Cyclone Nivar latest updates Cyclonic storm to cross TN, Puducherry coast tonight or early tomorrow
Cyclone Nivar, which has already intensified right into a extreme cyclonic storm over the southwest Bay of Bengal, is probably going to cross the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Wednesday night time or early Thursday. It could additional intensify right into a “very severe cyclonic storm” with a wind pace of 120 to 130kmph gusting to 145kmph.
Nivar moved west-northwestwards with a pace of 6kmph previously six hours and lay centred over southwest Bay of Bengal about 300km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 310km east southeast of Puducherry and 370km south southeast of Chennai.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD), which had mentioned earlier that cyclone was going to make landfall within the night, up to date the forecast to late Wednesday in its 6am bulletin. Nivar is predicted to make landfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal.
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Cyclone Nivar about 320 km east-southeast of Cuddalore
The cyclonic storm Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal moved westwards with a pace of 05 kmph throughout previous six hours and lay centred at 5:30pm on Tuesday over southwest Bay of Bengal about 320 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 350 km southeast of Puducherry and 410 km east southeast of Chennai. It may be very possible to intensify additional right into a extreme cyclonic storm throughout subsequent six hours and into a really extreme cyclonic storm throughout subsequent 12 hours.
Cyclone Nivar possible to cross between Mamallapuram and Karaikal by midnight
Cyclone Nivar is probably going to cross between Mamallapuram and Karaikal throughout midnight of Wednesday and early hours of November 26, as per India Meteorological Department (IMD).
Officials to take away all of the hoardings in Chennai: Chennai Corporation Commissioner Thiru. Prakash has instructed officers to take away all of the hoardings/ banners and many others within the metropolis earlier than 12pm to keep away from any hazard, AIADMK mentioned in a tweet.
Heavy rain lashes Chennai: Tamil Nadu’s Chennai is witnessing heavy rainfall for the previous two days. During to the prevailing climate and Cyclone Nivar set to make landfall tonight, authorities declared a vacation on Wednesday, have banned public gatherings, and closed outlets and have mobilised 1000’s of rescue personnel.