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Cyclone Burevi LIVE: Tuticorin Airport to remain closed till Friday 12 pm

Heavy to extremely heavy rain (over 204 mm) is forecast in Tamil Nadu and Kerala till December 5. Stay with us for all the latest updates

Cyclone | Tamil Nadu | Kerala rains

BS Web Team  | New Delhi 


Burevi LIVE updates: Cyclonic storm 'Burevi' over north Sri Lanka moved west-northwestwards and centered over Gulf of Mannar, which is about 40 km west-northwest of Mannar, 40 km east-southeast of Pamban (India) and 260 km east-northeast of Kanniyakumari, the India Meteorological Department informed on Thursday. The associated wind speed is about 70-80 gusting to 90 kmph.

Under the influence of Burevi, heavy to extremely heavy rain (over 204 mm) is forecast in and Kerala till December 5. The MET department has forecast that Burevi will cross between Kanyakumai and Pamban as a cyclonic storm (wind speed 78 to 80 km/hour, gusting to 100 km/hour) on Friday.

Burevi would move nearly westwards across Pamban area and it would then move west-southwestwards and cross south coast between Pamban and Kanniyakumari during December 3 night and December 4 early morning as a cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 70-80 gusting to 90 kmph, the IMD said.

Which areas will be affected by Cyclone Burevi?

Heavy to very heavy rainfalls are expected over south -- Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli, Kanniyakumari, Tenkasi, Virudhunagar, Theni, Madurai and Sivagangai districts and over south Kerala -- Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Idukki and Alappuzah on December 3. "Isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall likely over south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala on December 4.
Northern districts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Lakshadweep and south coastal Andhra Pradesh will receive heavy rain till Saturday.

Stay tuned for latest updates on Cyclone Burevi



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First Published: Thu, December 03 2020. 06:37 IST