21:54 (IST) 13 Nov 2018 ISRO set to launch GSAT-29, Cyclone still holds key — Sundaramoorthy (@ramsun_mukesh) November 16, 2018 The Coast Guard conducted aerial surveys of the affected areas. Cyclonic storm Gaja landfall in Tamil Nadu makes Cuddalore the rainiest place in India at present with 87 mm of rainfall. Gaja Cyclone is around 60 kms from the coast, Skymet added. We recognise our responsibility to use data and technology for good. 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. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has announced compensation worth Rs 10 lakh for the kin of deceased. 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. Heavy rain and strong winds had started in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu from early Thursday evening. November 19, 2018. Eleven people have been killed in Tamil Nadu in the wake of the cyclonic storm Gaja. Cyclone Nivar will be the second cyclone to hit Tamil Nadu in two years after Cyclone Gaja in 2018. The cyclone will cause heavy to very heavy rainfall all over coastal Tamil Nadu on November 14, 15 and 16. Puducherry and parts of Kerala will be lashed with rain as well. The IMD has suggested a much larger area of possible landfall in between Cubbalore and Panban. 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. At present, #Cuddalore in #TamilNadu is the #rainiest place in India with 87 mm of rainfall. Use escape to clear. 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. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. 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 The Weather Company’s primary journalistic mission is to report on breaking weather news, the environment and the importance of science to our lives. @SkymetWeather @JATINSKYMET. Chennai: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ‘red alert’ in Tamil Nadu for April 30 and May 1. Though the centre of cyclone lies over land, the rear sector of the eye wall is still over the sea. It is forecast to reach 130 kmph, gusting at 157 kmph at 11:30 pm on Wednesday night. 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. The pressure is now around 977 mb and winds are gusting to 120 km/ph. 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. In total, 471 relief camps have been established in which 81,948 people are staying. 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. 189 people died due to heavy rains and flooding caused by Cyclone Nisha as multiple rainfall records were broken. Very heavy rainfall is expected in Tamil Nadu, where over 100 mm precipitation is possible. Now you can clearly see that half of the eye of Cyclone Gaja has entered the coast. Read 10 key updates | Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated. Use up and down arrows to change selection. High winds are expected along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, with gusts up to 100 kmph. 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. 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. Both the IMD's and Joint Typhoon Warning Center's (JTWC) forecasts indicate that GAJA will make landfall in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. 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. It will take an hour for the cyclone to completely cross from the sea to land. 13 November, 2018 TWC India. "The way the @tnsdma (Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority) took preparatory efforts (to tackle the cyclone) is praiseworthy," he said. 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. 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. Here’s a list of precautions that you can follow to stay safe and protect your loved ones, should the cyclone affect your area. 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. Rains expected over Coimbatore, Dindigul, Tiruppur and Niligiris for the next few hours as Gaja reaches interior Tamil Nadu, private weather forecaster SkyMetWeather said. It remains the fourth wettest cyclone in India. Important dates of cyclone/ thunderstorm activity: (1)Between 5th November & 10th November, 2018, (around Nagapattinam) (2) Between 13th November & 18th November, 2018, (Severe cyclone around Nagapattinam) and (3) Between 22nd November & 26th November, 2018, On November 26, the system was upgraded to a cyclonic storm and made landfall in Tamil Nadu the same day. The press release, issued by the IMD, said Cyclone Fani was likely to hit the state over two days and very heavy rainfall are expected in coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. It … Cyclone Titli – 2018. 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. S Balachandran, deputy director-general of Regional Meteorological Center, Chennai, said, “ Rain will start in coastal districts on Monday and will intensify step by step. There will also be heavy rainfall in some places in south coastal Andhra Pradesh from November 14 to November 16. Position of Cyclone GAJA during Monday evening (image: TWC Met Team) Advertisement. #GajaCyclone is still maintaining its strength. - India Meteorological Department (IMD). ACT Alliance; Posted 5 Dec 2018 … At present it is in north west of #Dindigul #TamilNadu. With winds gusting up to 120 kmph and over 80,000 people being evacuated, cyclone Gaja stormed across Tamil Nadu Friday morning killing 11 people and damaging homes along the coast. #GajaCycloneUpdates. Type at least three characters to start auto complete. 10 Dec 2018 Originally published 10 Dec 2018. 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. 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 Fishermen are advised not to venture into the south and the central Bay of Bengal from Tuesday until Thursday. 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. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next 6 hours. © 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. The IMD, in its latest bulletin, has said a severe cyclonic storm is likely on November 14 in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Cyclone Gaja hit the Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and some parts of coastal Puducherry with heavy rainfall in Cuddalore and Pamban. 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. Recently searched locations will be displayed if there is no search query. The JTWC forecast suggests that the landfall may happen around Nagapattinam. The wind speed in the core of the cyclone is around 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph. The cosatal areas of the state witnessed turbulent winds uprooting electricity poles and trees in Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam and Karaikal. However, the intensity of GAJA during landfall will be lesser than that of Cyclone Vardah, which clocked 120 kmph wind speeds during landfall near Chennai in 2016. 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. It is expected to make landfall later this evening. "The government has received information that so far 11 persons have died," he said without divulging further information. 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 … ... Cyclone update for Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and eastern India. 4. India. @SkymetWeather pic.twitter.com/jvNOoVwJ5w. In total, 471 relief camps have been established in which 81,948 ppl are staying. 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 … 14 December, 2018 TWC India. The cyclone will cross the coast of Tamil Nadu between Pamban and Cuddalore. This system will cause damages to life and property due to hurricane winds and flooding due to heavy to very heavy rainfall is forecast between 14th May & 17th May, 2018. 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 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. Will move in Westerly direction and would weaken into a #Deep Depression soon. Copyright © 2021 Living Media India Limited. Cyclone Gaja - UPDATES. We"ll seek assistance from central govt after assessment is done by our officials in the affected areas: Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy pic.twitter.com/7lA4J3U1lz, #BREAKING 23 #GajaCyclone pic.twitter.com/XoPY1PZWX0. Electricity supply was disconnected Nagapattinam and in several other coastal regions in view of the cyclone's landfall. Nov 15, 2018 23:06 (IST) Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said that Cyclone Gaja is … Cyclone Gaja, named by Sri Lanka, is the second cyclone to hit the coastal area in a month after Cyclone Titli wreaked havoc in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 11, killing a total of 70 people. Cyclone Gaja is at present in northwest of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. 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. It's peak intensity of winds and rain- tweeted vice president of private weather forecasting service SkyMet. Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: Cyclone Gaja is inching close to Tamil Nadu coast. You and I are the source of this problem & also the solution. IMD forecasts a maximum wind speed of 80 to 95 kmph during landfall, while JTWC's forecast of intensity is slightly higher. 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… Look for a Hurricane/Typhoon/Tropical cyclone between 12th May, 2018 and 18th April, 2018. Spoke to CM K Palaniswami regarding the situation in cyclone-affected areas of Tamil Nadu. He, however, said it is "necessary for the government machinery to act with the speed of a storm in taking up relief work.". It has potential to cause damage. Cyclone Gaja is at present in northwest of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Gaja is blasting its way into Vedaranyam coast as a severe cyclonic storm. Take control of your data. To Tamil Nadu today, 471 relief camps have been killed in Tamil from. For weather & air quality updates on the go, download The Weather Channel app (on Android and iOS store). The eye of Cyclone Gaja is now making a landfall. 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