List of major rivers in tamil nadu

Rivers are major source of irrigation in tamilnadu. Let see some of major river that irrigates tamil nadu. Maximum rivers in tamil nadu are east flowing rivers and merges at bay of bengal.

The state recives 48% rain through the North East monsoon and 32% through the South West monsoon.

Source : Wikipedia




S.No Name Origin place Destination place Length
1 Bhavani River Silent Valley National Park in Kerala Kaveri River 135
2 Kaveri River Talakaveri, Kodagu, Western Ghats Kaveri Delta 765
3 Noyyal River Vellingiri hills, Western Ghats, Tamil Nadu Kaveri River 180
4 Cheyyar River Jawadhu Hills Palar River 180
5 Palar River Nandi Hills in Karnataka, India Bay of Bengal 348
6 Thamirabarani River Pothigai hills Gulf of Mannar 125
7 Ponnaiyar River Nandidurg in Chikkaballapur District of Karnataka, India Bay of Bengal at Cuddalore 400
8 Vaigai River Varusanadu Hills, Tamil Nadu, India Palk Strait, India 258