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IMD warns of extreme rainfall in Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh; Red alert has been issued in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur, Chengelpet today.

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IMD warns of extreme rainfall in Tamil Nadu & Andhra Pradesh; Red alert has been issued in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur, Chengelpet today.
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23:34 IST, November 11th 2021
J&K: One terrorist neutralised in an encounter with security forces in Srinagar

On Thursday, one terrorist was neutralized in an encounter with security forces in Bemina area of Srinagar. 

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22:21 IST, November 11th 2021
Owaisi responds to Jinnah politics in UP; blames Partition on him & Congress

Casting aspersions on the name of Mohammad Ali Jinnah being brought up every now and then, AIMIM chief Asadudin Owaisi on Thursday asked 'How was the Pakistan politician related to Uttar Pradesh politics?'. Speaking to reporters, Owaisi pointed out that Jinnah was the man who pushed for partition and founded Pakistan. The AIMIM chief also blamed Congress and added that Pakistan was not created by the Muslims, as was the general assumption. 

The statement of Owaisi comes after Samajwadi Party's chief Akhilesh Yadav and SBSP chief Om Prakash Rajbhar hailed Jinnah. While Akhilesh Yadav counted him among India's freedom fighters like Mahatma Gandhi, Rajbhar said that the portion would never have taken place had Jinnah been made the Prime Minister. 

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21:47 IST, November 11th 2021
Biden- Xi Jinping virtual meet likely on Monday

US President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping will hold a bilateral virtual summit on Monday, Sputnik reported citing Politico. According to Russian media, no major deliverables are expected from the meeting but Biden and Xi are expected to discuss a range of issues including Taiwan, Hong Kong, Xinjiang, visa restrictions and more. 

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21:43 IST, November 11th 2021
CID to declare Param Bir Singh absconder & attach his properties; seeks Red Corner notice

In a key development in the extortion case filed at Marine Drive, sources informed Republic on Thursday that the CID is next going to initiate a procedure under sections 82 and 83 of the CRPC to declare the former Mumbai Police Commissioner as an absconder and to attach his properties. Besides the CID is going to write to the Home Ministry to issue a red corner notice against Param Bir Singh. This is in reference to the extortion case which was filed at Marine Drive Police station, in which apart from the former Mumbai Police Commissioner, 7 others namely DCP Akbar Pathan, PI Asha Korke, PI Nandkumar Gopale, Sunil Jain, Shrikant Shinde, Sanjay Patil and Sanjay Punamiya have been named. 

All 8 including, Param Bir Singh been charged under IPC Sections 387, 388, 389, 403, 409, 420, 423, 464, 465, 467, 468, 471, 120b, 166, 167, 177, 181, 193, 195, 195, 203,211,209,210,209,210,347,111,113,110. 

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21:21 IST, November 11th 2021
Tamil Nadu CM Stalin thanks relief workers for their service during rains and flash floods in the state

"Amid the incessant rains, I bow to the service of all those involved in the relief work, including the police, medical personnel, cleaners, and electricians who are working day and night to bring back to normal the lives of people of Tamil Nadu," said Chief Minister Stalin in a tweet. He had also shared pictures of relief workers working as flash floods affect the daily course in the state. 

 

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20:03 IST, November 11th 2021
Visuals of a waterlogged Egmore High Road in Chennai

Heavy waterlogging continues in Chennai following incessant rains. Visuals from Egmore High Road. 

 

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19:05 IST, November 11th 2021
NDRF control room closely monitoring the situation of rains and flash floods in Tamil Nadu, Andhra and Pudu

As per NDRF, to tackle the situation of waterlogging, 18 self-contained teams of NDRF have been deployed in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry in consultation with State authorities. Out of these, 11 teams are deployed in Tamil Nadu, two in Puducherry and five in Andhra Pradesh. Deployed teams are conducting evacuation work and providing help to the affected people in coordination with the local authorities.

'Around the clock NDRF control room is closely monitoring the situation and is in touch with state authorities,' NDRF said. 

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18:04 IST, November 11th 2021
Heavy rains in Tamil Nadu and Andhra likely to decrease from Friday: IMD

 

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17:30 IST, November 11th 2021
Visuals of waterlogged Akbar Sahib Street in Triplicane area of Chennai.

Heavy waterlogging in several parts of Chennai due to incessant rainfall. Visuals from Akbar Sahib Street in Triplicane, Chennai.

 

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17:10 IST, November 11th 2021
Republic reporting LIVE from various parts of Chennai as Tamil Nadu witnesses incessant rainfall & flash floods

 

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16:55 IST, November 11th 2021
Inspector Rajeshwari, who saved the life of a man presumed dead amid incessant rains in Tamil Nadu, speaks to the media

"I gave first aid after which I carried him. An auto came there, we sent him to hospital. I visited the hospital, his mother was there. I assured them to not worry and that the Police dept will support them. The doctor said that treatment is on and there is nothing to worry about," says Inspector Rajeshwari, who saved the life of a man presumed dead amid incessant rains in Tamil Nadu. 

 

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16:11 IST, November 11th 2021
Tamil Nadu's Minister of Revenue and Disaster Management appeals to people to avoid going out amid incessant rains

'Avoid going outside unnecessarily! Be careful and take precautions considering the heavy rain,' says Minister of Revenue and Disaster Management KKSSR Ramachandran. 

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15:59 IST, November 11th 2021
Vadapalani-Arumbakkam metro station in Chennai flooded

Heavy waterlogging in several parts of Chennai due to continuous rains. Visuals from Vadapalani-Arumbakkam metro station.

