High alert as Cyclone Nivar inches close to Chennai, heavy rains across TN

The severe cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of seven kmph during past six hours and lay centred over southwest Bay of Bengal about 290 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 300 km east southeast of Puducherry and 350 km south southeast of Chennai. Continue Reading

Cyclone Nivar to cross coast today, heavy rain warning issued

The cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ over southwest Bay of Bengal, which remained practically stationary over south west Bay of Bengal on Tuesday, is likely to cross coast today. Continue Reading

Cyclone Nivar: Government holiday in Tamilnadu tomorrow

Heavy rains lashed Chennai city and suburbs, as the cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ over the southwest Bay of Bengal moved westwards with a speed of five kmph during the past six hours and lay centred over southwest Bay of Bengal about 380 km eastsoutheast of Puducherry and 430 km south-southeast of Chennai. Continue Reading

TN’s coastal regions and southern parts gear up for heavy rain

Southern parts and coastal regions of Tamilnadu are expected to get heavy rains in the next 24 hours, while Chennai and northern parts are likely to receive light to moderate downpour. Continue Reading

Heavy showers in many parts of Chennai, more predicted

Many parts of Chennai witnessed heavy spells of showers. Rains, which started last evening, continued till the wee hours of today, bringing cheer to the people of the metropolis. Continue Reading

Heavy rains lash Chennai, to continue for 2 more days

Heavy rains, which lashed many parts of Chennai and its suburbs on Tuesday evening, slowed down to showers today. But the downpour would continue for two more days, say weather experts. Continue Reading