Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday he spoke to the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry and assured all possible support from Centre in view of the severe cyclonic storm Nivar.
In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “Spoke to Tamil Nadu CM Edappadi K Palaniswami and Puducherry CM V.Narayanasamy regarding the situation in the wake of #CycloneNivar. Assured all possible support from the Centre. I pray for the safety and well-being of those living in the affected areas.”
On Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said Nivar has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is very likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during Wednesday evening.
“Deep depression has intensified into a cyclonic storm — NIVAR over south-west Bay of Bengal — (Cyclone alert for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts – Yellow Message),” the IMD tweeted.
According to news agency ANI, rainfall in both states is expected to start from Tuesday and will go on till Thursday. Extremely heavy rainfall is expected at the North coastal and delta districts.
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