Chennai sources stated that at least 11 people have died as cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ made landfall in Tamilnadu with wind speed gusting up to 120 kmph, Chief Minister K Palanisamy said on Friday. When speaking to reporters at Salem, Palanisamy said relief work will be taken up on a war footing and that the work was already underway and the government has received information that so far 11 persons have died," he said without divulging further information.
The remedial measures and precautionary activities done by the Tamilnadu government have received instant appreciation and praises from people all over the state. Due to the instant action and swift measures taken by the government lots of lives have been saved, and after the Gaja cyclone attack, now rescue mission is in progress,. Gaja cyclone had crossed the sea yesterday morning at Vedaranyam between Cuddalore and Pamban
Chennai Meteorological department director Balachandran had yesterday made an announcement that, there is another pressure zone being formed in the Bay of Bengal on November 18. Yesterday morning he had met the ress, and he had said that Gaja storm had crossed the sea by around 11:30 and due to the low pressure, it has stationed at Dindigul city.
Due to the rampage caused by Gaja cyclone, Nagapattinam district's Vedaranyam area has become an island surrounded by water all over. The people residing in Vedaranyam are facing a tough time, as they are facing troubles even in getting food and water. Now the condition is that it requires more than 6 hours taking resources like food and water into Vedaranyam.
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.
Chennai sources stated that a statue of late DMK chief M Karunanidhi will be unveiled in Chennai next month, the party announced Thursday. As per report National level leaders of various political parties are expected to attend the function to unveil the life size statue on December 16.
Due to Gaja storm, 6 districts of Tamilnadu will have holidays announced for all the schools and colleges located there. Gaja storm has reached Tamilnadu, and it has been expected that the impacts of the storm will be seen throughout the state. Gaja storm will cross the sea today, and it will cross the sea between Pamban and Cuddalore.
The TN Govt has been swiftly acting in taking all the necessary actions and measures to face cyclone Gaja. Ever since the low pressure area formed in the Bay of Bengal near Andaman had transformed into a cyclone and a very powerful one that, the TN govt started making all the necessary actions to face the storm and has been taking all precautionary measures.
Chennai sources stated that the cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban today evening bringing heavy rainfall to Tamilnadu. Accordingly over 30,000 rescue personnel have been kept on standby by the state government. District collectors of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, Cuddalore and Ramanathapuram have declared a holiday for schools and colleges today.
Dineshkumar is a killer who was accused of sexually harassing a 14 year old girl named Rajalakshmi and murdering her brutally and beheading her. He was the one, who had beheaded her and raped her and all the while degraded her based on her caste name, and this horrible incident of caste based abuse and murder had become the sensation of the whole state.
The meteorological department has made an alarming announcement that in the Bay of Bengal, towards south and southwestern directions, Gaja storm has been moving at a speed of 10 kms. This storm has been named as Gaja and it has been expected that this storm will cross the sea between Cuddalore and Pamban today evening.
A shocking incident of an ice seller trying to immolate himself as his 36 year old wife had eloped with a 19 year old boy, and he had requested people to find them. Mariyappan belongs to Dharmapuri's Erranallli area, and he is an ice cream seller. He was living with his wife Murugammal, and they had a daughter Tamilselvi who is studying 7th standard.
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While earlier this day the speed of Gaja storm was slower in the sea, by noon, it had its speed increased by almost three times and is had been moving at extreme pace. A low pressure zone had been formed in the south eastern Bay of Bengal and it had turned out into a storm, arriving towards Tamilnadu. This storm has been named Gajaa or Gaja.
Chennai sources added that top Tamil actor Rajinikanth on Tuesday virtually threw his weight behind Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he was 'stronger' than '10 people' aligning against him. Accordingly the superstar's remarks came amid speculation that opposition parties are looking at a mega coalition against the Modi government for the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
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Chennai sources stated that Cyclonic storm Gaja will cross Tamilnadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban on November 15, bringing heavy rainfall coupled with gale wind, the Meterological office said on Monday as the state government put its machinery on alert and kept on standby 30,500 rescue personnel. Meanwhile the neighboring union territory of Puducherry, which is also covered by the cyclone alert
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DMK leader MK Stalin has condemned the quoting of Dravidian leader Periyar's caste in the group 2 exams held yesterday in Tamil Nadu. He has voiced out that it was bad to quote the caste of Periyar himself who was instrumental in fight against caste system and insisted on abolishing caste.
Chennai meteorological department director Balachandran had announced that when the Gaja storm arrives, the altitude of water levels will be raised by a height of more than one metre. During his latest Press meet held today, Balachandran had detailed on the Gaja storm and where it's centred currently.
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PMK leader Kaduvetti Guru's son kanalarasan's son requesting people to save his mother from his relatives has gone viral. A letter, said to be written and signed by Kaduvetti Guru's wife Swarnalatha had gone viral last week all over the internet. However Kaduvetti Guru's son kanalarasan had said that his mother does not know to read and write.
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