New Delhi: spoke to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Chief Ministers Edappadi Ok. Palaniswami and V. Narayanasamy respectively and took inventory of the state of affairs within the wake of Cyclone Nivar on Thursday.
Within the telephonic dialog, the Dwelling Minister assured each the Chief Ministers of all doable assist from the Centre.
“We’re carefully monitoring the state of affairs in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry within the wake of Cyclone Nivar. Have spoken to CM Shri @EPSTamilNadu
and CM Shri @VNarayanasami and guaranteed all doable assist from the centre,” Shah stated.
We’re carefully monitoring the state of affairs in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry within the wake of Cyclone Nivar. Have spoken to CM Shri @EPSTamilNadu and CM Shri @VNarayanasami and guaranteed all doable assist from the centre. NDRF groups already on floor to assist individuals in want.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) November 26, 2020
The Dwelling Minister added that the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Power (NDRF) groups are already in place to assist the individuals.
The very extreme cyclonic storm Nivar crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts late Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning with an estimated wind velocity of 120-130 kmph, stated the India Meteorological Division (IMD).
The cyclone uprooted a number of bushes and energy traces in Tamil Nadu’s Cuddalore, Marakkanam and in Puducherry.
Energy provide in a number of areas was disrupted. The authorities are actually eradicating the fallen bushes.
Nivar weakens into cyclonic storm
The extreme cyclonic storm Nivar weakened right into a cyclonic storm over coastal Tamil Nadu and it’s set to additional weaken right into a deep despair, the India Meteorological Division stated on Thursday.
“Severe cyclonic storm Nivar weakened into a cyclonic storm over north coastal Tamil Nadu. The cyclonic storm Nivar would continue to move northwestwards and weaken further into a deep depression during next 06 hours and into a depression by subsequent 06 hours,” the IMD stated on its twitter deal with.
Very extreme cyclonic storm Nivar made landfall close to Puducherry within the wee hours of as we speak at the same time as heavy rains lashed Tamil Nadu and the union territory resulting in inundation and uprooting of bushes.
Nivar additionally weakened right into a extreme cyclonic storm after it crossed coast close to Puducherry.
(With Company Inputs)