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Tamil Nadu receives 68% excess rainfall during ongoing northeast monsoon
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Tamil Nadu receives 68% excess rainfall during ongoing northeast monsoon

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: 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

Cyclone Nivar Updates: Cyclone to intensify into severe storm in 12 hrs; Tamil Nadu sees heavy rainfall in areas
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Cyclone Nivar Updates: Cyclone to intensify into severe storm in 12 hrs; Tamil Nadu sees heavy rainfall in areas

Cyclone Nivar Live Updates: Nivar is likely to be a very severe cyclonic storm and will move west-northwestwards in the next 12 hours and intensify further by tomorrow evening with a wind speed of 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph.

Chennai's Marina Beach froths with toxic foam: From crying foul to calling for an investigation, how Twitterati reacted
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Chennai's Marina Beach froths with toxic foam: From crying foul to calling for an investigation, how Twitterati reacted

Known for being the longest naturally occurring beach in India, Marina beach looked white as the sea spilt toxic foam with each wave on Chennai shores due to pollution.

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.

As Chennai grapples with erratic weather, amateur weather bloggers help the city stay afloat
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As Chennai grapples with erratic weather, amateur weather bloggers help the city stay afloat

The recent deluge of catastrophic weather-related events in Chennai has given rise to a weather blogging community that is more active than any other in the country.

Cyclone Ockhi: Tropical storm to reach Gujarat, Maharashtra in next 48 hours; property worth crores damaged already
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Cyclone Ockhi: Tropical storm to reach Gujarat, Maharashtra in next 48 hours; property worth crores damaged already

Cyclone Ockhi is set to move away from Lakshadweep and towards north Maharashtra and Gujarat in the next 48 hours

Cyclone Ockhi updates: Death toll in Tamil Nadu, Kerala mounts to 12; Central Water Commission issues advisory
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Cyclone Ockhi updates: Death toll in Tamil Nadu, Kerala mounts to 12; Central Water Commission issues advisory

Four people were killed on Thursday as heavy rains and strong winds lashed southern part of the state after cyclonic storm Ockhi hit the Kerala coast

Cyclone Ockhi wreaks havoc in coastal Kerala, Tamil Nadu; storm to intensify further as it moves towards Lakshadweep
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Cyclone Ockhi wreaks havoc in coastal Kerala, Tamil Nadu; storm to intensify further as it moves towards Lakshadweep

Torrential rains pounded southern districts of Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Kerala crippling life and claiming eight lives — four each in the two states — as a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified into cyclonic storm 'Ockhi' on Wednesday.

Chennai weather updates: Cyclone Ockhi to intensify into severe storm by tomorrow morning; wind speed to reach 120 kmph
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Chennai weather updates: Cyclone Ockhi to intensify into severe storm by tomorrow morning; wind speed to reach 120 kmph

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday issued a cyclone warning for Lakshadweep islands and parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, saying the regions will receive heavy to very heavy rainfall over the next 48 hours, according to media reports.

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

Cyclone Vardah day after as it happened: Rajnath Singh holds meet to monitor relief work in TN, AP
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Cyclone Vardah day after as it happened: Rajnath Singh holds meet to monitor relief work in TN, AP

Cyclonic storm Vardah, which was earlier expected to weaken considerably, may not see its intensity going down when it makes landfall near Chennai on Monday. According to the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department, (IMD), Vardah

Cyclone Vardah brings Chennai's vulnerabilities to the fore, reminds residents of 2015 floods
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Cyclone Vardah brings Chennai's vulnerabilities to the fore, reminds residents of 2015 floods

Vardah has brought the vulnerability of Chennai to the fore again. Though the government did undertake de-silting of water bodies and removal of encroachments, they were not full-fledged measures.