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Chennai Floods Highlights: Light to Moderate Rains Likely Till Dec 11, Suzuki Motorcycle Launches Special Service Campaign For Flood-Affected Customers

Chennai Floods Highlights: Amid a flood-like situation in Tamil Nadu's Chennai due to heavy rainfall caused due to Cyclone Michaung, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh assured of all possible help from the Central Government, adding that the first instalment of the Central share to the SDRF amounting to Rs 450 crore has been released.

Chennai Floods Highlights: Light to Moderate Rains Likely Till Dec 11, Suzuki Motorcycle Launches Special Service Campaign For Flood-Affected Customers

Chennai Floods Highlights: Light to Moderate Rains Likely Till Dec 11, Suzuki Motorcycle Launches Special Service Campaign For Flood-Affected Customers

Chennai Floods Highlights: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin on Saturday announced relief measures for cyclone-affected people in the state, including Rs 6,000 per family through ration shops and Rs 5 lakh each for the families of people who died in rain-related incidents. Chennai is still grappling with the aftermath of Cyclone Michaung- induced heavy rains. Several areas in the city are still waterlogged while schools and colleges here have remained closed for the past week. India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast light to moderate rains in the city till Monday. Relief work is underway. Apart from funds from Central and State Government, many individuals, firms and organisations have contributed to the flood-relief works in the city.
Dec 10, 2023 | 11:30 AM IST

Health Advisory Cautions Chennai Residents Against Water-Borne Diseases

Chennai residents have been cautioned about the risk of vector and water-borne diseases in a health advisory released by the health department. The advisory urges citizens to consume purified water and promptly seek medical assistance if three or more cases of diarrhea or fever are identified within the same locality or street. The government is actively taking measures to curb the transmission of communicable diseases caused by water-borne and vector-borne sources, as per the advisory issued.
Dec 10, 2023 | 11:10 AM IST

Chennai Rain News LIVE: Heavy Rainfall Not Likely

The rain activity in Chennai has been under control since December 4. In the coming days as well, the IMD has forecast light to moderate rains on some days but heavy downpour is unlikely in the city during next week.
Dec 10, 2023 | 10:13 AM IST

Heavy Rains Cause Landslide in Coonoor

Traffic is affected after a landslide in the Burliyar area of Coonoor in the Nilgiris district following heavy rainfall in parts of Tamil Nadu.
Dec 10, 2023 | 08:13 AM IST

Chennai Flood News LIVE: Ahead of Half-Yearly Exams in Schools From Dec 11, Instructions to Headmasters

On Thursday, the Directorate of School Education issued instructions to chief educational officers, urging them to establish monitoring teams for a comprehensive visit to all schools in flood-affected Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, and Tiruvallur districts before their scheduled reopening on December 11. The directive emphasised the need for concerted efforts to ensure the timely reopening of schools and the smooth conduct of half-yearly exams from December 11, with an emphasis on minimising complaints. School headmasters were instructed to undertake campus and classroom cleaning initiatives. Additionally, they were advised to erect barricades along compound walls to mitigate the risk of mishaps.
Dec 10, 2023 | 07:33 AM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: MK Stalin Announces Rs 6K Financial Aid For Affected Families

Tamil Nadu chief minister M K Stalin on Saturday announced a financial aid of Rs 6,000 each to the flood-affected families and an enhanced compensation for various heads. The relief amount will be distributed in cash through the respective fair price shops in the localities. The relief amount to the families of those killed in the rain-related incidents increased to Rs 5 lakh from the existing Rs 4 lakh.
Dec 10, 2023 | 07:20 AM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Suzuki Motorcycle's Special Service Support For Flood-Affected Customers

