Chennai Flood News
Minister for Revenue and Disaster Management, KKSSR Ramachandran said the state has received 518.99 mm of rainfall from 1 October till date
Chennai rains: Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to weaken into low pressure by tomorrow morning, says IMD
The red alert for Chennai, indicating extremely heavy rainfall, has been withdrawn after the depression over Bay of Bengal crossed north Tamil Nadu coast, the IMD said
The NDRF has deployed as many as 13 teams to aid in rescue and relief operations, while the state police has 75,000 personnel, including those who have been trained in life-saving
Chennai rains: Toll rises to five, red alert till 11 Nov; nine districts declare holiday in schools, colleges
At least five people have died in rain-related incidents across Tamil Nadu, while 538 huts and four houses have been damaged, said the State Revenue and Disaster Management Minister
Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswamy took stock of the rain situation on Thursday, a day after two children were electrocuted after coming in contact with a live wire submerged in water, in Kodungaiyur locality in Chennai.
Continuing to target the ruling AIADMK over the issue of discharge of excess water from a city reservoir recently, DMK today slammed the Tamil Nadu government's response on the matter and asked it to recommend a judicial probe if there were no wrongdoings.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Thursday appealed to the people to contribute to the Goa Chief Minister's fund to help victims of the recent Chennai floods instead of spending money for his birthday.