The wind speed was around 100-120 kmph at the time of the cyclone making landfall. Rainwater entering houses was also seen in some places in the western suburbs. [18] The Chief Minister of Puducherry V. Narayanasamy reported that the initial loss in agriculture and other sectors was estimated at ₹4 billion (US$54.2 million). At that time, high-speed winds at 50 kmph to 75 kmph are likely to blow. Heavy Rain due to Nivar Cyclone in Chennai CHENNAI: According to IMD, the cyclone over southwest Bay of Bengal moved westwards at a speed of 5kmph during past six hours and lay centred at 5.30pm about 320 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 350 km southeast of Puducherry and 410 km east southeast of Chennai. Tamil Nadu govt has declared a holiday and public transportation halted in seven districts. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after its centre crossed coast near Puducherry. 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Though Cyclone Nivar is now likely to weaken into a cyclonic storm, heavy rains will continue in Chennai … Cyclone Nivar crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between 11.30pm and 2.30am as a very severe cyclonic storm with an estimated wind speed of 120kmph to 130kmph. Chennai and other parts of North TN saw gusty winds touching 60-70kmph on 24,25 November.Several roads were closed in the area of the Greater Chennai Corporation were closed due to waterlogging. The eighth depression and fourth named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, Nivar originated from a disturbance in the Intertropical Convergence Zone. "The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar over Southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 9 kmph during past six hours and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts near Puducherry from 11:30 pm on Wednesday night to 2:30 am today as a very severe cyclonic storm with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph," the IMD said. Chennai: Cyclone Nivar made a late-night landfall near Puducherry. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to make landfall on the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast late Wednesday night, has already intensified into a ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Nivar was a tropical cyclone which brought severe impacts to portions of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in late November of 2020. Photo: Shutterstock. CHENNAI: All three major ports in and around Chennai hoisted level 6 warning signals and shut their gates for operations as Chennai braces for Cyclone Nivar … Very severe cyclonic storm Nivar hit the coast of Tamil Nadu in the late hours of Thursday, 25 November. Chennai: Cyclone Nivar made a late-night landfall near Puducherry. According to Area Cyclone Warning Centre-Chennai, the cyclone is expected to cross between Mamallapuram and Karaikal late on Wednesday with a wind speed of up to 145kmph. CHENNAI: All three major ports in and around Chennai hoisted level 6 warning signals and shut their gates for operations as Chennai braces for Cyclone Nivar … Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], November 25 (ANI): In view of Cyclone Nivar, aircraft operations at Chennai airport will remain suspended from 7 … Chennai: All eyes are set on the deep depression that has been forming over the southwest Bay of Bengal that has now intensified into a cyclonic storm and has been named Nivar. Cyclone Nivar Latest News LIVE: Chennai Metro services to resume at 12 pm Chennai Metro services to resume at 12 pm, was suspended last night ahead of Cyclone Nivar … Cyclone Nivar, which is moving at a speed of 100-120 km/hour, according to the IMD, had on Wednesday moved about 350 km southeast of Puducherry and 410 km east southeast of Chennai The cyclone is expected to make landfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal on November 25 late evening with a wind speed of upto 120 kmph, according to … It made a landfall in Karaikal, Puducherry on the midnight of November 25. [15] The Greater Chennai Corporation removed uprooted trees from 223 roads. Meanwhile, rains lashed Chennai as Cyclone Nivar lay 350 km South-East of Chennai moving North-West. [10], On November 26, the IMD issued yellow alert in several parts of Karnataka including Bengaluru. [16] Five people were reported dead in Tamil Nadu. Landfall will be around puducherry during … [14] Many areas including Madipakkam, Velachery, Adambakkam and suburbs around Tambaram and low lying regions along the river Adyar were flooded. CHENNAI: The Indian Institute of Technology-Madras (IIT-M) researchers and students undertook a data collection exercise amidst the heavy rains and winds during Cyclone Nivar … The weather formation was about 90 km east-southeast … [1], On November 22, an area of low pressure was formed in the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Tamil Nadu. When it enters into the land it’s speed will range between 120 to 140 