Thursday, Mar 23, 2023

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How unplanned development causes urban flooding

Explained: How Unplanned Development And Disregard To Natural Water Bodies Cause Urban Flooding

Experts say flooding in urban and peri-urban areas are happening due to unplanned waste dumping and continuous disregard for natural recharge structures like ponds, wetlands, and tanks.

01 August 2022

TN CM Tasks Panel To Find Permanent Solution To Avert Flooding

The Chief Minister, referring to his Tuticorin visit on Thursday, said people knew more than officials on the reasons for inundation and requested officials to factor in local wisdom in their proposals to avert flooding.

03 December 2021

India Meteorological Department Reveals That 100% More Rains In Southern States In November

In IMD parlance, departure means an increase or decrease (here increase) from the average mean temperature/rainfall of the given time period based on 30 years' records.

27 November 2021

TN asks Centre to upgrade IMD's technology, says it could not give timely forecast

Pointing to the surprise heavy rainfall here on December 30, Stalin, in a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah quoted extensively from India Meteorological Department-Regional Meteorological Centre's bulletins of that day.

01 January 2022

Inundation Woes Continue To Hassle People Of Tamil Nadu, Chief Minister Stalin Inspects Rain Hit Areas

In the wake of monsoon rains and water-logging, 15,111 medical camps have been set up in Greater Chennai Corporation localities in which over 4,88,000 people have participated.

30 November 2021

Chennai Rains: IMD Withdraws Red Alert As Depression Over Bay Of Bengal Crosses Over

The Indian Meteorological Department said the depression over Bay of Bengal has started crossing coast near Chennai.

11 November 2021

Tamil Nadu: Heavy Rains Leave 3 Dead; Chennai Areas Remain Inundated

Tamil Nadu: The intense spell is likely to be one of the heaviest witnessed in recent years, while police said three subways were closed and in view of inundation and traffic moved at a snail's pace in at least 14 arterial...

31 December 2021