Due to Cyclone GAJA, 6 districts who’ve announced holiday on Nov 15th, now extended to 16.11.2018 also. So its tomorrow leave for private/govt schools & colleges.
Schools, Colleges in Cuddalore, Thanjore, Ramanthapuram, Thiruvarur, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam leave tomorrow.
Live update as we get information from meteorology department ( official ).
Check out latest weather alert for Tamil Nadu & Puducherry Coasts as Cyclone Gaja moves over to landfall between Cuddaore & Pamban.
5:45am: Rains started in Sriperumbudur and Oragadam area. Though the intensity is less for now. @kinnariwagh90
5:43 AM: Still No rain here in Kelambakkam but the sky is getting darker
5: 40AM : all set for landfall within the next 24 hours as a cyclone between
#nagapattinam – #Vedaranyam coast with gusts peaking to 130 km/hr with very heavy rains. Outer bands have started hitting #Chennai coast already with strong surface winds. #chennairains
5:05 AM: Eastern Naval Command is monitoring the developments closely & Flag Officer Commanding TamilNadu & Puducherry Naval Area is in constant communication with State Administration. One P8I aircraft,Dornier aircraft&helicopters are also standing by to undertake rescue ops
Indian Naval ships Ranvir & Khanjar are on standby to proceed to undertake Humanitarian Aid Distress Relief, evacuation, logistic support&medical aid.Ships will be embarked with additional divers,doctors, inflatable rubber boats,integral helicopters&relief material
5:02 AM: Raining here in meenambaokam but more of drizzle
#chennairains hope it increases.
First droplets reported from marina beach in #Chennai from #CycloneGaja.. please note chennai will receive rains first from cyclone #Gaja from outer bands but rains won’t be very heavy.. Heavy rains & winds will be between #Cuddalore & #Vedaranyam #Tamilnadurains.
Cyclone Gaja Helplines:
#Cyclone Gaja Cuddalore emergency contact numbers are 1077, 04142-220700, 04142-221113, 04142-233933 and 04142-221383. Cuddalore district also has a radio station for this purpose at 107.8 by which instructions and updates can be received. @meghakaveri.
.. to be continue.