Cyclone Nivar live updates | Southern Railways fully cancels 12 trains

Cyclone Nivar stay updates | Southern Railways totally cancels 12 trains


The extreme cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ is prone to intensify additional into a really extreme cyclonic storm throughout subsequent 12 hours. In keeping with the Indian Met Division, Nivar could be very prone to transfer northwestwards and cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram throughout midnight of November 25 and early hours of November 26 as a really extreme cyclonic storm with a wind pace of 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph.

Cyclone Nivar | Record of emergency numbers

The governments of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have declared public vacation and suggested folks to remain at residence.

According to Chennai Corporation data the city received a rainfall of 128 mm from 8.30 a.m. November 24 to 7 a.m. November 25. A scene at Kamaraj Salai on Wednesday, November 25, 2020

In keeping with Chennai Company knowledge town obtained a rainfall of 128 mm from 8.30 a.m. November 24 to 7 a.m. November 25. A scene at Kamaraj Salai on Wednesday, November 25, 2020  
| Picture Credit score: S. R. Raghunathan

 

Listed here are the newest updates:

Puducherry

Puducherry Helpline

The next are the emergency numbers for the general public throughout the affect of the Cyclone Nivar.

Other than the final quantity 100, 101, 112, and 1031, the police management rooms will redirect misery calls to the division involved, 104 is for medical and 108 for ambulance assist and 1070 and 1077 emergency pure catastrophe aid.

The Electrical energy Division will be reached on 2339532 or toll-free line 1800-425-1912. The general public also can message on WhatsApp (9489080401).

Karaikal: Free helpline numbers – 1070/ 1077, Management Room – 04368 – 228801 227704, Whatsapp quantity – 99438 06263.

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu Helpline numbers

Individuals can dial toll free quantity 1077 for any help.

Listed here are the district-wise numbers

Cuddalore:  District Collectorate -04142 220700/233933/221383/221113; Income Divisional Workplace – 04142-231284

Chidambaram: Sub-Collector Workplace 04144-222256/290037

Vriddhachalam: Sub-Collector Workplace 04143-260248.

Tiruvarur: WhatsApp quantity 93453 36838

Pudukottai: 04322-222207

Chennai

Here is a listing of helpline numbers of assorted depts

Chennai Company: 04425384530

24X7 management room: 1913

Flood management: 044-24331074

Chennai MetroWater: 04428454040/04445674567

Ambulance service: 108/ 04428888105/ 7338895011

Electrical energy board

Chennai South-I: 9445850434/04424713988

Chennai South II: 9499050188/ 04423713631

Chengalpet: 9444099437/ 04427522119

Kancheepuram: 9445858740/ 04427282300

Chennai North: 9445850929/ 04428521833

Chennai Central: 9445449217/04428224423

Chennai West: 9445850500/04426151153

Railways | 2.40 pm

Trains cancelled

The Southern Railway has totally cancelled 12 trains and partially cancelled 11 trains as a result of Cyclone Nivar.

In a press launch the Kanniyakumari-Nizamuddin and the Rameswaram-Manduadih trains are cancelled on Wednesday.

Equally on Thursday none trains together with the Dr. MGR Central-KSR Bengaluru, Central-Tirupati, Tirupati-Chennai Central, between Chennai and Coimbatore (Three trains), Karaikkudi-Chennai Egmore, Madurai-Egmore and Egmore-Tiruchi companies will function.

 On Saturday the Nizamuddin-Kanniyakumari prepare stands cancelled.

The commuters might get their refunds for totally cancelled prepare companies on cancellation of tickets.

Chennai | 2.30 pm

Firemen rescue octogenarian from his home

The Tamil Nadu Hearth and Rescue Companies (TNFRS) rescued a 83-year-old man who was stranded in his home in Maduvankarai in rain water on Tuesday night.

In keeping with TNFRS personnel, they received a name from  Lawrence residing in Maduvangarai round 6 pm. “He advised us {that a} 83-year-old man named Charles was caught in his home in in Gopalakrishnan Road, Ganesh Nagar, Maduvankarai, Guindy. Being an aged individual he was not capable of transfer out of his home,” stated Syed Mohammed Shah, District Hearth officer, Guindy.

