Cyclone Mandous nears Karaikal; IMD Issues Red Alert

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Cyclonic Mandous Red Alert, warning for Tropical Cyclones / Chennai, Tamil Nadu: Chennai Weather News Live Updates: Red alert in Tamil Nadu as Cyclone Mandous set to make landfall today. Cyclone Mandous to make landfall near Indian state of Chennai, city on high alert, get full details…

Cyclone Mandous Alert / Warning

IMD has issued a fresh Cyclonic Mandous Red Alert warning on 3:30 pm today February 8, 2023 for Cyclone Mandous.

Cyclone WarningDetails
Date:08-12-2022
Time of issue:15:30:00
Validity:6 hours
Matter:CS Mandous about 420km ESE of Karaikal,intensify into SCS by today evening
Speedwind speed of 70 kmph
Wind Speedwind speed of 80-90 kmph
MovementTo move WNW, weaken into CS and cross north TN, Puducherry and south AP coast bw Puducherry and Sriharikota around Mahabalipuram as CS around midnight of 09 Dec
Issuing authority:IMD

Cyclone Mandous

Chennai Weather News Live Updates: The storm lies 500 km east-southeast of Karaikal and about 580 km southeast of Chennai. IMD issues orange alert for Chennai; Red alert for neighbouring districts.

Cyclone Mandus is located in Southwest Bay of Bengal, about 500 km east-southeast of Karaikal. It will gust to 70 kmph over North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjoining South Andhra Pradesh over Puducherry and Sriharikota coast on December 09 midnight.

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a red alert for 3 districts of Tamil Nadu including Chengalpattu, Villupuram, Kanchipuram and Puducherry due to heavy rain. Orange alert has been issued for 9 districts including Tiruvallur, Chennai, Cuddalore, Kallakurichi, Tiruvannamalai, Tirupattur, Vellore, Ranipet.

Preventive Measures for Cyclone Mandous

DGP has instructed the district SPs and other officials to be prepared with preventive measures ahead of the rain. Volunteers from the fishermen’s community are also instructed to be ready with rescue boats. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed in the state and Puducherry. While six teams are deployed in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai and Chennai districts, three are deployed in the Union Territory with two in Puducherry and one in Karaikal.

C Sylendra Babu, Director General of Police (DGP)

Tamil Nadu Today and Tomorrow

Cyclone Mandous will bring heavy rains in North Tamil Nadu today and tomorrow: North Tamil Nadu, South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema are expected to receive heavy to very heavy rains from December 8 to 10 and isolated very heavy rains are expected over North Tamil Nadu on December 9, 2022.

Rain in Chennai

Chennai and neighboring districts will receive light rain in the next three hours; The IMD has predicted light rain in the next 3 hours over Chennai and its neighboring districts in North Tamil Nadu.

India Meteorological Department

School Holiday Announced

Based on rain and cyclone forecast , holiday is announced for all the schools and colleges in Tiruvallur & Thiruvarur district for tomorrow ie, 9th December,2022. – District Collector.

Cyclone Intensified

Cyclonic Mandous Red Alert: Cyclone #MANDOUS over southwest Bay of Bengal moved towards West North Westwards with speed of six km per hour expected. It is to make landfall between Puducherry and Sriharikota around tomorrow midnight: IMD

Tuesday, December : Cyclone Mandous, which is brewing over the Bay of Bengal, will unleash its wrath over India’s southeastern coast this week. A deep depression in the southern Bay of Bengal officially intensified into cyclonic storm Mandous in the intermittent night of December 8.

Villupuram On Alert

Villupuram on alert following Cyclone Mandous warning: As many as 122 low-lying areas prone for inundation have been identified and 12 cyclone shelters have been set up. Besides, 1,091 temporary relief centres had been opened and a 40-member team from the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) had been kept on standby

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  1. December 9, 2022

    […] is reported to be stationary at distance and it is likely to move in West North West direction and cross the coast between Puducherry and Srihari Kota by midnight tomorrow […]

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