• Tue. Oct 3rd, 2023

Chennai is experiencing heavy rain and severe gusts as a result of the cyclone Mandous warning.

ByJosh Taylor

Dec 9, 2022

Cyclone Mandous: Due to the IMD’s’red alert’ warning, educational institutions in various districts in Tamil Nadu remained closed for the day, while fishermen were warned to avoid the water.
On Friday, Chennai was awoken to heavy rain as a result of the catastrophic cyclonic storm ‘Mandous.’ As the storm advances west-northwestwards towards Puducherry and Sriharikota, at least four flights from the Tamil Nadu capital have been cancelled and numerous more have been delayed.
According to the Indian Meteorological Department, Mandous is predicted to reach the coast of north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and neighbouring south Andhra Pradesh around or after midnight, with winds of 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph.
Videos on the internet showed individuals in Chennai navigating through severe gusts and heavy rain. Due to the IMD’s’red alert’ warning, educational institutions in numerous districts in Tamil Nadu remained closed.
Tamil Nadu: As #CycloneMandous approaches, Chennai continues to receive rain. Cyclone could strike the coast between Puducherry and Sriharikota between midnight today and early December 10.
All schools and institutions in Puducherry have also been closed for two days, according to Puducherry education minister A Namassivayam.
Mandous was centred roughly 270 kilometres off the coast of Chennai this morning. According to the meteorological service, it will diminish into a cyclonic storm in the next hours.
The ‘Number Five’ storm warning signal flag has been hoisted at the Puducherry port, and fishermen have been urged to keep out of the water. Earlier, chief minister N Rangasamy met with Revenue and Disaster Management Department officials to assess cyclone readiness.

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