The Met department has said that it will strengthen into a cyclone. Video Player Close. Menstruation is taboo in large parts of rural India. Once intensified, it would acquire its name ‘Nivar’, proposed by Iran. Watch Queue Queue This video is unavailable. Cyclone 'Gaja' takes a surprise U-turn, now Chennai to get heavy rains When everyone thought 'Gaja' was drifting down south, the storm took a U … 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. The outer ring of clouds is now covering coast, Skymet said. Some have found an alternative. Cyclone Gaja alert sounded in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry The IMD predicted the cyclone was likely to move towards northern Tamil Nadu … Visu Ramaiyan (30) concurred that groundnut yield was very less last year. “Water is the main problem. As Tamil Nadu Braces for Cyclone Nivar, Memories of Gaja Drive Farmers, Fisherfolk Sleepless. Tamil Nadu’s Directorate of Technical Education has postponed the diploma examinations in view of Cyclone Gaja. Cyclone Gaja HIGHLIGHTS: Storm to make landfall today, heavy rainfall expected in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Cyclone Gaja HIGHLIGHTS: The storm is set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Cyclone Gaja Tamil Nadu 2018 . At present, #Cuddalore in #TamilNadu is the #rainiest place in India with 87 mm of rainfall. NEW DELHI, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the cyclone that battered India's southern state of Tamil Nadu coast has reached 33, local government officials said Sunday. "The government has received information that so far 11 persons have died," he said without divulging further information. Cyclone Gaja over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved further west-southwestwards and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam near lat 10.5, long 79.8 with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph during 12:30 am to 2:30 am on Friday (November 16), the MeT department said. 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. Though the centre of cyclone lies over land, the rear sector of the eye wall is still over the sea. The storm will cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, south of Nagai by early hours of Friday. The exams scheduled for November 16, 2018 … Chennai, Nov 15: As cyclone Gaja is set to make landfall between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry governments have put in place several contingency measures. The farmers believe that the few days of rain received this monsoon would have decreased the salinity a bit. 178 people follow this. Though the villagers knew about the cyclone warning, the storm surge caught them by surprise. Cyclone Gaja – Tamil Nadu “The low-pressure area over the Andaman Sea has intensified into a depression. They were in for a shock again, as rhinoceros beetle damaged the saplings. Nagapattinam district has been heavily damaged by cyclone Gaja. Cyclone Gaja to Turn Severe in Next 24 Hours, Heavy Rain Likely in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh The met department said that heavy rainfall at isolated places is expected over north coastal Tamil Nadu and adjoining south coastal Andhra Pradesh from evening of November 14. Weather department predicts rainfall at most of the places over north coastal Tamil Nadu. But the fishing and farming communities are yet to recover from the aftereffects of Cyclone Gaja which in November 2018 had claimed 45 lives and resulted in immense destruction with lakhs of trees uprooted, houses demolished and livelihoods lost. With such contributions, and with the compensation of Rs 1,100 per coconut tree given by the Tamil Nadu government, all the farmers replanted coconut saplings. We did not lose our trees.”. The cyclone has been named as Gaja and it is expected to cause heavy rainfall in the state. Rains expected over Coimbatore, Dindigul, Tiruppur and Niligiris for the next few hours as Gaja reaches interior Tamil Nadu, private weather forecaster SkyMetWeather said. The cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ may hit parts of Tamil Nadu on November 15. Veeraramakrishnan planted brinjal in half-an-acre. “The beetles attack at all stages of the trees’ growth. Heavy rain and strong winds had started in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu from early Thursday evening. The North Indian Ocean cyclone season has no official bounds, but cyclones tend to form between April and December, with the two peaks in May and November. Four teams each of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel have been already deployed in Nagapattinam district, while two teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been deployed in Cuddalore district. Karuna's demise, cyclone Gaja cap eventful 2018 in Tamil Nadu; Air India waives charges for carrying relief material for cyclone Gaja victims; Tamil Nadu govt under attack over cyclone Gaja relief; Cyclone Gaja to hit Tamil Nadu on November 15, IMD issues warning; Cyclone Gaja: 'Rise above politics', Kamal Hassan tells Kerala CM Vijayan ; Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu government seeks about … K, agricultural entomologist, Tamil Nadu Dr J Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Sikkal, the beetle proliferated since the fallen trees, which provide an ideal condition for breeding, were not removed immediately. Storm surge is an abnormal sea level rise caused by atmospheric weather systems such as tropical cyclones and hurricanes. ABOUT GAJA CYCLONE RELIEF FUND - FOR TAMILNADU. “The yield was good. Log In. There is good reason to be concerned when a major tropical cyclone forms in the Bay of Bengal, he said. 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. Cyclonic storm Gaja over West central and adjoining East central and Southeast Bay of Bengal moved further west and lay centre at 740 km east-northeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 840 km east-northeast of Nagappattinam Tamil Nadu on Monday morning. It is expected to make landfall later this evening. It has formed over southeast Andamans and northern part of the Andaman Sea. Notwithstanding the allegations and the limited rainfall, farmers remain hopeful. 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