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November 17, 2017

Traffic alert: Heavy traffic on Royapettah High Road

A lorry has broken down near the Luz signal on R. H. Road. This has lead to heavy traffic moving very slowly from the Royapettah end of the road. Plan alternate routes, if you are headed that way.

November 8, 2017

IAS officer donates cash prize to men’s hostel in Mylapore

IAS officer donates cash prize to men's hostel in Mylapore

At the platinum jubilee celebrations of the Tamil daily Dina Thanthi held on Nov 6, senior IAS officer V. Irai Anbu, who received the S. P. Adithanar Literary Award from the prime minister Narendra Modi, has decided to donate the […]

November 6, 2017

Water logging at MRC Nagar; MLA assures residents of a permanent solution

Water logging at MRC Nagar; MLA assures residents of a permanent solution

The water logging issues for the residents of MRC Nagar, R. A. Puram started on Wednesday last week. Most of the roads were flooded with more than 3 feet of water, several residents were unable to move out of their […]

November 6, 2017

PM in city; traffic in San Thome, MRC Nagar could be regulated today

Traffic would be regulated from the R. A. Puram end to the Marina end on Monday morning / noontime as prime minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend to two functions in this part of the city. One function is […]

November 5, 2017

Traffic alert: Beach road is closed to traffic right now

In preparation for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the city tomorrow, the police are conducting some checks on the Beach Road. If you are heading out that way, choose other routes.

November 3, 2017

Underground parking of apartment totally under water; at Luz Avenue

It was a bleak repetition of what happened post  the Dec 2015 floods, for the residents of Saraswathi Flats on Luz Avenue. Due to the incessant rain last night, the sub-ground level parking lot of this apartment complex is totally […]

November 3, 2017

Kapali temple tank starts to fill up

Kapali temple tank starts to fill up

Due to the heavy rains in the area over the last couple of days, the tank at Kapali temple is slowly filling up. This is a picture of the tank shot this morning.

November 3, 2017

Record rainfall since Dec 2015; rain to continue today

Yesterday, the city received the heaviest spell of rain since Dec 1 2015.  IG Office, marina, received 290 mm total yesterday. In the Mylapore area, the day started off on a bright note, it was sunny till about 3 p.m.  […]

November 2, 2017

This web platform can share critical information in real time on flooding

A new web-based platform – RiskMap – which will enable people to share information in real time of flooding has been released just as the monsoon breaks this season. Citizen Consumer and Civic Action Group (CAG), a NGO based in […]

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 […]

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