The cyclone is expected to weaken before crossing and making a landfall across the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening, with wind speeds touching 80-90 kmph (kilometres per hour) and gusts at times touching 100 kmph. "Cyclone Gaja likely to hit TN on Thursday evening; holiday declared for schools in some districts and 16 trains cancelled – Times of India", "Cyclone Gaja: TN government braces up itself for the calamity", https://www.thenewsminute.com/article/donations-pour-tn-aftermath-cyclone-gaja-91964, "When perennial crops fall prey to nature's fury...", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cyclone_Gaja&oldid=995835422, Wikipedia articles in need of updating from December 2018, All Wikipedia articles in need of updating, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 23 December 2020, at 03:47. 45 people died, mostly in the districts of Thiruvarur, Thanjavur, and Pudukottai. 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[4] Thousands of cattle and birds died due to the cyclone. Between Cuddalore and Pamban, the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is set to make landfall on Thursday evening bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu with a wind speed gusting up to 100 kmph, the Met office said. [2] People were advised not to come out of the house, as the cyclone caused high winds. Tamil Nadu: Cyclone Gaja centred over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Nov 15, 2018. The next day, the system was designated by the IMD as BOB 09. Cyclone Nisha (2008) Cyclone Nisha hit Tamil Nadu after Fanooz and this was also a big one. [3], At the time of landfall of the cyclone, heavy winds of about 175–180 km/h speed were experienced. The highest wind gust was recorded in Adhirampattinam at 181 km/h, and Muthupet recorded a wind gust of 180 km/h. After tracking west-southwestward for a number of days in the Bay of Bengal, Gaja made landfall in South India, shifted through Vedaranyam, Thiruthuraipoondi, Muthupet, Pudukkottai, Adirampattinam, Pattukkottai and Peravurani. Cuddalore is a part of the districts in the Cauvery delta which are predicted to receive ‘very heavy rainfall’ due to the effect of Cyclone Nivar. After Cyclone Gaja, Tamil Nadu sought Rs 15,000 crore from Indian central government to rebuild. As of now, the low pressure is 740 km away from Tamil Nadu and when it lands, the wind speed would be ranging from 80 to 100 kmph. Gaja cyclone now lies at about 80 km southeast of Karaikal, moving at 16 kmph. It’s expected to cross through Vedaranyam and Nagapattinam between 12 am and 3 am. Cyclone Gaja: Heavy rain in Chennai, Puducherry, Cuddalore from November 14 November 12, 2018 11:41 AM | Skymet Weather Team A Cyclonic Storm, Gaja formed over Bay of Bengal, due to which, winds have converged over the cyclone and the weather conditions over Tamil Nadu have also become dry since the last few days. The storm will cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, south of Nagai by early hours of Friday. The cyclone will gain a speed of 80kmph to 90kmph on November 14 night. Preventative measures were explained through all media. Since MeT said the … Gaja will be the second cyclone to hit the coastal area in a month after Cyclone Titli wreaked havoc in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 11, killing a total of 70 people. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Gaja was the sixth named cyclone of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, after Cyclones Sagar, Mekunu, Daye, Luban, and Titli. “Very heavy rains and wind gusts of 100 kilometres per hour are a major threat from Chennai to Cuddalore. Due to the possibility of adverse effects in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, early steps were taken by the state governments. While the Cyclone Gaja makes a landfall, the wind speed is expected to be … 10:35 pm: Cyclone Gaja gains strength and is now at 85 km east-southeast of Nagai. The next day, it crossed into the Andaman Sea and lingered there, organizing further throughout the day and intensified into a depression over the Bay of Bengal on November 10. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. The cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over the Bay of Bengal lay at about 470 km southeast. 13 cyclone evacuation centres, 191 relief centres have been readied and over 3100 first responders are on standby in Cuddalore district ahead of Cyclone Gaja. About 18,000 hectares of Coconut trees were damaged, mostly uprooted. The previous cyclone to hit Tamil Nadu was Gaja in November 2018, which had claimed 46 lives and left a trail of destruction across seven districts in Tamil Nadu, leaving lakhs of people homeless. 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. 10:18 pm: Gaja Cyclone is now a very severe storm and wind speeds in excess of 120 km/h is expected during the time of landfall. Chennai: The cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over the Bay of Bengal lay at about 470 kilometres south east from Chennai and is set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu. A bulletin released by the IMD at 00230 HRS said, ''The Cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over Southwest Bay of Bengal moved further west-southwestwards with a … During landfall, wind speeds are expected to … [5]. The cyclone which has been brewing in the Bay of Bengal for the past few days is likely to make landfall between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on Wednesday (November 25). 'Gaja' that lay over southwest and adjoining southeast and west central Bay of Bengal is about 550 kilometre north east of Nagapattinam and is very likely to … After tracking west-southwestward for a number of days, it made landfall near Nagapattinam in southern India, early on November 16 as a Very severe cyclonic storm. Fishermen have been advised not to go for fishing. The highest wind gust was recorded in Adhirampattinam at 181 km/h, and Muthupet recorded a wind gust of 180 km/h. Say bye to all your water heating hassles! Gaja’s present location is about 690 km east-northeast of Chennai and 790 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam. Nisha formed in the Bay of Bengal in 2008. 'Gaja' that lay over southwest and adjoining southeast and west central Bay of Bengal is about 550 km northeast of Nagapattinam and is very likely to cross the coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening or night with a wind speed gusting up to 100 kmph, the Met office said. Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: Cyclone Gaja is inching close to Tamil Nadu coast. Chennai: Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over the Bay of Bengal is set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening, bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu. The weak system intensified into a depression over the Bay of Bengal on November 10 and further intensified to a cyclonic storm on November 11, being classified 'Gaja'. For reprint rights: Times Syndication Service, Cyclone Gaja changes course, likely to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban in TN, Now plan for university with this program. Cyclone only 80 km southeast of Karaikal. Soon after, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert (TCFA). On November 5, a low pressure system formed over the Gulf of Thailand. "Severe Cyclonic Storm Cyclone Gaja lying 95 km east of Nagapattinam and likely to have landfall between Pamban and Cuddalore near Nagapattinam on … It is moving at a speed of ten km an hour in the last six hours. 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. 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