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Tamil Nadu Flood details - 2015

 Rainfall/ Precipitation in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

  1. Chennai, Tamil Nadu is endowed with on average 1541 mm (60.7 in) of rainfall per year, or 128.4 mm (5.1 in)     per month.
  2. On average there are 91 days per year with more than 0.1 mm (0.004 in) of rainfall (precipitation) or 7.6 days with a quantity of rain, sleet, snow etc. per month.
  3. The driest weather is in March when an average of 4 mm (0.2 in) of rainfall (precipitation) occurs.
  4. The wettest weather is in November when an average of 409 mm (16.1 in) of rainfall (precipitation) occurs.

Chennai flood affected areas map

 

Tamil Nadu Rains

  1. 1218.6 mm is the amount of rainfall Chennai city has received so far in November. (as on November 30, 2015 at 8:30 am IST), which is three times its monthly rainfall. The normal rainfall figures for November stand at 407.4 mm.
  2. 10 days is all it took for Chennai to cross its monthly rainfall average for November.
  3. 345 mm of rain recorded by Chennai in 24 hours on December 1. The city’s normal rainfall for December stands at 191 mm. Not only this, Chennai has also broken over a 100-year-old 24 hour rainfall record.

Tamil Nadu flood affected areas map

Tamil Nadu Floods Scenario

  • 4 lakh is the number of people who were shifted to relief camps by the state government.
  • 587 locations flooded.
  • 70,000 people rescued so far.
  • More than 250 deaths reported in the state till date.

District wise daily / seasonal  rainfall  distribution  for  Tamil  Nadu  & Puducherry

Date : 01.10.2015   TO 09.12.2015  RAIN FALL 2015

Name

Actual  in  MM

Normal  in MM

ARIYALUR

669.4

470.6

CHENNAI

1612.1

708.6

COIMBATORE

331.7

305.1

CUDDALORE

1215.6

603.2

DHARMAPURI

445.0

308.5

DINDIGUL

467.3

384.0

ERODE

391.9

293.7

KANCHEEPURAM

1808.6

577.5

KANYAKUMARI

712.1

461.8

KARUR

358.2

288.7

KRISHNAGIRI

441.0

272.2

MADURAI

395.7

381.2

NAGAPATTINAM

1339.0

786.5

NAMAKKAL

308.3

275.6

NILGIRIS

550.5

436.6

PERAMBALUR

524.1

391.0

PUDUKOTTAI

551.1

352.0

RAMANATHAPURAM

495.8

422.1

SALEM

481.1

344.3

SIVAGANGA

420.2

369.7

THANJAVUR

664.8

474.7

THENI

382.7

327.0

TIRUNELVELI

907.0

403.1

TIRUPPUR

344.3

290.2

TIRUVALLUR

1468.5

532.3

TIRUVANNAMALAI

589.5

406.4

TIRUVARUR

939.3

606.5

TOOTHUKUDI

544.7

373.7

TIRUCHIRAPALLI

438.8

350.6

VELLORE

745.3

319.4

VILLUPURAM

920.2

436.8

VIRUDHUNAGAR

454.6

379.3

 

 

Name

Actual  in  MM

Normal  in MM

KARAIKAL

1291.8

855.1

PUDUCHERRY

1552.1

727.8

 

 

 

District wise daily / seasonal rainfall distribution for Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Date : 09.12.2015 RAIN FALL 2015


Name

Actual  in  MM

Normal  in MM

ARIYALUR

5.4

8.1

CHENNAI

6.9

10.2

COIMBATORE

0.5

3.7

CUDDALORE

8.8

7.5

DHARMAPURI

3.6

4.1

DINDIGUL

3.9

3.4

ERODE

0.6

3.2

KANCHEEPURAM

10.7

9.8

KANYAKUMARI

20.5

3.1

KARUR

2.4

3.1

KRISHNAGIRI

0.8

3.0

MADURAI

1.1

2.1

NAGAPATTINAM

62.1

12.1

NAMAKKAL

0.8

2.1

NILGIRIS

8.6

3.4

PERAMBALUR

0.9

7.1

PUDUKOTTAI

31.2

3.2

RAMANATHAPURAM

9.5

2.5

SALEM

1.1

5.7

SIVAGANGA

9.2

1.8

THANJAVUR

30.1

6.5

THENI

0.4

2.1

TIRUNELVELI

19.5

3.2

TIRUPPUR

0.6

1.4

TIRUVALLUR

1.1

5.7

TIRUVANNAMALAI

0.8

4.9

TIRUVARUR

32.0

8.8

TOOTHUKUDI

6.2

1.6

TIRUCHIRAPALLI

7.4

4.0

VELLORE

0.0

4.8

VILLUPURAM

1.0

6.1

VIRUDHUNAGAR

0.7

2.5

 

 

 

 

Name

Actual  in  MM

Normal  in MM

KARAIKAL

35.4

16.8

PUDUCHERRY

7.1

6.0

 

 

Helpline Numbers are as follows:
           Emergency Toll Free Number: 1910
           State Emergency: 1070
           District Emergency: 1077
           Electricity:1912
           Fire & Rescue: 101
           Ambulance: 108
           Sewage overflow – 45674567, 22200335, Tree fall, waterlogging – 1913

 

Other Helpline Numbers:

           Tiruvottiyur: 09445190001, Manali: 09445190002; Madhavaram: 9445190003, Ambattur: 9445190007; Tondiarpet: 9445190004, Royapuram: 9445190005; Annanagar: 9445190008, Teynampet: 9445190009, Alandur: 9445190012, Adyar: 9445190013, Perungudi: 9445190014.
Flood Control Room: 28593990, 044-28410577,9445869843/47

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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