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  • When The Street Is Home: Chennai Pavement Dwellers Battle Apathy, Rain

    When The Street Is Home: Chennai Pavement Dwellers Battle Apathy, Rain

    By Rina Chandran Chennai: For Dhanalakshmi S and her family, a small shack squeezed among scores of similar dwellings on a narrow street in Chennai has long been home. The 35-year-old and her four children share a water pump with 90 other families and take turns to use a public toilet. Dhanalakshmi is one of about 10,000 homeless people in Chennai...

  • Tamil Nadu Will Be Declared Drought Hit: Chief Minister Panneerselvam

    Tamil Nadu Will Be Declared Drought Hit: Chief Minister Panneerselvam

    Tamil Nadu will declare all its 32 districts drought hit, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has said. The state receives rain from the returning monsoon in December, but with a 60 per cent deficit this year, the state government has announced a detailed plan to reduce the burden on farmers.

  • After Cyclone Vardah, Tamil Nadu Asks For Rs 1,000 Crore Relief: 10 Points

    After Cyclone Vardah, Tamil Nadu Asks For Rs 1,000 Crore Relief: 10 Points

    A day after Cyclone Vardah wreaked havoc in Chennai, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking for an immediate release of Rs 1,000 crore from National Disaster Response Fund for relief and reconstruction work in the state. In Tamil Nadu, the cyclone cost 16 lives, wrecked 7,000 houses, power infrastructure and fe...

  • Day After Cyclone Vardah, Flights Resume In Chennai: 10 Points

    Day After Cyclone Vardah, Flights Resume In Chennai: 10 Points

    Flights have resumed in Chennai and power has been restored in the city, which is picking itself up on Tuesday after Cyclone Vardah battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Monday, killing 10 people and forcing thousands to flee their homes. The cyclone has weakened after crossing land, but the Met office has forecast heavy rain in the next 12 hours and sc...

  • What is Cyclone Vardah? All About Storm That Hit Tamil Nadu And Andhra Pradesh

    What is Cyclone Vardah? All About Storm That Hit Tamil Nadu And Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclone Vardah hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Monday afternoon, making landfall near Chennai. The Met office said the cyclonic storm would take about six hours to completely cross on to land, with the landfall taking about two hours. The landfall is when the eye of the storm hits land. The eye of Cyclone Vardah is 15 km in diameter and it hit the coas...

  • Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai: 10 Dos And Don'ts

    Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai: 10 Dos And Don'ts

    Cyclone Vardah struck the Tamil Nadu coast this afternoon, bringing strong winds and heavy rain to Chennai, in which buildings were shattered and trees were uprooted. The government has asked people to stay indoors and power supply was suspended in many areas as a precaution and the state's ruling AIADMK tweeted a list of dos and don'ts. The Indian...

  • Cyclone Vardah Update: Rail And Air Services Affected In Chennai

    Cyclone Vardah Update: Rail And Air Services Affected In Chennai

    Rail and flight services in Chennai were affected by heavy rain and strong winds that lashed the city and other coastal areas of Tamil Nadu due to cyclone Vardah, officials said.

  • Cyclone Vardah Rips Glass Panels Off Chennai Hotel, Topples Tanker in Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclone Vardah Rips Glass Panels Off Chennai Hotel, Topples Tanker in Andhra Pradesh

    Two people have died as Cyclone Vardah hit the coast just north of Chennai on Monday afternoon. Strong winds and rain lashed the city, uprooting trees and shattering glass in buildings. The cyclone made landfall with a wind speed of about 130 kmph. The Met department has repeatedly asked people to stay indoors. Roads are flooded in many places. Fli...

  • Cyclone Vardah May Not Weaken Much When It Makes Landfall: Forecast

    Cyclone Vardah May Not Weaken Much When It Makes Landfall: Forecast

    Cyclonic storm Vardah, which was earlier expected to weaken considerably, may not see its intensity going down when it makes landfall near Chennai today.

  • Live: 10 Dead As Cyclone Vardah Makes Landfall; Flight Operations Resume

    Live: 10 Dead As Cyclone Vardah Makes Landfall; Flight Operations Resume

    Cyclonic storm Vardah, which was earlier expected to weaken considerably, may not see its intensity going down when it makes landfall near Chennai today. According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department, (IMD), Vardah, which is currently, a very severe cyclonic storm, will weaken, but only to a severe cyclonic storm....

  • Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai, 10 Dead, Thousands Evacuated: 10 Points

    Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai, 10 Dead, Thousands Evacuated: 10 Points

    The rain petered down in Chennai late on Monday evening, hours after Cyclone Vardah hit the Tamil Nadu coast, making landfall about 15 km away from the capital. The cyclone struck land with a wind speed of 120 and 130 kmph, bringing with it heavy rain that lashed the coast in Tamil Nadu and neighbour Andhra Pradesh all through Monday. Nearly 20,000...

