Chennai Cyclone Weather Report Rain News Update
weather is due to cyclone ” NISHA”.
Normal life was thrown out of gear in the city and several parts of Tamil Nadu as heavy rains lashed the state for the fourth successive day, today, claiming at least 20 lives.
Anna University exams are also postponed
As the deep depression over south-west Bay of Bengal has intensified further, the weather office has forecast rainfall at many places in the state, heavy to very heavy rain at few places during the next 24 hours.chennai weather forecast, chennai weather, chennai weather report, chennai rain, cyclone
Cyclone Nisha Warning for Chennai, Cyclone Supplement Tamilnadu coast
Time of issue: 1030 hours IST
Sub: Cyclone Warning for Tamilnadu coast (Orange message)
The deep depression over southwest Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm, ‘NISHA’ over southwest Bay of Bengal and lay centred at 0830 hours IST of today, the 26th November 2008 near lat. 10.50 N and long. 80.00 E, close to Vedaranniyam. The system is likely to move in a northwesterly direction and cross Tamil Nadu coast near Vedaranniyam around noon of today.
The city will receive intermittent rains, heavy and very heavy in some places during the same period. The surface winds will be strong and gusty at times, the weather office warned.
Rains spelt havoc in the city on Tuesday, with heavy waterlogging on arterial roads affecting traffic movement. Nungambakkam, Perambur, St Thomas Mount and Poonamallee High Road were flooded. Things were no different near Chennai Egmore Railway Station. An uprooted tree at Wallajah Road added to the miseries
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Under its influence, rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls (>25 cm) is likely over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during next 24 hours. Rainfall at many places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls is also likely over Kerala, south interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep during the same period.
what is Nisha, a possible future tropical cyclone name.
Due to their long-term persistence, and the need for a unique identifier in issuing forecasts and warnings, tropical cyclones and subtropical cyclones are given names according to policy. The following are lists from which these tropical and subtropical cyclone names are derived.