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In the early hours of November 24, it intensified into a cyclonic storm and it was named Nivar. Cyclone Nivar - the second cyclone to form over the Bay of Bengal this year after Super Cyclone … Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Nivar was a tropical cyclone which brought severe impacts to portions of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in late November of 2020. Cyclone Nivar which wreaked havoc in 18 districts of the state has claimed four lives besides leaving several cattle dead and over 2,000 trees uprooted, Palaniswami said, a day after the very severe storm made landfall. In the list of storm names given by all these 13 countries, India has given names like Agni, Akash, Bijli, and Jal. Storm surges can affect agriculture as they bring saline sea water into farmlands, causing long-term impact on soil quality. It weakened on the early hours of November 27. Officials said it reached wind speed of more than 120km/h (75mph), but then weakened into a severe cyclonic storm. The rainfalls made significant impact on the districts of Chittoor, Prakasam, Kadapa and Nellore, 112000 people were affected, 2,294 houses/huts were damaged, 6,133 homes were left stranded, 2,618 small animals, 88 large animals and 8,130 poultry birds were reported dead based on a preliminary evaluation. The estimates of Chennai civic officials reported that flood water entered around 40,000 homes within the borders of the Corporation. Jana Sena Party urges AP govt to help farmers hit by Nivar cyclone . Powerful Cyclone Nivar, packing estimated wind speeds of 120 to 130 kmph, made landfall near Puducherry at around 10:30 pm on Wednesday, November 25 as “very severe cyclonic storm”. The name 'Nivar' has been selected from the list of names given by Iran. news Cyclone Nivar Thursday, November 26, 2020 - 15:22. The cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to intensify further, clocking wind speeds in the range of 100-110 kmph, gusting to 120 kmph. Powerful Cyclone Nivar, packing estimated wind speeds of 120 to 130 kmph, made landfall near Puducherry at around 10:30 pm on Wednesday, November 25 as “very severe cyclonic storm”. The disturbance gradually organized and on November 23, both the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) and the India Meteorological Department(IMD) reported that a tropical depressi… According to the first letter of the names suggested from these 13 countries, their order is decided and the names of cyclonic storms are kept in the same order. The cyclone made landfall on Wednesday night. Cyclone Nivar to cross coast tonight or on Thursday morning: IMD. The worst affected by the rains are Chennai, Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. Chennai: Owing to the approaching Nivar cyclone, The Greater Chennai Corporation has now released emergency numbers besides also setting up control rooms in every zone. Cyclone Nivar has killed three people and injured three more after making landfall in southern India, where torrential rainfall lashed coastal areas of Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Nivar is the fourth cyclone to hit the North Indian Ocean region in 2020. Stuti Mishra. It made a landfall in Karaikal, Puducherry on the midnight of November 25. Nivar, which made landfall near Puducherry, gradually weakened as it crossed the land. This, in turn, can affect agricultural production. “We spent over five nights at the shelter,” the fisherman said, as he cleaned the wet floor of his hut. Chennai, Nov 25 (PTI) Severe cyclonic storm 'Nivar' will intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm over the next 12 hours and cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Wednesday midnight or early Thursday, the India Meteorological Department said. In preparation for the cyclone, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have been asked to exercise caution by the National Crisis Management … But the thinking behind naming storms is that people take warnings more seriously because of the name. The name 'Nivar' has been selected from the list of names given by Iran. However, there are certain conditions for naming storms such that the name should be short and simple, which people can easily speak and understand and no name should be culturally and religiously sensitive. As per the latest reports, Cyclone Nivar lies about 50 km east-southeast of Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu) and about 40 km east southeast of Puducherry. [19], Eight people was reported dead in Andhra Pradesh. Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to turn into a “very severe cyclonic storm”, may make landfall on Wednesday, between Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu and Karaikal in Puducherry. Cyclone Nivar: Here's all you need to know Cyclone Nivar is heading towards the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast and is expected to make a landfall between Mamallapuram and … The eighth depression and fourth named storm of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, Nivar originated from a disturbance in the Intertropical Convergence Zone. To know the answer to this question, you have to understand the tradition and rules of naming cyclones. New Delhi: The southern parts of the country are bracing for the Nivar cyclone that is set to make landfall on November 25.Cyclone Nivar is expected to cross the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on Wednesday. Vuukle Emotes. This time, the name of the storm sent from Iran was to be chosen, so this storm that came in India has been named Nivar. In Chennai too, people have been advised not to leave the house and a public holiday has been declared. Fact check: Govt giving Rs 70,000 to under PM Pension Yojana? As the cyclone approached, the Tamil Nadu government evacuated about 1.25 lakh people to 1,486 relief camps in Chennai and southern districts by Wednesday evening. The tradition of naming storms was first introduced by countries around the Atlantic Sea in the year 1953. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Nivar was a tropical cyclone which brought severe impacts to portions of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh in late November of 2020. But later, a system was created that only those countries, around which the storm is rising, will give it a name. But the storm, approaching in the middle of the night, can also bring darkness. It has been forming in the Bay of Bengal, and is expected to cause powerful cyclonic storms and heavy rainfall between Mamallapuram and Karaikal, including Mayiladuthurai district on Wednesday (November 25). Speculation grows among gamers, ISRO to launch communication satellite CMS-01 on December 17. New Delhi: Cyclone Nivar is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours. Cyclone Nivar made landfall at 11:30 pm on November 25 near Marakkanam, barely five kilometres from his hut, which was battered by heavy rain and a turbulent sea. Cyclone Nivar is understood to have landed in Marakkanam in Villupuram district in Tamil Nadu, 40 km from Puducherry. Courtesy..Twitter. Cyclone Nivar Looms Over India's Tamil Nadu as Heavy Rains Lash Chennai Major cities in southern India, including Chennai and Bengaluru, have been witnessing almost continuous downpours from dark clouds hovering over the area. Later weakened into a "severe cyclonic storm" as it crossed the coast near Puducherry, the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) said in its hourly updates. The weather formation was about 90 km east-southeast of Cuddalore, about 150 km east southeast of Puducherry and 220 km south southeast of Chennai on Wednesday evening. Fishermen move a fishing boat to a safer place along the shore before Cyclone Nivar's landfall, in Chennai, India, November 25, 2020. CM Jagan Mohan Reddy announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of the deceased. Officials were also directed to ensure that people in vulnerable areas were evacuated. The storm uprooted more than 1,000 trees in the state and left several low-lying areas marooned. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. TNM Staff Follow @thenewsminute. Cyclone Nivar is the fourth cyclone to hit the North Indian Ocean region in 2020. In its latest bulletin issued at 8.30 am, the IMD said Cyclone Nivar lay 290 km east-south-east of Cuddalore, and 350 km south-south-east of Chennai at 5.30 am on Wednesday. Iran, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and Yemen were also added to this list in the year 2018. [9], The District magistrate of the Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh reported that 3,363 people were sheltered in 115 relief camps. It also gets easy for the media to report on stories surrounding cyclones. Cyclone Nivar, which is expected to make landfall on the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast late Wednesday night, has already intensified into a ‘very severe’ cyclonic storm. During the meeting held at the camp office here on Thursday, the Chief Minister ordered the officials to support the family of a person who died due to electric shock in Nellore Severe cyclonic storm 'Nivar' will intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm over the next 12 hours and cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Wednesday midnight or early Thursday, the India Meteorological Department said. Chennai, Nov 25 (PTI) Severe cyclonic storm 'Nivar' will intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm over the next 12 hours and cross the coast between Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Wednesday midnight or early Thursday, the India Meteorological Department said. Chennai and other parts of North TN saw gusty winds touching 60-70kmph on 24,25 November.Several roads were closed in the area of the Greater Chennai Corporation were closed due to waterlogging. PTI. In preparation for the cyclone, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have been asked to exercise caution by the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC). New Delhi, Nov 26 (ANI): Speaking on the ‘Cyclone Nivar,’ Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), Randeep Rana on November 26 stated that the landfall happened yesterday at midnight and now the cyclone is weakening gradually. The cyclone is likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram during late Wednesday evening, as a severe cyclonic