  • Cyclone Vardah Update: Navy On Alert, Schools Closed As Storm Nears Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclone Vardah Update: Navy On Alert, Schools Closed As Storm Nears Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclonic storm 'Vardah' will make landfall between north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh on Monday prompting rescue and armed forces, including the Navy, to sound an alert. Tamil Nadu has announced a holiday for schools and colleges in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and parts of Villupuram. Cyclone Vardah, which was 330 km east of Chennai o...

  • Cyclone Nada Weakens, Coastal Tamil Nadu Receives Heavy Rain

    Cyclone Nada Weakens, Coastal Tamil Nadu Receives Heavy Rain

    Cyclone Nada weakened into a depression in the Bay of Bengal and made landfall in Puducherry's Karaikal, close to Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, at about 5 AM on Friday morning. It hit the coast with a wind speed of 50 km per hour. No damage has been reported so far, but Nada has brought with it heavy rain in the coastal areas of the two states. The w...

  • Cyclone Nada Weakens, Makes Landfall Near Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam: 10 Points

    Cyclone Nada Weakens, Makes Landfall Near Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam: 10 Points

    Cyclone Nada has weakened into a depression in the Bay of Bengal and made landfall near Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, according to the Met department, spawning heavy rain in the coastal areas of the state and Puducherry. Rain up to 4 cm is expected in Cuddalore, Puducherry and Nagapattinam while Chennai will receive moderate rainfall, the weather dep...

  • Cyclone Nada Weakens To 'Deep Depression', Heavy Rain In Chennai: 10 Points

    Cyclone Nada Weakens To 'Deep Depression', Heavy Rain In Chennai: 10 Points

    Chennai witnessed heavy rain as Cyclone Nada weakened into a "Deep Depression" on its way to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the Bay of Bengal. The storm is still weakening and may make landfall in the very early hours of Friday near Cuddalore, officials said. The Met office said it may be further downgraded to being called a "depression" which is two...

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'Chennai Rain' - 210 News Result(s)

  • When The Street Is Home: Chennai Pavement Dwellers Battle Apathy, Rain

    When The Street Is Home: Chennai Pavement Dwellers Battle Apathy, Rain

    By Rina Chandran Chennai: For Dhanalakshmi S and her family, a small shack squeezed among scores of similar dwellings on a narrow street in Chennai has long been home. The 35-year-old and her four children share a water pump with 90 other families and take turns to use a public toilet. Dhanalakshmi is one of about 10,000 homeless people in Chennai...

  • Tamil Nadu Will Be Declared Drought Hit: Chief Minister Panneerselvam

    Tamil Nadu Will Be Declared Drought Hit: Chief Minister Panneerselvam

    Tamil Nadu will declare all its 32 districts drought hit, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam has said. The state receives rain from the returning monsoon in December, but with a 60 per cent deficit this year, the state government has announced a detailed plan to reduce the burden on farmers.

  • After Cyclone Vardah, Tamil Nadu Asks For Rs 1,000 Crore Relief: 10 Points

    After Cyclone Vardah, Tamil Nadu Asks For Rs 1,000 Crore Relief: 10 Points

    A day after Cyclone Vardah wreaked havoc in Chennai, Chief Minister O Panneerselvam wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking for an immediate release of Rs 1,000 crore from National Disaster Response Fund for relief and reconstruction work in the state. In Tamil Nadu, the cyclone cost 16 lives, wrecked 7,000 houses, power infrastructure and fe...

  • Day After Cyclone Vardah, Flights Resume In Chennai: 10 Points

    Day After Cyclone Vardah, Flights Resume In Chennai: 10 Points

    Flights have resumed in Chennai and power has been restored in the city, which is picking itself up on Tuesday after Cyclone Vardah battered the Tamil Nadu coast on Monday, killing 10 people and forcing thousands to flee their homes. The cyclone has weakened after crossing land, but the Met office has forecast heavy rain in the next 12 hours and sc...

  • What is Cyclone Vardah? All About Storm That Hit Tamil Nadu And Andhra Pradesh

    What is Cyclone Vardah? All About Storm That Hit Tamil Nadu And Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclone Vardah hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Monday afternoon, making landfall near Chennai. The Met office said the cyclonic storm would take about six hours to completely cross on to land, with the landfall taking about two hours. The landfall is when the eye of the storm hits land. The eye of Cyclone Vardah is 15 km in diameter and it hit the coas...

  • Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai: 10 Dos And Don'ts

    Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai: 10 Dos And Don'ts

    Cyclone Vardah struck the Tamil Nadu coast this afternoon, bringing strong winds and heavy rain to Chennai, in which buildings were shattered and trees were uprooted. The government has asked people to stay indoors and power supply was suspended in many areas as a precaution and the state's ruling AIADMK tweeted a list of dos and don'ts. The Indian...

