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

Heavy rains to continue in Tamilnadu

While the Northeast monsoon has set in, the Met Department has predicted heavy showers are likely to occur over isolated places in Tamilnadu such as Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Nilgiris among many other districts until 21 October. Continue Reading

Rains to continue for next five days in Tamilnadu

With rain lashing the city from last night and posing traffic hurdles in many areas this morning with its continuous spell, India Meteorological Department today said showers will continue for the next five days in Tamilnadu. Continue Reading

North East monsoon commences in Tamilnadu

Chennai: The Regional Meteorological Centre has officially announced the commencement of the NorthEast Monsoon over Tamilnadu, Pudhucherry and adjoining areas of South Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema, south interior Karnataka and Kerala.

The met department said the sky condition is likely to be generally cloudy in the city and light to moderate rains is likely to occur in some areas.

Heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over other parts of Tamilnadu on 17 and 18 October, the met department said.

Fishermen have been asked not to venture into Kanyakumari and Maldives sea.
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Red alert in 3 districts: Five dead, 300 people in relief camps

Five people lost their lives on Monday as heavy rains continued to pound North Kerala and over 300 persons were shifted to relief camps in the State as the South West Monsoon intensified. All the five deaths reported were due to drowning. A Red alert (very heavy rains) has been sounded in Kozhikode, Wayanad and Kannur districts till Tuesday. Continue Reading