High winds are expected along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, with gusts up to 100 kmph. Copyright © 2021 Living Media India Limited. The 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was the most active North Indian Ocean cyclone season since 1992, with the formation of fourteen depressions and seven cyclones. — Sundaramoorthy (@ramsun_mukesh) November 16, 2018 The Coast Guard conducted aerial surveys of the affected areas. At the moment, though, GAJA is seeing maximum sustained wind speed of 65 kmph, gusting at 83 kmph. Read 10 key updates | Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated. Heavy rainfalls are also likely to commence over north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry from November 14 evening. Forming on November 5 as a low pressure system over the Gulf of Thailand, the system crossed through Southern Thailand and the Malay Peninsula and eventually crossed into the Andaman Sea. 76,290 people were evacuated from low lying areas and sheltered at over 300 relief centres in six districts including Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and Tiruvarur. 8:30 am: The severe cyclonic storm has weakened into a cyclonic storm, with wind speeds of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph, and has moved around 20 kilometres northwest of … © Copyright TWC Product and Technology LLC 2014, 2021, Position of Cyclone GAJA during Monday evening (image: TWC Met Team), Track forecast for Cyclone GAJA where red track represents the JTWC forecast and blue represents the MPAS forecast (image: TWC Met Team), Projected 24-hour rainfall accumulation due to Cyclone GAJA for Thursday (image: TWC Met Team), Preparing for an incoming cyclone: Dos and Don'ts. Ockhi Cyclone and its Impact in the Kanyakumari District of Southern Tamilnadu, India: An Aftermath Analysis April 2018 Conference: International Journal of Recent Research Aspects Cyclone Burevi likely to … Here’s a list of precautions that you can follow to stay safe and protect your loved ones, should the cyclone affect your area. Gaja Cyclone is around 60 kms from the coast, Skymet added. According to a statement by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO), 12,000 electric poles, 102 sub power stations, 495 power conductors, 100 transformers, 500 kilometer-long power lines have been damaged across seven districts -- Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Padukottai, Ramanathapuram, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Trichy -- in the state due to cyclone Gaja. 10 Dec 2018 Originally published 10 Dec 2018. States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh are expected to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall. The weak system intensified into a depression over the Bay of Bengalon November 10 and further intensified to a cyclonic storm on November 11, being classi… The wind speed at the time of the landfall was around 90-100 kmph. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the south and the central Bay of Bengal from Tuesday until Thursday. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. Chennai: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ‘red alert’ in Tamil Nadu for April 30 and May 1. It will move in westerly direction and weaken into a deep depression soon, private weather forecaster SkymetWeather said. The pressure is now around 977 mb and winds are gusting to 120 km/ph. Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Nov 28, 2018 - Gaja, the cyclone in Tamilnadu reminds us of an inconvenient truth - Climate Change is here. Nagapattinam district has been heavily damaged by #GajaCyclone. @SkymetWeather @JATINSKYMET. The cyclone was centered about 460 km northwest of Port Blair (Andaman Islands), 930 km northeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 980 km southeast of Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) on Sunday. Cyclone Gaja – 2018. The IMD has suggested a much larger area of possible landfall in between Cubbalore and Panban. It's peak intensity of winds and rain- tweeted vice president of private weather forecasting service SkyMet. "The way the @tnsdma (Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority) took preparatory efforts (to tackle the cyclone) is praiseworthy," he said. Now you can clearly see that half of the eye of Cyclone Gaja has entered the coast. Very heavy rainfall is expected in Tamil Nadu, where over 100 mm precipitation is possible. 4. Cyclonic storm Gaja landfall in Tamil Nadu makes Cuddalore the rainiest place in India at present with 87 mm of rainfall. Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16 th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. Position of Cyclone GAJA during Monday evening (image: TWC Met Team) Advertisement. The intensity of the wind will be less when the eye of cyclone falls on land and it will increase again gradually, said the Chennai MeT department. Several regions India with 87 gaja cyclone in tamilnadu 2018 of rainfall has intensified into a # depression... ( 30 ) concurred that groundnut yield was so low that we couldn ’ t the. Cyclone Maha gives heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, isolated heavy rains likely today also. #GajaCyclone is still maintaining its strength. India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 Format Situation Report Source. 