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The sunshine and the shadow side of this digital era A feast for book worms Raj Bhavan opened the gates for public Chevrolet Sail U-VA Launched Star studded city City Corner When the crowd will miss the roar Maruti Suzuki wins NIQR award Engineering colleges lose lustre Paranjoy on crony capitalism Million landmark and Rs. 200 crore influx by Yamaha Sathyabhamasat propels ahead This dabba has a cure for all your ailments K7’s Entrepreneurial Odyssey Water woes Pocket Therapist finds mention in Forbes Chennai airport to become solar-powered Medical miracle! Outlays and outcome – the long gap Vanakkam Chennaiyin FC A skinny affair Ennore Port excels Frontier Mediville attracts Japanese investments Reality Check Bewailing monsoons the new fad Book your water tanker Arnold visits Chennai Indian of the Year Meters return to the metro I know nothing else but cinema... Mexico opens Consulate in Chennai It is not only your noodle... Water wars begin From trash land to tourist spot Yamaha in the news The underground don zips through Working space for women by woman City Corner-June Know the start-ups in the city Colourful welcome at the Saidapet station A budget that butted into deficit Online approval of layout plans The sweet tooth of the city Self-sufficiency in dredging... Prithika Yashini takes charge... 377 yet young Talk your way and land in a job The auto gets a remake International conference on saving energy, environment 60 years of cultural and economic ties North Chennai booms TTV stumps all Perplexing communications Is Chennai now the accident capital? Technology handshakes with sanitation Hey Chitti! please take my order Must visit of 2014 He made Ranganathan Street so crowded... Keep in touch, anytime anywhere Google street view’s India competitor Realty bytes City Corner Thrills for the holiday season The 20-year itch of Hindujas ends India’s first online-only bicycle brand Nilam threatens the city Force Motors’ two new SUVs State VAT leads to inflation: a study Black outs will be knocked out How to roast 45 human beings alive Doing business is not so easy in Chennai CMRL takes off till airport Chennai soon to get an Aerospace Park Apollo targets a third of CV tyre market Tambaram tracks…. The worst is yet to come Read before you buy... Car-free Bessy The sweet killer Yes, you are safe! Two friends trigger a change Cricket comes calling to Chennai Chennai to Bengaluru as quick as pizza delivery Murugappas-focus on consolidation Presto! Bravo! A sweet marketing splash by Pattappas Aviation sector to grow three times... City Corner - Chennai Missing, but not missing the top spot Chennai, the noisiest city Chennai teachers rank low Metro chugs through the city India’s first 3D Museum Chennai Metro looking for revival It’s so cool! The curious case of Evgenii Berdnikov Indian media-operators of democracy Green energy, not really green? Overflowing garbage When Marina became the Tahrir Square Kollywood’s Mahabharatha When Chennai became Venice Planning the right energy Technologists to rescue A new technique to treat dry sewage Need for an integrated approach to medicine Metro mania Chennaites lose 7 crore to debit card frauds SGRI – a global research centre for building materials Boozing and driving Education a cause of concern An industry institution link… Building highs and lows A praiseworthy peer recognition Safe Trac-keeps track on your safety Metro chugs the green way Hawker’s paradise gets a permanent place Coimbatore backs up for Chennai Tamil Nadu Premier League launched Chennai Silks in flames Chennai gets its Imax
 
The worst is yet to come

With the gleaming sun already up and bright in March, the city can expect much higher temperatures in coming months, thanks to the El Nino effect, where the sea surface temperature becomes warmer and triggers extreme weather events. The floods during December were also related to this effect. Chennai faced such extremes during 1988 and 1998 and a data analysis by the Meteorological Department between 1950 and 2015 shows a clear sign of El Nino now. During this effect, the mean temperature rises by 0.5 degree Celsius between January and May. It’s time to keep us hydrated as the worst heat wave is yet to come.

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