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Cyclone Nivar makes landfall in southern India, wreaks havoc

Cyclone Nivar has made landfall in southern India, triggering torrential downpours in coastal areas of Tamil Nadu. Officials said it reached winds of more than 120 kilometers per hour but then weakened into a severe cyclonic storm. Tens of thousands of people from low lying areas had been evacuated ahead of landfall. Heavy wind had […]

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Cyclone Nivar: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm to bring heavy rains, strong winds in south India; flood gates of Chembarambakkam Lake opened

South Indian states on the eastern coast banned public gatherings and closed shops as a powerful cyclone moves towards the shore, bringing heavy rains and strong winds. Cyclone Nivar is set to cross the coasts of Tamil Nadu state and the small territory of Puducherry as a “very severe cyclonic storm” late on Wednesday, the […]