km/hour. Overall, Nivar caused $600 million dollars in damages. Water logging was witnessed in many parts of Chennai, due to heavy rainfall ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall. The meteorological department has said that Nivar may make a landfall on Wednesday. Tamil Nadu government suspended bus services until further orders in seven districts of Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Thanjavur, Villupuram, Chengalpattu and Cuddalore. Cyclone in Chennai, Tamil Nadu Highlights: Cyclone Nivar has made landfall and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts as a very severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed … The Hyderabad and Amaravati meteorological departments has forecasted heavy rains in andhr apradesh and telangana for another three days the meterological departmentshas forecast moderate to heavy rains acorss the state as low pressure is likely to to form on November 6th and November 24,25,26,27,28th the northern bay … The disturbance gradually organized and on November 23, both the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) and the India Meteorological Department(IMD) reported that a tropical depressi… Meanwhile, Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, Chennai said, "Cyclone Nivar lays 350 km SE of Chennai moving NW and likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm and … Chennai is expected to be hit by strong winds that can go upto 90-100 kmph. 25 Nov - 08.44 pm Nivar Cyclone about 95 km east-southeast of cuddalore and 100 km east-southeast of Puduchery. The Chennai municipal corporation also ordered the removal of all hoardings ahead of Cyclone Nivar’s landfall in Tamil Nadu to avoid any untoward incidents due to collapsing hoardings. Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, is approaching Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and is expected to hit the southeast coast by midnight.. Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu and Karaikal in Puducherry will be hit, reports said. IMD issued cyclone warnings off the coast of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and Sri Lanka. ..... Posted on : 22/Nov/2020 10:10:15 PM: Share : The Chennai Regional Meteorological Centre has warned that a storm will attack the state of Tamil Nadu on 25th November! Landfall will be around puducherry during … CHENNAI: With memories of the damage caused by Cyclone ‘Vardah’ in the city and neighbouring districts still afresh, government departments are readying contingency plans to face Cyclone ‘Nivar’. Heavy rainfall from cyclone Nivar has caused flooding in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Nivar has brought Chennai to a standstill as heavy rain pounded the city since morning even as it is likely to cross Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast between Karaikal and … Normal life has been disrupted and many areas have been submerged. [3], Red warnings were put in place for northern Sri Lanka, with the threat of heavy rainfall in the region. It brought heavy rain and strong winds to Chennai. The rainfalls made significant impact on the districts of Chittoor, Prakasam, Kadapa and Nellore, 112000 people were affected, 2,294 houses/huts were damaged, 6,133 homes were left stranded, 2,618 small animals, 88 large animals and 8,130 poultry birds were reported dead based on a preliminary evaluation. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), this deep depression has moved west-northwestwards at the speed of 5 kmph in the past 6 hours. Rain lashed in parts of Chennai on November 25. [6] Measures were taken by the Tamil Nadu government to store dry rations and fuel for the people after the cyclone's impact. Although Chennai did not encounter large scale flooding during Cyclone Nivar, certain localities in the city experienced some flooding and waterlogging. Cyclone Nivar has brought Chennai to a standstill as heavy rain pounded the city since morning even as it is likely to cross Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast between Karaikal and … "While crossing wind speed likely to touch 145 kmph," said the Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, Chennai. Cyclone Nivar Updates: Cyclone to intensify into severe storm in 12 hrs; Tamil Nadu sees heavy rainfall in areas Cyclone Nivar Live Updates: Nivar is likely to be a very severe cyclonic storm and will move west-northwestwards in the next 12 hours and intensify further by tomorrow evening with a wind speed of 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Nivar was a tropical cyclone which brought severe impacts to portions of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in late November of 2020. Cyclone Nivar Live Weather Updates Uptodate Report Cyclone Nivar . The estimates of Chennai civic officials reported that flood water entered around 40,000 homes within the borders of the Corporation. "Cyclone Nivar … The eighth depression and fourth named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, Nivar originated from a disturbance in the Intertropical Convergence Zone. Due to this, the fishermen have been warned NOT TO VENTURE INTO THE SA ON 25TH NOVEMBER. 