The cyclonic exercise would lead the winds to blow at a pace of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph. (Consultant Photograph Credit: PTI)
Heavy to very heavy rains are more likely to happen over Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Tiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Ranipet, Chengalpattu, Villupuram and Cuddalore districts in Tamil Nadu
Heavy to very heavy rains are anticipated within the northern coastal districts of Tamil Nadu and inside elements on December 3 because the melancholy over the southwest Bay of Bengal is more likely to intensify right into a cyclonic storm, the India Meteorological Division (IMD) mentioned.
Chennai and its neighbouring districts witnessed sharp spells of rain late on Saturday.
Deputy director basic of the Regional Meteorological Centre S Balachandran in Chennai mentioned that heavy to very heavy rains are more likely to happen over Pudukkottai, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Nagapattinam, Tiruvallur, Chennai, Kancheepuram, Ranipet, Chengalpattu, Villupuram and Cuddalore districts in Tamil Nadu.
The cyclonic exercise would lead the winds to blow at a pace of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph.
Following a forecast of heavy rains for the upcoming two days, Chief Minister M Ok Stalin mentioned that ministers, MPs, MLAs and native physique members ought to assist the individuals of their respective localities with important wants.
Precautionary measures that will be undertaken was additionally reviewed with senior officers by Chief Secretary Shiv Das Meena.
As per the IMD bulletin, the cyclone after hitting coastal Tamil Nadu is more likely to transfer northwards, nearly parallel and near the south Andhra Pradesh coast, and cross the south Andhra Pradesh coast between Nellore and Machilipatnam through the forenoon of Tuesday.
As a result of cyclone Michaung, 118 long-distance trains from December 3 to 7 had been cancelled by the South Central Railway.
Cancelled trains embrace about 40 between Chennai and different locations and people passing by the metro, a launch mentioned on Saturday.
Since October 1, the area recorded 34 cm rainfall towards the traditional 36 cm through the north east Monsoon interval, up until now, Balachandran mentioned. Throughout this time, Chennai recorded 62 cm towards the traditional rainfall of 67 cm.
Officers on the Chennai Worldwide Airport additionally reviewed the preparedness vis-a-vis Cyclone Michaung.
As per an official launch quoted by information company PTI, a gathering to guage the preparedness for dealing with the scenario was chaired by Airport Director C V Deepak with involved departments on Saturday.
A variety of precautionary measures have been initiated in view of the climate forecast, which incorporates the organising of a core group consisting of members from numerous departments. This group would carefully monitor the scenario and take crucial motion as per the requirement.
Common updates concerning the system can be taken from IMD and shared with all stakeholders for higher preparation. The water stage in Adyar river was additionally being monitored.
Engineering departments on the Airports Authority of India have been instructed to hold out common checks and actions as per normal working procedures in place like clearing of drains, gratings, stocking/arranging adequate males and supplies for assembly the contingency, amongst others, the discharge additional acknowledged.
“A Particular Activity Drive of senior AAI officers is inspecting the airfield and terminal constructing usually to make sure clean operations in opposed situations. The assembly adopted up with operational space inspection. Airport Director suggested all stake holders to be alert due moist runway situations and altering visibility parameters,” it added.
(with company inputs)
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