13 November, 2018 TWC India. The cosatal areas of the state witnessed turbulent winds uprooting electricity poles and trees in Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam and Karaikal. It has potential to cause damage. ... Cyclone update for Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and eastern India. Heavy rain and strong winds will push into the coast and interior in the next 4 hours, the Indian Weather Man reported. TRICHY: Severe cyclonic storm Gaja that crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam in the early hours of Friday -- between 12.30am and 2.30am -- with a wind speed of 100-110kmph gusting to 120kmph brought heavy rain in the coastal districts, said the India Meteorological Department. Puducherry and parts of Kerala will be lashed with rain as well. The depression over the Bay of Bengal continues to move northwestward at 18 km/h. The IMD has issued a red alert to Tamil Nadu for Thursday, forecasting heavy to very heavy rain at a few places with extremely heavy rain at isolated places. The eye of Cyclone Gaja is now making a landfall. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palaniswami, speaking to reporters at Salem said that relief work will be taken up on a war-footing and that the work was already underway, news agency PTI said. Spoke to CM K Palaniswami regarding the situation in cyclone-affected areas of Tamil Nadu. As of November 15, 2018 at 22:00 IST Around 12,000 people have been evacuated across coastal Tamil Nadu ahead of landfall by the cyclone Gaja source @IndiaRedCross is in a state of alert. 189 people died due to heavy rains and flooding caused by Cyclone Nisha as multiple rainfall records were broken. However, another forecast Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS) has suggested that the landfall may happen further north towards Pondicherry. Those with severe injuries will be provided with Rs one lakh each while people who had sustained simple injuries will get Rs 25,000 as relief, he added. As per forecasts from the IMD, Cyclone Nivar is now moving at 18kmph speed towards the Bay of Bengal and getting closer to the Tamil Nadu coast. It will move in westerly direction and weaken into a deep depression soon, private weather forecaster SkymetWeather said. Use escape to clear. Nov 15, 2018 23:06 (IST) Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said that Cyclone Gaja is … Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has announced compensation worth Rs 10 lakh for the kin of deceased. WATCH: Latest India Weather Forecast: January 12, WATCH: Latest India Weather Forecast: January 11, Beautiful 'Rainbow Clouds' Spotted in Skies over China, Sky Watch: Amazing Astronomical Events On Display in 2021, Democratic Republic of the Congo | Français, State of Vatican City (Holy See) | Italiano. Afterwards, the wind speeds would decrease considerably as GAJA approached the coast. It is expected to make landfall later this evening. Electricity supply was disconnected Nagapattinam and in several other coastal regions in view of the cyclone's landfall. Four teams each of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel have been already deployed in Nagapattinam district, while two teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been deployed in Cuddalore district. Good #rains expected over #Coimbatore, #Dindigul, #Tiruppur and #Nilgiris for next few hours, winds will also be strong. Here are the safety measures you need to take, Eye of cyclone makes landfall; storm to cross land in next hour, Cyclone Gaja closing in on Vedaranyam coast as severe cyclonic storm, Cyclone Gaja: 13 dead in Tamil Nadu, trees uprooted, transformers destroyed, Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated. Event: Cyclone Gaja is predicted to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore November 15. At present it is in north west of #Dindigul #TamilNadu. Use up and down arrows to change selection. Rains expected over Coimbatore, Dindigul, Tiruppur and Niligiris for the next few hours as Gaja reaches interior Tamil Nadu, private weather forecaster SkyMetWeather said. - India Meteorological Department (IMD). on early Thursday morning. Will move in Westerly direction and would weaken into a #Deep Depression soon. Severe cyclone to hit Andhra Pradesh and Tamilnadu, warning issued Dec 14, 2018, 11:30AM IST Source: TNN Depression in the Bay of Bengal is likely to develop into a severe cyclone … 22 Nov, 2018, 01.29 PM IST Severe cyclonic storm Gaja makes landfall in TN, over 75,000 evacuated Cyclone Gaja made a landfall in Nagapattinam … Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Gaja was the sixth named cyclone of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, after Cyclones Sagar, Mekunu, Daye, Luban, and Titli. At present, #Cuddalore in #TamilNadu is the #rainiest place in India with 87 mm of rainfall. 9:25 am: Trees have been uprooted in Nagapattinam in the overnight rainfall and strong winds which hit the town due to Cyclone Gaja.NDRF teams are carrying out clearance work in the area. For weather & air quality updates on the go, download The Weather Channel app (on Android and iOS store). 21:54 (IST) 13 Nov 2018 ISRO set to launch GSAT-29, Cyclone still holds key Both the IMD's and Joint Typhoon Warning Center's (JTWC) forecasts indicate that GAJA will make landfall in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Cyclone Burevi Updates: Today the cyclonic storm is 470 km east-southeast of Pamban and 650 km east of Kanniyakumari. https://t.co/qXXKjkgq5p @News18TamilNadu @ChennaiTimesTOI. DMK President MK Stalin on Friday lauded the Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority for its efforts to tackle the severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja,' that has crossed the state's coast, PTI said. The India Meteorological Department's (IMD) forecast suggests that GAJA is very likely to move west­-southwestwards and intensify further into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’ over the next 24 hours. Satellite imagery also shows deep convection consolidating around the centre of the system--an indicator of a strengthening system. Of the two, JTWC's estimates