  • Cyclone Vardah Update: Rail And Air Services Affected In Chennai

    Cyclone Vardah Update: Rail And Air Services Affected In Chennai

    Rail and flight services in Chennai were affected by heavy rain and strong winds that lashed the city and other coastal areas of Tamil Nadu due to cyclone Vardah, officials said.

  • Cyclone Vardah Rips Glass Panels Off Chennai Hotel, Topples Tanker in Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclone Vardah Rips Glass Panels Off Chennai Hotel, Topples Tanker in Andhra Pradesh

    Two people have died as Cyclone Vardah hit the coast just north of Chennai on Monday afternoon. Strong winds and rain lashed the city, uprooting trees and shattering glass in buildings. The cyclone made landfall with a wind speed of about 130 kmph. The Met department has repeatedly asked people to stay indoors. Roads are flooded in many places. Fli...

  • Cyclone Vardah May Not Weaken Much When It Makes Landfall: Forecast

    Cyclone Vardah May Not Weaken Much When It Makes Landfall: Forecast

    Cyclonic storm Vardah, which was earlier expected to weaken considerably, may not see its intensity going down when it makes landfall near Chennai today.

  • Live: 10 Dead As Cyclone Vardah Makes Landfall; Flight Operations Resume

    Live: 10 Dead As Cyclone Vardah Makes Landfall; Flight Operations Resume

    Cyclonic storm Vardah, which was earlier expected to weaken considerably, may not see its intensity going down when it makes landfall near Chennai today. According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department, (IMD), Vardah, which is currently, a very severe cyclonic storm, will weaken, but only to a severe cyclonic storm....

  • Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai, 10 Dead, Thousands Evacuated: 10 Points

    Cyclone Vardah Strikes Near Chennai, 10 Dead, Thousands Evacuated: 10 Points

    The rain petered down in Chennai late on Monday evening, hours after Cyclone Vardah hit the Tamil Nadu coast, making landfall about 15 km away from the capital. The cyclone struck land with a wind speed of 120 and 130 kmph, bringing with it heavy rain that lashed the coast in Tamil Nadu and neighbour Andhra Pradesh all through Monday. Nearly 20,000...

  • Cyclone Vardah Update: Navy On Alert, Schools Closed As Storm Nears Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclone Vardah Update: Navy On Alert, Schools Closed As Storm Nears Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclonic storm 'Vardah' will make landfall between north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh on Monday prompting rescue and armed forces, including the Navy, to sound an alert. Tamil Nadu has announced a holiday for schools and colleges in Chennai, Kancheepuram, Tiruvallur, and parts of Villupuram. Cyclone Vardah, which was 330 km east of Chennai o...

  • Cyclone Nada Weakens, Coastal Tamil Nadu Receives Heavy Rain

    Cyclone Nada Weakens, Coastal Tamil Nadu Receives Heavy Rain

    Cyclone Nada weakened into a depression in the Bay of Bengal and made landfall in Puducherry's Karaikal, close to Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, at about 5 AM on Friday morning. It hit the coast with a wind speed of 50 km per hour. No damage has been reported so far, but Nada has brought with it heavy rain in the coastal areas of the two states. The w...

  • Cyclone Nada Weakens, Makes Landfall Near Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam: 10 Points

    Cyclone Nada Weakens, Makes Landfall Near Tamil Nadu's Nagapattinam: 10 Points

    Cyclone Nada has weakened into a depression in the Bay of Bengal and made landfall near Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, according to the Met department, spawning heavy rain in the coastal areas of the state and Puducherry. Rain up to 4 cm is expected in Cuddalore, Puducherry and Nagapattinam while Chennai will receive moderate rainfall, the weather dep...

  • Cyclone Nada Weakens To 'Deep Depression', Heavy Rain In Chennai: 10 Points

    Cyclone Nada Weakens To 'Deep Depression', Heavy Rain In Chennai: 10 Points

    Chennai witnessed heavy rain as Cyclone Nada weakened into a "Deep Depression" on its way to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the Bay of Bengal. The storm is still weakening and may make landfall in the very early hours of Friday near Cuddalore, officials said. The Met office said it may be further downgraded to being called a "depression" which is two...

  • Cyclone Nada, 350 Km Away From Chennai, Has Weakened, Says Met Office

    Cyclone Nada, 350 Km Away From Chennai, Has Weakened, Says Met Office

    Cyclone Nada, heading towards Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the Bay of Bengal, is weakening and may make landfall in the very early hours of Friday near Cuddalore. The Met office said it may downgraded to being called a "deep depression" which is a notch below cyclone. It is currently about 350 km away from Tamil Nadu capital Chennai, which has been...

