Show us some love! This comes as … Home States Tamil Nadu Cyclone Nivar impact: Rivers, waterfalls in spate in Vellore region, flood warning issued "A flood warning has been issued to people residing in … As Tamil Nadu continues to battle heavy rainfall, flood warning has been issued for 12 districts that are in the downstream sides of the Cauvery River. A flood alert was in place in 12 Tamil Nadu districts as the Cauvery river overflowed with excess water being released into it from the brimming Mettur dam and submerged houses in Namakkal district on Sunday. A similar alert has been sounded for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry with a forecast of heavy rains. 3.00 pm: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami held a review meeting and asked his cabinet colleagues and officials to remain fully alert and take appropriate precautionary measures. New Delhi: With temperatures falling, an orange alert was issued by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday for the northern plains with a forecast of a cold wave for the next four days. DHARMAPURI: District administration issued a flood alert in Hogenakkal after the inflow of water rose to 35,000 cusecs on Monday. Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Agency said that 3,737 people were sheltered in 115 relief centres across the state. Water left paddy fields flooded and also entered habitations in parts of Tirunelveli city. A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and people living along the banks of the Cauvery and Bhavani advised to … Cyclone Nivar made a landfall near Puducherry on Thursday resulting in heavy rainfall to coastal and interior parts of Tamil Nadu. Get all the latest Videos and updates on Tamil Nadu Flood Alert only on News18.com. Several parts of Tamil Nadu have been lashed by North East Monsoon rains in the past few days. Several parts of Tamil Nadu have been receiving heavy rainfall since Wednesday, flooding low-lying areas. Theni, Madurai, Tamil Nadu: The good rains this year have meant that many dams in Tamil Nadu have filled up fast but along with that there have been problems. According to the European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations, 10,336 people were displaced. The officials said if the inflow continues to increase and the level rises up to 100 feet, water would be released from the reservoir into the Bhavani River which would merge with Cauvery. The 2015 South India floods resulted from heavy rainfall generated by the annual northeast monsoon in November–December 2015. “In 2015, 90,000 cusecs of water was released from the reservoir leading to a flood. Authorities on Wednesday sounded a flood alert in Tamil Nadu’s western and central districts and began evacuations even as the region has received deficient rainfall this monsoon. Due to heavy rain in Udhagamandalam, over 50,000 cusecs of water were flowing into the Bhavani River, Revenue officials said on Thursday. Flood alert sounded in Tamil Nadu, southern rivers in spate. Southern Tamil Nadu and southern Kerala are on high alert as Burevi inches closer to the southern shores. COIMBATORE: District collector K Rajamani sounded flood alert along the Bhavani river banks after the quantity of water that was released from the Pillur Dam was increased to 22,000cusecs (cubic feet per second) from 6,000 cusecs on Tuesday around 8am, following the water level in the dam touched 97ft against its maximum storage capacity of 100ft. Cauvery in spate, inundates low-lying areas in Tamil Nadu; flood alert sounded in 11 districts Several low-lying areas were inundated along the banks of Cauvery river and its tributary Bhavani in various parts of Tamil Nadu on Thursday in view of discharge of 1.60 lakh cusecs of water from the Mettur dam following heavy inflows from Karnataka. Chennai: As many as 17 persons including two children died as three houses collapsed after a large compound came crashing in Mettupalayam, about 50 kms away from Coimbatore in western Tamil Nadu … Flash flood detection. Read all news including political news, current affairs and news headlines online on Tamil Nadu Flood Alert today. The district administrations have instructed people in low-lying areas to move to relief camps or to safer places. The river water reaches Lower Bhavani Project Reservoir at Bhavanisagar. Flood alert issued for Cauvery river in six Tamil Nadu districts The collectors of Krishnagiri, Dharmapuri, Salem, Erode, Tiruchirapalli and Thanjavur districts gave the flood alert asking people living along the banks of the river, particularly