The south-eastern coast of India has been hit by cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching km/h (60mph). The south-east of India is hit by Cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching km/h (60 mph) and at least people being evacuated. Cyclone Nilam, which hit India’s southeastern coast late Wednesday, forced thousands to flee their homes in the state of Tamil Nadu, and.

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India braces for cyclone Nilam

Cyclone Nilam hits Tamil Nadu coast with strong winds 31 Cclone, M Mohapatra, senior scientist at IMD, in a press briefing at New Delhi said that there is per cent probability of the storm striking the Chennai-Nellore belt along the east Indian Coast.

Severe flooding in the state reportedly killed another 15 people, taking the death toll up to One fell on the compound wall of a police commissioner’s residence, causing structural damage.

Rains and strong gales hit Nellore nila Andhra Pradesh and other neighbouring districts of Tamil Nadu under the influence of cyclonic storm ‘Nilam’. Cyclone shelters had been arranged in Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts.

World Health Organization, Tropical Cyclone Nilam: Maldives, Sri Lanka, India

Nilam intensifies into severe cyclonic storm. Archived from the original PDF on November 1, Exactly double the figure of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh suffered more economic damage and life loss though it was not directly hit. Archived from the original PDF on October 31, Foul language Slanderous Inciting hatred against a certain community Others. We are a voice to you; you have been a support to us. The sea conditions are nllam with water gushing out up to metres in some coastal villages.


Chittoor district in Rayalaseema region, the northern cyclobe Andhra and parts of Telangana including Hyderabad were also receiving heavy rain under the impact of the cyclone, which has weakened into deep depression, according to the weather office.

In Singarayakonda area in Prakasam district, high tides were witnessed this morning causing alarm. The Tamil Nadu death toll rose to 11, as a result. Archived from the original PDF on November 2, You won’t be able to use WhatsApp on these devices in National Entrepreneurship Awards Though three bodies out of five were found, they were all yet to be identified. The state, which witnessed heavy rainfall over the last nioam hours, recorded four deaths, including of a year-old, who was electrocuted after cables collapsed in the district of Nellore.

Cyclone Nilam: Heavy rain lashes coastal Andhra

Sri LankaSouth India. Schools and colleges in the city remained closed for more than three days. Four more people were found dead in Andhra Pradesh, as two people were electrocuted near the New Port railway station in Kakinada. This will alert our moderators to take action.

Retrieved November 2, Retrieved 3 November Heavy rain ni,am coastal Andhra Rivulets, streams and reservoirs were overflowing in Nellore, Prakasam and Guntur districts as incessant rain lashed the region since Wednesday. Along with Nellore, Chittoor district also saw very heavy rainfall. Train derails due to landslide at Araku” in Telugu.

Crops on 70, hectares were damaged in Srikakulam district alone in the wake of cyclone ‘Nilam’.


This page was last edited on 9 Decemberat Together we build journalism that is independent, credible and fearless. Retrieved November 1, They were later on able to establish contact with their families and the Coast Guard successfully tried to rescue them.

A few hours later, a second body was found at the estuary of Adyar River. The incident took place when electric wires fell on a canteen at a railway station due to heavy winds Wednesday night.

Sri Lanka’s Disaster Management Center said that about 1, houses were damaged by the storm. The strong winds snapped electricity lines and disrupted supply to over villages in Nellore district.

Cyclone Nilam hits Indian coast after Sri Lanka flooding – BBC News

Aroundhectares of cropland was ruined while 68, people were evacuated and taken to flood relief camps. Heavy rain continued to lash parts of Andhra Pradesh Thursday under the impact of Cyclone Nilam which made a landfall near Chennai on Wednesday night. In the early hours of October 27, the India Meteorological Department ‘s Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in New Delhi started to monitor an area of low pressure, that had developed in south nila Bay of Bengal.

NIFTY 50 10, 2. In Cyclnoe Eliya Districtfamilies vulnerable to landslides were evacuated and sent to Vidulipura Temple.

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