The firefighters workforce from Nandanam headed by Station Hearth Officer  Jayakumar comprising fireplace fighters – Sreenivasan, Senthil Kumar, Ramesh, Thangamari, Kalaivanan and  Ajithkumar – rush to the home by 6:30 p.m. “Once we went inside, we noticed Mr Charles sitting on his mattress unable to stroll out as there was water until his thighs and it was about to boost over the mattress, ” stated Senthil Kumar, who was a part of the workforce. 

The firefighters introduced Mr Charles, a retired LIC officer out in a chair and took him to his family members home in the identical locality.

Chennai | 2.15 pm

Key roads closed

Chennai Metropolis Police have closed Kamarajar Salai off Marina Seaside, East Coast Street, Rajiv Gandhi Salai, and Ennore Categorical Freeway. No car can be allowed on these roads in view of Nivar Cyclone.

Chennai | 2.10 pm

Cyclone Nivar: scenes from throughout Tamil Nadu

 

Incessant heavy rainfall lashed a number of areas in and round Chennai because the extreme cyclonic storm Nivar approached nearer to the coast on Wednesday.

The above video reveals totally different places in Tamil Nadu as Cyclone Nivar strikes near cross the coasts.

Chennai | 2.00 pm

Eight helicopters for rescue operations

Boats have been parked on the roads for safety as cyclone Nivar approaches coast on Wednesday.

Boats have been parked on the roads for security as cyclone Nivar approaches coast on Wednesday.
 
| Picture Credit score: R . Ragu

 

Eight helicopters are within the stand by for rescue operations, stated Minister for Catastrophe Administration R.B. Udhayakumar. He additionally stated the aid camps can accomodate over 13 lakh folks and appealed folks in low-lying space to method the closest camp as quickly as potential.

Tamil Nadu | 1.40 pm

TN declares public vacation in Chennai, 12 districts tomorrow

Owing to cyclone Nivar, Tamil Nadu authorities has declared public vacation tomorrow in 13 districts, together with Chennai.

Vacation has been declared in Vellore, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, Thanjavur, Mayiladudurai, Tiruvannamalai, Ariyalur and Perambalur.

Chennai | 1.00 pm

Chief Minister Edappadi Okay. Palaniswami visits Chembarambakkam reservoir, whose shutters have been launched at midday right now.

IMD replace | 12.30 pm

Puducherry will affect most: IMD

Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy and Minister for Revenue M.O.H.F. Shahajan inspecting cyclone preparedness in a coastal hamlet at Kalapet on Wednesday.

Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy and Minister for Income M.O.H.F. Shahajan inspecting cyclone preparedness in a coastal hamlet at Kalapet on Wednesday.
 
| Picture Credit score: T Singaravelou

Cyclone Nivar is regularly intensifying in accordance with IMD. “It might trigger structural harm, uprooting of bushes, harm to thatched or tin homes, and harm to banana and paddy crops,” stated Mr. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG, IMD.

“There will be robust winds and heavy rain. Probably the most affect can be in Puducherry and Karaikal,” he added.

Chennai | 12.05 pm

Shutters of Chembarambakkam reservoir opened

Authorities opening the the shutters of Chembarambakam reservoir on Wednesday noon.

Authorities opening the the shutters of Chembarambakam reservoir on Wednesday midday.  
| Picture Credit score: M. Vedhan

After almost 5 years, the shutters of Chembarambakam reservoir was opened on Wednesday midday as a cautionary measure to forestall inundation, notably within the upstream stretches.

Central Water Fee has suggested Airports Authority of India to be cautious and hold a vigil if water ranges rise within the Adyar river because it runs underneath the runway of Chennai airport.

The State Catastrophe Administration Authority has requested folks residing close to the banks of Adyar river, particularly in low mendacity areas reminiscent of Kanu Nagar, Choolaipallam, Thideer Nagar, Amman Nagar, Burma Colony, Jafferkhanpetm Kotturpuram, and Chitra Nagar to relocate to the close by aid camps.

Chennai | 11.30 am

Chennai Company orders elimination of hoardings

The Better Chennai Company has ordered the elimination of all hoardings within the metropolis to forestall accidents throughout the cyclone landfall.

Company Commissioner G.Prakash on Wednesday ordered the regional deputy commissioners of north, central and south areas to take away all hoardings by midday. Catastrophe administration consultants have pressured the necessity for elimination of all hoardings to scale back the chance of accidents to motorists, pedestrians and residents throughout the cyclone.

