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. It is forecast to reach 130 kmph, gusting at 157 kmph at 11:30 pm on Wednesday night. It will take an hour for the cyclone to completely cross from the sea to land. The wind speed in the core of the cyclone is around 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph. 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. Here’s a list of precautions that you can follow to stay safe and protect your loved ones, should the cyclone affect your area. Cyclone Burevi Updates: Today the cyclonic storm is 470 km east-southeast of Pamban and 650 km east of Kanniyakumari. 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. At the moment, though, GAJA is seeing maximum sustained wind speed of 65 kmph, gusting at 83 kmph. Look for a Hurricane/Typhoon/Tropical cyclone between 12th May, 2018 and 18th April, 2018. Very heavy rainfall is expected in Tamil Nadu, where over 100 mm precipitation is possible. Though the centre of cyclone lies over land, the rear sector of the eye wall is still over the sea. Use escape to clear. Nagapattinam district has been heavily damaged by cyclone Gaja. Spoke to CM K Palaniswami regarding the situation in cyclone-affected areas of Tamil Nadu. The Weather Company’s primary journalistic mission is to report on breaking weather news, the environment and the importance of science to our lives. To Tamil Nadu today, 471 relief camps have been killed in Tamil from. The JTWC forecast suggests that the landfall may happen around Nagapattinam. 189 people died due to heavy rains and flooding caused by Cyclone Nisha as multiple rainfall records were broken. 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. The severe cyclonic storm Gaja made landfall in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu around 1:40 am Friday. Gaja Cyclone is around 60 kms from the coast, Skymet added. 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. It is expected to make landfall later this evening. The IMD, in its latest bulletin, has said a severe cyclonic storm is likely on November 14 in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. 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. 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. on early Thursday morning. Afterwards, the wind speeds would decrease considerably as GAJA approached the coast. 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. Heavy rainfalls are also likely to commence over north coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry from November 14 evening. Nagapattinam district has been heavily damaged by #GajaCyclone. The cosatal areas of the state witnessed turbulent winds uprooting electricity poles and trees in Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam and Karaikal. 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. Read 10 key updates | Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated. Electricity supply was disconnected Nagapattinam and in several other coastal regions in view of the cyclone's landfall. 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. Also watch: PM Modi assures support in view of Cyclone … 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 eye of Cyclone Gaja is now making a landfall. This story does not necessarily represent the position of our parent company, IBM. 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. 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. It has potential to cause damage. 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. Nov 28, 2018 - Gaja, the cyclone in Tamilnadu reminds us of an inconvenient truth - Climate Change is here. Cyclone Burevi likely to … 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. 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. 4. Cyclone Gaja hit the Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and some parts of coastal Puducherry with heavy rainfall in Cuddalore and Pamban. High winds are expected along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, with gusts up to 100 kmph. 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. The IMD has suggested a much larger area of possible landfall in between Cubbalore and Panban. "The government has received information that so far 11 persons have died," he said without divulging further information. #GajaCyclone is still maintaining its strength. The first option will be automatically selected. Will move in Westerly direction and would weaken into a #Deep Depression soon. For weather & air quality updates on the go, download The Weather Channel app (on Android and iOS store). #GajaCycloneUpdates. It will move in westerly direction and weaken into a deep depression soon, private weather forecaster SkymetWeather said. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami has announced compensation worth Rs 10 lakh for the kin of deceased. 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. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next 6 hours. Cyclone Titli – 2018. India: Cyclone Gaja Emergency Response in Tamil Nadu- RRF No.20/2018 Format Situation Report Source. The cyclone will cause heavy to very heavy rainfall all over coastal Tamil Nadu on November 14, 15 and 16. States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh are expected to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall. 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. Chennai: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a ‘red alert’ in Tamil Nadu for April 30 and May 1. It's peak intensity of winds and rain- tweeted vice president of private weather forecasting service SkyMet. Cyclone Gaja – 2018. Recently searched locations will be displayed if there is no search query. Cyclone Maha gives heavy rains in Tamil Nadu, isolated heavy rains likely today also. ... Cyclone update for Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and eastern India. 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. Cyclone Nivar will be the second cyclone to hit Tamil Nadu in two years after Cyclone Gaja in 2018. #GajaCyclone is still maintaining its strength. 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. It remains the fourth wettest cyclone in India. At present it is in north west of #Dindigul #TamilNadu. 21:54 (IST) 13 Nov 2018 ISRO set to launch GSAT-29, Cyclone still holds key 10 Dec 2018 Originally published 10 Dec 2018. 