IMD issues alert: Cyclone Nivar to hit Tamil Nadu with winds at 150 kmph

The Meteorological Department has issued a high alert regarding the storm. Several NDRF teams have been deployed in the affected states to deal with the storm.

Cyclone Alert (PC: Social Media)

New Delhi: There are two types of weather in the country at this time. Due to snowfall in the mountains in North India, it is freezing cold, while there is heavy rain due to South India Prevention Storm. The Meteorological Department has issued a high alert regarding the storm. Several NDRF teams have been deployed in the affected states to deal with the storm.

IMD issues alert in view of Nivar Cyclone:

Director General of India Meteorological Department Mrityunjay Mohapatra said that a deep pressure area had formed in the Bay of Bengal which has now turned into a cyclone prevention and it is likely to hit the coast of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as a heavy storm on Wednesday.

The administration of Tamil Nadu and Union Territory of Puducherry are on alert in view of the threat to the storm. Precautionary measures, including evacuation of people from the storm-prone areas, are being undertaken by the government.

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According to the Meteorological Department, the storm could hit the Karaikal coast of Mamallapuram and Puducherry in the state, 50 km from Chennai on Wednesday late evening. During this time, winds are expected to run at a speed of 100 to 110 kilometers per hour. The speed of the storm can go up to 120 kilometers per hour.

Rain alert in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal:

Due to the storm, the coastal areas of Chennai and the affected states are receiving heavy rains. The department said that due to the storm, rains may occur in most parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is also expected at some places.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, after talking to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami and Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy, got information about the situation and assured all possible help from the Center.

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