The top photos show the wind fury as Thane rushes across the land at around 145 km per hour (according to the weather report). 5 years ago | 7 views. Me, in a Pondicherry restaurant sipping a lime soda – yum – the day before the cyclone hit. [15][16] During the rest of that day, the system continued to move westwards and weakened slightly as it started to interact with land. The wind speed is around 140 km/h at Pondicherry and Cuddalore. In these areas the sea waves 1.5m high and were hitting the shores. – The New Year began tragically for the 18,000 people in Cuddalore district and Pondicherry of India, as they remained sheltered in government buildings and schools after cyclone Thane hit the shore with a forceful speed of 77 mph (125 kph) in the pre dawn hours of January 1st. [20], The former chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, Nallari Kiran Kumar Reddy instructed all the district collectors of the concerned districts of the state, mainly Nellore and Prakasam districts to take all precautionary measures in anticipation of the approaching storm. PMSSS had greater visibility. The cyclone hit the coast from Chennai to Nagapattinam. Video: AURA Shoppe pic.twitter.com/ejxOcGYBuh, — PondyLive Puducherry Updates (@pondy_live) November 24, 2020. At least 33 people were killed as cyclone Thane, with a wind speed of 140 kmph, hit the Tamil Nadu coast near Cuddalore on Friday morning, leaving a trail of death and destruction in the state and Puducherry, officials said. According to senior citizen of pondicherry : this is my first cyclone … Over the next couple of days the disturbance gradually developed further while movin… Convection surrounding the system had started to consolidate over a weak low level circulation centre, that was being fed by an enhanced westerly flow associated with the precursor system to Tropical Cyclone Benilde. All Rights Reserved. [9][10] Early on December 28, the JTWC reported that Thane had become equivalent to a category one hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale with 1-minute sustained windspeeds of 120 km/h (75 mph), while an eye feature had become visible on microwave imagery. A severe cyclone packing wind speed of over 129 km per hour is expected to hit Puducherry and four Tamil Nadu districts in … Rolling updates and info here : #Puducherry beach#CycloneNivar #CycloneAlert Cyclone Thane batters Tamil Nadu, Puducherry; toll rises to 42. It has caused to fell several trees across the roads due to the impact of gale. People from low-lying areas were shifted to community centers with adequate arrangements of food and medical round the clock. Major roads blocked by uprooted trees and debris dumped by cyclone Thane in Cuddalore district and Puducherry were cleared for traffic on Sunday as relief operations intensified to restore power to. Puducherry imposes section 144 in view of #CycloneNivar. Normally able to sleep through a fair amount of noise, I was awakened again and again by the noise the wind made against my … Less than17 knots (<31 kmph) Depression. We still dont have a final count. What makes the Auroville Marathon so unique? [4][5] The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also reported during December 25 that the disturbance had organised sufficiently to be declared Depression BOB 05, while it was located about 1,000 km (620 mi) to the southeast of Chennai, India. APSRTC was asked to keep sufficient buses in reserve in case of evacuation of the people. It landed between in the Pondicherry and Cuddalore on 30th December, 2011, causing 39 deaths, destroying approximately 10,000 fishing boats moved, most at risk of acquiring waterborne diseases. 36 The Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issued a tropical cyclone formation alert on the system during December 25 before designating as Tropical Cyclone 06B later that day as 1-minute wind speeds near the centre … Power production at the Lignite Neyveli Corporation was affected as the mines were submerged. 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Over the next couple of days the disturbance gradually developed further while moving towards the northwest, and was declared a Depression during December 25, before being declared Cyclonic Storm Thane during the next day. Cuddalore and Puducherry were the worst affected by Thane. As a result, the JTWC issued their final advisory during December 30, while the IMD continued to monitor the remnants of Thane until the depression weakened into a well-marked low-pressure area early on December 31. The cyclonic storm Nivar is expected to intensify further, clocking wind speeds in the range of 100-110 kmph, gusting to 120 kmph. She also directed the District Collectors, Deputy Collectors and department Secretaries to assess the extent of the damage caused by Cyclone Thane. In 1999, a “super-cyclone” battered the coast of the eastern state of Orissa for 30 hours with wind speeds reaching 300 kph (186 mph). Video # 4. Follow. Named Cyclone Nivar, it is very likely to cross the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on Wednesday evening with wind speeds of 100-110 km per hour (kmph), gusting to 120 kmph, ANI reported. 