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Up to date: November 23, 2020 8:07:25 pm
Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka are bracing for a cyclone which is anticipated to hit its coastal cities on Wednesday. For greater than two days, a low-pressure system had prevailed within the south Bay of Bengal.
On Monday, the Indian Meteorological Division (IMD) stated that the system had intensified right into a despair and lay 630kms south-southeast of Chennai.
“It’s anticipated to maneuver northwest and cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on November 25,” stated the IMD’s bulletin issued at 9.30 am on Monday.
As soon as strengthened, the cyclone can be named Cyclone Nivar, a reputation proposed by Iran.
The climate division has additionally warned of squally winds over Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and north-east Sri Lanka because the system approaches the east coast, within the coming few hours.
Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal stay on ‘pink’ alert with the opportunity of heavy to very heavy rainfall forecast on November 25 whereas an ‘orange’ alert prevails for Rayalaseema, Telangana, south inside Karnataka and coastal Andhra Pradesh the place heavy rain is forecast throughout November 24 – 26.
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Fishermen have been warned towards venturing into the seas until Wednesday.
It is going to be the second cyclone shaped within the Bay of Bengal in 2020 after Tremendous Cyclone Amphan crossed the West Bengal coast in Could.
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