IMD predicts heavy rains across Tamilnadu, Minister holds review meeting

While the Indian Meterological Department has predicted that heavy to very heavy rains are likely to occur in 32 districts of Tamilnadu, State Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management and Information Technology R B Udhayakumar has stated that the cyclone Maha formed in Arabian Sea will not affect Tamilnadu. 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