Heavy rains lash Chennai as Tamil Nadu braces for Cyclone Nivar tomorrow

A day earlier than Cyclone Nivar is predicted to make landfall on the jap coast of Tamil Nadu, heavy rains lashed a number of parts of the state, together with Chennai, accompanied with sturdy winds and excessive tides on Tuesday even because the state authorities introduced a public vacation on Wednesday.

The cyclone is predicted to make landfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal on November 25 late night with a wind pace of upto 120 kmph, in accordance with the Indian Meteorological Division. Extraordinarily excessive rainfall has been forecast in coastal areas together with Chennai, Cuddlaore, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, and Villupuram.

With 43,409 first responders, a dozen rescue groups and rescue personnel together with the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the coast guard have been deployed. “We now have made our strikes to organize for the cyclone. We now have to depart it to nature now and reply,” mentioned Phanindra Reddy, principal secretary, and commissioner, state’s catastrophe administration and mitigation division.