Tamil Nadu

North Tamil Nadu coast braces for fresh system in Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Ockhi brought heavy to very heavy rainfall over south Tamil Nadu.

Cyclone Ockhi brought heavy to very heavy rainfall over south Tamil Nadu.   | Photo Credit: N. Rajesh

This is likely to intensify into a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal on December 4.

Relatively untouched by Cyclone Ockhi, the north Tamil Nadu coast is bracing for a rather intense weather system predicted to move towards the north Tamil Nadu-south Andhra Pradesh coast next week.

The well-marked low pressure area over the north Sumatra coast and adjoining South Andaman sea persists along with cyclonic circulation. This is likely to intensify into a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal by Monday. Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre S. Balachandran said the system could move northwestwards till December 6, and further on towards north Tamil Nadu and south Andhra coast.

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