Two-wheeler manufacturer Suzuki Motorcycle has rolled out free service support to flood-affected customers in Chennai and neighbouring districts, the company said on Saturday. This is aimed at reducing the financial impact of vehicle repairs faced by affected residents. The Indian subsidiary of Japanese automaker Suzuki Motor Corporation said it has activated dealer networks in Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to assist customers with free comprehensive checkups. The company would also support customers with free replacement of engine oil, engine oil filter, air filter, fuel filter among others till December. "The cyclone Michaung has had a severe impact on the lives and belongings of people as the affected cities got flooded. We have announced a special service campaign under which we are offering a comprehensive check-up apart from substantial support on labour and spare parts depending upon the severity of the impact each vehicle has had to withstand," said company Managing Director Kenichi Umeda.
Dec 10, 2023 | 07:18 AM IST

Chennai Weather Forecast LIVE: Light to Moderate Rains With Thunder and Lightning

Chennai is still grappling with the aftermath of Cyclone Michaung which crossed the city on December 4. Schools and colleges in the city have remained closed since last Monday in wake of the heavy rainfall and subsequently the flooding it led to. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast partly cloudy skies with light/moderate rain with thunderstorm and lightning in Chennai for the next two days. CHECK FORECAST HERE.
Dec 9, 2023 | 07:20 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: CM Announces Relief Measures

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has announced relief measures for cyclone-affected people in the state.Rs 6,000 per family will be given and this will be distributed through ration shops.Rs 5 lakh each for the families of people who died in rain-related incidents.Rs 8,000 will be given to people whose huts have been damaged. Rs 17,000 per hectare will be given to farmers if the loss to standing crops is 33% and above. Rs 22,500 per hectare for perennial crops and trees if the damage is 33% and above. Rs 8,500 per hectare for the rain-fed crops if the damage is 33% and above.Rs 37,500 for loss of cows and buffaloes.Rs 4,000 for loss of goats. Rs 1 lakh grant for Vallam type of boats damaged.Rs 7.50 lakh for mechanised boats damaged. Rs 15,000 for damaged fishing nets.
Dec 9, 2023 | 06:54 PM IST

Chennai Floods Live: Union Minister Review Flood Situation

Chennai Floods Live Union Minister Review Flood Situation
Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar checks how things are in Chennai after the cyclone.
Dec 9, 2023 | 06:18 PM IST

Chennai Floods Live: AIADMK Leader Distributes Rice to People Affected by Cyclone

Chennai Floods Live AIADMK Leader Distributes Rice to People Affected by Cyclone
In Tamil Nadu, AIADMK General Secretary Edappadi K Palaniswami gave out essential items like rice to the people who were impacted by the Michaung cyclone in areas like Royapuram, RK Nagar, and Tiruvottiyur in North Chennai.
Dec 9, 2023 | 05:55 PM IST

Chennai Floods Live: CM Announces Rs 6,000 to Each Family Affected by Cyclone

On Saturday, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin announced that each family affected by Cyclone Michaung will receive financial help of Rs 6,000. This assistance is meant to help and support families as they deal with the challenges after the cyclone.
Dec 9, 2023 | 05:01 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE Updates: 449 Trains Cancelled, 40 Diverted In 4 Days

Amid floods in Chennai due to Cyclone Michaung, the train services have been heavily affected across several parts of the region. The maintenance yards and tracks have been left underwater due to the heavy rains.
Dec 9, 2023 | 03:51 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE Updates: PM Will Continue To Monitor Situation In Chennai, Says Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar says, "...I will certainly brief the Prime Minister as soon as I go back to Delhi. I'm going back to Delhi today. He will continue to monitor this till Chennai fully recovers from this cyclone. Our Prime Minister has been completely focused on this for the last many days on making sure that Chennai and Tamil Nadu get everything that it requires to recover from this..."
Dec 9, 2023 | 03:35 PM IST

Chennai Floods: Rajeev Chandrasekhar Reviews Situation In Cyclone-Affected Chennai

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar reviews the situation in cyclone-affected Chennai.
Dec 9, 2023 | 02:31 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Southern Railway suffers ?35 crore revenue loss due to Cyclone Michaung