4 pm: Cyclone to cross Tamilnadu-Puducherry coasts between Karaikal and Mamallapuram as a very severe cyclonic storm with wind speed of 12-130 kmph gusting to 140 kmph during late evening of 25th November. It proved to be a valuable effort. Thane Cyclone was started time at 3.45am at the speed of 25km and stoped at 4.50am. CYCLONE THANE HITS TAMIL NADU AND PONDICHERRY 33 people were killed as Cyclone Thane, packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, made landfall on the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Friday morning 26. Heavy rains and tidal waves as high as 7m […] Heavy rain and storms has struck fear in the minds of the local people. New Delhi: A severe cyclone, packing wind speed of over 129 km per hour is expected to hit Puducherry and four Tamil Nadu districts in the wee hours tomorrow bringing heavy rains to the region. Fishermen advised not to venture into sea between November 22- 25. The cyclone did not have much impact on Andhra Pradesh coastline. In Cuddalore vulnerable to cyclones associated with floods particularly in the Post monsoon season of November to December. The storm made Cuddalore inaccessible by damaging road network and the National Disaster Response Force and fire and rescue services had difficulty in reaching the cyclone affected fishing hamlets. Through our exhaustive list of local events, original stories and videos , we help locals and travellers discover new experiences and events that Pondicherry has to offer. Report. © Copyright 2021 - Pondy Live. as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm with 3-minute sustained wind speeds of 140 km/h (85 mph). December 30, 2011 // 1 . Cyclone Thane Hits Pondicherry! It killed 10,000 people. It also resulted in many trucks to fall by the wayside and resulted in numerous accidents as panicked dim witted drivers tried to escape from the cyclone. Power disruption is possible before cyclone crossing when wind speed crosses 70 kmph. On average, the most wind is seen in . No loss of life reported. Thane Cyclone damaged whole pondicherry, 2,354 Trees was damaged , 33 peoples was died in Pondicherry ,8000 Lamp post damaged (25,436 house was totally damaged ). were kept ready in reserves. Cyclone alert (yellow) for TN & Puducherry, — PondyLive Puducherry Updates (@pondy_live) November 23, 2020, 2019 coverage of Cyclone Gaja : Initially predicted to hit Puducherry, Gaja made a landfall near Nagapattinam. Chennai Corporation kept its four permanent relief centers (Basin Bridge, Chintadripet, Gopalapuram and Perambur Barracks Road) ready to accommodate people in case of evacuation due to torrential rains. Cyclone Nivar: Heavy rains are expected to continue on the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry. Note from the Editor: There are already false whatsapp forwards about the cyclone spreading through the city. Cyclone Thane. 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[17] Thane then made landfall as a borderline very severe cyclonic storm during December 30 on the north Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Puducherry. You can follow our updates or any trusted news media source (papers, websites, TV channels) . You can see the way the trees sway in the wind. After its development had slowed during December 27, Thane became a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm during December 28, before as it approached the Indian states of Tamil Nadu, it weakened slightly. Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph are very likely to commence along and off north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts from the … Water is already receding in these areas or will be pumped out. It crossed north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Puducherry and Cuddalore within 06.30 – 07.30 hrs (IST) of 30 th December 2011 with a wind speed of 120 -140 km/hr. Thane Cyclone Pondicherry 2011. On Friday 30th December 2011, Tropical cyclone ‘Thane' hit the states of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry with heavy rains and wind speeds of up to 135 kmph (83 mph) and tidal surges of up to 1.5 metres (5 feet). On December 23, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) reported that a tropical disturbance had developed within the monsoon trough about 1540 km (960 mi) to the east of Medan in Indonesia. [13][14] The IMD then followed suit and reported that the system had peaked as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm with 3-minute sustained windspeeds of 140 km/h (85 mph). January 2, 2012, 23:11 IST explore: Politics Dark new year for cyclone … Instagram Telegram Google News-Chennai: DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M Karunanidhi will on Wednesday tour the state's districts devastated by Cyclone Thane, the party said Monday. Please do not share misinformation that may create panic. Watch Queue Queue “The cyclone is in the process of crossing between Cuddalore and Pondicherry coast. Browse more videos. Answer 1 of 2: We are supposed to go on a family vacation to Pondichery from January 7-10. Very likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm … Very Severe Cyclonic storm Nivar is now weakened as a cyclonic storm & expected to weaken to a depression in the next 12 hours as it moves north-west on Tamil Nadu. Around 176,000 hectares of agricultural crops were destroyed. The wind speed is around 140 km/h at Pondicherry and Cuddalore. It crossed north Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Puducherry and Cuddalore within 06.30 – 07.30 hrs (IST) of 30 th December 2011 with a wind speed of 120 -140 km/hr. November 24- 26: Widespread heavy to very heavy rainfall in parts of Puducherry and Tamil Nadu, November 25- 27: Extremely heavy rainfall in isolated parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. : There are already false whatsapp forwards about the cyclone is 25km upto 35km the people India 84! 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