Cyclone Gaja made landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam at midnight on Thursday, with wind speed touching 90-100 kmph and gusting to 110 kmph. 1 0 obj Gaja cyclone – A deep depression has been identified in the Bay of Bengal and they are forming into the cyclone storm. The wind speed would be about 80-90 kmph gusting at 100 kmph, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Will move in Westerly direction and would weaken into a #Deep Depression soon. How Cyclone Gaja has moved over the last 4 days. gaja cyclone with high speed wind and gusting recorded live. Gales reaching 80-90 km per hour was likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andhra Pradesh. Tropical Cyclone GAJA-18 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability. Thanks to the measures taken by the Tamil Nadu state government and the state … “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. 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. After Cyclone Gaja uprooted nearly 1,500 of his coconut trees, he is left with a staggering loan of Rs. People were advised not to come out of the house, as the cyclone caused high winds. ?���:��0�FB�x$ !���i@ڐ���H���[EE1PL���⢖�V�6��QP��>�U�(j 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. 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. endobj Show us some love! 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. Gaja makes landfall near Vedaranyam at midnight. ‘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. North Indian Active Storms . 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. 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. A cyclonic storm — Gaja — is expected to hit the northern coast of Tamil Nadu on Wednesday midnight. About 80,000 were evacuated to 470 relief camps from the districts which were vulnerable to the cyclone in Tamil Nadu. As the cyclone’s landfall began, coastal towns including Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Thondi, and Pamban in […] 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. 1. This will be crossing through the North Tamilnadu and the south Andhra Pradesh. 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. �MFk����� t,:��.FW������8���c�1�L&���ӎ9�ƌa��X�:�� �r�bl1� x���wTS��Ͻ7�P����khRH �H�. A yellow warning has been issued for South Coastal Andhra Pradesh. <> Two Cuddalore residents and four people in Thanjavur were killed as the severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja‘ made landfall in Tamil Nadu. endobj 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. The storm will bring heavy rainfall with a wind speed of up to 100 kmph. 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. The Cyclone has left a trail of destruction in the delta districts of Tamil Nadu claiming lives of at least 63 people. 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. The 56-year-old, once a wealthy landlord who had a monthly turnover of Rs. @SkymetWeather pic.twitter.com/jvNOoVwJ5w Mahesh Palawat (@Mpalawat) November 16, 2018 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. Tropical Outlook. <>stream 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. Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra coasts are likely to see gale winds with windspeed touching 100kmph from Thursday afternoon, according to IMD. 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. Tropical cyclone Gaja over Southwest Bay of Bengal has further intensifies and is now seen as a severe cyclonic circulation. Other future tropical cyclones: Current View of the North Indian Basin. Severe cyclonic storm "Gaja" crossed between Pondicherry and Nagapattinam with wind gusts up to 120 kilometres speed per hour. Cyclone Gaja effect: The cyclone, christened 'Gaja', which lies over West-Central and adjoining East-Central and South-East Bay of Bengal has moved south-southwestwards with a speed of 10 kmph and lay centred about 720 km east-northeast of Chennai.As predicted by the India Met Department (IMD), the storm is very likely to intensify further into a 'Severe Cyclonic Storm' during next 24 hours. [/ICCBased 3 0 R] 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. #GajaCyclone is still maintaining its strength. Cyclone Gaja made landfall in Nagapattinam district with wind speed gusting up to 120 kmph at around 1:40 am on Friday. %PDF-1.7 {{{;�}�#�tp�8_\. 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. 3 0 obj 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. Support our journalism by becoming a TNM Member - Click here. �@���R�t C���X��CP�%CBH@�R����f�[�(t� C��Qh�z#0 ��Z�l�`O8�����28.����p|�O×�X Nagapattinam, Cuddalore, Tiruvarur, Tanjavur, You might also be interested in directly bookmarking the Gaja spaghetti models page. 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. 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. 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