Cyclonic storm can knock Gaza Thursday evening or night. Its tonight is expected to cross the South Tamil Nadu coast. During the storm’s reach, its speed may be 80-90 kmph, which can go up to 100 kilometers per hour. Along with this, the areas where storms will pass through, there is also a possibility of heavy rains. In such a situation, the administration has made its preparations to deal with any untowardness. The administration has alerted the rescue and rescue team.
According to the Meteorological Department, it is expected to cross the coast between Cuddalore and Pamban on the evening of Thursday or Thursday of the storm that is passing through 225 kms east of Karaikal in South West Bay and neighboring Puducherry, 285 kilometers from Chennai.
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The Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority has said in a tweet that according to the latest information about Gaza cyclone, there is a possibility of reaching the Nagapattinam district, 300 km away from Chennai, between eight o’clock to 11 o’clock in the night.
The districts which are likely to be affected by the cyclone have not yet received heavy rains. However, there was scattered rainfall in Chennai. So far 1313 people have been shifted to relief centers in Nagpattinam district. Along with this, those living in lower areas are being sent to safer places.
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The Tamil Nadu government has already announced the deployment of 30,500 rescuers, while the collectors of Tanjore, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, Cuddalore and Ramanathapuram declared a holiday on schools and colleges on Thursday. In the wake of cyclone storm, all educational institutions are closed on Thursday in Puducherry and Karaikal areas. Meanwhile, the Central Water Commission has advised to keep a close watch on the dams and in this background Tamil Nadu revenue minister RB Udayakumar told reporters that dams, lakes and rivers are constantly being monitored.