 
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14:47 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai rains: NDRF, Civic body, Police in action

In Chennai, TP Chatram Police Station's Inspector Rajeshwari carries an unconscious man, on her shoulders, to an autorickshaw in a bid to rush him to a nearby hospital. Chennai is facing waterlogging due to incessant rainfall"

 

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14:47 IST, November 11th 2021
NDRF deploys 11 more teams in Tamil Nadu & Puducherrry & '5 on stand by'

'We've deployed 11 teams in TN &2 teams in Puducherry. 5 more teams on standby. All teams are self-contained with equipment to deal with all types of disasters. Advice to people is that if your house isn't flooded then stay indoors," Rekha Nambiyar, Senior Commandant, NDRF,4th Battalion. 

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14:47 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai rains continue flooding major parts of city

'Streets near High Court Metro Station waterlogged due to incessant rainfall in the city'

 

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14:47 IST, November 11th 2021
Rahul Gandhi breaks silence on Chennai incessant rains

"The incessant rains in Chennai have become a cause for worry. Requesting our brothers & sisters in the state to follow all safety measures. And an appeal to Congress workers- please help in relief & rescue work. Take care, Chennai."

 

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14:30 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai rains: CM MK Stalin inspects food relief operations at Chintadripet Public Kitchen

"I have telephoned the Ministers of the districts and the Special Monitoring Officers and given them relevant advice regarding flood relief activities. Also, on the 4th day, I visited Chennai and inspected the Chintadripet Public Kitchen" CM Stalin shared on Twitter

 

 

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14:26 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai rains: Anna Nagar Inspector Rajeswari saves youth presumed dead

Netizen shared, "Anna Nagar Inspector Rajeswari who helped save a youth who was presumed dead in a tree fall and admitted him to the hospital in a timely manner! * Them On behalf of the Kovilpattinam Tamil Nadu Congress Party, we request the Hon'ble Chief Minister to honour them."

 

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14:26 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai civic body continues relied measures amid heavy rains & floods

Greater Chennai Corporation team along with the fire service, Navy and Police come to the fore for rescue in Jawahar Nagar, Zone 6.

 

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13:51 IST, November 11th 2021
IMD issues rainfall warning for November 11 in Tamil Nadu & Puducherry

Rainfall warning:

(i) 11th November: Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places & extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over north coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, north interior Tamil Nadu, south coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema and heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over South Interior Karnataka, Kerala and heavy rainfall at isolated places over north coastal Andhra Pradesh.

(ii) 12th November: Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, CAP, Rayalaseema south interior Karnataka & Kerala.

 

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13:51 IST, November 11th 2021
IMD notifies 'likely formation of a Low-Pressure Area over Bay of Bengal around November 13'

'Likely formation of a Low-Pressure Area over the Bay of Bengal around 13th November o A fresh Low-Pressure Area is likely to form over south Andaman sea and neigh around 13th November. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and become more marked during subsequent 48 hours' IMD stated. 

 

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13:40 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai Airport suspend operations 'due to severe rains and heavy crosswinds'

Due to severe rains and heavy crosswinds, arrivals at Chennai Airport will remain suspended from 1315 hrs to 1800 hrs, on November 11. Departures will continue. The decision has been taken considering the safety aspect of passengers and the severity of the wind.

 

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12:58 IST, November 11th 2021
Heavy downpour inundate Puducherry

'Heavy rainfall affects normal life in Puducherry, streets remain inundated' 

 

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12:52 IST, November 11th 2021
Death toll & damages amid Tamil Nadu rains surge

Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Authority has confirmed there exist:

  • 14 flood-related deaths 
  • 157 cattle lives lost 
  • 1,146 huts & 237 houses damaged & displaced

 

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12:48 IST, November 11th 2021
Rainwater enters ESI Hospital in Chennai; facilities operational

'Rainwater enters ESI Hospital located in Chennai's KK Nagar All facilities including OPDs are operational here with the available manpower. The hospital wards including COVID19 wards are not affected, says Dr Mahesh of ESI hospital'

 

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12:37 IST, November 11th 2021
CM MK Stalin constitutes team of 5 ministers to assess losses due to torrential rains

CM MK Stalin constitutes a team of 5 Ministers to assess losses caused by heavy rains to standing crops in delta districts; Periyasamy, Thangam Thennarasu, KR Periyakaruppan S Reghupathy, Anbil Mahesh Poyyamozhi and Siva V Meyyanathan are member-Ministers of the team

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12:09 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai rains completely inundate famous Marina Beach

'Chennai's popular Marina beach flooded due to heavy downpour as a result of cyclonic circulation in the Bay of Bengal'

 

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11:54 IST, November 11th 2021
Chennai's road/rail transport & businesses suffer losses amid heavy rains and floodings

Public transportation cramp down as Chennai's Metropolitan Transport Corporation suspended services of more than 1,000 buses due to waterlogging and floods. Out of 1,600 buses that were permitted by the MTC to operate, nearly 900 among them could not finish their trips. 

Services of three local trains have been cancelled along Thiruvallur route. railways informed that Gummidipoondi and Tambaram routes witnessed delays. 

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11:43 IST, November 11th 2021
Greater Chennai Corporation continue to pump water off clogged areas

'Robotic excavator is removing the garbage at the confluence point of Mambalam canal and Adyar river near YMCA'

'Metropolitan Chennai Corporation, Adyar Zone, Ward-174, Five Burlong Road is being drained by rainwater motor pumps.'

'Garbage that is flowing into the canal in Virugambakkam is been continuously removed.'