Cyclone Nada further weakens, makes landfall in Tamil Nadu

Chennai: Cyclonic storm Nada on Friday further weakened into a depression as per expectations, with making its landfall between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu, the MeT Department said.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

"A large chunk of the depression has crossed coast early morning. However, over 25 percent of the system is yet to make the landfall which will happen soon," a MeT official in Chennai said.

He said mild to moderate rain coupled with squally winds were being witnessed in parts of Tamil Nadu.

Cyclone Nada which weakened into a deep depression on Thursday moved Westnorth-West wards and became a depression about 40 km East south East of Karaikkal (Puducherry Union Territory), the official said.

Meanwhile, top government authorities said the situation is being monitored continuously.


Updated Date: Dec 02, 2016 09:06 AM

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