India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 23, 2015
Heavy rains and storm failed to deter Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi from addressing a rally in Tamil Nadu's Tiruchirappalli as he refused an umbrella and continued to speak on the contributions of late Congress leader K Kamaraj.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday May 18, 2015
Six pilgrims were killed in flash floods on the Sathuragiri Hills in Tamil Nadu yesterday. Heavy rains yesterday afternoon, triggered the floods on the hills, which are a part of the Western Ghats, where more than 2,000 pilgrims had gathered since Saturday night to worship at the Sundara Mahalingam Temple.
India News | Reported by J Sam Daniel Stalin, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Friday May 1, 2015
Days after a cotton farmer in Tamil Nadu killed himself, allegedly because last Friday's unseasonal rains destroyed his entire crop, the farmer's father says his son wouldn't have taken such an extreme step if the state government had insured his cotton crop instead of refusing to do so.
Tamil Nadu News | Written by J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday April 27, 2015
A thirty-year-old cotton farmer from Tamil Nadu's Tiruvarur district, killed himself yesterday by consuming pesticide, after heavy, unseasonal rains on Friday night destroyed half his crop.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday April 22, 2015
The district administration has issued a flood alert to six villages downstream of the Gunderipallam reservoir following heavy rains in the catchment areas.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday October 29, 2014
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday announced a solatium of Rs.250,000 to the families of 30 people who died due to recent rains.
South | Edited by Veer Arjun Singh (with inputs from IANS) | Thursday October 30, 2014
30 people have been killed due to incessant rains in Tamil Nadu in the last 10 days. The state has received 204.5 mm rainfall in this period, which is 35 per cent more than the normal.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
Incessant rains and landslides on the track between Mettupalayam and Coonoor forced the authorities to suspend the services of Nilgiris Mountain Railway (NMR) for the third consecutive day today.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 19, 2014
The North East Monsoon on Saturday set in over South India, bringing its first spell of rains and the MeT department has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala in the next 24 hours.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 29, 2014
With many places in Nilgiris District experiencing incessant rains for the last few days, the wall of a government primary school building in Tamil Nadu, caved in today, police said.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday May 7, 2014
Bathing was banned in the famous Coutralam falls in the district after it turned torrential following unexpected heavy rains today.
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.
Chennai News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 25, 2013
The Chennai Metro Rail Limited, in association with other state agencies, has successfully transplanted a huge banyan tree, over 120-years-old, which was uprooted in the recent rains in the premises of the Government Kilpauk Medical College and Hospital in Chennai.
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 News | 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.
South | Press Trust of India | Thursday June 6, 2013
Two international flights bound for Chennai were diverted to Bangalore airport after they could not land here following heavy rains on Thursday.