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Cyclone Nivar Updates: Southern Railways resumes suburban products and services in Chennai; IMD components yellow alert in 7 Karnataka districts

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Tamil Nadu CM distributes reduction discipline material in Cuddalore

Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi Okay Palaniswami visited a reduction camp in Devanampattinam of Cuddalore district to meet folks tormented by Cyclone Nivar. EPS additionally disbursed reduction gives among them, stories ANI.

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As Cyclone Nivar weakens, fisherfolk hope to return to sea

As ”very severe” cyclonic storm Nivar, which crossed the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Wednesday, weakened into ”severe” cyclonic storm, the fisherfolk hope to return to their work quickly even because the nervousness has no longer affected the community powerful.

The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, which originated in Southwest Bay of Bengal moved northwest route and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts with a wind creep of 9 kmph from 11: 30 pm on Wednesday evening to 2: 30 pm nowadays, IMD told.

“We are ecstatic that cyclone didn’t affect us. A day ahead, we shifted all our boats and fishing win to a safe zone. Every boat prices ₹ 2 lakh and a bundle of fishing win is for ₹ 70,000. We are grateful to God that our property is safe now,” Sakthi Vel, idea to be one of many fishermen from Puducherry”s Eraiyanur village, suggested ANI.

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Torrential rains in Andhra Pradesh leave one dumb

Genuine existence was thrown out of apparatus as heavy to extremely heavy rainfall ranging from 6 cm to 30 cm battered no longer no longer up to half of Andhra Pradesh below the affect of cyclone Nivar, leaving one dumb.

One other farmer was feared washed away while NDRF personnel rescued two others from a reservoir in Chittoor district.

Per the Inform Anxiety Administration Authority, SPS Nellore, Chittoor, Kadapa, Krishna, Prakasam and East Godavari districts bought heavy to extremely heavy rainfall at more than 177 locations. Varied districts luxuriate in Anantapuramu, Kurnool, Guntur and West Godavari had been additionally receiving moderate to heavy rainfall below Nivars affect. 

-PTI

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DMK President M Okay Stalin visits Velachery situation in Chennai

DMK President M Okay Stalin on November 26 visited Velachery situation in Chennai and reviewed the difficulty in water-logged & residential areas, tormented by Cyclone Nivar. Stalin additionally disbursed food and garments to the locals, stories news company ANI.

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NDRF assigns 25 teams in Tamil Nadu, Andhra, Puducherry

Randeep Rana, DIG NDRF suggested ANI that 25 NDRF teams had been assigned, 15 in Tamil Nadu, 4 in Puducherry and 6 in Andhra Pradesh. “Cyclone is weakening frequently but it no doubt has doable to cause additional hurt. Precautionary measures being taken,” he added.

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IMD predicts heavy rainfall over coastal parts of Tamil Nadu, Andhra and Telangana

As per the IMD, heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated locations likely over north Tamil Nadu, last districts of Andhra Pradesh and southeast Telangana nowadays. Fishermen are suggested no longer to enterprise into SE and adjacent WC Bay of Bengal alongside & off TN-Puducherry and south AP cruise till tonight, stories MoneyControl.

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Southern Railway resumes suburban educate products and services

The Southern Railway has resumed the suburban educate products and services on a limited foundation, The Hindu reported. The click free up acknowledged, “The Workmen Suburban educate products and services, which was suspended earlier in seek for of Cyclone Nivar, would be operated from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m.”

“Educate products and services in three routes including Chennai Moore Market Advanced – Arakkonam, Chennai Moore Market Advanced – Gummudipoondi and Chennai Beach-Chengalpattu would be operated one and all hour in up and down directions,” the file added.

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NDRF personnel habits rescue and reduction ops in Puducherry

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Nivar weakens into cyclonic storm

The severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened valid into a cyclonic storm over coastal Tamil Nadu and it is set to additional weaken valid into a deep despair, the India Meteorological Division acknowledged on Thursday.

“Severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened valid into a cyclonic storm over north coastal Tamil Nadu. The cyclonic storm Nivar would proceed to transfer northwestwards and weaken additional valid into a deep despair for the length of subsequent 06 hours and valid into a despair by subsequent 06 hours,” the IMD acknowledged on its twitter address.

Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar made landfall terminate to Puducherry in the wee hours of nowadays whilst heavy rains lashed Tamil Nadu and the union territory main to inundation and uprooting of bushes.

Nivar additionally weakened valid into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed cruise terminate to Puducherry.

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Tamil Nadu CM visits water-logged areas in Chennai

Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam visits water-logged areas in Chennai to overview the difficulty after heavy rains battered the negate

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Orange alert issued in Andhra, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

The Indian Meteorological Division has issued an orange alert alongside the cruise of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh as parts of the two states and Union Territory receive heavy rainfall nowadays, stories The Indian Specific.

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Visuals from Chennai’s Madipakkam situation

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Yellow alert in Karnataka districts: IMD

The ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm Nivar, which is shifting towards northwest route is excepted to flip valid into a identical old cyclonic storm in the South Interior districts of Karnataka, India Meteorological Division (IMD), Bengaluru acknowledged on Thursday.

Bangalore city and neighbourhood are anticipated to receive light to moderate spells of rain with intermittent heavy spells of rainfall at a number of locations for the length of the following 48 hours, told IMD.

Meanwhile, Bengaluru urban and rural parts, Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Tumakuru, Mandya, and Ramanagara districts of Karnataka are liable to envision moderate spells of rain on November 26. IMD has issued a yellow alert in these areas.

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Three folks killed in rain-associated incidents in Chennai

No much less than three folks occupy died and three folks had been injured in rain-associated incidents in Chennai and surrounding areas after heavy rains lashed parts of Tamil Nadu, as cyclone Nivar made its landfall terminate to Puducherry.

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Over 470 folks evacuated in Vellore

In Vellore, a total of 5 huts had been broken, 15 bushes and four electricity poles fell resulting from the wind, roughly 14 acres of banana plantation had been broken, reported The Hindu. A total of 474 individuals had been accommodated in 16 reduction centres.

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Gentle showers in Bengaluru

Bengaluru on Thursday witnessed cloudy weather and light showers. The India Meteorological Division (IMD) has predicted typically cloudy sky with moderate rain in the town.

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Bus, metro products and services resume in Chennai 

The tropical storm, which originated in Bay of Bengal, compelled authorities in the southern states to repeat a public holiday till Thursday, terminate the Chennai airport and metro products and services.

Metro products and services in Chennai, shut earlier than landfall, resumed from 12 pm; bus products and services additionally resumed. The cyclone “has fully moved to the land, and “it has weakened valid into a severe cyclonic storm; it would possibly per chance per chance perchance perchance additional weaken valid into a cyclonic storm in the following six hours,” Dr S Balachandran, Director at Chennai’s Meteorological Division, acknowledged.

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No casualties reported in Tamil Nadu to this level 

Cyclone Nivar made landfall terminate to Puducherry in the early hours of Thursday, bringing heavy rains to the Union Territory and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, India Meteorological Division (IMD) acknowledged Nivar weakened valid into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed the cruise. 

There had been no stories of lack of existence in Tamil Nadu to this level resulting from the cyclone which uprooted bushes. Incidents of wall give plot had been reported from some parts of the negate. 

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Carefully monitoring notify in TN, Puducherry: Amit Shah

Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah acknowledged that the Centre is carefully monitoring the difficulty in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the wake of Cyclone Nivar which made landfall terminate to Puducherry last evening.

Shah acknowledged that the Centre has assured all abet from the Centre.

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NDRF on floor in Puducherry

National Anxiety Response Force (NDRF) personnel certain uprooted bushes in Kamaraj Nagar situation of Puducherry.