storm, with a wind speed of 100-110 Kmph gusting to 120 Kmph, said government in an alert on Tuesday. The wind speed was around 100-120 kmph at the time of the cyclone making landfall. Cyclone Nivar in Tamil Nadu, Chennai: Intermittent rains lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu as the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm and is likely to cross the state on November 25. In the Parsi language, the name 'Nivar' means light. The system is currently 700 km off Chennai and is barreling towards Tamil Nadu and is likely to hit the coast on Wednesday. [21] Loss of APSPDCL was amounted to be ₹50.7 million (US$687,000). Published: 25 Nov 2020, 11:24 AM. For stronger storms, this rise may vary from 1-6 metres. Cyclone Nivar To Hit Tamil Nadu, Puducherry With Winds At 145 Kmph The powerful cyclone is likely to hit the coast by midnight or early tomorrow, the Met department said. Enjoy the videos and music you love, upload original content, and share it all with friends, family, and the world on YouTube. Even in the case of Cyclone Nivar, the storm surge might be higher than what has been predicted by IMD. Cyclone Nivar has killed three people and injured three more after making landfall in southern India, where torrential rainfall lashed coastal areas of Tamil Nadu. [11], Showers and thunderstorms associated with Nivar impacted parts of Sri Lanka as the system moved inland on November 26. He plans to continue providing help to … [8] The Tamil Nadu state government reported that more than 100,000 people were evacuated and were sheltered in 1000 relief centers. [14] Many areas including Madipakkam, Velachery, Adambakkam and suburbs around Tambaram and low lying regions along the river Adyar were flooded. English summary. For the Indian Ocean region, deliberations for naming cyclones began in 2000 and a formula was agreed upon in 2004. What is the meaning for Cyclone Nivar? He said, “Landfall happened yesterday at midnight. Officials said it reached wind speed of more than 120km/h (75mph), but then weakened into a severe cyclonic storm. IND vs AUS: 'We make sure to have plenty of caffeine when it comes to... IND vs AUS: 'Intimidating to play Australia in Australia' says Sh... IND vs AUS: Moises Henriques added to Test squad, Sean Abbott left out due... Lionel Messi reaches two milestones as Barcelona wins tough match at Camp N... NZ vs WI: Kiwis wrap up second Test by an inning and 12 runs, clinch series. US: Gunman shot dead by police at NYC church after concert, Historic US COVID vaccine campaign launches with convoy of trucks. The threat of Cyclone Nivar looms large over Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Puducherry as the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal intensified … The news came a day after at least three people were killed in Tamil Nadu as Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Nivar made landfall around midnight of Wednesday. [13] Due to intense rainfall, Chembarambakkam lake have released water for the first time after five years. [1], On November 22, an area of low pressure was formed in the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of Tamil Nadu. Three people were killed in Tamil Nadu and one in Andhra Pradesh as Cyclone Nivar made landfall on Thursday at 2:30 am near the coastal town of Marakkanam, 30 kilometres north of Puducherry. Nov 25, 2020, 12:18 IST. IMD Cyclone Nivar Bengaluru alert: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a yellow alert to Bengaluru and adjoining districts on November 25 and 26 since the depression over southwest Bay of Bengal is set to form into a cyclone, Nivar and make a landfall around midnight. Unfair or greatest comeback? Eight countries in the region - Bangladesh, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Thailand - all contributed a set of names. Cyclone Nivar is the fourth cyclone to hit the North Indian Ocean region in 2020. (Reuters) A powerful cyclonic storm hurtled into India's southeastern coast, uprooting trees and packing strong winds and rains as tens of thousands of people took refuge in shelters. [6] Measures were taken by the Tamil Nadu government to store dry rations and fuel for the people after the cyclone's impact. [15] The Greater Chennai Corporation removed uprooted trees from 223 roads. The centre of the cyclone will cross the coast near Puducherry within the next three hours with a wind speed of 120-130kmph gusting up to 145kmph, IMD had said on Wednesday night. SCS NIVAR … The name of the severe cyclonic storm is Nivar. It is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. In the Parsi language, the name 'Nivar' means light. Watch video on Zee News So far, in Tamil Nadu alone, more than one lakh people have been shifted to relief camps. According to reports, in case of any emergency, 1913 toll-free emergency number can be called for any assistance regarding the Nivar Cyclone. Chennai/Puducherry: The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar, crossed the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast late night and early Thursday morning with an estimated wind speed of 120-130 kmph, said the India Meteorological Department (IMD). 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