those in low lying areas, to move to safer places in case of flood. A flood alert was sounded on Sunday to the people living on the banks of Bhavani river in and around Mettupalayam in the district following release of surplus water from Pilloor Dam. A flood alert has been issued to people living on the banks of river Bhavani in this western district of Tamil Nadu as a dam built across it has surpl Chennai rain, flood alert helpline phone numbers: In the wake of the flood alert that has been issued in parts of Tamil Nadu, the Chennai Corporation on … Flood alert has been sounded in more than 20 villages in Sathyamangalam, Gobichettipalayam and Bhavani in west Tamil Nadu. The Vellore district administration has sounded flood alert to villages on the banks of Palar river since the inflow is likely to breach the banks. Find all videogalleries including political news, current affairs and news headlines online on Tamil Nadu Flood Alert … An inflow of 6,000 cusecs in Thandarai dam across Cheyyar river in Tiruvannamalai has made officials alert 24 villages in Uthiramerur of Kancheepuram district since the water will reach near Perunagar of Kancheepuram. Erode: A flood alert has been issued to people living on the banks of river Bhavani in this western district of Tamil Nadu as a dam built across it has surplussed in the wake of copious rains in catchment areas, officials said on Monday. Get all the latest news and updates on Tamil Nadu Flood Alert only on News18.com. A flood alert has been sounded in eight villages near Gunderiapallam dam in the district by PWD and revenue departments as the dam has nearly touched its full level of … As well as Chennai, severe flooding was also reported in the district of Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, where roads have been blocked and a bridge washed away. Flood Alert Sounded on Tamil Nadu's Bhavani River As Pilloor Reservoir Set to Release Excess Water. Chennai, Aug 11: With districts of Tamil Nadu have been put on flood alert following heavy discharge of more than one lakh cusecs of Cauvery water by Karnataka. Due to heavy rain in Udhagamandalam, over 50,000 cusecs of water were flowing into the Bhavani River, Revenue officials said on Thursday. The river water reaches Lower Bhavani Project Reservoir at Bhavanisagar. Chennai, Aug 11: With districts of Tamil Nadu have been put on flood alert following heavy discharge of more than one lakh cusecs of Cauvery water by … “In 2015, 90,000 cusecs of water was released from the reservoir leading to a flood. Flood alert in Madurai. A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and people living along the banks of the Cauvery and Bhavani advised to … Cyclone Nivar has not even made landfall yet, but … Satellite data: EUMETSAT. The district administrations have instructed people in low-lying areas to move to relief camps or to safer places. The Public Works Department said 38,477 cusecs of water flowing into the Bhavani River reached the reservoir and the flow decreased to 35,067 cusecs during the day. Watch: Rare Gangetic dolphin beaten to death in Uttar Pradesh's Pratapgarh, No breakthrough in fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks, next meeting on January 15, Copyright © 2021 Living Media India Limited. They affected the Coromandel Coast region of the South Indian states of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. A flood alert has been issued in Madurai and Theni districts of Tamil Nadu as the people living on the edges of Bhavani and Cauvery have been urged to move to safer areas as three dams were opened and around two lakh cusecs of water was released. Support our journalism by becoming a TNM Member - Click here. Heavy rainfall was also reported from the suburbs of Chennai since early Tuesday. Chennai experienced heavy rainfall on Monday and Tuesday, forcing the water level at the Chembarambakkam lake to rise up to 25 cubic feet as opposed to its 24-cubic feet mark. Flood alert issued in Tamil Nadu, 3 houses collapse, 17 dead. Cyclone Nivar Tamil Nadu: What the government was not prepared is for Chennai city to flood on Day 1 of the cyclone alert. The district administrations of Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram have issued flood alert to several villages in these districts. DECCAN CHRONICLE. In January 2016, the state government issued a detailed final statement which said 421 people in Tamil Nadu had died of flood-related causes between 28 October, when the first monsoonal rains had arrived in earnest, through 31 December; however, relief workers alone had reported hundreds