chennai cyclone alert|upcoming cyclone in tamilnadu 2022|upcoming cyclone in chennai|cyclone mandous tamil nadu:A new tropical cyclone is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal and is going to impact Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Andhra Pradesh. The coastal areas are going to receive heavy rainfall due to the formation the cyclonic storm.The cyclonic storm will be named ‘Cyclone Mandous’, the name which is given by the United Arab Emirates which means a treasure box in the Arabic language. It will be second tropical storm to rise in Bay of Bengal post-monsoon this year after ‘Cyclone Sitrang’ which hit the Bangladesh coast in month of October. Cyclone Mandous is likely to cross the coast on 8 December.
A low pressure area has formed over the south Andaman sea and will intensify into the first cyclonic storm of this northeast monsoon, nearing the north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and south Andhra coasts by the morning of December 8, the regional meteorological centre said Monday. It is likely to bring heavy to very heavy rains, with occasional extreme spells, in 13 TN districts, including Chennai, on Thursday.
The new cyclonic format prevailing over the Bay of Bengal has been named `Mandous `!The low-pressure zone formed over the Bay of Bengal is set to drift from the west towards the northwest and intensify into a strong depression zone!Indian Meteorological Centre (IMD) has informed us that this is likely to intensify into a cyclonic format before 8th December.A low-pressure zone was formed today (Monday, 5th December) morning at 5.30 AM. This would drift towards the west before tomorrow and intensify into a depression zone!
The met office said squally wind with speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is likely to prevail off the TN-Pondy coast and over Gulf of Mannar on Dec 7 and become 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph from Dec 8 evening to Dec 9. Fishermen are advised not to venture into the sea.
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Cyclone Mandous (pronounced Man-Dous) lies 390 km east-southeast of Karaikal and about 480 km southeast of Chennai, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Thursday. Under its influence, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely in Chennai and other districts in Tamil Nadu over the next two days. So far, eight districts including Chennai, Chengalpattu, Kanchipuram, Viluppuram, Cuddalore, Ranipet, Vellore, Tiruvallur districts have declared holiday for schools and colleges for Friday.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Wednesday issued a red alert for three districts in Tamil Nadu, including Chengalpattu, Villupuram and Kanchipuram, and Puducherry due to the heavy rain forecast on Friday. A total of nine districts, including Tiruvallur, Chennai, Cuddalore, Kallakurichi, Tiruvannamalai, Tirupattur, Vellore, and Ranipet, have been issued orange alerts.
C Sylendra Babu, Director General of Police (DGP), has instructed the district SPs and other officials to be prepared with preventive measures ahead of the rain. Volunteers from the fishermen’s community are also instructed to be ready with rescue boats. The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has been deployed in the state and Puducherry. While six teams are deployed in Nagapattinam, Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Cuddalore, Mayiladuthurai and Chennai districts, three are deployed in the Union Territory with two in Puducherry and one in Karaikal.
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According to the India Meteorological Department (MeT), a depression that has formed in the Bay of Bengal and will intensify into a cyclonic storm will cause extremely heavy rainfall in the country’s southern regions. The weather department also said that the cyclone will weaken by midnight.
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All educational institutions will remain closed in Chennai, Thiruvallur, Chengalpattu, Kancheepuram, Vellore, and Ranippettai on Friday. District collectors of the six districts declared a holiday for all schools and colleges, including professional institutes, in view of the incessant downpour due to Cyclone Mandous.
Cyclone Mandous is expected to cross between Puducherry and Sriharikota, near Mamallapuram, at midnight tomorrow.The state government of Tamil Nadu is taking precautionary steps for Cyclone Mandous. With winds up to 85 km/hour, the cyclone is expected to pass over the southern state between Puducherry and Shriharikota.
Heavy rain is likely in Tamil Nadu between today and Saturday, especially in districts like Thanjavur and Kancheepuram.The National Disaster Response Force, or NDRF, is on alert in 10 districts that are likely to bear the brunt of the cyclone.
In Chennai, 169 relief centres and 807 pumps are ready, according to Tamil Nadu’s Revenue Minister KKSSR Ramachandran.Across Tamil Nadu, the minister said, “121 shelters and 5093 relief centres are ready.”
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The second cyclone of the post monsoon season is likely to form over southwest Bay of Bengal and hit the east coast in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh on Thursday, the India Meteorological Department predicted on Monday.
A low pressure area has formed over south Andaman Sea. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and become a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal by December 6 evening. It is likely to continue to move west-northwestwards, intensify further into Cyclonic storm Mandous, and reach southwest Bay of Bengal near north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh by December 8 morning.
“We haven’t given a forecast for landfall yet. The models will provide a clearer picture tomorrow,” said RK Jenamani, senior scientist at the weather office.There is likely to be rainfall at most places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on Monday and Tuesday. Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph is also likely.
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As the expected Low Pressure system moves towards Southwest Bay of Bengal, enhanced rainfall activity likely to commence over north coastal Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and South coast Andhra Pradesh from 7th December midnight. It is likely to increase with rainfall at most places with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall over north Tamil Nadu & Puducherry and isolated heavy rainfall over south Andhra Pradesh on 8th December,” it predicted.
“Squally wind (speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph) likely to commence along & off Tamilnadu, Puducherry, south Andhra Pradesh coast and Gulf of Mannar from 8th December morning becoming 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph from 08th December evening for subsequent 12 hours and likely reduce to 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph on 9th December,” it added.
The system will be named as Cyclone Mandous once it intensifies into a cyclonic storm.
What is Cyclone Mandous?
The storm has been named as Mandous by the UAE which means “treasure box” in Arabic. Mandous is a slow-moving cyclone that often absorbs a lot of moisture, carries a humongous amount of rainfall.
Where is cyclone Mandous now?
Mandous is located 1526 km south-southwest of Kolkata, India, and has moved west-northwestward at 13 km/h (7 knots) over the past 6 hours.
How many cyclones affect Tamil Nadu?
There are 34 depressions, 24 cyclonic storms and 23 severe cyclonic storms which made a landfall in northern Tamil Nadu coast but only 10 depressions, a cyclonic storm and six severe cyclonic storms crossed the southern Tamil Nadu coast. The cyclone track density per sq.km was calculated.