Adverse weather conditions :TN forest department bans devotees from visiting Velliangiri hills in Coimbatore

Chennai, May 31 (BPNS) The Tamil Nadu forest department has banned devotees from visiting the Velliangiri hills in Coimbatore district due to adverse weather conditions. With the southwest monsoon about to commence in a few days, the forest department has issued a directive for devotees not to climb the Velliangiri hills. Velliangiri hill trekking is […]

Yellow alert in four districts of Kerala, IMD predicts heavy rain in state till Wednesday

Thiruvananthapuram, May 26 (BPNS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced a yellow alert in Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam and Ernakulam districts of Kerala on Sunday. The weather department in its forecast also said that thunderstorms accompanied by gusty winds reaching speeds of 30-40 kmph are likely to occur in one or two places of Kerala […]

Heavy rains expected in TN after Nov 16

Chennai, Nov 14 (BPNS) Even as rains have taken a back seat following the Low-Pressure Area (LPA) moving into the Arabian sea across the Kerala coast, another Low Pressure developed in the Bay of Bengal would lead to heavy rains in Tamil Nadu from November 16. Weathermen have predicted that Chennai and adjoining areas will […]

IMD predicts moderate rainfall in several parts of TN

Chennai, Nov 9 (BPNS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast moderate rains in many districts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday.  Thunderstorms and lighting are also predicted across many districts of the state. Rains are expected in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Chengalpattu, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Thiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, Myladuthurai and Ramanathapuram districts on Wednesday. The statement was […]

Northeast monsoon sets in TN, IMD

Chennai, Oct 29 (BPNS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in a statement on Saturday said that the Northeast monsoon has set in Tamil Nadu from Saturday. The IMD in the statement said, “ The Northeast monsoon rains commenced over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikkal and adjoining areas of south coastal Andhra Pradesh from today, the […]

Northeast monsoon to hit TN from Saturday, Oct 29

Chennai, Oct 27 (BPNS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has in a statement said that the Northeast monsoon will hit Tamil Nadu from October 29 onwards. The IMD said that the monsoon is likely to hit South peninsular India from Saturday onwards. This is due to the northeasterly winds in the lower troposphere levels over […]