Southern Railways reportedly faced a significant revenue loss of about ?35 crore due to cancellation of trains. Cyclone Michaung wreaked havoc, causing extensive flooding in maintenance yards and tracks, resulting in the cancellation of trains.
Dec 9, 2023 | 12:22 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: 'We Will Help People Of Chennai In All Possible Ways': Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar says, "Prime Minister Narendra Modi is concerned about the people of Chennai. He immediately released Rs 1,000 cr for the district and has also directed me to visit here and meet the administration. He will stand by Chennai and give all possible help to the people of Chennai to recover from the cyclonic incident..."
Dec 9, 2023 | 11:26 AM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Hundreds still stranded, plants closed in Chennai

Volunteers waded through stagnant water to hand out food and supplies, and some manufacturing plants remained shut in southern tech-and-auto hub district of Chennai on Friday, four days after cyclone Michaung lashed the coast.(Reuters)
Dec 9, 2023 | 10:28 AM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Heavy Rain Results In Waterlogging Under Avinashi Flyover

Heavy rain in Coimbatore results in waterlogging under Avinashi flyover.
Dec 9, 2023 | 09:40 AM IST

Chennai Floods: Tamil Nadu Health Minister Distributes Relief Material To People

Tamil Nadu Health Minister Ma. Subramanian with deputy mayor Mahesh Kumar distributed relief materials to the people in Chennai Saidapet Gotha Medu playground
Dec 9, 2023 | 08:46 AM IST

Chennai Rains LIVE: ATMs Impacted By Waterlogging, Power Cuts In Few Regions

Waterlogging and power cuts in several flooded areas in Chennai and neighbouring districts have been reported due to Cyclone Michaung which has affected the functioning of ATMs. Digital payments have also been affected in a few regions due to network issues.
Dec 9, 2023 | 08:00 AM IST

Chennai Rains LIVE: Chances For Thunderstorm & Lightning In THESE Areas

Thunderstorm & lightning possible within 3 hours for Coimbatore, Tirupur, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Dindigul, Ramanathapuram, Thenkasi, Tuticorin, Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli districts and Puducherry.
Dec 9, 2023 | 07:05 AM IST

Chennai Rains: Heavy Rains Lashes Parts Of Coimbatore City Early Morning

Chennai Rains Heavy Rains Lashes Parts Of Coimbatore City Early Morning
Dec 8, 2023 | 07:59 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: More Than 1 Crore People Affected

Cyclone Michaung-induced rainfall has affected more than one crore people, per TOI. Tamil Nadu MK Stalin said the natural calamity was not just for Chennai but a disaster for the whole state.
Dec 8, 2023 | 07:30 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: MK Stalin Contributes One-Month Salary TO CMPRF

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has contributed his one-month salary to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund (CMPRF). He has also urged all the MLAs and MPs of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha to do the same.
Dec 8, 2023 | 07:17 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: North Chennai Faces Neglect Amid Oil-Mixed Waterlogged Streets, Snake Threats

Chennai is still dealing with the aftermath of Cyclone Michaung, which brought heavy rain and destruction. Despite the state government's efforts to provide relief and rescue, the residents in north Chennai feel neglected. For the past four days, they've been facing challenges without access to food, electricity, and communication.
Dec 8, 2023 | 06:58 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: E-Challans from December 3 to 8 Within GCTP Limits Cancel in Chennai

As Chennai faces the effects of Cyclone Michaung, the Greater Chennai Traffic Police (GCTP) shared today that they will cancel e-challans (traffic fines) made by cameras from Dec 3 to 8 at certain junctions within GCTP limits. It's a one-time decision to help people during this challenging time.
Dec 8, 2023 | 05:57 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: SBI General's Effortless Claims Settlement Up to Rs 10 Lakh

