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In Chennai, gold has become cheaper than water, claims MP

27 Jun 2019

In Chennai, gold has become cheaper than water, claims MP

Courtesy dried up reservoirs and scanty rainfall, Tamil Nadu's capital Chennai has become parched. The metro city is reeling under an acute water crisis throwing normal life out of gear.

As Chennai lights up for Bhogi festival, flight services disrupted

13 Jan 2018

As Chennai lights up for Bhogi festival, flight services disrupted

Flight operations in Chennai were suspended today for at least five hours due to thick smog and poor visibility. This was because Tamil Nadu began Pongal festivities with the Bhogi bonfire.

Heavy rains lash Chennai once again, schools shut down

13 Nov 2017

Heavy rains lash Chennai once again, schools shut down

Heavy rains lashed Chennai once again yesterday, leading to waterlogged roads and inundation.

Northeast monsoon is active again, Chennai braces for more rains

12 Nov 2017

Northeast monsoon is active again, Chennai braces for more rains

Chennai is set to get rains again for at least three days as the northeast monsoon turns active once more.

Modi in Chennai: Highlights media's importance, offers flood assistance

06 Nov 2017

Modi in Chennai: Highlights media's importance, offers flood assistance

PM Narendra Modi landed in Chennai even as the city is witnessing heavy rains. Modi met CM Palaniswami and deputy CM O Panneerselvam; and after reviewing the situation, he offered central assistance for relief and rescue operations.

Chennai reels under heavy rains: 12 killed, schools remain shut

04 Nov 2017

Chennai reels under heavy rains: 12 killed, schools remain shut

Torrential rains continued to lash Chennai, crippling normal life and raising the death-toll to 12 from the northeast-monsoon that arrived on 27 October.

Chennai rain: City reels under severe waterlogging, showers to continue

03 Nov 2017

Chennai rain: City reels under severe waterlogging, showers to continue

Heavy rains continue to lash Chennai and surrounding regions in Tamil Nadu. Life has been thrown out of gear as the administration works on a "war footing".

Flight services disrupted in Chennai due to heavy rain

01 Oct 2017

Flight services disrupted in Chennai due to heavy rain

Heavy rain in the early hours of Sunday morning, and the resultant low visibility in Chennai has disrupted both domestic and international flight services to and from the city.