Zonal officers will ask all house owners to take away the hoardings and banners to keep away from any hazard. “Earlier than midday all such hoardings, even whether it is underneath courtroom orders are to be eliminated as a result of emergency. It is vitally pressing,” stated Mr.Prakash.

In keeping with the amended statutory provisions, hoardings can be permitted solely on Company lands. Earlier, personal land house owners have been erecting hoardings and banners illegally.

On Wednesday, civic officers began eradicating hoardings and banners to forestall accidents throughout the cyclone landfall.

In keeping with estimates, such constructions have been situated in additional than 500 spots. Along with such constructions, weak constructions on prime of excessive rise buildings may also be eliminated by civic officers.

Tamil Nadu | 11.30 am

Heavy rains in Chennai, mild showers in different districts

Rainwater inundates the famous rock temple in Mamallapuram on Wednesday.

Rainwater inundates the well-known rock temple in Mamallapuram on Wednesday.  
| Picture Credit score: R. Ragu

 

In Chennai, Nungambakkam obtained the best quantity of rainfall with 16 cm for the day ending 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday. A number of different climate stations in and across the metropolis recorded ‘heavy to very heavy’ rainfall throughout the identical interval. The areas embrace Anna College, Meenambakkam and Sholinganallur with 15 cm every and Taramani, DGP Workplace, MGR Nagar receiving 14 cm every. 

Areas reminiscent of Mamallapuram, Alandur, and Puzhal recorded 12 cm every and Tambaram and Ambattur 11 cm every.

Nevertheless, climate stations in different districts have obtained solely mild rains to this point. 

Puducherry, Tirupoondi in Nagapattinam district, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, and Tindivanam have registered 2 cm every.

 

Chennai | 11.15 am

Residents on the banks of Adyar requested to relocate

The Chennai Company has requested residents of Kotturpuram, Jafferkhanpet and different areas on the banks of river Adyar to relocate to aid centres owing to the chance of flooding in Adyar River after launch of water in Chembarambakkam lake at midday.

A flood alert has been issued by the company for neighborhoods on banks of Adyar river in Kodambakkam, Adyar, Valasaravakkam, and Alandur zones. A complete of 169 aid centres have been opened.

The Company has additionally requested the house owners to take away all hoarding and banners as a precautionary measure to minimise damages.

For help: Name 1913, management room 044-25384530 and 044-25384540. Aloysius Xavier Lopez

Tamil Nadu | 11.00 am

Nivar approaches nearer to TN coast

Tamil Nadu Fire and Rescue Service personnel with emergency equipments leave to coastal areas of Nagapattinam district in view of cyclone Navir, on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.

Tamil Nadu Hearth and Rescue Service personnel with emergency equipments depart to coastal areas of Nagapattinam district in view of cyclone Navir, on Wednesday, November 25, 2020.  
| Picture Credit score: M. Moorthy

 

Incessant heavy rainfall lashed a number of areas in and round Chennai because the extreme cyclonic storm Nivar approached nearer to the coast on Wednesday. 

Locations in and round Chennai obtained heavy to very heavy until 8.30 a.m. on Wednesday. Nungambakkam obtained almost 17 cm of rainfall and Meenambakkam recorded 12 cm. The opposite climate stations in Taramani (12cm), West Tambaram(10 cm) and Ennore 9 cm too recorded rains of heavy to very heavy depth. 

Nevertheless, different locations reminiscent of Chidambaram, Cuddalore, Karaikal, Nagapattinam have obtained solely mild rains to this point until 8.30 a.m.  

In keeping with India Meteorological Division, the extreme cyclonic storm Nivar has moved west-northwestwards and lay centered over southwest Bay of Bengal, about 290 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 300 km east southeast of Puducherry and 350 km south southeast of Chennai. It’s prone to intensify into a really extreme cyclonic storm by afternoon. 

It’s now shifting at a pace of seven km per hour. – Okay. Lakshmi

 

Puducherry | 10.50 am

Puducherry port hoists cyclone warning 10

The Port Department in Puducherry has hoisted Storm warning signal 10 indicating Great Danger to the por

The Port Division in Puducherry has hoisted Storm warning sign 10 indicating Nice Hazard to the por
 
| Picture Credit score: S.S. Kumar

 

Puducherry port has hoisted cyclone warning quantity 10, which signifies ‘nice hazard’ and in addition means a extreme cyclone is prone to cross over/close to the port.

