Sources from Nagapattinam stated that According to Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority, as many as 76,290 people were evacuated from low lying areas and sheltered at over 300 relief centres in six districts including Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and Tiruvarur. As per report holiday has been declared for educational institutions in Nagapattinam.
Meanwhile an India Meteorological Department (IMD) bulletin said, "Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed Tamilnadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam with wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting up to 120 kmph, early Friday." The IMD bulletin said "Though the center of cyclone is over land, rear sector of eye wall is still over sea and it will take about an hour to move over land”.
Moreover the severe cyclonic storm is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next six hours. Furthermore during the cyclone's landfall, rains lashed Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, and Thanjavur, uprooting trees in several regions, the details of which are expected later in the day. Further four teams each of National Disaster Response Force personnel have been already deployed in Nagapattinam district while two teams of the state disaster response force in Cuddalore district.
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