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

Corpn desilts drains in Alandur zone, residents rue of bad roads

With North East monsoon predicted to lash the city, the neighbourhood received good showers in the last few days. But the grim question lies here. Are we rain-ready? Partially no. While the corporation has desilted the stormwater drains and underway in a few areas, the residents are worried about battered roads and potholes. The local body officials reassure that there would be no repeat of 2015 episode. 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