25 Nov 2020: Cyclone Nivar to hit TN, Puducherry tonight; rains lash Chennai . The landfall of Nivar began late on Wednesday night. Nivar made its landfall over North Coastal Tamilnadu between Puducherry and Chennai close to Mahabalipuram. Waterlogging has also been reported in parts of the city following overnight rainfall due to the cyclonic storm. The tropical storm has weakened from a "very severe cyclonic storm" to a "severe cyclonic storm" with a wind speed … Close to 400 tonnes of fallen trees collected from different parts of the city in the wake of Cyclone Nivar will be put to good use this time. [5] During a review meeting, Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, K. Palaniswami asked his cabinet members and officials to remain completely vigilant and take necessary precautions ahead of the Cyclone. CHENNAI: DMK leader M K Stalin on Saturday demanded the state government to announce a compensation of Rs 30,000 per acre for the crop damages caused due to cyclone Nivar … "Cyclone Nivar lays 350 km southeast of Chennai moving northwards and likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm and cross between Karaikal … Warning for heavy rains in Tamil Nadu! The Times of India News App for Latest City News, Copyright © 2020 Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. All rights reserved. Estimated speed of cyclone The Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the average wind speed associated with this very severe cyclonic storm is estimated to be 120-130 kmph, and maximum wind speed of 145 kmph while crossing the coast. Tamil Nadu govt has declared a holiday and public transportation halted in seven districts. [7] The Tamil Nadu government declared a statewide holiday on 25 November. The Regional Meteorological Centre has forecast wind speeds to be in the range of 100-110km an hour. Officials were also directed to ensure that people in vulnerable areas were evacuated. [8] The Tamil Nadu state government reported that more than 100,000 people were evacuated and were sheltered in 1000 relief centers. [2], The JTWC issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert early on November 22 and according to them, it intensified into a tropical storm which was unofficially designated as Tropical Cyclone 04B. Incoming: Thousands Evacuated In Chennai Ahead Of Cyclone Nivar's Landfall. [11], Showers and thunderstorms associated with Nivar impacted parts of Sri Lanka as the system moved inland on November 26. Cyclone Nivar developed over the Bay of Bengal and made landfall on the coast of Puducherry around 2.30 am Thursday with a wind speed of 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph. It intensified into a depression on the early hours of November 23. ALSO READ Tamil Nadu adds 3,616 new Covid cases, 1,203 from Chennai alone As Cyclone Nivar approaches, Chennai and coastal TN experience heavy rains Tamil Nadu adds 5,652 Covid cases, 983 in Chennai alone Apple starts manufacturing flagship iPhone 11 model at Chennai plant Tamil Nadu … Though Cyclone Nivar is now likely to weaken into a cyclonic storm, heavy rains will … Photo: Shutterstock. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), this deep depression has moved west-northwestwards at the speed of 5 kmph in the past 6 hours. Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry on November 25th. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar) Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to make landfall on the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast late Wednesday night, has already intensified into a ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm. [13] Due to intense rainfall, Chembarambakkam lake have released water for the first time after five years. Ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall on the eastern coast of the Indian peninsula, operations at the Chennai airport have been suspended from 7 pm Wednesday till 7 am the next day. Top developments on Cyclone Nivar: 1. 25 Nov 2020: Cyclone Nivar to hit TN, Puducherry tonight; rains lash Chennai . Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall between Karaikal and Mamallapuram later this evening. [19], Eight people were reported dead in Andhra Pradesh. Meanwhile, other parts of coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have evacuated thousands of people in anticipation of the havoc Cyclone Nivar may cause in these areas as the storm approaches with a wind speed of 120-130 kmph. