and essential services. Continue Reading

Cyclone: Major damage expected to huts, crops, trees

The Met office has said Cyclone Nivar might cause major damage to thatched houses and huts with possibility of roof tops being blown off and unattached metal sheets could fly. Continue Reading

As rains intensify, Tamilnadu govt jumps into action

Tamilnadu and Puducherry are set to receive heavy rains due to low pressure in Bay of Bengal, said the Regional Meterological Centre today, even as Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami held a high-level meeting at the Secretariat here to review precautionary measures and preparedness. Continue Reading