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Monsoon arrives in Delhi ahead of schedule

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New Delhi: Monsoon arrived in the national capital on Sunday, 13 days ahead of schedule bringing relief from scorching heat but commuters were at the receiving end due to water-logging in various pla

Chennaiites irked by hot morning, flooded evening


Chennai: Thursday dawned with sun burning bright and motorists and commuters sweating it out on roads.  Soon after noon, skies opened up throughout Chen­nai ushering in waterlogging and traffic sna

Showers subdue heat wave in North India

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New Delhi: Heat-stricken people of North India heaved a sigh of relief as heavy to moderate rains lashed many areas this evening, bringing an end to the dry spell.
The rains, preceded by strong winds

Cyclone Mahasen may prove damp squib

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Chennai: Chennaiites might experience warm weather for a few days more. Relief is not in sight yet as the movement of the year’s first cyclone Mahasen is still unclear.
While Mahasen has followed the

Rain to hit coastal areas

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With the well-marked low pressure weakening in the Bay of Bengal, most places in the north coastal districts of Tamil Nadu would receive rainfall on Friday.

Weathermen have said that scattered rainfa

TN has got only 10% excess rainfall

With half the monsoon season gone, the state has received only 10 per cent excess rainfall. Madurai (- 39 per cent) and Tirupur (- 21 per cent) are already reeling under deficit rainfall for the seaso

Nilam refuses to leave AP, toll 25


Five days of relentless pounding by rain from Cyclone Nilam has left crops on over 5.25 lakh hectares of land damaged.

More than 12,000 houses have been damaged, and 67,000 people are living in relie

Rain wreaks havoc on monuments

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The crumbling of monuments and structures with historic and architectural significance after every torrential rain, has become a regular occurrence in the past few years at the UNESCO World Heritage S

Nilam ravages coast


Thirteen people died in rain related incidents as Cyclone Nilam's sting in the tail continued to lash the state four days after it made its landfall on October 31.

The toll now stands at 22 dead. Bes

67,819 people in Nilam-hit districts shifted to camps

The South Central Railway either cancelled, diverted or rescheduled several express and passenger trains leaving thousands of commuters stranded. Some of these services were restored later at night af

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