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Tamil Nadu rains: Downpour likely to decrease from tomorrow; death toll mounts to 14 | Updates

The death toll due to heavy rainfall in the state of Tamil Nadu stands at 14 now.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk
Chennai Updated on: November 11, 2021 23:42 IST
NDRF carries out rescue operations in Chennai
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NDRF carries out rescue operations in Chennai

Following incessant rains in parts of Tamil Nadu over the past few days, special teams from Pudukkottai, Salem, Ramanathapuram and Thanjavur to South Chennai have been rushed to upscale the relief and rescue operations. Heavy rains continue to lash Chennai and its nearby areas on Thursday morning, affecting vehicular movement and causing waterlogging in the city. Incessant rain caused water-logging in several parts of Chennai including the areas of Nungambakkam, Sterling road, KMC Hospital road due to heavy rainfall. As per the India Meteorological Department (IMD), depression would continue to move west-northwestwards and cross north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh coasts around Chennai by Thursday evening. Meanwhile, schools in Coimbatore also remained closed on Wednesday in wake of the red alert issued by the weather department.

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  • 8:11 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Chennai Rains: Visuals from Egmore High Road

    Chennai Rains: Visuals from Egmore High Road

  • 7:10 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has converted into a depression: NDRF

    Low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has converted into a depression: NDRF

  • 7:02 PM (IST) Posted by Nivedita Dash

    11 teams are deployed in Tamil Nadu, two in Puducherry and five in Andhra Pradesh: NDRF

    The low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal has converted into a depression causing heavy rainfall in a few parts of Tamil Nadu and is likely to cross the Chennai coast near Mahabalipuram by this evening. Due to the rainfall, the waterlogging situation has been created at some places in Chennai. To tackle the situation, 18 self-contained teams of NDRF have been deployed in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry in consultation with State authorities. Out of these, 11 teams are deployed in Tamil Nadu, two in Puducherry and five in Andhra Pradesh. Deployed teams are conducting evacuation work and providing help to the affected people in coordination with the local authorities: NDRF

  • 5:26 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Chennai Rains: Visuals from Akbar Sahib Street in Triplicane

    Chennai Rains: Visuals from Akbar Sahib Street in Triplicane

  • 5:23 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Depression likely to cross between south Andhra, north Tamil Nadu coast: IMD Chennai

    Depression likely to cross b/w south Andhra, north Tamil Nadu coast around Chennai by evening. As far as rainfall for next 24 hrs is concerned, a few places in Chennai, Tirvallur, Kanjivaram, Ranipet dist expected to get heavy to very heavy rain. Moderate rainfall is expected to occur in rest of the places in northern Tamil Nadu & in south Tamil Nadu light to moderate rainfall is expected to occur. Tomorrow we are expecting rainfall only in isolated places over Nilgiris, Coimbatore & Kanyakumari districts. 1-2 places in Vellore, Tirupathur, Tiruvannamalai, Chengalpattu expected to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall. 1-2 places in Dharmapuri, Krishnagiri, Salem, Kallakurichi districts likely to experience heavy rainfall. As far as Chennai is concerned, current rainfall activities continue & at a few places heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected and some places expected to receive extremely heavy rainfall: S Balachandran, DDG, IMD Chennai

  • 4:34 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Heavy rains over Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh likely to decrease from tomorrow

    Heavy rains over Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh likely to decrease from tomorrow

  • 3:56 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    Tamil Nadu: Heavy waterlogging in several parts of Chennai

    Tamil Nadu: Heavy waterlogging in several parts of Chennai

  • 3:04 PM (IST) Posted by Poorva Joshi

    TP Chatram Police Station's Inspector rushes man to nearby hospital

    TP Chatram Police Station's Inspector rushes man to a nearby hospital.

  • 2:58 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chennai: Streets near High Court Metro Station waterlogged due to incessant rainfall

    Chennai: Streets near High Court Metro Station waterlogged due to incessant rainfall in the city. We have deployed 11 teams in Tamil Nadu and two teams in Puducherry. 5 more teams on standby. All teams are self-contained with equipment to deal with all types of disasters. Advice to people is that if your house isn't flooded then stay indoors:Rekha Nambiyar, Senior Commandant, NDRF, 4th Battalion. 

  • 2:56 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Thunderstorm with heavy rain likely to occur at one or two places over several districts in next 3 hours: Chennai Regional Meteorological Centre

    Thunderstorm with heavy rain is likely to occur at one or two places over Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram districts in the next three hours. Additionally, thunderstorm with moderate rain is likely to occur at one or two places over Villupuram, Cuddalore, Kallakurichi, Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Namakkal, Perambalur, Ariyalur and Salem district of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kraikal in next three hours: Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai. 

