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South | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
A total of 10 persons were killed in various rain-related incidents since October 31, Tamil Nadu government said today.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Passenger train services between Mettupalayam and Coonoor in the Nilgiris Mountain Rail (NMR) sector have been cancelled for seven more days upto December 4 due to continued heavy rain and landslips.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 20, 2013
A flood alert has been sounded in eight villages near Gunderiapallam dam in Tamil Nadu in the district by PWD and revenue Departments as the dam has nearly touched its full level of 42 feet following heavy rains over the past two days.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 9, 2013
Three persons of a family were killed and a few were injured when a mud wall of their house collapsed due to heavy rains in Salem in Tamil Nadu today, police said.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Wednesday September 11, 2013
A holiday has been declared for schools and colleges in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur districts today following heavy rains since midnight due to a low-pressure build up in the coastal Andhra region.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday August 5, 2013
The Karnataka government today issued a flood alert in three districts of the old Mysore region and shifted hundreds of people to safer places as overflowing dams across the Cauvery river basin released rain waters.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday July 19, 2013
The Supreme Court today issued a notice to Uttarakhand and six other states for their alleged failure in implementing Disaster Management Act in order to handle natural catastrophe.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 26, 2013
Heavy rains continued to lash the hilly Nilgiris District in Tamil Nadu on Tuesday damaging seven houses in Gudalur and Pandalur areas, prompting officials to evacuate 12 families to safer places.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Tuesday June 25, 2013
Schools and colleges in the hill resort of Nilgiris district in Tamil Nadu will remain shut tomorrow following a forecast of heavy rainfall by the MeT department.
South | Press Trust of India | Friday June 21, 2013
With relief writ large on their faces, a batch of about a hundred people from Tamil Nadu, who were stranded in rain-ravaged Uttarakhand for the last few days, arrived at the airport in Chennai today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday June 19, 2013
DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Wednesday urged the Central and the state governments to take steps to rescue Tamils stranded in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand and ensure their safe return.
India | Reuters | Saturday June 1, 2013
The crucial monsoon arrived on cue in Kerala on the southern coast on Saturday, a top weather official said, boosting farming prospects and raising hopes a drought in cotton and sugar growing areas will ease.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday May 13, 2013
The cyclonic storm 'MAHASEN' over Bay of Bengal has moved slightly northwestwards and lay centred at 700 km southeast of Chennai this morning, bringing welcome summer rains in several parts of the city.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday March 5, 2013
Heavy rains have been lashing this coastal town since Monday afternoon, flooding low lying areas around the temple and damaging a large quantity of dry fish.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 31, 2012
Heavy rains and gale continued to lash Nellore and other districts of Andhra Pradesh close to Tamil Nadu today due to the cyclonic storm 'Nilam.'
South | Pritika Ghura with PTI inputs | Wednesday October 31, 2012
Rains and strong gales hit Nellore in Andhra Pradesh and other neighbouring districts of Tamil Nadu under the influence of cyclonic storm Nilam.
South | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin; edited by Samira Shaikh | Tuesday October 30, 2012
The deep depression which had formed in the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclone. The cyclone, which has been named Nilam, will cross Nagapattinam and Nellore (South Andhra Pradesh) tomorrow evening.
South | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin; Edited by Janaki Fernandes | Tuesday October 30, 2012
Even as the US is reeling under the impact of Hurricane Sandy, which could be the largest storm in American history, back home a possible cyclone is in the making in the Bay of Bengal- 350 km off Chennai. MET officials say that currently, it's in the...
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 4, 2012
Around 100 mechanised and country boats were damaged when they were battered and tossed by unusually strong and high waves at Kulachal on Monday. Some boats were pulled into the sea and sunk by the strong waves, officials said. About 20 houses in Tha...
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 9, 2012
Karnataka has released over 12,000 cusecs of water into the inter-state river with the Kabini dam surplusing following heavy rains in its catchment areas. This move comes as a relief for farmers in the Cauvery delta region in Tamil Nadu facing a grim...