News Desk, Amar Ujala, New Delhi
Updated Thu, 03 Dec 2020 11:39 AM IST
Cyclone Burwee (File Photo)
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Waves in the sea intensified along with the winds
In the coastal areas of Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu, in the wake of Cyclone Burwee, waves in the coastal areas have started to intensify along with the winds. According to the India Meteorological Department, Burevi will cross the coast of southern Tamil Nadu between Pamban and Kanyakumari by tonight or tomorrow morning.
Home Minister spoke to the Chief Ministers of Kerala and Tamil Nadu
Union Home Minister Amit Shah spoke to the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in view of cyclonic storm Burwi. He said, ‘Modi government is committed to all possible support to help the people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Several teams of NDRF are already deployed in both the states.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Tamil Nadu CM & Kerala CM, in the wake of Cyclone Burevi.
He says, “Modi government is committed for all possible support to help people of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Several teams of NDRF are already deployed in both the States.”
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– ANI (@ANI) December 3, 2020
Meteorological Department issued red alert for four districts
Cyclonic storm Buryawi is very close to the Tamil Nadu coast. According to the bulletin of the Meteorological Department, there is a possibility of moving west-northwest of Burwi on Thursday morning and emerging in Gulf of Mannar near Mannar coast during next three hours. The department has issued a red alert on December 3 for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamitta and Alappuzha districts. Around 700 people from 175 families have been shifted to relief camps, while 2,489 other camps have been identified.
Heavy rains expected in many districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala
The Meteorological Department said on Wednesday that due to cyclonic storm Burwi, heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur in many districts of South Tamil Nadu and South Kerala. On December 2 and 3, heavy to very heavy rainfall is also expected over North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Mahe, Karaikal and North Kerala. Apart from this, there is a possibility of heavy rainfall in South Coastal Andhra Pradesh on December 2 to 3 and Lakshadweep on December 3-4. Authorities have requested fishermen not to venture into the southeast Bay of Bengal, the Bay of South-West Bengal and the East Sri Lanka coast.