?���:��0�FB�x$ !���i@ڐ���H���[EE1PL���⢖�V�6��QP��>�U�(j Cyclone gaja present status and current location : Cyclone Gaja is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore tonight, the Met said. Gaja cyclone – A deep depression has been identified in the Bay of Bengal and they are forming into the cyclone storm. Parts of coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry will begin to get widespread rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Gaja comes closer to the Tamil Nadu coast. On 16th November 2018 Gaja cyclone (a severe cyclonic storm) made a landfall on the coast of Tamil Nadu in the wee hours of Friday. North Indian Active Storms . You might also be interested in directly bookmarking the Gaja spaghetti models page. The storm will bring heavy rainfall with a wind speed of up to 100 kmph. People were advised not to come out of the house, as the cyclone caused high winds. #GajaCyclone is still maintaining its strength. Gaja originated over the Gulf of Thailand as a low pressure system, which intensified into a depression over the Bay of Bengal on November 10, 2018. 'Gaja' that lay over southwest and adjoining southeast and west central Bay of Bengal is about 480 km north east of Nagapattinam and is very likely … Severe cyclonic storm "Gaja" crossed between Pondicherry and Nagapattinam with wind gusts up to 120 kilometres speed per hour. The eye of the storm is moving at 18 km/hr at present. It was also predicted that the winds would move southwest and intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over a period of 24 hours and the same would maintain for another 24 hours. Tropical Outlook. 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. As the cyclone’s landfall began, coastal towns including Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Thondi, and Pamban in […] The coast of Tamil Nadu is also expected to see high waves, with an advisory issued to fishermen to not venture out into the sea. gaja cyclone with high speed wind and gusting recorded live. Two Cuddalore residents and four people in Thanjavur were killed as the severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja‘ made landfall in Tamil Nadu. As of Monday, Cyclone Gaja was at an estimated 740 km east ­northeast of Chennai and was predicted to make landfall on Thursday, November 15. 2 0 obj Gales reaching 80-90 km per hour was likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andhra Pradesh. Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra coasts are likely to see gale winds with windspeed touching 100kmph from Thursday afternoon, according to IMD. Show us some love! Cyclone Gaja is expected to spare Chennai as the course has shifted down south. %���� 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. This will be crossing through the North Tamilnadu and the south Andhra Pradesh. Will move in Westerly direction and would weaken into a #Deep Depression soon. Cyclone Gaja made landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam at midnight on Thursday, with wind speed touching 90-100 kmph and gusting to 110 kmph. The Cyclone has left a trail of destruction in the delta districts of Tamil Nadu claiming lives of at least 63 people. It will be crossed South India exactly on November 15 at 3.00pm- 11.30pm between the Cuddalore and Pabam middle and Nagapattinam coast, the report from Regional Weather Office in Chennai. 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As seen by the map, the winds have slowly moved over a course of the past few days, and are now predicted to make landfall in parts of Tamil Nadu as well as parts of neighboring areas of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and even Kerala. endobj The latest bulletin from IMD reported the cyclone is very likely to move west-southwestwards and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, around Nagapattinam during late evening on Thursday at a speed of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph. �@���R�t C���X��CP�%CBH@�R����f�[�(t� C��Qh�z#0 ��Z�l�`O8�����28.����p|�O×�X 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. A yellow warning has been issued for South Coastal Andhra Pradesh. CHENNAI: Pointing out that cyclone Nivar may not be as severe as cyclone Gaja which hit Tamil Nadu during the northeast monsoon in 2018, Revenue … Tropical cyclone Gaja over Southwest Bay of Bengal has further intensifies and is now seen as a severe cyclonic circulation. The 56-year-old, once a wealthy landlord who had a monthly turnover of Rs. <> About 80,000 were evacuated to 470 relief camps from the districts which were vulnerable to the cyclone in Tamil Nadu. According to IMD, Cyclone Gaja will bring heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Cuddalore, Nagappattinam, Karaikal, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukkottai, Tuticorin and Ramanathapuram districts will see extreme rainfall – upwards of 20cm – on Thursday. Tropical Cyclone GAJA-18 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability. ALERT CYCLONE Bangkok 21 November 2018 SITUATION During the night of Thursday the 15th November 2018, the state of Tamil Nadu in India, was affected by the Gaja Cyclone. �MFk����� t,:��.FW������8���c�1�L&���ӎ9�ƌa��X�:�� �r�bl1� 1 0 obj After Cyclone Gaja uprooted nearly 1,500 of his coconut trees, he is left with a staggering loan of Rs. continued to track west-southwestwards at a speed of 14 kmph during the past six hours. According to IMD, Cyclone Gaja is expected to make landfall on Thursday evening, crossing the coast between Paamban and Cuddalore around Nagapattinam. Preventative measures were explained through all … %PDF-1.7 @~ (* {d+��}�G�͋љ���ς�}W�L��$�cGD2�Q���Z4 E@�@����� �A(�q`1���D ������`'�u�4�6pt�c�48.