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has stated that the wind speed of Cyclone Nivar will be at 100-120 kilometre per hour (KMPH), gusting up to 140 KMPH in Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kanchipuram and Tiruvarur districts. Heavy rainfall from cyclone Nivar has caused flooding in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Nivar crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between 11.30pm and 2.30am as a very severe cyclonic storm with an estimated wind speed of 120kmph to 130kmph. [22], Cyclone Nivar at peak strength on November 25. When it enters into the land it’s speed will range between 120 to 140 km/hour. 25 Nov - 08.44 pm Nivar Cyclone about 95 km east-southeast of cuddalore and 100 km east-southeast of Puduchery. Pic: IMD. Flooding affected dozens of locations in Chennai on Wednesday, November 25, the Times of India said, citing local officials, as Cyclone Nivar approached the Tamil Nadu coast. Cyclone Nivar, which is moving at a speed of 100-120 km/hour, according to the IMD, had on Wednesday moved about 350 km southeast of Puducherry and 410 km east southeast of Chennai 25 Nov - 09.14 pm For Traffic Emergencies or Accidents. [4], On 24 November, six National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams have been posted to Cuddalore and two teams will be deployed in Chennai. Cyclone Nivar Makes Landfall; Heavy Rain In Chennai, Puducherry Nivar weakened into a severe cyclonic storm after it crossed the coast near Puducherry, the IMD said. Cyclone Nivar to hit TN, Puducherry tonight; rains lash Chennai. The capital city, Chennai has been witnessing a spell of strong winds since the landfall. CHENNAI: With memories of the damage caused by Cyclone ‘Vardah’ in the city and neighbouring districts still afresh, government departments are readying contingency plans to face Cyclone ‘Nivar’. In view of the approaching cyclone, the sluice gates of Chembarambakkam … People are having a hard time coping with the incoming storm, while … Chennai: All eyes are set on the deep depression that has been forming over the southwest Bay of Bengal that has now intensified into a cyclonic storm and has been named Nivar. Heavy rains lash Chennai ahead of Cyclone Nivar’s landfall Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal late on Wednesday with a wind speed … ALSO READ Tamil Nadu adds 3,616 new Covid cases, 1,203 from Chennai alone As Cyclone Nivar approaches, Chennai and coastal TN experience heavy rains Tamil Nadu adds 5,652 Covid cases, 983 in Chennai alone Apple starts manufacturing flagship iPhone 11 model at Chennai plant Tamil Nadu … Cyclone Nivar, which has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, is approaching Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and is expected to hit the southeast coast by midnight.. Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu and Karaikal in Puducherry will be hit, reports said. Meenambakkam in Chennai received 120 mm rainfall from 8.30 AM yesterday to 5.30 AM today, as per. An elderly woman pushes her cart on a waterlogged road during heavy rain triggered by Cyclone Nivar, in Chennai, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020. The tropical storm has weakened from a "very severe cyclonic storm" to a "severe cyclonic storm" with a wind speed … Bhupinder Singh Updated on Nov 25, 2020, 18:35 IST. Heavy … Chennai/Puducherry (Tamil Nadu) [India], November 25 (ANI): Water logging was witnessed in some parts of Chennai, due to heavy rainfall ahead of Cyclone Nivar's landfall. The tentative path of the cyclone set to make landfall between 25th and 26th. Cyclone Nivar, which crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts as a very severe cyclonic storm with 120-135 kmph speed, has weakened into a severe cyclonic storm with wind speed … It further weakened into a cyclonic storm and centred … Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. As Cyclone Nivar packed winds with speed up to 130 kmph rammed the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, it seemed to have had a devastating effect on the green cover in Chennai. It made landfall in Puducherry with a wind speed of … Chennai: Cyclone Nivar, which made landfall in the early hours of Thursday, has wreaked havoc in parts of Tamil Nadu, killing two people. It has been estimated that the winds will blow at 62 kmph. Earlier, the IMD had said Nivar will cross coast near Puducherry with a wind speed of 120-130 kmph, gusting up to 145 kmph. It weakened on the early hours of November 27. The wind speed was around 100-120 kmph at the time of the cyclone making landfall. 369 Shares. Cyclone in Chennai, Tamil Nadu Highlights: Cyclone Nivar has made landfall and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts as a very severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed … [21] Loss of APSPDCL was amounted to be ₹50.7 million (US$687,000). [9], The District magistrate of the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh reported that 3,363 people were sheltered in 115 relief camps. A low-pressure zone formed in the upper layers of the atmosphere over the South Bay of Bengal yesterday (Saturday, 21st November). The Regional Meteorological Centre has forecast wind speeds to be in the range of 100-110km an hour. 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