Cyclone Nada has weakened into a depression in the Bay of Bengal and made landfall near Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu, according to the Met department, spawning heavy rain in the coastal areas of the state and Puducherry. Rain up to 4 cm is expected in Cuddalore, Puducherry and Nagapattinam while Chennai will receive moderate rainfall, the weather department has said.
In Cuddalore, where there has been a steady drizzle since Thursday morning, the administration has been instructed to evacuate people from low lying areas and cyclone shelters and emergency services have been readied.
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Rains on Thursday lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu influenced by cyclonic storm Nada, which is likely to cross the coast near here in the early hours of Friday.
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With Cyclone Nada nearing the Tamil Nadu coast, rain and thundershowers have finally commenced over Chennai. Rain bearing clouds had been engulfing the city since last night paving way for rain activity in the morning.
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Here is the satellite image of Cyclone Nada, which is expected to give heavy downpour in Tamil Nadu, a much awaited rainfall for the drought hit Tamil Nadu..
Cyclone Nada, heading towards Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the Bay of Bengal, is weakening and may make landfall in the very early hours of Friday near Cuddalore. The Met office said it may downgraded to being called a "deep depression" which is a notch below cyclone. It is currently about 350 km away from Tamil Nadu capital Chennai, which has been cloudy since morning with mild showers in some areas.
A cyclone which has been named Nada is building up in the Bay of Bengal is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, December 2, the Met department has said. Landfall is likely close to Cuddalore between Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.