  • Cyclone Nada Warning In Tamil Nadu, Heavy Rain Forecast: Met Department

    Cyclone Nada Warning In Tamil Nadu, Heavy Rain Forecast: Met Department

    A cyclone which has been named Nada is building up in the Bay of Bengal is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, December 2, the Met department has said. Landfall is likely close to Cuddalore between Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.

  • Rains To Continue In Tamil Nadu Over Next 24-48 Hours: Met

    Rains To Continue In Tamil Nadu Over Next 24-48 Hours: Met

    Following the onset of the northeast monsoon, the Regional Meteorological Centre has predicted that rainfall will continue over the next 24-48 hours due to the presence of convection in the upper atmosphere.

  • Illegal Construction, Encroachments Make Chennai Vulnerable To Heavy Rain

    Illegal Construction, Encroachments Make Chennai Vulnerable To Heavy Rain

    A year after massive floods wrecked Chennai and left over 17 lakh people without homes, a committee of MPs has blamed encroachments of lakes and river beds and faulty town planning.

  • Heavy Rain Disrupts Air Services On Delhi-Chennai Route

    Heavy Rain Disrupts Air Services On Delhi-Chennai Route

    Air services on the New Delhi-Chennai route were today affected due to rain in the national capital, airport officials said.

  • Record Rain In Chennai, City Keeps Boats On Stand-by, Fearing Flood

    Record Rain In Chennai, City Keeps Boats On Stand-by, Fearing Flood

    Chennai has witnessed record rains over the last 48 hours and more is expected as the cyclone bypassed the Indian coast and moved towards Bangladesh today.

  • Rs 300 Crore Collected For Tamil Nadu Flood Relief Fund

    Rs 300 Crore Collected For Tamil Nadu Flood Relief Fund

    Contributions to Tamil Nadu government's flood relief and rehabilitation works crossed Rs 300 crore, with several corporates and film industry officials handing over Rs 17.10 crore worth of funds today.

  • DMK Slams AIADMK Over Handling Of Rain Situation

    DMK Slams AIADMK Over Handling Of Rain Situation

    DMK President M Karunanidhi today slammed arch rival AIADMK over its handling of the recent rains and subsequent deluge and warned that his party would soon "respond" to the ruling party "legally and through parliamentary democracy."

  • How Worst Rain in 100 Years Could Not Break Chennai's Century Old Tradition

    How Worst Rain in 100 Years Could Not Break Chennai's Century Old Tradition

    Unprecedented rains may have wreaked havoc in Tamil Nadu, but the downpour has not dampened the sprits of annual Marghazi music festival.

  • Chennai Floods: Over 195 Crore Contributed To Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund

    Chennai Floods: Over 195 Crore Contributed To Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund

    A total sum of Rs 195.43 crore has so far been contributed to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF) for the state government's rain relief efforts. AIADMK lawmakers, Ministers and corporate heads contributed more than Rs 25 crore towards the fund on Tuesday.

  • A Musical Tribute For Chennai Flood Victims

    A Musical Tribute For Chennai Flood Victims

    Music maestro Ilayaraja's daughter and music director Bavatharini and playback singer Shalini Singh have released a musical album "The Rain Song" as a tribute to the flood victims.

  • Chennai Floods: Centre, Tamil Nadu Government Attacked In Rajya Sabha

    Chennai Floods: Centre, Tamil Nadu Government Attacked In Rajya Sabha

    Centre and Tamil Nadu government today came in for attack in Rajya Sabha over "lack of preparedness" to handle floods in Chennai, with CPI-M demanding judicial probe into release of excess rain water from a dam.

  • Chennai Rain Has No Link With Global Warming: Prakash Javadekar

    Chennai Rain Has No Link With Global Warming: Prakash Javadekar

    Incessant rain that pounded Tamil Nadu is "highly localised" and is part of the natural variability of the monsoon system and its attribution to global warming is "not established", the Rajya Sabha was told today.

  • Chennai Rain A Lesson That India Has To Be An Insured Society: Arun Jaitley

    Chennai Rain A Lesson That India Has To Be An Insured Society: Arun Jaitley

    Describing the recent rains that lashed Chennai and other parts of Tamil Nadu as "unprecedented", Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said the immediate challenge is to provide assistance to the affected and asked banks to ensure that tear is wiped off from every eye.

  • 10,000 Micro Units Suffered Losses Due To Chennai Floods: Kalraj Mishra

    10,000 Micro Units Suffered Losses Due To Chennai Floods: Kalraj Mishra

    The devastating floods that hit several parts of Chennai and nearby areas early this month have left 50,000 people unemployed, Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Minister Kalraj Mishra said today.

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