"SBI General follows a process of Express Claims settlement for losses of up to Rs 10 lakh for affected customers. Customers, who have experienced losses because of the floods and heavy rainfall, SBI General will waive the paperwork requirement wherever practicable," a company statement said, as per the PTI report.
Dec 8, 2023 | 05:25 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: Volunteers Navigate Flooded Streets to Provide Meals

Volunteers walked through standing water to give out food and supplies, and in the tech-and-auto hub district of Chennai, some factories stayed closed on Friday. This happened four days after cyclone Michaung hit the coast.
Dec 8, 2023 | 05:03 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: Chennai Mayor, Perambur Residents Clash Over Essential Items and Power Supply

Chennai Flood Live Chennai Mayor Perambur Residents Clash Over Essential Items and Power Supply
Chennai Corporation Mayor Priya was involved in a heated argument with upset residents from Perambur yesterday. The residents were expressing their frustration over the absence of essential items and power supply in the area.
Dec 8, 2023 | 04:35 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: Chennai Police Serves Hot Meal to Residents

Chennai Flood Live Chennai Police Serves Hot Meal to Residents
Police delivered hot meals to residents in low-lying areas using a boat. They ensured that the meals were served while still hot, providing essential support to those affected.
Dec 8, 2023 | 04:13 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: Trapped Workers Rescued in Chennai After Cyclone Michaung

On Friday, rescuers recovered the body of one of the two men who were stuck in a deep hole in Velachery, Chennai, for almost four days due to heavy rain from Cyclone Michaung. The men, an assistant construction engineer and a gas station worker, got trapped when a construction site, including a bus shelter and part of an LPG gas station, collapsed. A search is ongoing for the second person.
Dec 8, 2023 | 03:45 PM IST

Chennai Flood Live: ''1000 companies and 5000 MSME Units are Affected'' Says BJP chief K Annamalai

"Close to 1000 companies and 5000 MSME units are affected. Rajeev Chandrasekhar will visit the area tomorrow. Chennai is an automobile component manufacturing cluster. It is sad to see such a big industrial area underwater. We will take their representation to the central government," on his visit to the cyclone-rain-affected Ambattur Industrial Estate in Chennai, Tamil Nadu BJP chief K Annamalai said.
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:59 PM IST

Chennai Floods Live: Chennai Police Commissioner Sandeep Rai Rathore Distributed Relief Materials In Perambur

Chennai Floods Live Chennai Police Commissioner Sandeep Rai Rathore Distributed Relief Materials In Perambur
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:54 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: 'Chennai Has Come Back To Normal', Says Police Commissioner

On cyclone Michaung, Chennai Police Commissioner Sandeep Rai Rathore says, "Chennai is normal, all roads are free. There is no waterlogging on any major roads. People are able to move freely. All the facilities like the Airport, Railway station, and bus stand are open. Hospitals are easily accessible. People have started to work. Traffic police and law and order police have started performing their normal work. We don't see any problem in normalcy. We feel the Chennai city is resilient and it has come back to normal..."
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:48 PM IST

Chennai Rains LIVE: Tamil Nadu BJP President K Annamalai visits Ambattur Industrial Estate in Chennai

Chennai Rains LIVE Tamil Nadu BJP President K Annamalai visits Ambattur Industrial Estate in Chennai
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:42 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: North Chennai Residents Face Devastation and Neglect in Aftermath of Cyclone Michaung

Many areas in North Chennai, including Tondiarpet, Ennore, Pulianthope, Manali, Perambur, Pulianthope, Royapuram, Kodungaiyur, Korukkupet, and others, are heavily waterlogged following Cyclone Michaung. Residents report feeling abandoned, stating that no member of the legislative assembly (MLA) or local councillor has visited them to offer assistance. as per the Indian Express Report.
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:39 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Tamil Nadu Deploys 9,000 Officials for Cyclone Michaung Relief Efforts

