Archive for the Monsoon 2019 Category

November 15, 2019

Monsoon 2019 : Mylapore Traffic police takes precautionary measures to protect CCTV cameras

Monsoon 2019 : Mylapore Traffic police takes precautionary measures to protect CCTV cameras

This monsoon, to prevent the malfunctioning of CCTV cameras by seepage of rainwater, the Mylapore Traffic police have arranged for protecting it. This evening, Galvanised Iron (GI) sheets were fixed over roadside CCTV cameras at San Thome High Road and […]

October 24, 2019

Monsoon 2019: contacts of TANGEDCO. Call when serious power problems arise

Have the power supply junction boxes of TANGEDCO in your area been raised to at least 3 feet above street or pavement level? This step was taken to prevent flood water during monsoon rain seeping into these boxes and also […]

October 23, 2019

Monsoon 2019: Chennai Corporation workers pruning avenue trees, filling large potholes

Monsoon 2019: Chennai Corporation workers pruning avenue trees, filling large potholes

Following the onset of monsoon, local teams of Chennai Corporation have started taking  measures to avoid any untoward incident during heavy rains. Over the past few days, civic workers are seen pruning the branches of public trees that could break […]

October 19, 2019

With monsoon, comes the big multi-coloured umbrellas

With monsoon, comes the big multi-coloured umbrellas

This nook opposite to Trimex Towers at C. P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet wore a colorful look last Thursday. The seasonal hawkers had spread  umbrellas of different colours and patterns for their sales this monsoon season. People who bought the big […]

October 18, 2019

Flooding inconveniences Mylaporeans

Flooding inconveniences Mylaporeans

Due to the steady rain on Thursday night, several streets of Mylapore were flooded. On Friday (Oct 18) morning, Mylaporeans pointed out that it was inconvenient for the motorists and pedestrians to wade through the flooded areas. Waterlogging was seen […]

October 17, 2019

Monsoon 2019: civic workers de-silt section of Buckingham canal in Mandaveli

Monsoon 2019: civic workers de-silt section of Buckingham canal in Mandaveli

Since the past few days, the Chennai Corporation’s contract workers are desilting a section of the Buckingham canal near the MRTS station in Mandaveli. This past week they were seen removing silt and muck from the canal’ s bed using […]

October 4, 2019

Chennai Corporation constructs recharge pits at Marina

Chennai Corporation constructs recharge pits at Marina

To avoid water stagnation on the service road off Marina Beach, Chennai Corporation has dug recharge pits in the sandy area adjoining it. A few weeks ago, when it rained heavily, water gushed through a hole and got collected here […]

September 23, 2019

Muck-filled drains lead to flooding in Abhiramapuram First Street: civic staff promises action

Muck-filled drains lead to flooding in Abhiramapuram First Street: civic staff promises action

Every time it rains, Abhiramapuram First Street that runs off Dr. Ranga Road gets flooded. And this sickens residents. They are frustrated because a series of complaints to the local Chennai Corporation office has not evoked a response that solves […]

September 10, 2019

Untapped rainwater gets wasted at North Mada Street

Untapped rainwater gets wasted at North Mada Street

Every time when it rains, huge volumes of water from the rooftops of several shops surrounding Sri Kapali Temple gets wasted and floods the mada streets. This was the scene at North Mada Street a few days ago. “Don’t these […]

September 6, 2019

RWH: Residents of Ranga Road construct recharge wells at their apartment complex

RWH: Residents of Ranga Road construct recharge wells at their apartment complex

After realizing the importance of rainwater harvesting (RWH), now the residents of Aditya Ashwin Apartments in Ranga Road, Abiramapuram are constructing recharge wells at their complex. Says V.Venugopalan, a resident, “We underwent an acute water shortage this year. During that […]

August 30, 2019

Heavy rains in Mylapore on Friday evening: untapped rainwater seen in many places

Heavy rains in Mylapore on Friday evening: untapped rainwater seen in many places

On August 30, Mylapore received heavy rain accompanied by strong winds and rolls of thunder. As the rain steadily increased after 5 p.m. office-goers who were returning home got affected. At North Mada Street, Mylapore people took shelter at the […]

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