Amit Shah speaks to CMs of TN and Puducherry on post-Cyclone relief measures, IMD’s ‘perfect forecast’ appreciated

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Even as the Cyclone ‘Nivar’ weakened into a depression after making landfall near Puducherry on early Thursday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said the system was under continuous surveillance and the concerned state governments were being informed regularly in view of forecast of rainfall at many places in...

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Published on November 26, 2020 -  04:12
Cyclone Nivar crosses Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; CMs visit affected areas
Slammed by the severe cyclonic storm Nivar early Thursday, Tamil Nadu is likely to receive another spell of very heavy rainfall as a fresh low pressure area is expected to form in the Bay of Bengal from November 29 onwards, the IMD said. Cyclone Nivar, which hit the Tamil Nadu coast as a 'very severe cyclonic storm' in the early hours of Thursday, has brought heavy rains over the state, especially in its northern parts. Under its influence, Puducherry received 30 cm rainfall, the highest among the affected regions, followed by Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu with 27 cm precipitation. Nagapattinam recorded 6.3 cm rainfall, Karaikal 9.6 cm and Chennai 11.3 cm. The IMD has also issued an amber-coloured warning (second most dangerous in the list) for coastal Andhra Pradesh on November 27. Tamil Nadu chief minister and Puducherry chief minister reviewed the situation at the state and union territory respectively. Watch the full video for more details.

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