Due to Cyclone Michaung's devastating impact on Tamil Nadu, the state government has deployed a massive force of 9,000 officials from other districts to aid relief efforts in Chennai, Chief Secretary Shiv Das Meena announced on Thursday.
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:35 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Tamil Nadu IAS Officers Donates To Cyclone Michaung Relief Fund

The Tamil Nadu IAS Officers' Association has pledged a day's salary from its members to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund, aiding the city's recovery from Cyclone Michaung.
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:19 PM IST

Chennai rains LIVE: Oil spill in TN's Kosasthalaiyar River causes health issues for residents

Heavy rains from Cyclone Michaung caused toxic water to mix with crude oil, leading to respiratory problems, skin rashes, and headaches. Read more
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:10 PM IST

Chennai Floods: NDRF team recovers one body from trench Velachery

After 4 days of search operations, the NDRF team traced one of the bodies in a late night operation.
Dec 8, 2023 | 02:01 PM IST

Chennai Rains: Trains Cancelled Today Due To Heavy Rains; Check List

Due to heavy rainfall, two train services have been cancelled on December 8:Train No. 06136: Mettupalayam to Udagamandalam, originally scheduled to depart at 7:10 AM, has been cancelled.Train No. 06137: Udagamandalam to Mettupalayam, originally scheduled to depart at 2:00 PM, has been cancelled.
Dec 8, 2023 | 01:57 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Rain Leads To Waterlogging in Patallam Area

Chennai Floods LIVE Rain Leads To Waterlogging in Patallam Area
Dec 8, 2023 | 01:47 PM IST

Chennai Floods LIVE: Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin Donates One Month's Salary to Cyclone Relief Fund

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin has pledged to donate his one-month salary to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund in support of the state's recovery efforts following the devastation caused by Cyclone Michaung. Stalin has urged all Members of Parliament (MPs) and Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) to follow suit and contribute to the relief fund.In a statement, MK Stalin said, "I am donating my one month's salary to the Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund to aid in the recovery from the havoc caused by Cyclone Michaung. I appeal to all the members of the assembly and parliament to contribute funds as well."
Dec 8, 2023 | 01:16 PM IST

Chennai Flooding LIVE:PM Modi Grants Rs561.29 Crore for Chennai Basin project

Home Minister Amit Shah stated today that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the first urban flood mitigation project in Chennai, providing 561.29 crore for "Integrated Urban Flood Management" activities in the Chennai Basin project.
Dec 8, 2023 | 01:16 PM IST

Chennai Flooding LIVE: Rajinikanth’s House Flooded Due To Heavy Rain

Superstar Rajinikanth's home in one of Chennai's most opulent suburbs was also spared by Cyclone Michaung and the subsequent floods. A fan's video shows a water-stagnated road in front of the Superstar's house. Following the recent rainstorm, the entire road is inundated in water.
Dec 8, 2023 | 01:15 PM IST

Chennai Flooding LIVE: Earthquake Hits Chengalpattu In Tamil Nadu

According to the National Center for Seismology (NCS), a moderate earthquake measuring 3.2 on the Richter scale hit Tamil Nadu's Chengalpattu area early Friday morning. The tremor struck at 7:39 a.m. local time, with its epicenter in the district's northern section at a depth of 10 kilometers.
Dec 8, 2023 | 01:15 PM IST

Chennai Rains LIVE: Death Toll Rises To 33

On Thursday, the death toll from Cyclone Michaung reached 33 across three states, with an additional six confirmed fatalities in Chennai., as per TOI
Dec 8, 2023 | 01:14 PM IST

Chennai rains LIVE: IMD Predicts Heavy Rainfall Till Tomorrow

The Chennai Meteorological Department has issued its latest weather bulletin, predicting Heavy rainfall with thunderstorms in several districts till tomorrow including Coimbatore, Nilgiris, and Tiruchirapalli. These areas are likely to experience waterlogging, traffic disruptions, and minor damage due to the expected rainfall. Chennai, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur, and Kancheepuram are expected to receive light rain.
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