Cyclone Nivar is coming, yes a heavy storm which is brewing in Bay of Bengal, is likely to hit Mamallapuram (Tamil Nadu) and Karaikal (Puducherry) on November 25. It is also expected to bring in heavy to extremely heavy rains in Rayalaseema and south coastal Andhra Pradesh districts on November 25 and 26. Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts are also likely to receive downpour.
What is Cyclone Nivar?
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in a bulletin stated that the depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours.
The IMD predicts that the sea condition will range from rough to very rough along and off Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on November 24. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into southwest and adjoining west-central and southeast Bay of Bengal, Gulf of Mannar and along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry from November 23 to 25.