IMD Weather Report- Nilam Cyclone will impact AP and TN Sea coasts on 31 and 1 November…
IMD Weather Report-“The Deep Depression over north Tamilnadu and neighbourhood moved northwestwards and weakened into Depression over Rayalaseema and adjoining area of South Interior Karnataka. It lay centred at 0530 hours IST of today, the 1st `November 2012 near latitude 14.00 0 N and longitude 77.50E, about 75 km south of Anantapur. The system would move west-northwestwards and weaken further into a low-pressure area during next 12 hours.
Under the influence of this system, rainfall at most places with scattered heavy to very heavy falls and isolated extremely heavy falls (25 cm or more) during the next 24 hrs. Rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy falls would also occur over south coastal Andhra Pradesh, Rayalaseema and North Interior Tamil Nadu during next 48 hrs.
Squally winds speed reaching 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph would prevail along and off north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts during next 06 hours. The wind speed would gradually increase thereafter as the system comes closer to coast, becoming 80-90 kmph at the time of landfall. Sea condition will be high along and off north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts during next 36 hours.
Storm Surge: a Storm surge of about 1 -1.5 metres over the astronomical tide is likely to inundate the low lying areas of Chennai, Kanchipuram & Tiruvallur of Tamilnadu and Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.”
The Nilam Cyclone impact will be more in Tamil Nadu. Danger signals hoisted at all ports in TN and AP, Winds in 50 to 70km and heavy rains predicted in next 48 hrs in South Andhra. Government advised to fishermen’s not to venture into the sea. IMD had cautioned rainfall at most places in Tamilnadu and South Andhra Pradesh with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall in the coming 48 hours.
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