Eega Trust, a non-governmental organization (NGO) working in Nagapattinam district, partnered with two other NGOs, took six months to clear the fallen coconut, mango and cashew trees, and level the land in Kovilpathu village. Cyclonic storm Gaja over West central and adjoining East central and Southeast Bay of Bengal moved further west and lay centre at 740 km east-northeast of Chennai (Tamil Nadu) and 840 km east-northeast of Nagappattinam Tamil Nadu on Monday morning. Notwithstanding the allegations and the limited rainfall, farmers remain hopeful. Will move in Westerly direction and would weaken into a #Deep Depression soon. This story was originally published in VillageSquare.in and can be found here. Though he had coconut trees, vegetables brought a daily income. Puducherry and parts of Kerala will be lashed with rain as well. According to Chandrasekar. The Gaja cyclone that barrelled through the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu leaving in its wake a trail of destruction of monumental proportions, the death of Dravidian legend M Karunanidhi, and political churnings made 2018 an extraordinary year for the state. 5th December 2018 Cyclone Gaja made landfall over Tamil Nadu coast on 16th November 2018 at 1:45 AM, wreaking havoc as it passed the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu. After Cyclone Gaja, Tamil Nadu sought Rs 15,000 crore from Indian central government to rebuild. (as reported by Chandra-Weavers Wheel) The Gaja cyclone, a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal, crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on 16th of November 2018, causing massive destruction in its wake and affecting the lives and livelihoods of fishermen, farmers and salt workers. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Palaniswami, speaking to reporters at Salem said that relief work will be taken up on a war-footing and that the work was already underway, news agency PTI said. Here are the safety measures you need to take, Eye of cyclone makes landfall; storm to cross land in next hour, Cyclone Gaja closing in on Vedaranyam coast as severe cyclonic storm, Cyclone Gaja: 13 dead in Tamil Nadu, trees uprooted, transformers destroyed, Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated. All the villagers related a similar loss. With the addition of a few colonies, the population has more than doubled. High winds are expected along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, with gusts up to 100 kmph. “They are growing the saplings in big plastic bags for one year and then transferring to the pit, which is quite effective in controlling the beetle,” said Veeraramakrishnan. @SkymetWeather @JATINSKYMET. 35 people like this. Now you can clearly see that half of the eye of Cyclone Gaja has entered the coast. Heavy rain and strong winds will push into the coast and interior in the next 4 hours, the Indian Weather Man reported. Assured all possible assistance from Centre in mitigating the situation arising due to the cyclone: Home Minister Rajnath Singh. “From one sack of groundnut seed sowed, we generally harvest 10 sacks. On November 16th 2018 killer cyclone Gaja made landfall on the eastern coast of Tamil Nadu. The cyclonic storm will hit the Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban. When Cyclone Gaja made landfall on 16 November, 2018, between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu, it left a trail of destruction, uprooting nearly 50 lakh coconut trees, more than a … “The beetles attack at all stages of the trees’ growth. Eleven people have been killed in Tamil Nadu in the wake of the cyclonic storm Gaja. When Cyclone Gaja made landfall on 16 November, 2018, between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu, it left a trail of destruction, uprooting nearly 50 lakh coconut trees, more than a lakh of electricity poles, besides other fruit trees. NEW DELHI, Nov. 18 (Xinhua) -- The death toll from the cyclone that battered India's southern state of Tamil Nadu coast has reached 33, local government officials said Sunday. Cyclone Gaja Live Updates: Cyclone Gaja is inching close to Tamil Nadu coast. Veeraramakrishnan planted brinjal in half-an-acre. "The government has received information that so far 11 persons have died," he said without divulging further information. But the fishing and farming communities are yet to recover from the aftereffects of Cyclone Gaja which in November 2018 had claimed 45 lives and resulted in immense destruction with lakhs of trees uprooted, houses demolished and livelihoods lost. These projects have touched excess of 500,000 underprivileged all over Tamil Nadu, including 100,000+ students in government schools through TNF’s flagship ABC education initiative, 60,000+ victims of 2015 floods and 20,000+ victims of Cyclone Gaja in 2018. Cyclone Gaja is set to make landfall in Tamil Nadu today. Cuddalore received 8 … New Delhi: The Tamil Nadu government has said that nearly one crore coconut trees have been damaged by Cyclone Gaja that hit the southern state in November, according to a report in Indian Express.Of the one crore trees, 50 lakh were uprooted entirely, the Tamil Nadu government noted. With winds gusting up to 120 kmph and over 80,000 people being evacuated, cyclone Gaja