��`�R0��)� 40 lakh. x���wTS��Ͻ7�P����khRH �H�. While the Met Dept forecast states that Cyclone Gaja will intensify into a severe cyclonic storm over the next few hours, it likely to weaken before hitting the coast. Gale wind speed reaching 70-80 kmph is also likely from the morning of November 13 and the speed is likely to increase to 80-90 kmph off north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts from November 14. {{{;�}�#�tp�8_\. Gaja makes landfall near Vedaranyam at midnight. As per the 8.30am bulletin by IMD, Cyclone Gaja lies over Southwest Bay of Bengal and moved further west-southwestwards with a speed of 14 kmph. For Friday, the Met Department has issued an orange warning or “be prepared” for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Kerala, where the effects of Cyclone Gaja will still be felt. “While moving west-southwestwards thereafter, it is likely to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, around Nagapattinam during 15th November evening/night as a Cyclonic Storm with a wind speed of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph,” according to IMD. endobj [/ICCBased 3 0 R] It is centered around 11.3°N and 82.6°E, about 320 km of east-southeast of Chennai and 300 east-northeast of Nagapattinam. @SkymetWeather pic.twitter.com/jvNOoVwJ5w Mahesh Palawat (@Mpalawat) November 16, 2018 Support our journalism by becoming a TNM Member - Click here. As per the 8.30am bulletin by IMD, Cyclone Gaja lies over Southwest Bay of Bengal and moved further west-southwestwards with a speed of 14 kmph. At present it is in north west of #Dindigul #TamilNadu. Cyclone Gaja LIVE UPDATES: Tamil Nadu On High Alert As Cyclone Expected To Make Landfall, Heavy Rainfall Predicted Between Cuddalore and Pamban, the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is set to make landfall on Thursday evening bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu with a wind speed … Cyclone Gaja, classified a Severe Cyclonic Storm by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), is expected to make landfall on Thursday evening between Cuddalore and Pamban in Ramanathapuram district. 1. The wind speed in the core of the cyclone is around 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph. Gaja cyclone now lies at about 80 km southeast of Karaikal, moving at 16 kmph. The coast of Nagapattinam bore the full power of the severe cyclone between 12.30am and 2.30am, braving a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph that also brought heavy rain in the coastal districts, according to the Meteorological Department. Holidays were also announced in the coastal districts of the Cauvery delta region in Tamil Nadu as well as Puducherry. Per current tropical weather outlooks, the highest current potential of a new tropical cyclone in this basin is none. How Cyclone Gaja has moved over the last 4 days. Cyclone Gaja made landfall in Nagapattinam district with wind speed gusting up to 120 kmph at around 1:40 am on Friday. The cosatal areas of the state witnessed turbulent winds uprooting electricity poles and trees in Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam and Karaikal. The severe cyclone crossed the coast near Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam with a wind speed of 200 kmph, uprooting most of the coconut trees which is the main source of the agriculturists of the district. It has potential to cause damage. It’s expected to cross through Vedaranyam and Nagapattinam between 12 am and 3 am. Due to the possibility of adverse effects in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, early steps were taken by the state governments. 3 0 obj Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Tiruvarur, Tanjavur, Thanks to the measures taken by the Tamil Nadu state government and the state … ‘Gaja Cyclone’, which lay around 860 km northeast of Chennai and moving at a speed of 12 kmph is likely to intensify into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’ within the next 24 hours, a bulletin issued at 4 PM said. A cyclonic storm — Gaja — is expected to hit the northern coast of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday midnight. While a red colour warning or “take action” has been issued for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on Thursday, a yellow colour warning or “be updated” has been issued for South Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema and Kerala, where rainfall is predicted at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places, as per IMD's 8.30am bulletin. <>stream No active storms. 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