Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday spoke to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry chief ministers Edappadi Karuppa Palaniswami and V Narayanaswamy about the situation in view of the cyclone prevention, respectively, and assured all possible support from the center.
“Spoke to Tamil Nadu CM @EPSTamilNadu and Puducherry CM @VNarayanasami regarding the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar. Assured all possible support from the Centre. I pray for the safety and well-being of those living in the affected areas,” Prime Minister Modi tweeted.
Spoke to Tamil Nadu CM Shri @EPSTamilNadu and Puducherry CM Shri @VNarayanasami regarding the situation in the wake of Cyclone Nivar. Assured all possible support from the Centre. I pray for the safety and well-being of those living in the affected areas.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) November 24, 2020
According to the Meteorological Department of India (IMD) on the evening of 25 November, there is a great possibility of a preventive cyclone to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the southwestern Gulf of South-West Bay of Bengal of the country reported on Tuesday that deep Depression has entered the cyclonic storm.
Wind speeds are likely to be 100-110 km per hour gusting to 120 km per hour.
“Deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm — NIVAR over south-west Bay of Bengal — (Cyclone alert for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts – Yellow Message) “Deep depression has weakened into a depression over the Gulf of Aden and adjoining Somalia,” IMD said in a tweet.
(1) Deep Depression intensified into a Cyclonic Strom ―NIVAR‖ over southwest Bay of Bengal—(Cyclone Alert for Tamilnadu and Puducherry coasts- Yellow Message)
(2) Deep Depression weakened into a Depression over Gulf of Aden and adjoining Somaliahttps://t.co/QSfsJn8fMK pic.twitter.com/ydXZlvYmBz
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) November 24, 2020
However, rains are expected to begin in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry from 24 November and will last till 26 November. Extremely heavy rainfall is likely to occur in the northern coastal districts and delta districts on 24 and 25 November.
The Regional Meteorological Center has advised fishermen to avoid the sea. Authorities told people to keep food items with them and avoid unnecessary travel.
In view of IMD’s warning for cyclone prevention, counseling for admission to MBBS / BDS syllabus 2020-21 scheduled for 24 November has been postponed till 30 November, the Directorate of Medical Education, Tamil Nadu reported.