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Cyclone Mandous Live Updates: Four flights from Chennai were canceled and several others were delayed due to strong winds from Cyclone Mandous on Friday afternoon. Eight houses were washed away on the banks of Pillaichavady near Kalapet in Pondicherry during high tide on Friday morning. The storm may make landfall by midnight on December 9.
Cyclone Mandous According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Mandous, currently located over southwest Bay of Bengal, is moving west-northwest and may cross Mahabalipuram during the night of December 9-10 off the coast. The storm is likely to maintain its intensity for the next six hours before gradually weakening to a cyclonic storm, the Met Department said in a bulletin on Friday morning.
The Cyclone Mandous will move west-northwest over northern Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and south coastal Andhra Pradesh between Pondicherry and Sriharikot near Mahabalipuram, becoming a cyclonic storm with maximum sustained winds of 65-75 kilometers per hour with gusts of 85 kilometers. an hour around midnight on Friday Cyclone Mandous.
That’s what it says on Saturday morning. At 02:30 on Friday, the center of the cyclone was located about 240 kilometers northeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 240 kilometers east-northeast of Jaffna (Sri Lanka), 240 kilometers east-southeast of Karaikar and about 320 kilometers. south km. in south-eastern Chennai, the IMD said.
Thiruvallur, Chennai, Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram districts of Tamil Nadu are likely to experience heavy rains during the next three hours, the Chennai Regional Meteorological Center said at 4 pm on Friday. Moderate to light rain is also expected over several parts of Tamil Nadu as well as Pondicherry and Karaikar.
Cyclone Mandous After the rain, the amount of precipitation will decrease. The Tamil Nadu government said 12 teams comprising nearly 400 personnel from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the state army have been deployed in ten districts, including Nagapattinam in the Cauvery Delta region and Thanjavur, Kim in Chennai, its three neighboring districts and Gudlore. .
Schools in several districts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Thiruvalur, Kanchipuram, Chengalpet, Vellore, Guddalore, Velupuram, Ranipet, Peran Balur, Thanjavur, Pudukote and some other districts will remain closed on Friday.
The cyclone will move west-northwest and north of Tamil Nadu, Pondicherry and adjacent southern coasts of Andhra Pradesh between Pondicherry and Sriharikota around Mahabalipuram as a cyclonic storm with wind speed maximum sustained from 65 to 75 km/h with gusts at 85 km/h. around midnight on Friday crossing early morning on Saturday, he said.
At 2:30 a.m. Friday, the cyclone was centered about 240 km north-northeast of Trincomalee, Sri Lanka, 240 km east-northeast of Jaffna, Sri Lanka, 240 km east of east-southeast of Karaikal and about 320 km south-west of south-west. east of Chennai, said IMD.
Intense rains are expected to fall in Thiruvallur, Chennai, Chengalpattu and Kancheepuram districts of Tamil Nadu over the next three hours, the Chennai Regional Meteorological Center said at 4 p.m. Friday. Moderate to light rains are also expected over several districts of Tamil Nadu as well as Pondicherry and Karaikal.
Cyclone Mandous – Precipitation will decrease after landing. The Tamil Nadu government said 12 teams of nearly 400 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and state armed forces have been deployed to 10 districts including Nagapattinam and Thanjavur in the Cauvery delta region, Chennai, its three neighboring districts and Cuddalore.
Schools in several districts of Tamil Nadu including Chennai, Tiruvallur, Kancheepuram, Chengalpet, Vellore, Cuddalore, Villupuram, Ranipet, Perambalur, Thanjavur, Pudukottai and some others remain closed on Friday.
A high-level meeting was chaired by Chief Secretary V Irai Anbu, who asked officials to ensure that all prescribed measures are followed, including prior notification of the release of excess water from reservoirs and the relocation of people living in emergency shelters from vulnerable areas. People have been advised to avoid traveling on Fridays.
The Prime Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy, asked collectors in various districts to be vigilant against the hurricane in the Bay of Bengal. He held a briefing with officials here affected by the cyclone, according to an official press release.
He said authorities should take reasonable precautions to review the impact of the storm from time to time. Officials informed the Chief Minister that rains are expected in Nellore, Tirupati, Chittoor and other districts.
A defence release stated that numerous measures had been initiated by using the Coast guard (jap region) to prepare for the cyclonic typhoon. “CG ships and plane were constantly issuing advisories and shepherding fishing boats to return to harbour.” All oil rigs, offshore installations have been requested to make certain protection of personnel, the discharge said.
The well-marked low stress area over southeast Bay of Bengal intensified right into a melancholy on December 6 and it further intensified into a “deep melancholy” on Wednesday.