more who were missing, and various police reports had placed the death toll in the Chennai region alone at over 500 as … More than 500 people were killed and over 1.8 million (18 lakh) people were displaced. Up Next. Tamil Nadu: Flood alert sounded along Cauvery, Bhavani rivers; PM-Kisan scam: Assistant agriculture officer, driver arrested in Salem; Cop ends life in Tamil Nadu DECCAN CHRONICLE. A red alert was also issued for parts of Kerala. Cyclone Burevi that has hit Tamil Nadu, within a week of its recovery from Cyclone Nivar, has made water bodies reach their full capacity across the state. Cyclone Burevi can bring heavy to very heavy rainfall in the state and in Kerala between December 2 and 4. (Representational Image) A flood alert has been issued to people living on the banks of river Bhavani in this western district of Tamil Nadu as a dam built across it has surplussed in the wake of copious rains in catchment areas, officials said on Monday. Tamil Nadu's PWD announced the release of water from the Chembarambakkam lake to other water bodies in & around Chennai and Kanchipuram. The city and coastal areas of Tamil Nadu are bracing for cyclone NIvar, which is likely to make a landfall at night on Wednesday or early morning on Thursday (November 26). Coimbatore: With the Pilloor dam, near Mettupalayam in the district, likely to reach its full level of 100 feet by tonight, a flood alert has been sounded asking the people in low lying areas on the banks of Bhavani river to move to safer places. Coimbatore : With pounding Southwest monsoon for the last four days, almost all the water bodies in Coimbatore and neighbouring Nilgiris district are brimming to full, forcing the administration to alert the people living on river banks to move to safer places. After five years, the Poondi reservoir was opened since the inflow of water touched 10,254 cusecs on Friday. The district administrations have also alerted the residents of Perumpakkam villlage in Kancheepuram and Nemilichery village in Chengalpattu district. As a result of the heavy rainfall, the city authorities are preparing to release surplus water from the Chembarambakkam Reservoir. A flood alert has been issued to people living on the banks of river Bhavani in Erode, a western district of Tamil Nadu, in the wake of copious rains in catchment areas, officials said on Monday. The district administrations of Vellore, Tiruvannamalai, Chengalpattu, Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram have issued flood alert to several villages in these districts. Tamil Nadu: Flood alert issued for Cauvery river in 6 districts - A flood alert was issued along the banks of Cauvery in six Tamil Nadu districts today with Karnataka releasing more than one lakh cusecs of water into the inter-state river in the wake of heavy rains there, officials said today. In Sri Lanka, 57 houses were destroyed with 2,753 others being damaged. Chennai rain, flood alert helpline phone numbers: In the wake of the flood alert that has been issued in parts of Tamil Nadu, the Chennai Corporation on … Just a few days after cyclone Nivar hit Tamil Nadu, the Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that another cyclonic storm called Burevi is set to make landfall in southern parts of Tamil Nadu. Sources said the alert was issued as water inflow in the dam had increased earlier in the day and water is likely to … Tamil Nadu. Wall collapse claims 15 lives in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam; flood alert in Erode as heavy rains continue to lash state The collapse of a compound wall claimed 15 lives in Tamil Nadu's Mettupalayam district on Monday morning, as heavy rains continued to lash the state, ANI reported. The spate in Thenneri lake has resulted in flood alert to 10 villages of Kancheepuram district and 15 villages of Chengalpattu district. The Thenneri lake in Walajahbad taluk, Thandarai dam in Tiruvannamalai district, Madurantakam lake, Palar river and Poondi reservoir in Tiruvallur district are in spate and water is being released due to the increased inflow. CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu is all set to deploy an ‘intelligent flood warning system’ in Chennai, which will enable officials to get area-wise inundation details during … Flooding occurred in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, inundating the Chidambaram Nataraja Temple. Flood alert has been sounded in more than 20 villages in Sathyamangalam, Gobichettipalayam and Bhavani in west Tamil Nadu. A flood alert has been issued in the Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and