Reaching out to cyclone-hit families

SOS Children’s Villages of India has come to the aid of hundreds of vulnerable and marginalised families in Chennai and Nagapattinam- the areas worst-hit by the recent cyclones, Nivar and Burevi. Continue Reading

Ahead of Central team’s visit, CM visits cyclone-hit areas in Chennai

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami today visited the areas affected by flood during the Cyclone Nivar. 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: TN govt appoints special officers to 36 districts, CM monitors situation

Explaining the steps taken by the government to tackle the situation in view of the alert issued by Cyclone Nivar, Revenue Minister R B Udhayakumar said six teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) from Arakkonam have been deployed in the coastal areas of Cuddalore and Chidambaram for pe-positioning. 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