Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full support

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Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; PM Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full suppo
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Cyclone Nivar brings heavy rainfall to Chennai; PM Modi dials TN, Puducherry CMs, assures full support

Amid the Cyclone Nivar warning, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in 4 Tamil Nadu districts within the subsequent 24 hours. Chennai, Kanchipuram, Thiruvallur and Chengalpet are the 4 districts. In its climate replace, the IMD stated that as per newest observations, intense convective clouds current over Chennai and adjoining areas of Thiruvallur, Chengalpattu and Kanchipuram districts have the potential to trigger heavy to very heavy rainfall in the course of the subsequent 24 hours.

Cyclone Nivar is predicted to intensify right into a cyclonic storm and really seemingly to transfer northwestwards and cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram round Puducherry throughout November 25 night as a extreme cyclonic storm with a wind pace of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has additionally predicted widespread rainfall/thunderstorm exercise over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal from November 24-26 and over south coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalseema and Telangana throughout November 25-26.

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The governments of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry are getting ready to face the influence of the climate system, as rains had been forecast within the respective states and Union Territory between November 24 and 26. The NDRF has fashioned 30 groups to launch rescue and aid operations in these states in view of the cyclone ‘Nivar.’ 

Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry concerning the state of affairs within the wake of Cyclone Nivar and guaranteed them of all attainable support from the Centre.

In a tweet, the prime minister stated, “Spoke to Tamil Nadu CM Shri @EPSTamilNadu and Puducherry CM Shri @VNarayanasami regarding the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar. Assured all possible support from the Centre. I pray for the safety and well-being of those living in the affected areas.

According to the latest bulletin from the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression and lay centered at 5.30 pm on Monday over southwest Bay of Bengal,about 450 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 480 km southeast of Chennai.

“It is probably going to intensify right into a cyclonic storm in the course of the subsequent 12 hours and right into a extreme cyclone storm in the course of the subsequent 24 hours.”

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