Current Affairs


  • Much anticipated northeast monsoon, which brings the bulk of rainfall in Tamil Nadu and other southern States, is likely to commence by October 30, 2016.
  • Commencement of North East monsoon rains over the southern parts of peninsular India.
  • The cyclonic storm Kyant over east-central Bay of Bengal was likely to move westsouthwestwards towards west-central Bay of Bengal.
  • Last year, the northeast monsoon wreaked havoc in Tamil Nadu, with a record downpour in December 2015, resulting in deluge in the four northern districts of Tamil Nadu — Chennai, Tiruvallur, Cuddalore and Kancheepuram.