     

  • 2:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin reviews food preparation

    Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin reviews food preparation at a centre from where cooked food will be distributed to needy people. State to provide free food through Amma Canteens till this current intense rain spell ends. He also held meeting with officials in Chennai.

     

  • 1:54 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Heavy crosswinds, arrivals at Chennai Airport to remain suspended due to severe rains: Chennai Airport

    Due to severe rains and heavy crosswinds, arrivals at Chennai Airport will remain suspended from 1315 hrs to 1800 hrs, today. Departures will continue: Chennai Airport.

     

  • 1:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    13 subways waterlogged will be cleared, 160 fallen trees removed: Kumar Jayanth, Principal Secy, Revenue Dept

    Due to overnight rainfall, there is waterlogging in parts of Chennai today. 13 subways waterlogged will be cleared, 160 fallen trees removed. In the last 4 days, almost 20 lakh people have given food packets in Chennai: Kumar Jayanth, Principal Secretary, Revenue Department, Tamil Nadu.

     

  • 1:37 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    14 people lost their lives in Tamil Nadu due to heavy rains

    Till now, 14 people have lost their lives in the state due to heavy rains: Kumar Jayanth, Principal Secretary, Revenue Department, Tamil Nadu.

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Rescue operations underway in South Chennai

    Tamil Nadu: Rescue operations underway in South Chennai, teams came from Pudukkottai, Salem, Ramanathapuram and Thanjavur. Around 150 personnel have come to Chennai for rescue operations, informs Senthil Rajkumar, Fire Station Officer, Chennai.

     

     

  • 12:13 PM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chennai: Tree clearing operation underway in Kodambakkam area

    Tamil Nadu: Tree clearing operation underway in Chennai's Kodambakkam area even as rain continues to lash the city. 

     

  • 11:54 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chennai: Rainwater enters ESI Hospital located in KK Nagar

    WATCH: Rainwater enters ESI Hospital located in Chennai's KK Nagar. All facilities including OPDs are operational here with the available manpower. The hospital wards including COVID19 wards are not affected, says Dr Mahesh of ESI hospital.

  • 11:33 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chennai: Marina beach flooded due to heavy downpour

    WATCH: Chennai's popular Marina beach flooded due to heavy downpour as a result of cyclonic circulation in the Bay of Bengal.

  • 10:25 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Areas in Chennai's Ashok Nagar remain inundated as rainfall continues to lash the city

    WATCH: Some areas in Chennai's Ashok Nagar remain inundated as rainfall continues to lash the city. As per the Met Department, Tamil Nadu's Chennai is expected to receive heavy rainfall today. 

     

  • 9:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Some trains suspended after Chennai witnesses heavy rains

    The office of Divisional Railway Manager of Southern Railway, Chennai on Thursday said that the majority of the services from MAS to Tiruvallur had been suspended due to waterlogging of tracks at Avadi and Ambattur. "Dear passengers, due to waterlogging of tracks at Avadi and Ambattur, most of the services from MAS to Tiruvallur have been suspended. There are delays on the north side towards Gummidipoondi due to heavy rains between Tiruvottiyur and Korukkupet. Please plan travel accordingly," said DRM, Chennai.

  • 9:30 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Chennai: Streets severely waterlogged in Kodambakkam, Ashok Nagar areas due to heavy rainfall

    Tamil Nadu: Streets severely waterlogged in Kodambakkam and Ashok Nagar areas of Chennai due to heavy rainfall.

     

  • 8:57 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Strong winds to prevail, extremely heavy to heavy rainfall likely to occur in 6 districts: Dy DG, IMD-Chennai

    The Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal lies about 140 km southeast of Chennai, to cross between north Tamil Nadu-south Andhra Pradesh around Chennai by today evening. Strong winds to prevail, extremely heavy to heavy rainfall likely to occur in six districts: Deputy Director-General, IMD-Chennai.

  • 8:13 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Incessant rain causes water-logging at several parts of Chennai

    Tamil Nadu: Incessant rain causes water-logging at several parts of Chennai.

     

  • 7:47 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Extremely heavy rainfall expected at one or two places in Chennai on November 11: IMD Chennai

    Balachandran, Deputy Director General, IMD-Chennai, said, "On November 11, extremely heavy rainfall is expected at one or two places in Chennai, Salem, Vellore, Tirupattur, Ranipet, Tiruvannamalai districts." He further said, "The low-pressure area over southeast Bay of Bengal is likely to concentrate into a Depression and cross north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra Pradesh coast between Karaikal and Sriharikota around Cuddalore by the evening of November 11."

     

     

  • 7:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sheenu Sharma

    Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain likely to occur at isolated places in some districts of Tamil Nadu: IMD

    Thunderstorm with heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur at isolated places over Thiruvallur, Chennai, Chengalpattu and Kanchipuram districts of Tamil Nadu within next three hours (issued at 3:55 am): IMD