Thursday, November 27, 2008


Nisha cyclone in Tamilnadu
November 27, 2008 by திருமுருகன்

From the last fourty eight hours rain has been slashing continuously most of the people are affected.The deep depression turns in to cyclone names NISHA which expected to cross today morning between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam. On that time heavy storm and rain takes place. At least 65 people were killed and several others injured, as heavy rain continued to lash Tamil Nadu. The deaths mainly occurred due to house collapses and electrocution. Cyclonic alert has been issued in Tamil Nadu. According to Met sources, winds with a speed of over 70 km per hour may hit the central coast by evening today.Cuddalore, Thanjavur, Nagappattinam and Tiruvarur are the worst-hit districts. Fresh floods and water-logging have been reported from several parts of Tamil Nadu. Crops worth millions of rupees, are reportedly damaged due to heavy rain and floods. Thousand of people have been evacuated to safer places.


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