Heavy rains: Orange alert to Tamilnadu

The Met department today has issued an orange alert to Tamilnadu and Puducherry for the next two days as heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to occur due to wind movement and upper air circulation along the coastal areas. Continue Reading

Suburban waterbodies attract attention only during drought year

The government is planning to bring water from Jolarpet in Vellore district by rail wagons to Chennai. Most of the lakes, such as Tambaram Kadaperi lake, Pallavaram Putheri lake, Chitlapakkam lake, Selaiyur lake, Sembakkam lake, Rajakilpakkam lake and Madambakkam lake and many more temple tanks are still in the condition they were in two years ago – some even worse. Continue Reading