Cyclone Nivar Weakens, Leaves 3 Dead, Puducherry CM Surveys Damage

Catch all the latest updates on Cyclone Nivar here.

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Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry after 10.30 pm on Wednesday, 25 November.

MeT Dept Issues Yellow Alert in Bengaluru For 2 Days

The India Meteorological Department on Thursday, 26 November, issued a yellow alert in Bengaluru and surrounding districts till Friday.

Speaking to reporters, IMD-Karnataka director, CS Patil said that districts such as Bengaluru Urban, Bengaluru Rural, Kolar, Chikkaballapur, Ramanagar and Mandya are likely to experience isolated heavy rainfall due to the Nivar effect.

He added that severe cyclone-storm Nivar that has crossed Puducherry has transformed into cyclone-storm and moving towards north-west direction weaken into deep depression in next six hours. "During this period Bengaluru and surrounding districts are likely to experience isolated heavy rainfall," he said.

5:28 PM , 26 Nov

Puducherry CM Visits Uppalam to Assess Damage

Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy visited Uppalam area to assess damage by Cyclone Nirvar and meet people affected by the cyclone, reported ANI.

5:19 PM , 26 Nov

Section 144 Rescinded in Puducherry: Report

According to an Indian Express reporter, prohibitory order issued under section 144 of CrPC in Puducherry in view of Cyclone Nivar to prevent loss of life and ensure the safety of general public has been rescinded.

2:15 PM , 26 Nov

Tamil Nadu Dy CM Visits Water-Logged Areas in Chennai

Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam visited water-logged areas in Chennai on Thursday to review the situation after heavy rains due to Cyclone Nivar.

1:05 PM , 26 Nov

Cyclone Nivar Weakens Into Cyclonic Storm

The IMD on Thursday said that "severe cyclonic storm" Nivar weakened into a “cyclonic storm” over north coastal Tamil Nadu. The weather department added that it will continue to move northwestwards and further weaken into a "deep depression" during the next six hours and then into a "depression" in the subsequent six hours.

Published: 26 Nov 2020, 5:47 AM IST
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