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. Cyclone Gaja is at present in northwest of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. Type at least three characters to start auto complete. Cyclone Gaja is at present in northwest of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. At present, #Cuddalore in #TamilNadu is the #rainiest place in India with 87 mm of rainfall. 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. 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. There will also be heavy rainfall in some places in south coastal Andhra Pradesh from November 14 to November 16. GAJA will bring heavy rain and thunderstorms to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Andhra Pradesh from late Wednesday to Friday. "The way the @tnsdma (Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority) took preparatory efforts (to tackle the cyclone) is praiseworthy," he said. The wind speed at the time of the landfall was around 90-100 kmph. 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, 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. 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. - India Meteorological Department (IMD). 13 November, 2018 TWC India. 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 - UPDATES. Copyright © 2021 Living Media India Limited. It's free! He, however, said it is "necessary for the government machinery to act with the speed of a storm in taking up relief work.". 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. IMD forecasts a maximum wind speed of 80 to 95 kmph during landfall, while JTWC's forecast of intensity is slightly higher. During Cyclone Gaja's landfall, heavy rain lashed Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, and Thanjavur, uprooting trees in several regions. Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: Cyclone Gaja is inching close to Tamil Nadu coast. 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 … 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 @SkymetWeather pic.twitter.com/jvNOoVwJ5w. Assured all possible assistance from Centre in mitigating the situation arising due to the cyclone: Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Cyclone Gaja is blasting its way into Vedaranyam coast as a severe cyclonic storm. There is a possibility of extremely heavy rainfall (>= 200 mm) at isolated places on November 15. Eleven people have been killed in Tamil Nadu in the wake of the cyclonic storm Gaja. 14 December, 2018 TWC India. 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 … The depression over the Bay of Bengal continues to move northwestward at 18 km/h. 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. It will move in westerly direction and weaken into a deep depression soon, private weather forecaster SkymetWeather said. Event: Cyclone Gaja is predicted to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore November 15. ACT Alliance; Posted 5 Dec 2018 … Puducherry and parts of Kerala will be lashed with rain as well. Take control of your data. Now you can clearly see that half of the eye of Cyclone Gaja has entered the coast. In total, 471 relief camps have been established in which 81,948 ppl are staying. — 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. We recognise our responsibility to use data and technology for good. 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… On November 26, the system was upgraded to a cyclonic storm and made landfall in Tamil Nadu the same day. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. In total, 471 relief camps have been established in which 81,948 people are staying. Stalin said the "rulers," an apparent reference to the ruling AIADMK should extend "cooperation," to the State agency for its work in the wake of the cyclone making a landfall. 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It has potential to cause damage. https://t.co/qXXKjkgq5p @News18TamilNadu @ChennaiTimesTOI. You and I are the source of this problem & also the solution. The pressure is now around 977 mb and winds are gusting to 120 km/ph. 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. 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. It will take about an hour to move over land. 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. 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. Both the IMD's and Joint Typhoon Warning Center's (JTWC) forecasts indicate that GAJA will make landfall in Tamil Nadu on Thursday. Good #rains expected over #Coimbatore, #Dindigul, #Tiruppur and #Nilgiris for next few hours, winds will also be strong. However, another forecast Model for Prediction Across Scales (MPAS) has suggested that the landfall may happen further north towards Pondicherry. It … Position of Cyclone GAJA during Monday evening (image: TWC Met Team) Advertisement. The wind speed in the core of the cyclone is around 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph. Nov 15, 2018 23:06 (IST) Private weather forecaster Skymet Weather said that Cyclone Gaja is … Rains expected over Coimbatore, Dindigul, Tiruppur and Niligiris for the next few hours as Gaja reaches interior Tamil Nadu, private weather forecaster SkyMetWeather said. 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. 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. November 19, 2018. It is now over interior #TamilNadu, will soon weaken into a #DeepDepression and continue to move west. 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. 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. Heavy rain and strong winds had started in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu from early Thursday evening. Of the two, JTWC's estimates indicate a comparatively earlier landfall, i.e. The government has announced helpline numbers 1070 (state-level) and 1077 (districts) for those who may need assistance. @SkymetWeather @JATINSKYMET. 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. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the south and the central Bay of Bengal from Tuesday until Thursday. Devastating Tornadoes are forecast around 14th/15th may and 16th/17th May, 2018 and.. 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. 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. Heavy rain and strong winds will push into the coast and interior in the next 4 hours, the Indian Weather Man reported. The cyclone will cross the coast of Tamil Nadu between Pamban and Cuddalore. India. Use up and down arrows to change selection. © 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.