Can Nivar hit Chennai?

Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)
Damage $600 million (2020 USD)
Areas affected Sri Lanka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

Will Nivar affect Chennai?

Due to the precautionary measures taken by the state government, there is no major impact in Tamil Nadu by cyclone Nivar: Tamil Nadu chief minister. Mudichur area in Chennai flooded.

What time will cyclone Nivar hit Chennai?

Cyclone Alert: Cyclone Nivar may make landfall after 2 am on November 26, ANI reported on Wednesday quoting NDRF Director-General SN Pradhan. He informed that more than 100,00 people have been evacuated across Tamil Nadu and over 1,000 people have been evacuated in Puducherry.

Is Chennai affected by the cyclone?

‘Cyclone In Chennai’ – 109 News Result(s) Around 5,000 locals are stranded near Chennai’s IT Corridor for the last two weeks as a three-kilometre stretch remains flooded after two cyclones – Cyclone Buveri and Cyclone Nivar – left a trail of damage in Tamil Nadu.

Why did Nivar bring more rain?

When a low pressure moves North-Northwest direction from above Sri Lanka, North Tamil Nadu will get rains. Nivar is an example of this. It formed in southwest bay, so it moved up.

Where is Nihar cyclone now?

The severe cyclonic storm Nivar now lay centered over north coastal Tamil Nadu, about 50 km northnorthwest of Puducherry. It still maintains a wind speed of 85 to 95 kmph as it moves to interior areas. It would move northwest wards and weaken further into a cyclonic storm during next three hours.

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Which is the biggest cyclone in Tamilnadu?

Cyclone Vardah

Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)
Vardah at peak intensity on 11 December
Formed 6 December 2016
Dissipated 13 December 2016
Highest winds 3-minute sustained: 130 km/h (80 mph) 1-minute sustained: 155 km/h (100 mph)

What is the status of Nivar cyclone?

Nivar made its landfall over north coastal Tamil Nadu between Puducherry and Chennai close to Marakkanam. Overall, Nivar caused $600 million in damages.

Cyclone Nivar.

Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)
Cyclone Nivar at peak strength on November 25
Formed November 23, 2020
Dissipated November 27, 2020

Is another cyclone coming after Nivar?

Another storm is expected to affect Tamil Nadu less than a week after Cyclone Nivar hit the southern state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. The weather department said the cyclone, which will cross the Sri Lanka coast on December 2, will bring heavy rain over Tamil Nadu and Kerala.

Why is it called Nivar cyclone?

Cyclone Nivar is the fourth cyclone to hit the North Indian Ocean region in 2020. The name ‘Nivar’ has been selected from the list of names given by Iran. In the Parsi language, the name ‘Nivar’ means light. But the storm, approaching in the middle of the night, can also bring darkness.

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