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Disaster Management in Coimbatore

Situated in the Western corner of Tamil Nadu, Coimbatore is one of the developed cities that hold a large number of textiles, manufacturingsmall and large scale industries. This beautiful city is surrounded by hills such as Anaimalai, Vellingiri, Anaikatty, Valparai in the Western Ghats. 

The south western and northern parts of the hill enable the city to enjoy a pleasant climate throughout the year. During heavy cyclone period, Coimbatore is expected to get more rainfall and the flash floods would cause damage in October-December every year.

National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA)

Disaster Management in CoimbatoreUsually, the mean and maximum temperature of the city during winter and summer vary from 35 degree celcius to 18 degree celcius. 

Some of the major rivers that flow through the district include Noyyal, Bhavani, Amaravathi and Aliyar. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) was established by the Prime Minister of India with the main aim to protect millions of people from all kinds of natural disasters. 

Here, the government authorities ensure to create awareness for the people regarding the need of pre-disaster management plans and other precautions to be taken. Places which are prone to flood are Krishnayarayapuram due to its proximity to Ammankulam, Uppilipalayam for its proximity to Singanallur tank, Ramanathapuram and Puliakulam as it is near to Valankulam.In the central and Muthankulam. Singanallur has also been highlighted as flood prone due to its proximity to Kamala Mill Kuttai.

List of Bridges across the Water Courses that are likely to be affected in the Event of Flood

Puliyakulam Village - Sungam By-Pass Road
Nanjundapuram Village - Nanjundapuram Low Lying Road
Chinnathadagam Village- Low Lying Road
Veerakeralam Village - Vari Pallam, Veerakeralam
Gudalur North Village – Idteri tharai Palam 

List of Public Buildings, Kalyana Mandapams used as shelters at the time of flood

Vignesh Mahal Puliyakulam
Address: 334, Puliakulam Rd, opposite Carmel Garden School, Ramasamy Nagar, Puliakulam, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 641045
Phone: 090470 37733

Kaleeswara Kalyana Mandapam Anuparpalayam
Address: 104, Kaleeswara Nagar, kattoor, -641009,, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu

Raja Rajeshwari Kalyana Mandapam Telungupalayam
No 62-A, Marthumalai Main Road, Pappanaickenpudur, Coimbatore - 641041

Telephone Numbers of Coimbatore Control Room

During the North East Monsoon period, control rooms have been opened at Coimbatore Taluk Office (North & South). In order to monitor the flood situation, special staffs and authorities are appointed in each of the Taluk office. Read more

 If you are interested to make a note of their contact numbers, then you can check out in the following list:

Coimbatore (North)-0422-2247831
Coimbatore (South)-0422-2214225
Mettupalayam-  04254-222153
Annur-  04254-2622260
Kinathukadavu - 04259-241000
Valparai - 04253-222305

Authorities Contact Details

Disaster Management Plan Coimbatore
Contact Number: 0422-2301114

The Revenue Divisional Officer,
Coimbatore Contact Number: 0422- 2300424

The Sub Collector,
Pollachi Contact Number: 04259-224855

Phone number : 0422 – 2301114 to 2301118
Fax no. : 0422 – 2301523
Mobile no : 94450-08133
Email ID : collrcbe[at]nic[dot]in
Toll Free No: 1077
Website: https://coimbatore.nic.in/

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