What is the name of cyclone in Chennai?

What is the name of cyclone in Chennai?

Weakening into a Severe Cyclonic Storm, Vardah made landfall close to Chennai on the following day, and degenerated into remnant low on 13 December. The name Vardah, suggested by Pakistan, refers to the red rose….Cyclone Vardah.

Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)
Formed 6 December 2016
Dissipated 13 December 2016

Does Chennai have cyclone?

However, Cyclone Vardah, a very severe cyclone clocking wind speeds of 130 kilometres per hour (kmph), had caused significant damage, especially in Chennai. The city had received 382 millimetres of absolute rainfall, causing flooding in many areas. Twenty-four people had lost their lives in Tamil Nadu.

Who is weatherman Tamil Nadu?

Pradeep John
Pradeep John (பிரதீப் ஜான்), popularly known as the Tamil Nadu Weatherman, is an Indian amateur weather forecasting enthusiast and blogger from Tamil Nadu.

Is it raining in Chennai on November 30?

Chennai, Tamil Nadu Rains November 30 Highlights: The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai issued an orange alert to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry following heavy rainfall in several districts since dawn. The district collectors of eight districts in Tamil Nadu declared a holiday for schools today owing to the continuous downpour.

What is the weather forecast in Tamil Nadu?

The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) in Chennai has forecast heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu and neighbouring Puducherry today. Further, the RMC has cautioned fishermen along Kanyakumari and Maldives against venturing into the sea for the next two days owing to rough seas and high wind speed.

Is the cyclone in Tamil Nadu a cyclonic storm?

It is very likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during next 12 hours and into a very severe cyclonic storm during subsequent 12 hours.

Where was cyclone Nivar located in Tamil Nadu?

Cyclone Nivar over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved westwards and lay about 380 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 430 km south-southeast of Chennai on Tuesday.