Deep Depression intensified into a Cyclonic Strom ―NIVAR over southwest Bay of Bengal—(Cyclone Alert for Tamilnadu and Puducherry coasts- Yellow Message) (2) Deep Depression weakened into a Depression over Gulf of Aden and adjoining Somalia
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.
National Crisis Management Committee reviews status of cyclone ‘Nivar’ that is expected to hit coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry between Tuesday and Thursday.
Tamil Nadu braces for Cyclone Nivar Coastal Tamil Nadu, including Chennai, is expected to experience heavy rainfall as a depression in the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD). The cyclonic storm, which will be called Nivar, is likely to make landfall between Mahabalipuram and Karaikal on November 25.
District administrations in Tamil Nadu have been asked to move people to safety as heavy rainfall is expected.
CycloneNivar to make its landfall between #TamilNadu and #Puducherry on Wednesday.
NDRF rushes team to Cuddalore. Fishermen asked to stay away from sea. TN asks district administrations to move people live in low lying areas to safety.
The system is currently 500 km off Chennai and is barreling towards Tamil Nadu and is likely to hit the coast on Wednesday. Once the system concentrates into a cyclone, it will be named #Nivar, as per the naming guidelines set by the World Meteorological Organisation.