Chennai Rains

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Due to heavy rainfall, waterlogging prevails in several districts of Tamil Nadu
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Due to heavy rainfall, waterlogging prevails in several districts of Tamil Nadu

Chennai MeT department has given a red alert to all coastal districts till tomorrow and an orange alert to the adjacent districts

Tamil Nadu rains: IMD issues red alert in five districts; schools, colleges shut in over 22 districts
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Tamil Nadu rains: IMD issues red alert in five districts; schools, colleges shut in over 22 districts

The weather department has issued a red alert in Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Ramanathapuram, Pudukkottai and Nagapattinam districts

Chennai woman police officer rescues unconscious man by carrying him on shoulders; watch viral video here
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Chennai woman police officer rescues unconscious man by carrying him on shoulders; watch viral video here

According to news reports, Rajeswari received a call around 8.15 am in the morning. The call from the control room said that a man, R Udhayakumar, had apparently died at the cemetery in the TP Chatram area after a branch had fallen on him

Action replay of 2015 floods! No lessons learnt as Chennai submerges again
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Action replay of 2015 floods! No lessons learnt as Chennai submerges again

Excess rainwater has nowhere to go in Chennai, as most of its pathways leading into the sea have been blocked through unauthorised and illegal structures

Chennai rains: Toll rises to five, red alert till 11 Nov; nine districts declare holiday in schools, colleges
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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

Cyclonic circulation over north Tamil Nadu, low pressure area likely, says IMD
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Cyclonic circulation over north Tamil Nadu, low pressure area likely, says IMD

On 9 November, thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Tenkasi and Tuticorin districts

Chennai rains: Schools and colleges shut for next two days, announces CM Stalin; PM Modi vows support
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Chennai rains: Schools and colleges shut for next two days, announces CM Stalin; PM Modi vows support

Tamil Nadu has been receiving 'heaviest rains' since 2015 deluge and two reservoirs are opened to let out surplus rain water

Heavy downpour inundates several parts of Chennai, marks onset of northeast monsoon in Tamil Nadu
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Heavy downpour inundates several parts of Chennai, marks onset of northeast monsoon in Tamil Nadu

The showers that started late last night continued till morning, leading to waterlogging of roads at several locations across the city

Wall collapse claims 15 lives in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam; flood alert in Erode as heavy rains continue to lash state
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Wall collapse claims 15 lives in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam; flood alert in Erode as heavy rains continue to lash state

The collapse of a compound wall claimed 15 lives in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam district on Monday morning, as heavy rains continued to lash the state, ANI reported. Rescue operations are now underway

Floods in North India: 22 dead in Himachal Pradesh, eight missing in Uttarakhand; flood alert in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab
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Floods in North India: 22 dead in Himachal Pradesh, eight missing in Uttarakhand; flood alert in Delhi, Haryana and Punjab

Heavy rains continued in Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Punjab, Delhi and Uttarakahand, while the situation improved in Rajasthan and West Bengal.

Chennai gets respite after heavy showers, thunderstorm hit many parts of city; Nungambakkam records 26 mm of rain in one day
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Chennai gets respite after heavy showers, thunderstorm hit many parts of city; Nungambakkam records 26 mm of rain in one day

Chennai residents got some respite on Monday as heavy rainfall lashed many parts of the water-starved city.

Rains lash Chennai, IMD warns of heavy showers until Wednesday; schools to remain closed today
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Rains lash Chennai, IMD warns of heavy showers until Wednesday; schools to remain closed today

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of heavy rains in Chennai and other coastal districts of Tamil Nadu

Chennai rains as it happened: Chief Minister Palaniswamy visits RK Nagar, speaks to affected people
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Chennai rains as it happened: Chief Minister Palaniswamy visits RK Nagar, speaks to affected people

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.

Rains continue to lash Chennai: Tamil Nadu government appears not to have learned from 2015 floods
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Rains continue to lash Chennai: Tamil Nadu government appears not to have learned from 2015 floods

As torrential rains continued to lash Chennai and brought the city to a standstill on Friday, the scene evokes memories of the 2015 floods in Tamil Nadu

Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu will continue for next 2-3 days, Northeast Monsoon sustains past expected date of withdrawal: IMD
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Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu will continue for next 2-3 days, Northeast Monsoon sustains past expected date of withdrawal: IMD

After heavy rains lashed Tamil Nadu on Monday, IMD said on Tuesday that the heavy downpour is likely to continue for the next two to three days.

Tamil Nadu rains: With Chennai's natural water system destroyed, water mafia continues to tighten its hold on parched city
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Tamil Nadu rains: With Chennai's natural water system destroyed, water mafia continues to tighten its hold on parched city

Water tankers are an easy fix for industrial and residential consumers, especially when there’s no infrastructure for water supply set up by authorities in Chennai.

Heavy rains bring Chennai to a halt, schools and colleges shut on Tuesday: One dead in Thanjavur
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Heavy rains bring Chennai to a halt, schools and colleges shut on Tuesday: One dead in Thanjavur

After a long dry spell, northeast monsoon seems to have had its onset in Chennai with rains lashing parts of the city since Saturday, media reports said.

Chennai to get heavy downpour for next 24 hours, predicts Met
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Chennai to get heavy downpour for next 24 hours, predicts Met

IMD forecast for Chennai and its neighbourhood, including Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts,he said there would be heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours.

More rainfall in Chennai between 1 and 2 December than in any day for over 100 years: Nasa
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More rainfall in Chennai between 1 and 2 December than in any day for over 100 years: Nasa

On 1-2 December flood-ravaged Chennai received more rainfall in 24 hours than it had seen on any day since 1901, according to Nasa.