indicate a comparatively earlier landfall, i.e. We'll seek assistance from central government after assessment is done by our officials in the affected areas, ANI quoted Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswami as saying. It will take an hour for the cyclone to completely cross from the sea to land. This story does not necessarily represent the position of our parent company, IBM. It is now over interior #TamilNadu, will soon weaken into a #DeepDepression and continue to move west. IMD forecasts a maximum wind speed of 80 to 95 kmph during landfall, while JTWC's forecast of intensity is slightly higher. Cyclone Gaja hit the Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and some parts of coastal Puducherry with heavy rainfall in Cuddalore and Pamban. Very severe cyclonic storm Titli was part of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season and makes landfall in Odisha’s Gopalpur and Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh. The wind speed in the core of the cyclone is around 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph. It remains the fourth wettest cyclone in India. It has potential to cause damage. Look for a Hurricane/Typhoon/Tropical cyclone between 12th May, 2018 and 18th April, 2018. The North Indian Ocean cyclone season has no official bounds, but cyclones tend to form between April and December, with the two peaks in May and November. Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: Cyclone Gaja is inching close to Tamil Nadu coast. #GajaCycloneUpdates. Cyclone Gaja has left a trail of destruction in the southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry, claiming the lives of at least 45 people. Nagapattinam district has been heavily damaged by cyclone Gaja. Type at least three characters to start auto complete. It also warned that a storm surge of around one metre above normal height is very likely to inundate low-lying areas of Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Pudukkottai and Ramanathapuram districts of Tamil Nadu and Karaikal district of Puducherry at the time of landfall on Thursday. For reprint rights: Syndications Today, Stalin lauds Tamil Nadu Disaster Management Authority for work to tackle cyclone, 81,948 people staying in 471 relief camps, Death toll in TN is now 23: Tamil channel, 12,000 electric poles, 102 sub power stations, 495 power conductors, 100 transformers, 500 kilometer-long power lines damaged, Assured CM Palaniswami all possible assistance from Centre: Rajnath Singh, Relief work will be taken up on a war-footing: CM Palaniswami, Rains expected over Coimbatore, Dindigul, Tiruppur and Niligiris for next few hours, Cuddalore: The rainiest place in India at present, Gaja to move in westerly direction from Dindigul, 11 killed in Tamil Nadu due to Cyclone Gaja, Heavy rain in several regions, trees uprooted, power supply cut, Gaja likely to weaken into cyclonic storm in next 6 hours, Gaja crosses Tamil and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam, Cyclone Gaja has arrived. The IMD, in its latest bulletin, has said a severe cyclonic storm is likely on November 14 in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Assured all possible assistance from Centre in mitigating the situation arising due to the cyclone: Home Minister Rajnath Singh. @SkymetWeather pic.twitter.com/jvNOoVwJ5w. He, however, said it is "necessary for the government machinery to act with the speed of a storm in taking up relief work.". Home Minister Rajnath Singh said he has assured all possible assistance to Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami in mitigating the situation arising due to the cyclone storm. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next 6 hours. Cyclone Gaja over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved further west-southwestwards and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam near lat 10.5, long 79.8 with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph during 12:30 am to 2:30 am on Friday (November 16), the MeT department said. Also watch: PM Modi assures support in view of Cyclone … Cyclone Gaja is at present in northwest of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. One aspect that both the JTWC and IMD forecasts agree on is that GAJA will keep at least 'Cyclonic Storm' intensity at the time of landfall. Reports are that the cyclone has destroyed over 2,00,000 trees, 1,00,000 houses and much more… Impact of Gaja on our farmers Cyclone Gaja is at present in northwest of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. The Cyclone in Tamilnadu – “Gaja” The cyclone in Tamilnadu, Gaja hit the east coast and areas in the interior including Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Thiruvaroor, Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam levelling everything on its way. Eleven people have been killed in Tamil Nadu in the wake of the cyclonic storm Gaja. The wind speed in the core of the cyclone is around 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph. Cyclone Gaja is blasting its way into Vedaranyam coast as a severe cyclonic storm. The JTWC forecast suggests that the landfall may happen around Nagapattinam. The severe cyclonic storm Gaja made landfall in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu around 1:40 am Friday. The cyclone will cross the coast of Tamil Nadu between Pamban and Cuddalore. Cyclonic storm GAJA, which originated in the Bay of Bengal (BoB), moved south-southwestwards on Monday and was located in the central BoB, 850 km from Nagapattinam at midnight. The government has announced helpline numbers 1070 (state-level) and 1077 (districts) for those who may need assistance. It will take about an hour to move over land. 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