A visible storm warning alerts are signage completely hoisted on the mast of ports to alert ships of the climate situation within the ports they method. Whereas sure international locations hoist flags, India makes use of distinct indicators for day and night time. Day alerts are a mix of cylinders and cones, whereas night time alerts are pink and white lamps.

Click on right here to know why we should always fear extra for sign 11 and fewer for 1.

Tamil Nadu | 10.40 am

NDRF groups prepared: Minister

In keeping with Minister for Catastrophe Administration, R.B. Udhaya kumar, six NDRF groups have been positioned in Cuddalore, three groups every in Chengalpattu and Nagapattinam, and two groups in Villupuram and Mayiladuthurai districts.

The Ministers stated the low-lying areas and reservoirs are being monitored repeatedly. “A complete of 22 fishing boats from Karaikal that have been concerned in deep-sea fishing have been introduced again to security,” Mr. Udhaya Kumar stated.

Chennai | 10.15 am

Shutters of Chembarambakkam reservoir to be opened by midday

After almost 5 years, the shutters of Chembarambakam reservoir can be opened on Wednesday midday as a cautionary measure to forestall inundation, notably within the upstream stretches. Residents needn’t worry flooding within the Adyar river as water launch can be minimal.

As a precaution, flood warning has been issued to low stage areas alongside Adyar river and surplus programs reminiscent of Kundrathur, Sirukalathur, Tirumudivakkam and Tiruneermalai.

The Adyar river has been widened to hold as much as 1 lakh cusecs within the downstream stretch close to Saidapet, officers famous. – Okay. Lakshmi

 

Chennai | 10.00 am

Place of Chennai reservoirs

Chembarambakkam’s storage now stands at 3,028 million cubic ft in opposition to its capability of three,645 mcft. The three different main reservoirs are getting regular inflows too.

Whereas Poondi reservoir, which didn’t obtain a lot rainfall, will get principally Krishna water as influx, Purple Hills reservoir obtained an influx of 1,063 cusecs at Eight a.m. and its water stage stands at 17.49 ft in opposition to full stage of 21.20 ft. 

In Kancheepuram and Chengalpet districts, 148 tanks of the entire 909 tanks maintained by Water Sources Division have crammed up to this point. Almost 254 tanks have reached above 75% of their storage capability. The water stage at Pillaipakkam tank, which drain into Chembarambakkam reservoir, has reached 12.08 ft in opposition to its full stage of 13.20 ft.

The extent at one other tank in Sriperumbudur situated upstream of Chembarambakkam too has touched 16. 19 ft in opposition to full stage of 17.90 ft and is being monitored by WRD.  – Okay. Lakshmi

Chennai | 9.30 am

Waterlogging at 53 places; 128 mm rainfall in Chennai

A policeman gestures as he manages traffic on a road during heavy rain, triggered by Cyclone Nivar, in Chennai, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.

A policeman gestures as he manages visitors on a highway throughout heavy rain, triggered by Cyclone Nivar, in Chennai, Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020.
 
| Picture Credit score:
PTI

 

Better Chennai Company has recognized waterlogging in 53 neighborhoods of town forward of the landfall of cyclone Nivar. In keeping with a press launch, civic workers cleared waterlogging at eight places.

Civic officers are but to regulate waterlogging at 45 places. Residents have reported waterlogging in areas together with George City, Nungambakkam, Madipakkam, Sholinganallur, Perungudi, Vepery, Kilpauk, Anna Nagar, Aminjikarai, Arumbakkam, T.Nagar, Shenoy Nagar, Mogappair, Adyar and Vadapalani.

In keeping with knowledge compiled by Better Chennai Company, town has obtained a complete rainfall of 516 mm throughout the 27 days after the onset of the northeast monsoon on October 28.

Town obtained a rainfall of 128 mm from 8.30 a.m. November 24 to 7 a.m. November 25.

At the very least 116 bushes have been uprooted after the onset of the northeast monsoon. A complete of 77 aid centres have been opened within the metropolis. Motor pumps have been put in at 15 places to bale out water. — Our Correspondent

IMD replace | 8.35 am

Nivar turns into ‘extreme cyclone’

The rough sea in Nagapattinam district along with gusty winds on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.

