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In pictures: Cyclone Gaja wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu

November 17, 2018 8:00 AM |


In wake of this severe cyclonic storm, heavy rainfall activity has been recorded over many parts of Tamil Nadu. In fact, since morning Cuddalore has recorded 87 mm of rain, followed by Puducherry 65 mm, Nagapattinam 64 mm, Parangipettai 62 mm, Kodaikanal 61 mm, Karaikal 54 mm, Pamban 47 mm and Thondi 34 mm.

According to reports, 81,948 people were evacuated from low lying areas and sheltered at over 471 relief centers in six districts including Nagapattinam, Pudukkottai, Ramanathapuram and Thiruvarur.

Uprooted trees have fallen on the roads which are being removed by civic workers. Electricity supply was disconnected here and in several other coastal regions in view of the cyclone's landfall.

Let us have a look at few pictures of the havoc wreaked in Tamil Nadu -

hindustan times

Image Credits - Hindustan Times

New Indian Express

Image Credits - Indian Express

special arrngement

Image Credits - Special Arrangement

the hindustan

Image Credits - The Hindustan Times

YUV News

Image Credits - Yuv News

down to earth

Image Credits - Down to Earth

indian express

Image Credits - Indian Express


Image Credits - Inkhabar


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