There is a threat of Cyclone Nivar in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. A severe cyclonic storm formed in the Bay of Bengal could hit the coast between Mamallapuram and Karaikal late this evening. According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), during this time the wind speed is expected to be 120 to 130 km per hour. The process of rain continues in many areas of Tamil Nadu. Also, high waves are also rising in the sea. In the midst of the storm, many flights have been canceled, while the railways have also canceled many trains.
The coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry have been evacuated due to cyclonic storm prevention alerts. Also, fishermen have been banned from going to sea shore.