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E Palaniswai to seek the advice of with cyclone-affected areas in Cuddalore 

Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi Okay Palaniswai will leave for Cuddalore from Chennai at 11am on Thursday, Times of India reported. He would possibly per chance per chance perchance seek the advice of with affected areas in Chennai sooner than persevering with to Cuddalore, the worst tormented by cyclone Nivar.

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Chennai airport resumes operation

Officers on the Chennai World Airport occupy resumed flights products and services to and from the town. Operations at Chennai airport had been suspended from 7 pm on Wednesday to 9 am on Thursday owing to unfavorable weather stipulations in Chennai.

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Chennai airport suspends flight ops till 9 am nowadays

Officers on the Chennai World Airport occupy announced that flight operations will proceed to reside suspended till 9 am on Thursday, preserving in mind the safety of the traveller amid the existing weather. 

The official Twitter address of AAI Chennai Airport acknowledged “The closure of Chennaiairport resulting from cyclone Nivar stands extended till 9.00 hrs of 26.11.2020, on assessing the existing climatic stipulations and taking passenger safety as top precedence. The nervousness brought about is deeply regretted.”

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Public holiday in 16 Tamil Nadu districts 

The Tamil Nadu authorities has declared a public holiday in 16 districts on Thursday. These embody Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Tiruvallur, Villupuram, Cuddalore, Tiruvannamalai, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Kallakurichi, Tirupattur, Vellore and Ranipet.

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Cuddalore bought most rainfall at 246 mm: IMD

Per the IMD, Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu bought 246 mm of rainfall between 8.30 am Wednesday and 2.30 am Thursday while Puducherry bought 237 mm, Chennai 89 mm, Karaikal 86 mm, and Nagapatnam 63 mm for the length of the identical length.

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Cyclone Nivar to additional weaken in subsequent three hrs: IMD

Puducherry continued to receive rainfall as cyclone Nivar made landfall on Wednesday morning. Cyclone will now transfer northwestwards and weaken additional valid into a cyclonic storm for the length of the following three hours, says India Meteorological Division (IMD)

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Cyclone Nivar weakens into ‘severe cyclonic storm’: IMD

Cyclone Nivar made landfall terminate to Puducherry in the early hours on Thursday, bringing heavy rains to the Union Territory and neighbouring Tamil Nadu, officers from the India Meteorological Division (IMD) acknowledged.

“Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened valid into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’ after crossing the cruise terminate to Puducherry,” in response to the weather company.

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Chennai residents park autos on flyover

Sooner than the very severe cyclonic storm NIvar made landfall, residents of idea to be one of many worst hit areas for the length of the 2015 deluge in Chennai found a flyover
the safer negate to park their autos to avert their autos from getting submerged. Definite to lead certain of a repeat of the 2015 scenario when ratings of 4-wheelers had been stuffed with flood waters, a lot of residents of Madipakkam in the southern a part of the town left their autos on the margins of the bridge overlooking the Mass Quick Transit Machine railway situation in close by Velacherry.
     

With the house owners one after the opposite parking their autos, the bridge was lined up with swanky autos on both aspect of the overpass presenting a never sooner than considered spectacle, civic workers acknowledged.

PTI

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Landfall continues, tweets IMD

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Landfall route of begins, says IMD

As per the IMD’s 10.30 pm bulletin, Nivar touched the cruise and has started the landfall route of. “Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lies about 50 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 40 km east southeast of Puducherry. .Centre of cyclone to faulty cruise terminate to Puducherry  within subsequent 3 hours,” it acknowledged

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Depth of cyclone to diminish after 3 am, says IMD Chennai

The intensity of the cyclone will decrease after 3 am but rainfall is anticipated to proceed tomorrow, news company ANI quotes S Balachandran, IMD Chennai as saying.

