Cyclone Nivar, which rose in the Bay of Bengal, has gained momentum. Chennai has been raining continuously for the last 24 hours. The condition is that many areas are flooded. Former CM Karunanidhi’s house has also been flooded and its video is now going viral. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast it to turn into a dangerous cyclone.
According to the Cyclone Warning Center in Chennai, Nivaran Cyclone is currently 350 km southeast of Chennai. It is moving towards the north-west direction. It will cross Karaikal (Andhra Pradesh) and Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu) in the late evening or night. Winds can move at a speed of 145 km per hour while passing through here. 1200 rescue troopers have been deployed in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh to deal with the storm. 800 such Troopers are placed on standby. Railways have canceled 12 pairs of trains. It has been decided to dismantle many trains from the storm affected stations in advance.
- IMD DG Dr Mrityunjay Mohapatra says that the severity of prevention is gradually increasing. This can cause damage to raw houses, trees and crops. The storm will cause strong winds and rain. Puducherry and Karaikal will see the highest impact.
- During the storm on the coast, very high waves are expected to rise in the sea at both places. There is a possibility of water infiltration in the low lying areas of the districts on the northern coast. A warning has been issued to fishermen to stay away from the sea.
- Scientist S Balachandran of IMD Chennai said- Cyclone Prevention will reach Karaikal and Mamallapuram in Puducherry by Wednesday evening. Due to the impact of the storm, Tamil Nadu will continue to rain till 27 November.
8 ships of Coast Guard, 2 aircraft deployed In
view of the storm, 8 ships and 2 aircraft of Coast Guard have been deployed near Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast in the southeast of the Bay of Bengal. Through these merchant ships and fishing boats are being warned of the storm. NDRF teams are also advising people to take measures to prevent bad weather.
Prepare 30 teams of NDRF relief-rescue
DG of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) SN Pradhan, who went to the wake, said on Monday evening that Niwar storm deployed 12 teams in Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Andhra Pradesh. In these states, 18 teams have been placed on standby.