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Cyclone Gaja

Video: Man in cyclone-hit Nagapattinam threatens TN minister with sickle

Manian was visiting his hometown in Nagapattinam when he was challenged by a furious mob.

08 Dec 2018 10:04 AM

Centre approves release of Rs 353 crore to Tamil Nadu as cyclone 'Gaja' relief

The amount is an interim relief to help Tamil Nadu in providing relief measures to the affected people.

01 Dec 2018 6:59 PM

'Rise above politics', support cyclone affected people: Kamal Hassan to Kerala CM

Haasan wrote to CM, saying Cyclone Gaja has caused 'widespread damage and destruction to life and property' in coastal districts of TN.

27 Nov 2018 11:32 AM

Cyclone Gaja: TN govt seeks Rs 15,000 cr aid from Centre, CM Palaniswami meets PM

Tamil Nadu government has already released a sum of Rs 1000 crore for immediate relief and rehabilitation efforts in the affected areas. 

22 Nov 2018 6:18 PM

Chennai: School, colleges to remain shut amid heavy rain prediction

A few days back, Cyclone Gaja had created havoc in many parts of Tamil Nadu killing as many as 11 people.

22 Nov 2018 8:56 AM


Stars chip in their best for Gaja relief

It is learnt that some of the film personalities have started contributing towards the cause.

22 Nov 2018 6:11 AM

Stalin slams CM Palaniswami's visit to Gaja-hit areas, says relief work a setup

Stalin on Monday announced Rs 1 crore financial assistance for the relief and rehabilitation work in cyclone Gaja hit areas.

20 Nov 2018 4:12 PM

Tamil Nadu CM visits cyclone Gaja-hit areas, likely to meet PM Modi on Thursday

The chief minister, who announced a Rs 1,000-crore package on Monday for immediate relief and rehabilitation work.

20 Nov 2018 2:04 PM

Cyclone Gaja: DMK leaders to contribute month's salary towards relief work

The opposition party's trust fund will also separately contribute a sum of 1 crore towards relief activities. 

19 Nov 2018 1:51 PM

Death toll in Cyclone Gaja rises to 45, relief ops on war footing underway

Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said relief operations were going on a war footing and that extent of damage was still being evaluated.

18 Nov 2018 5:46 PM


Cyclone Gaja hits Tamil Nadu, 30 killed, many homeless

‘Gaja’, played hide and seek for over a week and finally struck with winds speeds touching 110 kmph.

17 Nov 2018 6:36 AM

At least 13 dead, over 81,000 affected after Cyclone Gaja hit Tamil Nadu coast

Six districts of Tamil Nadu and two in Puducherry were hit by the cyclonic storm which also brought heavy rains to the region.

16 Nov 2018 7:43 PM

11 dead as cyclone Gaja pounds coastal Tamil Nadu, over 80,000 evacuated

Families of deceased will be provided a solatium of Rs 10 lakh each from Chief Minister's Public Relief Fund, Palanisamy said.

16 Nov 2018 11:37 AM

Heavy rains as cyclone Gaja hits Tamil Nadu coast, over 76,000 evacuated

Rains lashed Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Thanjavur; trees uprooted and electricity supply disconnected.

16 Nov 2018 8:34 AM

Cyclone Gaja intensifies into severe category, landfall expected in TN tonight

At the time of landfall, wind speed of 80-90 kmph gusting up to 100 kmph and heavy rains were likely along the region, the Met office said.

15 Nov 2018 7:27 PM


Cyclone Gaja to hit Tamil Nadu today; Navy on alert, school, colleges shut

Over 30,000 rescue personnel have been kept on standby by state govt; NDRF has placed 8 teams in coastal areas.

15 Nov 2018 10:21 AM