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Landfall route of anticipated to birth quickly

In its 9.30 pm bulletin, the IMD acknowledged that the very severe cyclonic storm lay 60 km east of Cuddalore and 55 km southeast of Puducherry. It would likely faulty the cruise terminate to Puducherry spherical hour of darkness and the landfall proess is anticipated to birth in an hour, as per the bulletin.

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End’s and Dont’s for cyclone

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Nivar liable to faulty TN, Puducherry coasts in the darkish: IMD

 

Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar is liable to faulty the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram spherical Puducherry  in the darkish says, IMD.

Per The Hindu, IMD Chennai has warned that Cyclone Nivar is liable to preserve cyclonic intensity for roughly six hours after ladnfall. The cyclone is liable to weaken frequently  and resulting from this truth Ranipet, Tiruvannamalai, Tirupattur, Vellore districtsof Tamil Nadu and Chittoor, Kurnool, Prakasam and Cuddappa districts of Andhra Pradesh can inquire of extremely heavy rainfall, it acknowledged.

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#PHOTOS: Heavy rainfall causes waterlogging in a lot of areas of Puducherry

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Railways cancels over dozen special trains, offers fleshy refund

The Railways has cancelled over a dozen special trains on 25 and 26 November scheduled to both set from and terminate in the southern states of the nation in seek for of the upcoming cyclone Nivar, and equipped fleshy refund, stories PTI.

‘Nivar’ is forecast intensify valid into a in level of reality severe cyclonic storm and is liable to faulty the cruise between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry sooner than daybreak on Thursday, the India Meteorological Division acknowledged.

Owing to the onset of Cyclone NIVAR, Southern Railway has announced cancellation of a lot of special educate products and services to locations which would possibly per chance per chance perchance even be liable to be tormented by unparalleled rains/cyclonic landfall and to other locations resulting from operational difficulties.

For the trains fully cancelled by Railways in seek for of Cyclone NIVAR, fleshy refund of fare will likely be granted on mark cancellations. The time limit for availing refunds has additionally been extended to six months from the date of scurry, the Railways acknowledged.

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Heavy rainfall lashes Puducherry earlier than Nivar’s landfall

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NDRF deploys 30 teams on floor in Tamil Nadu, Pondy and Andhra

The National Anxiety Response Force has deployed 30 teams on the bottom in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh because the cyclone moves ahead from the Bay of Bengal towards the coastal areas, stories PTI.

Meanwhile, 20 teams had been saved on standby at Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh, Cuttack in Odisha and Thrissur in Kerala.

NDRF chief SN Pradhan says all preparations had been executed to “tide over the worst discipline that is build up by the cyclone”.

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Ashok Leyland closes Chennai plant as precautionary measure

 Hinduja Neighborhood flagship Ashok Leyland has closed the Chennai plant as a precautionary measure in seek for of Cyclone Nivar which is anticipated to faulty the cruise later tonight, a firm official acknowledged on Wednesday.

The city-essentially based mostly heavy business vehicle producer expects to resume operations on the flexibility from November 27, firm President-Human Sources, NV Balachandar acknowledged.

“Our Chennai plant is closed resulting from the cyclone as a precautionary measure. We inquire of to resume operations from November 27….as per the emergency protocols all preventive measures for the cyclone are in negate,” he acknowledged in a press free up.

“For the time being, we attain no longer foresee any lengthen for pleasing our present notify book,” he acknowledged.

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Pondy govt publicizes Thursday as public holiday

The territorial administration declared on Thursday a public holiday for all departments and academic establishments in Puducherry and Karaikal regions, stories The Hindu.

Already, Wednesday was a public holiday. With the cyclonic weather persevering with, the administration declared Thursday too as a public holiday for departments and academic establishments. The holiday is asserted below the Negotiable Devices Act.

