Rain relief: TN govt seeks Rs 2,629 crore from Centre

The Tamilnadu government has sought a financial assistance of Rs 2,629 crore from the Centre for undertaking relief and rehabilitation works in 25 districts affected by the recent heavy rains, while 54 people have died in rain-related incidents in the State. Continue Reading

Low pressure in Bay of Bengal likely to become depression, rains predicted in TN

Weather experts have informed that a new low pressure has formed over the Bay of Bengal, which might intensify into depression and bring rains to Tamilnadu in the next two days. Continue Reading

Stalin sends Ministers to Delta districts to assess crop damage

Chief Minister MK Stalin has deputed a team of Ministers to assess losses caused by heavy rains to standing crops in Delta districts. It is estimated that standing crops on over 1.45 lakh acre cultivated during the samba season and over 6,000 acre of horticultural crops across Tamilnadu have been submerged in rain during the Northeast monsoon so far. Continue Reading

Red alert: Depression to cross near Cuddalore tomorrow

Coastal areas between delta districts and Chennai may experience severe rainfall today and tomorrow as the Meteorological department has announced the weather system to have strengthened as a depression. Continue Reading

Rains: Stalin demands funds from Centre, PM assures all help, NDRF teams rushed

Prime Minister Narendra Modi telephoned Chief Minister M K Stalin and discussed the rain situation with him, besides assuring all help from the Centre. Continue Reading

Heavy rains lash TN: Chennai floats, more downpour predicted

Chennai and other parts of the State experienced heavy rain on Sunday due to the weather conditions as a prelude to the forming of a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal. Continue Reading

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal: Heavy rain alert issued

In view of a low-pressure area that is likely to form over the southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbouring areas on 9 November, more than 12 districts of Tamilnadu would experience heavy rains for the next two days, weather officials said. Continue Reading

Heavy rains: 4 districts on high alert, holiday declared to schools in 20 districts of TN

The IMD has issued a heavy rain alert to four districts of Tamilnadu- Thiruvallur, Chengalpet, Kancheepuram and Thiruvannamalai. Around a dozen districts are also set to get moderate to heavy rain, according to weather officials. Continue Reading