Cyclone Gaja: cyclone warning for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

By Xappie Desk, November 15, 2018 15:41 IST

Cyclone Gaja: cyclone warning for Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry is expected to get rainfall from Thursday as Cyclone Gaja comes closer to the Tamil Nadu coast. The cyclone is likely to cross the coast between Cuddalore and Pamban in Ramanathapuram district on Thursday evening, with a wind speed of 80-90 km per hour, and gusting up to 100 km per hour, according to the Met Department.
 
which means ‘take action’ — for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, stating that 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.
 
“Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph” is likely to prevail along and off Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts, said the bulletin.



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