The south-eastern coast of India has been hit by cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching km/h (60mph). The south-east of India is hit by Cyclone Nilam, with wind speeds reaching km/h (60 mph) and at least people being evacuated. Cyclone Nilam, which hit India’s southeastern coast late Wednesday, forced thousands to flee their homes in the state of Tamil Nadu, and.

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Cyclone Nilam intensifies, lifeboat with 14 people capsizes of Tamil Nadu coast 31 Oct, Roads were also flooded in Nellore, Bapatla, Ongole and other towns in the region. Retrieved 5 November Though three bodies out of five were found, they were all yet to be identified. Cyclone shelters had been arranged in Nagapattinam and Cuddalore districts. Cyclone ‘Nilam’ on Wednesday intensified into a severe storm with extremely heavy rainfall expected over north coastal Tamil Nadu hilam Puducherry even as the weather department warned of extensive damage to huts, standing crops and power lines.

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India braces for cyclone Nilam

Retrieved 2 November By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Xyclone nuclear plant said the situation was being closely watched and asserted the plant is designed to withstand a wind velocity of kmph. Additional personnel have been deployed to keep vigil on “important systems” and “the situation is being watched closely for any developments and to take immediate appropriate action,” he said.


In the early hours of October 27, the India Meteorological Department ‘s Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in New Delhi started to monitor an area of low pressure, that had developed in south central Bay of Bengal.

Archived from the original on October 29, CS1 Telugu-language sources te Commons category link is on Wikidata. It is, however, expected to cause heavy rainfall in the southwestern state of Karnataka as it progresses nilaj.

Fishers along north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh coasts have been advised not to venture into the sea. November 2, Rains caused flash flooding and inundated five villages in Srikakulam district. Russia Detains American on Spying Charge.

The death toll in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh rose to 17 today as heavy rains continued to lash several regions under the influence of cyclone ‘Nilam’. Subscribe to Weekly Newsletter:.


Choose your reason below and click on the Report button. One crew member was reported to be killed, with 5 others missing. Heavy rain lashes coastal Andhra Rivulets, streams and reservoirs were overflowing in Nellore, Prakasam and Guntur districts as incessant rain lashed the region since Wednesday.

Rains disrupts rail, air traffic in East Godavari district 4 Nov, In Jaffna district, divisional secretariats provided cycllne items and necessary amenities to the affected. Will be displayed Will not be displayed Will be displayed.

The Tamil Nadu death toll rose cjclone 11, as a result. With cyclone ‘ Nilam ‘ intensifying into a severe storm, Madras Atomic Power Station at coastal Kalpakkam today said the situation was being “closely watched” and asserted the plant is designed to withstand a wind velocity of kmph. While further damage from the storm is unlikely, estimates Mr. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments. Thank you This article has been sent to.


Retrieved 1 November In Basava Road, a tree pulled down power lines, along with six electric poles outing power in the locality.

Cyclone Nilam: Heavy rain lashes coastal Andhra – India News

Click here to view related slideshow. The cyclone, which has been named Nilam, is expected to cross Nagapattinam in north Tamil Nadu and Nellore in south Andhra Pradesh by October 31 evening. Archived from the original PDF on October 27, ycclone Archived from the original PDF on November 5, The Andhra Pradesh cyclone, which killed at least 10, people and displaced millions, is estimated to be the worst cyclone to have hit Indian shores.

Another old woman was killed by hypothermia while a man was found dead under the debris of a broken wall. Vodafone Business Services Digilogue – Your guide to digitally transforming your business.

Nilam intensifies into severe cyclonic storm 31 Oct, Views Read Edit View history. According to D Karthikeyan, Chennai Corporation Commissioner, all field officials have been asked to stay in their offices at night; corporation schools and four community kitchens are being readied to be used as temporary relief centres.