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Over one lakh evacuated from Tamil Nadu: NDRF

Over one lakh folks had been evacuated across Tamil Nadu and more than 1,000 folks had been evacuated in Puducherry, says NDRF Director-Total SN Pradhan

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Visible from Marina Beach

Visuals from Chennai’s Marina Beach with tough winds because the cyclone is anticipated to set landfall in the darkish

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Landfall would possibly per chance per chance perchance happen after 2 am on November 26, says NDRF chief

“Cyclone Nivar would possibly per chance per chance perchance set landfall after 2 am on 26 November. Over one lakh folks had been evacuated across Tamil Nadu and more than 1,000 folks had been evacuated in Puducherry,” acknowledged NDRF chief SN Pradhan

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Cyclone Nirav intensified into ‘very severe cyclonic storm’

Cyclone Nivar has intensified valid into a in level of reality severe cyclonic storm and lay centered about 90 km east-southeast of Cuddalore and 150 km east-southeast of Puducherry, in response to IMD.

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Cyclone Nivar liable to faulty cruise tonight, says IMD

Gusty winds and rains lashed parts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday leaving a lot of areas inundated and authorities occupy housed over one lakh folks in shelters as severe cyclone ‘Nivar’ hurtled towards the cruise.

‘Nivar would intensify valid into a in level of reality severe cyclonic storm and it is liable to faulty the cruise between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry sooner than daybreak on Thursday, the India Meteorological Division acknowledged.

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Taken all precautionary measure to form out cyclone affect: NLC India

NLC India Ltd on Wednesday acknowledged it has taken all precautionary measures at its amenities and ensured preparedness in sectors, including mining and energy generation, in seek for of cyclone Nivar all set to faulty the Eastern cruise.

Particular individual teams had been set up to video display and form out the difficulty. A preserve watch over room, which would perchance feature spherical the clock, has additionally been set up to coordinate with authorities authorities, an official suggested PTI.

“The firm is additionally ready to meet the necessities of safety of the folks in neighbouring villages besides extending make stronger to the district administration,” he acknowledged.

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Chennai Metro will stop operations at 8 pm nowadays

Chennai Metro Rail has acknowledged that the last Metro Educate Services nowadays (25.11.2020) from all terminals will leave at 07.00 pm in notify to prevent the educate operations at 08.00 pm. Educate carrier will resume tomorrow searching on the weather stipulations. 

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Southern Railways declares educate diversions

Listed right here are the tiny print:

  1. 02296 Danapur – KSR Bengaluru Special educate
  2. 02577 Darbhanga – Mysuru Special educate
  3. 02642 Shalimar – Thiruvananthapuram Central
  4. 02509 Bangalore Cantonment – Guwahati Special educate
  5. 02295 KSR Bengaluru – Danapur Special educate
  6. 03210 Yeswantpur – Danapur Special educate
  7. 02512 Thiruvananthapuram Central – Gorakhpur Special educate

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Chennai Airport to reside shut from 7 pm nowadays

Attributable to Cyclone Nivar plane operations at AAI Chennai Airport will remain suspended from 1900hrs of 25.11.2020 (nowadays) to 0700hrs of 26.11.2020 (tomorrow), stories ANI. The choice has been taken pondering the safety aspect of passengers and the severity of approching Cyclone.

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Severe thunderstorm with heavy rain to happen over 8 districts, says TN govt

 The Tamil Nadu Inform Anxiety Administration Authority has acknowledged that a severe thunderstorm with heavy rain is liable to happen over Nagapattinam, Karaikal, Puducherry, Myladuthurai, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Chennai districts of Tamil Nadu within the following three hours.

Cyclone Nivar LATEST Updates: The ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm Nivar, which is shifting towards northwest route is excepted to flip valid into a identical old cyclonic storm in the South Interior districts of Karnataka, India Meteorological Division (IMD), Bengaluru acknowledged on Thursday.

The severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened valid into a cyclonic storm over coastal Tamil Nadu and it is set to additional weaken valid into a deep despair, the India Meteorological Division acknowledged on Thursday.

Bangalore city and neighbourhood are anticipated to receive light to moderate spells of rain with intermittent heavy spells of rainfall at a number of locations for the length of the following 48 hours, told IMD.