people living along the banks of Bhavani and Cauvery have been advised to mov (PTI/File) A flood alert has been sounded in Theni and Madurai districts of Tamil Nadu and people living along the banks of the Cauvery and Bhavani advised to move to safer places, even as over two lakh cusecs of water was discharged from three dams, including Mettur. Satellite Cloud Tops Alert. The Central Water Commission (CWC) has issued a fresh flood warning for the coming 24 hours in areas of Coastal Tamil Nadu and South Coastal Andhra Pradesh, on Tuesday. Fresh round of Centre-farmers' talks fail to yield any result, what's next? Read full article. A flood alert has been sounded in more than 20 villages in Sathyamangalam, Gobichettipalayam and Bhavani in west Tamil Nadu. Heavy rains have led to an overflowing of dams and reservoirs in the state's Erode and Tirupur districts. The people of low-lying areas in Tiruvallur district and north Chennai received flood alert and were instructed to move to safer places. The city of Chennai and surrounding areas in the south Indian state of Tamil Nadu, as well as the adjacent Union Territory of Pondicherry (Puducherry), have experienced very heavy rains in recent weeks resulting in localized flooding, which has been severe in some areas. The previous cyclone to hit Tamil Nadu was Gaja in November 2018, which had claimed 46 lives and left a trail of destruction across seven districts in Tamil Nadu, leaving lakhs of people homeless. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, 20 villages in Tamil Nadu get flood alert, Heavy rains claim three more lives in Kerala, monsoon toll rises to 31, Kerala rains: IMD issues red alert for Wayanad, Kozhikode districts, Rain batters several parts of Karnataka, flood situation looms large. Representative Image. Flood alert in Hogenakkal following heavy inflow in Cauvery The continuous release of water into the river also increased the inflow into the Mettur Stanley reservoir considerably, officials said, adding, about a flow of 22,000 cusecs water per second was recorded in the river at the Hogenakkal area at 4-00 PM on Friday. Loading. This comes as a result of spate in several water bodies as a result of heavy rains in the catchment areas in the wake of Cyclone Nivar. The city and coastal areas of Tamil Nadu are bracing for cyclone NIvar, which is likely to make a landfall at night on Wednesday or early morning on Thursday (November 26). Tamil Nadu Rains LIVE: Schools and colleges are shut in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the Met department issued a flood alert after heavy rainfall in the state. (Photo: Reuters) The catchment area of the Pilloor dam has been receiving heavy southwest monsoon rains and also an inflow of 10,000 cusecs … The water bodies are filling up fast in the state, sources said. Treated like drug addict: Black doctor alleges racism at hospital; dies of Covid, What agitating farmers want, and why the Centre may not oblige, The Rajinikanth dilemma in Tamil Nadu politics, Battered Congress looks at hard road ahead, Centre has sought 45 lakh more doses of Covaxin, say sources, Get Real India: Declared dead in govt records, two men are fighting to prove they are alive, AIIMS chief Randeep Guleria urges all to get vaccinated, Ground Report: Tourist areas near LAC reopen eight months after India-China standoff, Farmers gear up for tractor rally on Republic Day. Thanks to the active north east monsoon, storage in the 71 ft high Vaigai Dam in Theni district has touched 68 ft and a second flood alert … Rivers in spate: Flood alert in Tamil Nadu districts. The level of the reservoir touched 92.77 feet against the full capacity of 105 feet. Cyclone Nivar has not even made landfall yet, but … Published Nov 14, 2015, 11:59 am IST. Authorities released 1,000 cusecs of water due to the heavy rainfall in the catchment areas of the reservoir. Thamirabarani river that was flooded due to release of nearly 30,000 cusecs from Papanasam and Manimuthar reservoirs on Tuesday left several low lying areas on the banks of the river inundated. Cyclone Nivar Tamil Nadu: What the government was not prepared is for Chennai city to flood on Day 1 of the cyclone alert. A flood alert was sounded on Sunday (September 20) to the people living on the banks of Bhavani river in and around Mettupalayam in the district following release of surplus water from Pilloor Dam. Chennai: Chennai was on Tuesday lashed by heavy rains, with severe waterlogging reported from several parts of the Tamil Nadu capital. 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