Chennai receives sudden showers

Chennaiites woke up to a bright, hot and sunny day, But by noon, the conditions went upside down. Hour-long heavy rainfall lashed the city drenching its streets. Motorists, as usual, faced the brunt of the situation as traffic came to a blistering halt at almost all key stretches.

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Red Cross instructor tells how to prevent Velacheri flooding

“The area is most vulnerable during the North East monsoon. Those living near the lake, river and canal must be cautious as these areas get affected first. Efforts to mitigate chances of flooding of residential areas must be taken as early as possible. People must vacate their houses immediately when authorities ask them to,” he warned.

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New low pressure to bring showers to Tamilnadu

While the city didn’t experience any major rainfall activity in the last couple of days, rains lashed Central and South Tamilnadu with Tirupuvanam recording 15 cm in the last 24 hours and Manamadurai witnessing 13 cm. Met department said cyclone Luban has formed over Arabian sea while a new low pressure area forms over Bay of Bengal predicting heavy rainfall over the Ghat regions. Continue Reading

Chennai suburban area gets monsoon ready

In many places, we have helped locals fix and repair the already existing harvesting pits. Seeing our work, people from other places have also sought our help and we have been flooded with requests. Though the work is hectic, we are happy that many want to save water Continue Reading