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

Low pressure to bring heavy rains in Tamilnadu

As the week started on a wet note today courtesy rains, the Regional Metereological Department has said that coastal areas in Tamilnadu and Puducherry are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rains for the next three days due to the low pressure in Bay of Bengal. Continue Reading

Modi, Xi meet for second day of informal talks in Mamallapuram

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping began the second day of their informal summit with a tete-e-tete in this coastal temple town today. Continue Reading

Fani to intensify into severe cyclonic storm

The Cyclonic Storm ‘Fani’ over southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood moved northwards and lay centred over southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, about 620 km east of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 880 km southeast of Chennai (Tamilnadu) and 1,050 km south-south east of Machilipatnam (Andhra Pradesh) today. Continue Reading