After Nivar, Cyclone Burevi to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4

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The Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD said a deep depression intensified into cyclonic storm "Burevi on Tuesday evening.

 

The Cyclone Warning Division of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday informed that Cyclone Burevi is very likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4.

According to the IMD report, Burevi is expected to first hit Sri Lanka on December 2 and then Tamil Nadu on December 4.

The Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD said a deep depression intensified into cyclonic storm "Burevi on Tuesday evening.

In view of the approaching cyclonic storm, a cyclone warning cage has been mounted on the Pamban bridge in Tamil Nadu.

As per the report, it is very likely to cross the Sri Lanka coast close to Trincomalee during the evening or night of December 2 as a cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 75-85 kilometres per hour gusting to 95 kmph.

It is very likely to move nearly westwards thereafter, emerging into the Gulf of Mannar and adjoining Comorin area on 3rd December morning. 

It would then move nearly west-southwestwards and cross south Tamil Nadu coast between Kanyakumari and Pamban around early morning of 4thDecember.

The IMD has issued a red alert for south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala for December 3.

This is the second cyclone that is predicted to hit the state in a week. Last week, a very severe cyclonic storm, Nivar, had battered the southern state.


With inputs from Agency

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