The tropical storm, which originated in Bay of Bengal, compelled authorities in the southern states to repeat a public holiday till Thursday, terminate the Chennai airport and metro products and services.

Amit Shah acknowledged that the Centre is carefully monitoring the difficulty in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the wake of cyclone Nivar which made landfall terminate to Puducherry last evening.

Operations at Chennai airport had been suspended from 7 pm on Wednesday to 9 am on Thursday owing to unfavorable weather stipulations in Chennai.

Officers on the Chennai World Airport occupy announced that flight operations will proceed to reside suspended till 9 am on Thursday, preserving in mind the safety of the traveller amid the existing weather.

The ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ Nivar has now weakened valid into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’, in response to the India Meteorological Division (IMD).

The landfall route of of very severe cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ has commenced and it would possibly per chance per chance perchance perchance faulty the cruise quickly, the Indian Meteorological Division acknowledged late Wednesday evening.

The IMD, on its twitter address acknowledged, “Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lies about 50 km east-southeast ofCuddalore, about 40 km east southeast of Puducherry. Landfall route of initiate [sic]. Centre of cyclone to faulty cruise nearpuducherry within subsequent 3 hours.”

Authorities in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry occupy taken a slew of measures to address the difficulty coming up out of the cyclonic storm, which has resulted in heavy rainfall in a lot of regions.

Over one lakh folks had been evacuated from the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in notify to “tide over the worst discipline” build up by Cyclone Nivar, the National Anxiety Response Force (NDRF) chief acknowledged on Wednesday.

The National Anxiety Response Force has earmarked a total of 50 teams ―with 30 being deployed on the bottom in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh ― in seek for of the cyclone shifting ahead from the Bay of Bengal towards the coastal areas.

Twenty teams had been saved on standby at Vijaywada (Andhra Pradesh), Cuttack (Odisha) and Thrissur (Kerala). SN Pradhan, the director identical old of the federal nervousness response pressure, acknowledged all preparations had been executed to “tide over the worst discipline that is build up by the cyclone”.

“As per stories last bought, the cyclone would possibly per chance per chance perchance set a landfall a runt later than earlier predicted and it would possibly per chance per chance perchance perchance be after 2 or 3 am on Thursday or on November 26,” Pradhan acknowledged in a recorded audio-visible message. The rate goes to be that of a in level of reality severe cyclonic storm which is 130-145 kms per hour with gusting winds, he acknowledged.

The landfall is anticipated to happen between Mamallapuram and Karaikal. “As per most up to date stories, more than one lakh folks had been evacuated across Tamil Nadu and in Puducherry about 1,000-2,000 folks had been evacuated by the local authorities and the NDRF,” he acknowledged.

He acknowledged there is “perfect coordination” between the negate and central authorities which are monitoring the cyclone and the pressure is ready with instruments equivalent to cutters and boats to abet rescue these trapped and make distinct resumption of identical old existence. “A total of 25 NDRF teams are deployed on the likely affected coastal areas of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh after consultation with negate authorities.

“Out of these, 15 teams had been deployed in costal districts of Tamil Nadu. Six had been positioned at Cuddalore, three at Viluppuram, two teams every at Chennai and Chengalpattu, while one group of workers every at Mayiladuthurai and Nagapattinam districts,” an NDRF spokesperson acknowledged. Moreover, three teams are deployed at Pondicherry and one group of workers at Karaikal, he acknowledged.

Three NDRF teams had been deployed at Nellore district and one group of workers at Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh, the spokesperson acknowledged. Sensing severity of the difficulty, 5 additional NDRF teams occupy additionally been saved on alert at Vijayawada and two teams at Vishakhapatnam for immediate backup, he acknowledged.

“In seek for of the present COVID-19 scenario, NDRF teams are equipped with appropriate PPE/special kits,” he added.

