Archive for the Monsoon 2017 Category

November 4, 2017

Monsoon: on Friday evening many streets, road are dry

Monsoon: on Friday evening many streets, road are dry

The roads and streets of many neighborhoods presented a surprise picture on Friday afternoon – they were all dry, some bone dry. And this, after the extraordinary spell of rain the previous night. Be it in Abhiramapuram or Alwarpet, some […]

November 3, 2017

Proactive residents get storm water drains cleared before the moonsoon

Proactive residents get storm water drains cleared before the moonsoon

T. P. Scheme Road at Mandaveli had ankle deep water after the rains yesterday night. Today morning, however, the water had drained out (seen in the picture). The neighbouring streets, Raja Street and Velayutha Raja Street, Mandaveli too had no […]

November 3, 2017

Monsoon: Nov.3 morning: steady rain leaves many streets, roads flooded

Monsoon: Nov.3 morning: steady rain leaves many streets, roads flooded

The rains were steady and continuous since 7 p.m. Thursday and by midnight, water began to flood and rise on many streets across the Mylapore neighborhood. Water entered many houses and apartments on the ground floor.  A colony in R […]

November 2, 2017

Monsoon: updates from Corporation, Metro Water, TANGEDCO

Chennai Corporation An official at the Ward 126 office says the storm water drains have been desilted. All the motors used to pump out the water have been checked and the fuel needed for the motors to run have been […]

November 1, 2017

North-east showers: Schools stay closed, civic issues crop up

North-east showers: Schools stay closed, civic issues crop up

The monsoon season has just started, but civic issues cropping up are plenty. Potholes were seen at several roads in the neighbourhood, including Mundagakanni Amman Koil 4th Lane, Justice Sundaram Street, Mandaveli Street, Srinivasapuram at Pattinapakkam (seen in the picture) […]

November 1, 2017

School holiday declared today

Schools in the city will remain shut today also. Due to heavy showers the last couple of days, the rain water is stagnant in many areas in the city. According to Area Cyclone Warning Center, Chennai could see some morning […]

October 31, 2017

No rains yet today, sun comes out briefly

The day has been quiet so far, with no rains except for a quick drizzle earlier in the day. Post lunch, the clouds seem to have cleared and the sun is making an appearance too. Latha, who works at a […]

October 31, 2017

Traffic jams at arterial roads yesterday; Rain to continue all through the day today

Traffic jams at arterial roads yesterday; Rain to continue all through the day today

Traffic snarls at San Thome High Road and Dr. R. K. Salai were just one of the many issues that cropped up as a result of the rains yesterday. In several areas, the water logging was severe, probably due to the […]

October 31, 2017

Power outages in many parts of the area; schools declare holiday

Rains lashed the city last night. In the evening, from about 6 p.m. the heavy rainfall was accompanied by thunder and lightning. Many areas lost power last night due to heavy rains. Parts of Mylapore, Alwarpet and Mandaveli did not […]

October 30, 2017

Rains bring much needed water; and also water logged streets

Rains bring much needed water; and also water logged streets

It has been raining steadily from this morning. Though this has brought relief to the people, streets are already beginning to get water logged. Here is a picture shot outside Chettinad Hari Shree Vidyalayam, on Fourth Cross Street, R. K. […]

October 30, 2017

Heavy showers since morning; Schools stay open

Heavy showers since morning; Schools stay open

The much awaited rains are here. A little before 9 a.m. today morning it started pouring and is expected to continue throughout the day and into Tuesday. Most of the schools in the area stayed open. Children draped in raincoats […]

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