6 NDRF teams deployed to parts of Tamil Nadu ahead of cyclonic storm warning
Following a cyclonic storm warning off the coast of Tamil Nadu-Puducherry in the next 24 hours, six teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) deployed to the cities of Cuddalore and Chidambaram. here for positioning of individuals on Monday.
“The Depression over the southwest and southeast of the Bay of Bengal adjoins about 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry and 630 km south-southeast of Chennai. It is very likely that it will become a cyclonic storm during the next 24 hours, “said IMD.
Due to the well-marked low pressure over the southwestern Bay of Bengal, a cyclonic storm is expected off the coast of Tamil Nadu-Puducherry in the next 24 hours, IMD reported today.
“It is very likely that the well-marked low pressure over the southwest of the Bay of Bengal will further intensify into a cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours and move towards the coast of Tamil Nadu-Puducherry. It is likely to cross between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on November 25 in the afternoon, ”said S Balachandran, IMD Chennai.
On Sunday, IMD had said that the “very severe” cyclonic storm “GATI” over the southwestern Arabian Sea had moved west.