The tough sea in Nagapattinam district together with gusty winds on Tuesday, November 24, 2020.  
| Picture Credit score:
M. Moorthy

The cyclonic storm NIVAR over southwest Bay of Bengal has burgeoned right into a ‘extreme cyclonic storm’ and lay 370 km east southeast of Chennai and 310 km southeast of Puducherry, in accordance with a morning replace from the India Meteorological Division on Wednesday.

It’s prone to intensify additional right into a ‘very extreme cyclonic storm’ by midday and make landfall by late night between the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts, round Karaikal and Mamallapuram with a wind pace of 120-130 kmph gusting to 145 kmph.

Extreme harm is anticipated to standing crop, plantation, orchards and thatched rooftops are anticipated to be blown away.Nivar is anticipated to start ebbing in depth by midnight after landfall and ease out by Friday although windspeeds and related rainfall are anticipated to be important till Friday, the IMD stated. — Our Corrrespondent

Delhi | 8.30 am

Military deploys 12 groups

The Indian Military is able to deploy 12 Humanitarian Help and Catastrophe Reduction (HADR) groups and two Engineer Process Pressure items throughout Cyclone Nivar.

“The Military is able to help the federal government and civil administration in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, sustaining communication with involved officers”, a defence press launch stated. — Our Corrrespondent

Chennai | 8.20 am

Flights cancelled at Chennai airport

Twelve departures and arrivals from and to Chennai airport have been cancelled to this point as a result of Cyclone Nivar. Flights to Kannur, Kozhikode, Vijayawada, Tiruchi, Thoothukudi, Bengaluru, Mangalore and Hubli have been cancelled.

Officers of Airports Authority of India (AAI) had stated they’ve been making preparations to see how greatest flight operations will be operated. AAI has been coordinating with the Meteorological Division, Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure and State authorities officers as properly.

“The smaller ATR plane have been taken away from the airport by an airline as a result of they feared it might be broken when the cyclone makes a landfall. These are the cancelled flights we see now. There could also be delays via the day or diversions relying on the climate,” an official stated.  — Employees Reporter

Tamil Nadu | 8.15 am

1000’s of police personnel deployed in coastal areas

1000’s of policemen, together with commandos educated in catastrophe operations, have been deployed alongside the coastal areas as heavy rain lashed Chennai, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Tiruvallur and Cuddalore districts since Tuesday afternoon.

With meteorological consultants warning that Cyclone Nivar, situated 450 km southeast of Chennai, was prone to intensify additional right into a extreme cyclonic storm within the subsequent 24 hours, Director-Normal of Police J.Okay. Tripathy reviewed the deployment of manpower and infrastructure on the police headquarters.

Andhra Pradesh | 7.45 am

Nellore, Prakasam administrations on tenterhooks

Authorities in south coastal Andhra Pradesh are on excessive alert because the cyclonic storm Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal is prone to intensify right into a extreme cyclonic storm late on Wednesday.

Fishermen, who had ventured into the ocean, rushed again as squally wind pace reaching 30 to 40 kmph prevailed. The fishermen began shifting their boats to safer locations as sea water superior as much as 100 metres within the coastal mandals, reminding them of the “Laila” cyclone that left a trial of destruction in 2010.

 

Puducherry | 7 am

Puducherry, Cuddalore gear as much as cope with Cyclone Nivar

The Puducherry and Cuddalore district administrations are gearing as much as cope with any eventuality arising out of Cyclone Nivar, which is anticipated to make landfall on Wednesday.

9 groups of the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) have been deployed in Puducherry, Cuddalore, Chidambaram, Parangipettai and Karaikal, to hold out aid and rescue operations.

 

IMD | 2.45 am

Extreme cyclonic storm lay centered close to Cuddalore

Cyclone Nivar live updates | Southern Railways fully cancels 12 trains

 

Cyclonic storm Nivar intensified right into a extreme cyclonic storm and lay centred at 2330 hrs IST of 24th November, 2020 over southwest Bay of Bengal. It’s about 310 km of Cuddalore. It is vitally prone to intensify additional into a really extreme cyclonic storm throughout subsequent 12 hours.

Chennai | November 25, 2020, 12.15 am

 

Heavy rainfall in Chennai

Cyclone Nivar live updates | Southern Railways fully cancels 12 trains

 

Heavy rainfall recorded in Chennai from 0830 hours IST to 2030 hours IST of November 24, 2020: Nungambakkam: 106 mm Meenambakkam: 94 mm

 

 

 

 





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