The south-eastern coast of India has been hit by cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching km/h (60mph). The south-east of India is hit by Cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching km/h (60 mph) and at least people being evacuated. Cyclone Nilam, which hit India’s southeastern coast late Wednesday, forced thousands to flee their homes in the state of Tamil Nadu, and.

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In Singarayakonda area in Prakasam district, high tides were witnessed this morning causing alarm. Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. In the early hours of October 27, the India Meteorological Department ‘s Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in New Delhi started to monitor an area of low pressure, that had developed in south central Bay of Bengal.

Archived from the original PDF on October 31, Please use a genuine email ID and provide your name. Tropical cyclones of the North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Cyclone shelters along the coast are being readied. Retrieved from ” https: The cyclone, which has been named Nilam, is expected to cross Nagapattinam in north Tamil Nadu and Nellore in south Andhra Pradesh by October 31 evening.

Rains continue to lash Andhra Pradesh. Floodwater totally inundated 51, hectares of directly sown farmland and 13, hectares of transplanted farmland; and partially submerged 4, hectares of directly sown area and 12, hectares of transplanted area. It is, however, expected to cause heavy rainfall in the southwestern state of Karnataka as it progresses further.


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Cyclone shelters had been arranged in Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts.

Bodies of all five sailors recovered. Thank you This article has been sent to. Have you read these stories? Jayaraman, a senior disaster management official, said that at least 16 people were killed in rainfall-related events. Vodafone Business Services Digilogue – Your guide to digitally transforming your business. Will be displayed Will not be displayed Will be displayed. Residents gathered at the Santhome beach, observing the relief and rescue efforts made to help the victims of the MV Pratibha Cauvery.

Cyclone Nilam: Heavy rain lashes coastal Andhra

Severe flooding in the state reportedly killed another 15 people, taking the death toll up to Kalpakkam nuclear plant said the situation was being closely watched and asserted the plant is designed to withstand a wind velocity of kmph. Retrieved 2 November With cyclone ‘ Nilam ‘ intensifying into jilam severe storm, Madras Atomic Power Station at coastal Kalpakkam today said the situation was being “closely watched” and asserted the plant is designed to withstand a wind velocity of kmph.

Heavy rain continued to lash parts of Andhra Pradesh Thursday ctclone the impact of Cyclone Nilam which made a landfall near Chennai on Wednesday night.

Archived from the original PDF on November 3, Schools and colleges in the city, however, remained closed for November 1 and 2.

Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. Over people rescued from two AP districts 5 Nov, The fishing dyclone remained suspended in the coastal region with authorities yet to withdraw the warning to fishermen. Archived from the original PDF on November 2, The East Godavari district is witnessing heavy rains for the last three days in the wake of cyclone ‘Nilam’. Disaster Management Center – Sri Lanka.


China Pushes for Primacy in Space. Cyclone Nilam has shown its strength even before it crossed the coast, sending an nikam tanker in the Bay of Bengal drifting towards the Besant Nagar beach on Wednesday afternoon. cyyclone

India braces for cyclone Nilam

Nilam continued to track northwestward under the influence of a low to mid-level subtropical ridge. The downpour significantly brought down the day temperature.

CSR Compendium Touching lives of many. Nilam floods Prakasham highway” in Telugu.

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India News 1 November M Mohapatra, senior scientist at IMD, in a press briefing nilaj New Delhi said that there bilam per cent probability of the storm striking the Chennai-Nellore belt along the east Indian Coast. Bodies of three missing sailors found, two still to be traced”. This will alert our moderators to take action Name Reason for reporting: Meals and relief items were provided to the flood victims of Colombo and Gampaha districts.

Retrieved October 31, In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Chennai is witnessing rains and there are forecasts of more heavy rains.

Joint Typhoon Warning Center. Archived from the original on November 1, Nilam Sawhney appointed Central Vigilance Commission secretary.