Chennai airport shut

The Chennai world airport has been closed till 7 am on Thursday amid unhealthy weather stipulations attributable to Cyclone Nivar, the civil aviation ministry acknowledged.

Gusty winds and rains lashed parts of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday, leaving a lot of areas inundated. Authorities occupy housed over one lakh folks in shelters because the severe cyclone hurtled towards the cruise.

“As a measure of safety and precaution, the Chennai Airport has been temporarily closed from 1900 to 0700 hrs IST resulting from the unhealthy weather stipulations attributable to Cyclone Nivar. Due coordination was executed with all stakeholders,” the ministry acknowledged on Twitter.

Naval ships, plane and rescue teams had been alerted and are saved on standby.

Nivar would intensify valid into a in level of reality severe cyclonic storm and it is liable to faulty the cruise between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry sooner than daybreak on Thursday, the India Meteorological Division acknowledged.

With rains drenching parts of the negate, authorities occupy evacuated over one lakh folks and housed them in shelters besides disconnecting energy offer in inclined areas as a precautionary measure.

While Chief Minister Okay Palaniswami declared Thursday a public holiday for 13 districts, a authorities notify included three more districts pondering the safety of oldsters in seek for of the cyclone.

Revenue minister RB Udhayakumar acknowledged 1,03,291 folks including children had been housed in 1,000 reduction centres. Food, water and all other necessities including masks to abet stop coronavirus had been made available to them in the comfort centres, he acknowledged.

A senior official acknowledged resulting from this truth, the amount has increased to 1,21,152.

Per the authorities, these folks had been housed in shelters at Ariyalur, Chengelpet, Chennai, Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Perambalur, Ranipet, Thanjavur, Tiruvannamalai, Tiruvarur, and Villupuram districts.

As a precautionary measure, electricity distribution was stopped to customers in a lot of regions falling below such districts and specifically areas that occupy overhead energy transmission lines witnessed energy crop support since midday.

Civic authorities in the period in-between removed banners and hoardings in a lot of districts including Chennai and Vellore ready for squally winds.

Police personnel positioned barricades in arterial roads and valuable intersections in coastal districts to bar circulate of autos and the authorities appealed to the folks to prevent indoors.

Southern Railway acknowledged eight trains including the Danapur-KSR Bengaluru Special had been diverted skipping Chennai and 10 trains including the Chennai Central-Coimbatore Special had been cancelled.

Beneath the affect of the cyclone, coastal and north interior Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kariakal regions are liable to receive rainfall at most locations with heavy to very heavy showers at a number of locations and extremely heavy rains at isolated locations.

Surplus water was released from Chembarambakkam lake, idea to be one of many predominant ingesting water sources to the town, because it almost neared its fleshy level, the authorities acknowledged.

PWD officers acknowledged 1,000 cusecs was released from the lake because the extent stood at 22 toes of the total 24 toes.

Chennai and its suburbs, which bought heavy overnight rains, continued to envision intermittent showers coupled with tough winds with low-lying areas getting inundated and water entering properties in such localities.

The authorities acknowledged it has nominated IAS official V Arun Roy to oversee reduction activities in Chengelpet district.

Civic physique officers acknowledged stagnant water was pumped out by deploying heavy accountability motors and fallen bushes had been being removed straight.

Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Tiruvannamalai, Cuddalore, Kancheepuram, Chennai, Chengelpet, Tiruvallur, Ariyalur, Perambalur, Kallakurichi, Villupuram, Tirupattur, Vellore, Ranipet, Nagapattinam are the districts where the holiday is appropriate tomorrow and Wednesday has already been declared a vacation.

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday acknowledged all AAP volunteers wants to be ready to abet wherever wanted.

The AAP national convenor acknowledged he hopes the Central and negate governments are equipped to address the difficulty.

“My prayers for the safety of coastal folks of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh from cyclone Nivar. Hope negate govts and central govt are all equipped to address this cyclone. All AAP volunteers wants to be ready to abet wherever wanted,” Kejriwal tweeted.

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