However, the intensity of GAJA during landfall will be lesser than that of Cyclone Vardah, which clocked 120 kmph wind speeds during landfall near Chennai in 2016. దూసుకొస్తున్న గ‌జ తుఫాన్ l Gaja Cyclone Likely To Hit Andhra & Tamil Nadu on November 15 l CVR NEWS - Duration: 3:13. Cyclone Gaja is now at about 80 km from southeast of Karaikal, moving at a rate of 16 km/hr, the Chennai MeT department said. January 1, 2019. Tamil Nadu CM K. Palaniswami also announced that the Rs 11,000 crore target of loan disbursal for Women Self Help Groups during 2018-19 was surpassed and Rs 11,449 crore loan has been given through banks. Cyclone Gaja: 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. Cyclone Gaja. Munnar, the beloved hill station of Kerala records sub-zero minimums.

December 27, 2018. Cyclone Gaja: 7 districts in Tamil Nadu affected, 13 killed; Cyclone Gaja: 7 districts in Tamil Nadu affected, 13 killed After hitting Tamil Nadu’s delta region, the Indian Meteorological Department said, the cyclonic storm moved westwards and … Cyclone season for 2018 nears its end. January 7, 2019. December 8, 2018. End of Cyclone Season for the Indian Seas. Tropical cyclone Gaja recently caused the deaths of at least 33 people in the southern India state of Tamil Nadu. Wind speed is at 100-120 km/hr.
Gaja's high wind and heavy rains caused landslides and building collapses.
It strengthened into a tropical storm and was renamed Gaja. Cyclone Gaja is expected to cross Vedaranyam and Nagapattinam between 12 am to 3 am on Friday (November 16).

Gaja formed on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. EST (2100 UTC) as tropical cyclone 07B, about 569 miles south-southwest of Chittagong, Bangladesh. Gaja will be the second cyclone to hit the coastal area in a month after Cyclone Titli wreaked havoc in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 11, killing a total of 70 people. Chennai: The Cyclonic storm Gaja moving over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify further into a ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ in the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Sunday.The storm is expected to hit the coast along northern Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh by late Monday, the weather department predicted. Anna University Announces Revised Dates For Exams Postponed Due To Cyclone Gaja Anna University has released the revised exam dates for all the exams that were postponed in the wake of Cyclone Gaja. Tamil Nadu Roads Hit by Cyclone Gaja to Get Rs 200.53 Crore Facelift, Says CM Palaniswami. Performance of Northeast Monsoon so far this season. It strengthened into a tropical storm and was renamed Gaja. Cyclone Gaja, which made landfall near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam in the wee hours of November 16, has claimed left 45 lives across the state, according to a … Cyclone Gaja to make landfall on Nov 15, Red Alert in coastal Tamil Nadu, AP and Puducherry. Within the next hour, the eye of the cyclone is expected to make landfall. Gaja's maximum sustained winds had reached about 75kts (86 mph) when it hit southern India on Friday November 16, 2018.

Cyclone 'Gaja' over Southwest Bay of Bengal lay centred at 5.30 pm over Southwest Bay of Bengal near latitude 10.8°N and longitude 81.2°E, about 150 km east of Nagapattinam (Tamilnadu), said IMD.