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Cyclone Nivar to go from severe to very severe storm over next 12 hrs: Met

The cyclone is likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between midnight of Nov 25 and early hours of Nov 26

High tide at Dwarka Gomti Ghat ahead of cyclone 'Nisarga' landfall. Photo: ANI
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T E Narasimhan Chennai
Severe cyclonic storm Nivar  is about 290 km east-southeast of Cuddalore and is very likely to intensify further into a very severe cyclonic storm during next 12 hours. It is very likely to cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts between midnight of November 25 and early hours of November 26, according to the India Meteorological Department.

Meanwhile, Chembarambakkam lake reservoir in Chennai will release 1000 cusecs of water at 12 PM today as the inflow is increasing. Water level at Chembarambakkam lake, which caused floods in Chennai in 2015, reached 22ft, while the capacity is 24ft.

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Topics : Cyclone

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First Published: Nov 25 2020 | 12:17 PM IST

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