Chennai News | Sreenivasan Jain (with inputs from Manas Roshan) | Friday November 27, 2015
Environmentalists claim that the encroachments into the buffer zones around Chennai's marshlands have affected its capacity to act as a natural absorbent of flood waters.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Heavy overnight rains in the city have once again resulted in inundation of low-lying areas and subways, even as the weather office forecast more rain in the state.
Tamil Nadu News | J Sam Daniel | Monday November 23, 2015
School and colleges in parts of Tamil Nadu will remain shut today due to a forecast of heavy rainfall in the state today, officials said.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik (With Input from agencies) | Tuesday November 17, 2015
The Army, the Air Force and the Coast Guard have been called in to rescue flood-hit residents in Chennai and Kancheepuram, where a week of torrential rain has left many areas marooned. Air Force choppers are also being used to air-drop food and drinking water in worst-hit areas. 71 people have died in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu since Nove...
Cheat Sheet | J Sam Daniel (with agency inputs) | Tuesday November 17, 2015
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has announced Rs 500 crore in relief after incessant rain lashed the state, flooding several areas including parts of Chennai.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 15, 2015
Tamil Nadu continued to experience monsoon fury, with heavy rains pounding various parts of the state under the influence of a well marked low pressure area over Bay of Bengal, as the death toll from rain-related incidents climbed to 59.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Friday November 13, 2015
55 people have died in Tamil Nadu in the last five days as heavy rain continued to lash several parts of the state. Most of the deaths have been reported from Cuddalore. In capital Chennai, many areas were flooded, trains and flights were delayed and schools and colleges were closed on Friday, bringing the city to a virtual standstill.
Chennai News | Friday November 13, 2015
Heavy rain lashed Chennai for the fifth day today bringing the city to a virtual standstill, with roads waterlogged, rail traffic hit and schools and colleges shut once again.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 3, 2015
Rains continued to lash many parts of South India, with the weather office forecasting more showers for Wednesday.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Monday November 2, 2015
With northeast monsoon active over Tamil Nadu and neighbouring states, rains lashed many parts of south India even as the weather office has forecast more rains for Tuesday.
Tamil Nadu News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 24, 2015
The toll due to heat wave crossed 200 in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, officials said.
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.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 26, 2014
With the north east monsoon active over south India, the weather office today forecast rain or thundershowers in the region tomorrow.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
The low pressure over the Southeast of Bay of Bengal is expected to intensify into a depression over the next 24 hours starting at 08.30 today, Met office said in Chennai today.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
Four Port Blair-bound flights from Chennai were cancelled today following inclement weather in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, airport sources said.
South | J Sam Daniel Stalin | Monday October 21, 2013
Chennai rain: The Chennai Collector has declared a holiday for schools and colleges in the city following heavy rain since midnight.
India News | 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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday May 12, 2013
The latest satellite cloud imageries received by the Met office in Chennai indicate that the cyclonic storm 'MAHASEN' is about 850 km southeast of Chennai in the Bay of Bengal.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday January 28, 2013
With dry weather prevailing in forest areas in Nilgiris district, particularly Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (MTR), wildlife like elephants and birds have started migrating to nearby places, even as authorities are making wate
India News | Reported by Sam Daniel; Edited by Mala Das | Wednesday October 31, 2012
A crew member of a ship grounded near Chennai has died and another six are missing after Cyclone Nilam. Another 15 crew members are stuck on board. Rescue operations initiated by the Coast Guard have been suspended due to bad weather. The Navy may also use an aircraft early in the morning.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Sabyasachi Dasgupta | Thursday November 1, 2012
Cyclone Nilam crossed Chennai and made landfall at Mahabalipuram, south of the Tamil Nadu capital at about 4.30 pm on Wednesday. Two people have been reported dead in storm-related incidents. One person died and six other members of an oil tanker's crew are feared missing, after their ship ran aground off the Chennai coast. 15 crew members are stil...
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Wednesday October 31, 2012
Nilam, which is now a severe cyclonic storm, is expected to make landfall between Puducherry and Chennai in Tamil Nadu, between 4 and 6 this evening. The MET department has warned of extensive damage to huts, standing crop and power lines.
South | Sanjay Pinto | Tuesday August 28, 2012
Is the private developer of the controversial deep water port in Puducherry close to pulling out of the project? The company - Pondicherry Port Limited - has sent a notice to the Puducherry government demanding a hefty compensation of Rs 1511 crore for what it claims is a violation of the agreement.
Tamil Nadu News | NDTV Correspondent | Wednesday January 4, 2012
35 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who had drifted into Sri Lankan waters due to rough weather last week before cyclone Thane hit the state's coast, have returned home safe. The Sri Lankan navy has handed them over to the Indian Coast guard.