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‘Nivar’ To Intensify Into Very Severe Cyclonic Storm; TN-Puducherry Coasts On High Alert

Bhubaneswar: Cyclone ‘Nivar’ is predicted to cross the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram as a really extreme cyclonic storm on November 25, mentioned India Meteorological Division (IMD) on Tuesday.

As per the most recent IMD bulletin, Cyclone Nivar will make a landfall on Wednesday between Karaikal and Mamallapuram as a really extreme cyclonic storm with wind pace reaching as much as 120-130 Kph and gusting as much as 145 Kph.

IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra mentioned, “Extremely heavy rainfall is expected in coastal and north interior districts of Tamil Nadu on November 25. The most vulnerable zone are the districts in north Tamil Nadu.”

Although there isn’t any direct impression of the cyclone on Odisha, heavy rain is predicted over elements of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema below the affect of the cyclone within the neighbouring states.

In the meantime, the Andhra Pradesh authorities has alerted all district officers and dispatched Nationwide Catastrophe Response Drive (NDRF) and SDRF groups to Nellore, mentioned catastrophe administration commissioner Okay. Kannababu as we speak.

Earlier, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi Okay. Palaniswami and Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasami relating to the state of affairs within the wake of Cyclone Nivar.

Modi assured all doable assist from the Centre to each the States which can face the wrath of the cyclone.

The Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Naval Space carried out preparatory actions to fight the consequences of Cyclone Nivar. As a part of the preparedness, 5 flood reduction groups and one diving crew has been saved prepared for deployment at Chennai.

The Nationwide Catastrophe Speedy Motion Drive (NDRF) DG Satya Pradhan mentioned that already 30 groups together with 12 groups in Tamil Nadu, 2 groups in Puducherry & 1 crew in Karaikal. three groups in Nellore & 1 crew in Chittoor and three groups pre-positioned in Vizag.

Whereas 22 groups can be found on the bottom, eight groups have been saved on standby to fulfill any exigencies arising out of the cyclone, mentioned Pradhan.

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