Updates: After Nivar, Cyclone Burevi to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Dec 3 and 4

Barely a week after Cyclone Nivar, Burevi is set to hit tamil Nadu coast This is the second cyclone formed in the southwest region of the Bay of Bengal within a week. It is likely to intensify further during the next 12 hours and cross Sri Lanka’s coast by this evening/night. The wind speeds are expected to rise up to 100 kmph.

“It is highly likely to move nearly west-northwestwards thereafter, emerge into Gulf of Mannar and adjoining Comorin area on 3rd December morning,” the weather agency said.

The cyclone is expected to cause widespread rainfall across Sri Lanka over the next two days, with a likelihood of extremely heavy rainfall in isolated areas on Wednesday and Thursday.

Key Updates:

Cyclone Burevi to cross south Tamil Nadu coast between Dec 3 night and Dec 4

Cyclone Burevi to cross south Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Kanyakumari between December 3 night and December 4 morning with wind speed of 70-80kmph gusting to 90kmph: IMD

Cyclone warning for south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala coasts

Cyclonic storm Burevi lay centred at 5.30am of December 3 over Sri Lanka coast near lat 9.0 N & long 80.3 E about 40km east of Mannar, 120km east-southeast of Pumban and 320km east-northeast of Kanyakumari, likely to emerge into Gulf of Mannar during next 3 hours: IMD

Cyclone storm Burevi crossed Sri Lanka Coast close to the north of Trincomalee

Cyclone storm Burevi crossed Sri Lanka near lat 8.85 N & long 81.0 E between 10.30 and 11.30pm on December 2 with a wind speed of 80-90 kmph. It is about 200km east-southeast of Pumban, and likely to emerge into Gulf of Mannar in the morning of Dec 3: Met department

Cyclone Burevi starts making landfall in Sri Lanka, set to hit Tamil Nadu coast

The IMD said the cyclonic storm was likely to move west-northwestwards and emerge in the Gulf of Mannar and adjoining Comorin area on December 3 morning. The storm with wind speed of 70-80kmph gusting to 90kmph would be centred very close to Pamban around noon of December 3.

PM Modi discusses cyclone situation with Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi virtually discussed the cyclone situation with Kerala chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Wednesday. Vijayan informed the prime minister about the arrangements made by the state to battle with the cyclone.

Special alert issued for 48 villages in Thiruvananthapuram

The district administration has issued special alert in 48 villages in the capital district in the wake Burevi cyclone that has taken form in the Bay of Bengal

CycloneBurevi will likely hit Thiruvananthapuram disrict tomorrow: District Collector

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a cyclone alert for south Kerala coast 

A Red alert has been issued for four districts of Kerala: Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha – on December 3. 

Cyclone Burevi to cross Tamil Nadu coast between Dec 3 and 4

Cyclonic storm Burevi over southwest Bay of Bengal about 240km east-southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka), 470km east-southeast of Pamban (India) and 650km nearly east-northeast of Kanyakumari (India) at 5.30am: Met department

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