The customs officials at Chennai International Airport seized 1.15 kg gold valued at Rs 59 lakhs.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) president MK Stalin held a protest rally in Tamil Nadu's Salem against Centre's farm laws on December 05.
IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra while updating on Cyclone Burevi informed that storm is expected to weaken into depression while moving westward across south Tamil Nadu in next 12 hours.
The IMD has forecast 'heavy to very heavy' rainfall at isolated places in north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal during the next 24 hours. Heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Lakshadweep today.
Putting an end to speculation, superstar Rajinikanth on Thursday said he will launch his political party in January 2020, and the formal announcement regarding the same will be made on December 31.
Cyclone Burevi: This is the second cyclone that is predicted to hit Tamil Nadu in a week. Last week, a very severe cyclonic storm, Nivar, had battered the southern state.
Gayathiri, an avid pet lover, has special love for dogs. Gayathiri, an IT employee, had utmost affection for the furry friends since childhood but due to her academics and busy schedule, she couldn't adopt one.
As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Nivar to move northwestwards and weaken further into a cyclonic storm during the next 3 hours.
Speaking on the 'Cyclone Nivar,' Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Randeep Rana on November 26 stated that the landfall happened yesterday at midnight and now the cyclone is weakening gradually.
Cyclone Nivar made landfall in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on late night of November 26 with both the cities witnessing rainfall and strong winds. The Marina beach area in Chennai was almost deserted in view of the cyclone.
Due to Cyclone Nivar, aircraft operations at Chennai Airport will remain suspended from 7 pm today to 7 am tomorrow.
National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) Director General SN Pradhan spoke on force's approach to manage effects of severe cyclonic storm 'Nivar' likely to make a landfall in southern states of India in wee hours of November 25.
Strong winds blow in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Nivar between Karaikal and Mamallapuram during midnight today and early hours of November 26.
Cyclone Nivar is expected to intensify into a "very severe cyclonic storm" and make landfall Wednesday. Severe cyclonic storm Nivar will cross the Bay of Bengal coast between Chennai and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram, triggering
Cyclone Nivar: Nivar will bring extremely heavy rainfall and winds between 120 and 130 km per hour, with gusts of up to 145 km per hour, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Chennai has said.
Chennai is witnessing rainfall on November 24. People are facing problem in commuting as heavy rainfall has caused waterlogging in many areas.
Dr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General of India Meteorological Department, on November 24, informed that extremely heavy rainfall are expected in coastal and north interior Tamil Nadu districts on November 25.
Ahead of 'Cyclone Nivar', a total of 22 teams are available on the ground and 8 teams are on the standby, informed SN Pradhan, Director General, National Disaster Response Force while addressing a press conference in Delhi on November 24.
The coastal areas of Puducherry are on high alert ahead of Cyclone Nivar.
After inaugurating various development projects in Tamil Nadu, Home Minister Amit Shah on November 21 said that the party is ready to debate with Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) and Congress over development in the state.