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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Over the following few days, the depression gradually intensified into a deep depression, and subsequently a cyclonic storm by October Schools and colleges in the city remained closed for more than three days. Cyclone shelters had been arranged in Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts.
Mahabalipuram faced power outages and 90 trees were uprooted and two huts were damaged. One fell on the compound wall of a police commissioner’s residence, causing structural damage. In Basava Road, a tree pulled down power lines, along with six electric poles outing power in the locality.
In the nilwm hours of Cycloen 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.
Nilam continued to track northwestward under the influence of a low to mid-level subtropical ridge. During the storm,people were shifted to cyclone shelters in Nellore district.
Along with Nellore, Chittoor district also saw very heavy rainfall. Several villages and towns in southern coastal Nliam Pradesh were flooded and heavy rains were also reported in Visakhapatnama major city in north Coastal Andhra.
They were later on able to establish contact with their families and the Coast Guard successfully tried to rescue them. TV9a Telugu news channel reported that people in Nellore district continued to suffer from the effects of the storm even after landfall, due to lack of information regarding the cyclone.
As Nilam weakened, heavy rainfall continued affecting south coastal Nilm Pradesh, Rayalaseema and Telangana with heavy rains and flash flooding. Several poor in coastal villagers who depended only on fishing had lost access to food and clean drinking hilam as fishing was prohibited for over three days. TV9 reported that over 12, poor had remained hungry over the past three days and no government official had visited the storm affected villages despite the prolonged shortage of food cyc,one lack of electricity.
Severe flooding had blocked transportation between Ongole and the villages, stranding the villagers. Four more people were found dead in Andhra Pradesh, as two people were electrocuted near the New Port railway station in Kakinada. Another old woman was killed by hypothermia while a man was found dead under the debris of a broken wall. The death toll in the state went up to seven. As per reports, electric poles were felled and 30 houses were damaged, out of which 16 houses were totally destroyed.
The Chennai Port sounded a ‘Danger 7’ alarm and had sent off ships to outer sea to minimize damage when the storm made landfall. One crew member was reported to be killed, with 5 others missing.
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. During the storm, 3, people were evacuated and kept in cyclone shelters at Thalainayar and Keezhaiyur. Among the evacuees, 2, people were from Pirinchamoolai, Vandal and Gundooranvellir villages and were taken to community halls.
Schools and colleges in the city, however, remained closed for November 1 and 2. Residents gathered at the Santhome beach, observing the relief and rescue efforts made to help the victims of the MV Pratibha Cauvery. Four others remained missing even after a second day of search and rescue efforts which included four ships, two nklam and two Dornier aircraft.
Cyclone Nilam Kills 12, Displaces Thousands
A few hours later, a second body was found at the estuary of Adyar River. Reports revealed that the ship’s captain had ignored instructions to leave for safe waters following the cyclone alert.
The Tamil Nadu death toll rose to 11, as a result. Though three bodies out of five were found, they were all yet to be identified. Jayaraman, a senior disaster management official, said that at least 16 people were killed in rainfall-related events.
Overall, 4, people were reportedly displaced due to the flooding and 56 people have left their homes in fear of landslides. Sri Lanka’s Cycloe Management Center said that about 1, houses were damaged by the storm. In Mulaitivu district, evacuees in the evacuation centers were returned to their houses.
The flood in Kilinochchi had receded and the situation was normalized.
In Jaffna district, divisional secretariats provided relief items and necessary amenities to the affected. In Nuwara Eliya Districtfamilies vulnerable to landslides were evacuated and sent to Vidulipura Temple. Meals and relief items were provided to the flood victims of Colombo and Gampaha districts.
Cyclone Nilam buffets Indian coast after Sri Lanka flooding – BBC News
In a review conducted by the Government of Andhra Pradeshthe nulam day, it was depicted that nearly 67, people of 21, families have been shifted to 86 relief camps across the state. Severe flooding in the state reportedly killed another 15 people, nilsm the death toll up to Rains caused flash flooding and inundated five villages in Srikakulam district.
To analyze the situation, Milam Minister Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy conducted an aerial survey in flood affected areas. Also, heavy rains in Visakhapatnam district lead to a train derailment in Araku Valley, a famous tourist destination near Visakhapatnam.
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Cyclone Nilam buffets Indian coast after Sri Lanka flooding
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