Cyclone Burevi LIVE Updates: Cyclone Burevi To Cross South Tamil Nadu By Tomorrow, Kerala Too On Alert

Cyclone Burevi likely to weaken by the time it crosses the Gulf of Mannar and hits Kerala, Tamil Nadu

Southern Tamil Nadu and southern Kerala are on high alert as Burevi inches closer to the southern shores. The cyclonic storm is expected to make first contact with the Indian coast between Pamban and Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu, sometime between tonight and tomorrow morning.

Apart from Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Alappuzha, Idukki, and Ernakulam will likely be in Cyclone Burevi’s line of fire, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said, as it issued a red alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha.

The latest forecast of IMD suggests that Cyclone Burevi may weaken into a deep depression as it enters Kerala. However Orange alert will continue in southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Many parts of southern Kerala may get extreme heavy rainfall along with strong winds. 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan Wednesday morning to offer central government support. “We have discussed matters related to the cyclone with Prime Minister Modi. We have explained steps taken by the state government,” the Chief Minister said.

Here are the LIVE Updates on Cyclone Burevi:

Cyclonic Storm “Burevi” over Gulf of Mannar

Cyclone Burevi moving away from Sri Lanka, damage has been minimal: Officials

Cyclone Burevi, which made landfall in Sri Lanka’s Northern Province on Wednesday night, has not caused much damage but its after-effects will last for another 24 hours, the country’s meteorological department said on Thursday.

The tropical cyclone made landfall in the island nation”s Trincomalee district between Thiriyaya and Kuchchaveli villages last night, the Disaster Management Centre said.

Districts in the island’s north and east received as much as 200 mm of rain. However, its impact was less than what was anticipated by the officials.

Cyclone Burevi Live News: Rain, stong winds in Kodaikanal as cyclone edges closer

Cyclone Burevi edged further into the peninsula on Thursday afternoon as violent rainfall with strong winds was witnessed in the Kodaikanal area in the Dindigul district.

As Burevi crossed the Rameshwaram coast, diving and disaster relief teams from the Indian Navy stood on standby to render necessary support to the administration.

Additionally, two Indian Navy ships and four Indian Navy aircraft were deployed for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief assistance and warn fishermen at the west coast of the sea.

As the cyclone crossed over Rameswaram and rainfall ceased, authorities reported damaged boats.

Cyclonic storm Burevi centred close to Pamban

Cyclonic storm Burevi with wind speed of 70-80 gusting to 90 kmph was centred very close to Pamban around noon on 3 December.

It would then move nearly west-southwestwards across Pamban area by afternoon and cross south Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Kanyakumari during 3 December night and 4 December early morning as a cyclonic storm with wind speed of 70-80 gusting to 90 kmph.

Cyclone Burevi brings heavy rains in Puducherry

Normal life was disrupted in Puducherry on Thursday as torrential downpour influenced by cyclone “Burevi” pounded several parts of the union territory. PWD sources told PTI that during last twenty four hours ending 8.30 am. Puducherry and its suburbs recorded 7.6 cm rainfall.

Tanks were getting copious inflow and the level of water was rising, leading to fast recharge of sub soil water.

This was another bout of rain after the recent one triggered by cyclone Nivar. The territorial administration has sought Rs 100 crores as interim relief from the Centre as the loss incurred due to cyclone Nivar and heavy rains was pegged at Rs 400 crores.

Under the influence of the weather system, regions including those falling under the Cauvery delta zone like Kodavasal in Tiruvarur district, Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam, Karaikal, Tiruthuraipoondi and Mudukulatur in Ramanathapuram received rainfall between nine cm and a maximum of 20 cm since last night and till this morning.

Cyclone Burevi to cross south Tamilnadu coast between Pamban and Kanniyakumari: IMD

“It would then move nearly westsouthwestwards across Pamban area by afternoon and cross south Tamilnadu coast between Pamban and Kanniyakumari,” the IMD said on its twitter handle.

Heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry as cyclonic storm Burevi nears

Heavy rains lashed several parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry starting from last night as Cyclonic storm ”Burevi” is all set to cross south Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Kanyakumari, the India Meteorological Department said on Thursday.

The storm over north Sri Lanka with a wind speed of 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph would be centered very close to Pamban around noon today, the department said. 

“It would then move nearly westsouthwestwards across Pamban area by afternoon and cross south Tamilnadu coast between Pamban and Kanniyakumari,” the IMD said on its twitter handle.

14 NDRF teams deployed in TN ahead of cyclone Burevi

A total of 14 teams from the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed in various parts of Tamil Nadu, in light of anticipated cyclonic storm Burevi.

As per the Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority (TN-SDMA), two teams have been deployed at Kanniyakumari, Thoothukudi, Nagapattinam, three teams each at Ramanathapuram and Tirunelveli and one team each at Madurai and Cuddalore.

Cyclone Burevi News: Amit Shah speaks with Tamil Nadu and Kerala Chief Ministers

Cyclone Burevi Updates: Orange and red alert in some Kerala districts

Cyclone to cross south Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Kanniyakumari during tonight

Cyclone Burevi is expected to cross South Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Kanniyakumari during tonight and early morning tomorrow with a wind speed of 70-80kmph gusting to 90kmph, as per IMD Two teams of NDRF are deployed in the area. 

Tamil Nadu Minister visits coastal Rameswaram ahead of anticipated Cyclone Burevi

Tamil Nadu Minister RB Udayakumar on Tuesday visited coastal Rameswaram as Cyclone Burevi is expected to emerge into the Gulf of Mannar today.

“All fishermen have returned from sea and all people residing in low-lying areas have been asked to move to relief camps,” Udayakumar told reporters.

Navjot Singh Khosa, District Commissioner, Thiruvananthapuram, said that steps have been taken to prepare for the cyclone since November 29, which is likely to hit Trivandrum district from Thursday onwards.

Cyclone “Burevi” may turn into deep depression while nearing Kerala

The latest forecast of IMD suggests that Cyclone Burevi may weaken into a deep depression as it enters Kerala. However Orange alert will continue in southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Many parts of southern Kerala may get extreme heavy rainfall along with strong winds.

Cyclone Burevi Updates: Eight NDRF teams in Kerala, Indian Navy on standby

Alappuzha, Idukki and Ernakulam districts will receive heavy rains and wind from December 3 to 5. Eight teams of National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) have reached the state even as the Navy is on standby. The state disaster management authority has banned fishing along Kerala coast till December 5.

Cyclone Burevi: Over 2000 relief camps established in Kerala for relief operations

Over 2000 relief camps have been established in Kerala to tackle the relief and rescue operation in light of cyclone Burevi. The state disaster management agency has banned fishermen from venturing out in the open sea. 

“Experts have opined that the Burevi cyclone will reach Thiruvananthapuram by Friday.We have discussed matters related to the cyclone with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. We have explained the steps taken by the state government,” Kerala Chief Minister Pinarari Vijayan said.



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