stormed across Tamil Nadu Friday morning killing 11 people and damaging homes along the coast. Cyclone Gaja, named by Sri Lanka, is 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 … Nagapattinam district has been heavily damaged by cyclone Gaja. This made it a Category 1 hurricane equivalent on the Saffir-Simpson hurricane wind scale. - India Meteorological Department (IMD). “The yield was good. Cyclone Gaja is at present in northwest of Dindigul, Tamil Nadu. Read 10 key updates | Cyclone Gaja makes landfall in Tamil Nadu, 76,290 people evacuated. “Tsunami also wasn’t this bad, because only seawater came. While seawater entered the villages of Vellapallam, Pushpavanam and Vettaikaraniruppu, Kovilpathu was the most affected. Some have found an alternative. It is expected to make landfall later this evening. High winds are expected along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, with gusts up to 100 kmph. The wind speed in the core of the cyclone is around 60-70 kmph gusting to 80 kmph. Women are traditionally believed to be impure during their periods. Peak intensity. 178 people like this. The government has announced helpline numbers 1070 (state-level) and 1077 (districts) for those who may need assistance. Find Cyclone Gaja Tamil Nadu Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Cyclone Gaja Tamil Nadu and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. Women are traditionally believed to be impure during their periods. Four teams each of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel have been already deployed in Nagapattinam district, while two teams of the State Disaster Response Force (SDRF) have been deployed in Cuddalore district. Views are personal. 45 km/h (30 mph) (3-min) 1006 hPa ( mbar) A trough developed near the equator in the eastern Indian Ocean on March 7. It will take an hour for the cyclone to completely cross from the sea to land. The scientist has been advocating a slew of measures to overcome the problem. The cyclone will cross the coast of Tamil Nadu between Pamban and Cuddalore. “Water is the main problem. Tamil Nadu is set to hit by a cyclonic storm on November 15. 'Gaja' that … | Photo Credit: M. Karunakaran 5 p.m. Log In. Chennai: Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over the Bay of Bengal is set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening, bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu. R (30). Cyclone Gaja is known to have killed at least 46 people in the coastal state. The villagers took shelter in the houses that had an upper floor. The beautiful farming and fishing villages in the areas around Vedaranyam, Velankanni, Nagapattinam, Pudukottai and Thanjavur have been severely affected. Video Player Close. "The way the @tnsdma (Tamil Nadu State Disaster Management Authority) took preparatory efforts (to tackle the cyclone) is praiseworthy," he said. And so are the farmers, who cultivate vegetables for now, and hope their situation would improve in a few years. But two years after Cyclone Gaja and the storm surge it caused, they are yet to recover from the impact. The pressure is now around 977 mb and winds are gusting to 120 km/ph. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Gaja; Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale) Category 1 tropical cyclone : Cyclone Gaja nearing South India on November 15. However, two elderly villagers remembered a storm surge in the early 1950s. With such contributions, and with the compensation of Rs 1,100 per coconut tree given by the Tamil Nadu government, all the farmers replanted coconut saplings. The cyclonic storm will hit the Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban. Cyclone Gaja over southwest Bay of Bengal has moved further west-southwestwards and crossed Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam near lat 10.5, long 79.8 with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph during 12:30 am to 2:30 am on Friday (November 16), the MeT department said. The storm surge resulted in loss of crops and livestock, besides prawn and fish farms that a few villagers owned. Cyclone Gaja Tamil Nadu 2018 . He had been harvesting brinjals for a week, when the cyclone struck. “It is at least helping us manage our regular household expenses.”. “We distributed coconut saplings as part of agri development work,” said Mohanarajasekaran R, of the trust. Death toll in cyclone Gaja in India's Tamil Nadu rises to 33 Source: Xinhua| 2018-11-18 20:33:00|Editor: xuxin. According to a statement by the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corporation (TANGEDCO), 12,000 electric poles, 102 sub power stations, 495 power conductors, 100 transformers, 500 kilometer-long power lines have been damaged across seven districts -- Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Padukottai, Ramanathapuram, Thanjavur, Thiruvarur, Trichy -- in the state due to cyclone Gaja. Cyclone Gaja likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm and cross TN coast today. Menstruation is taboo in large parts of rural India. 15-November-2018. But he is quite satisfied with the yield and income from brinjal and jasmine. Stefania has 7 jobs listed on their profile. Home Minister Rajnath Singh said he has assured all possible assistance to Tamil Nadu CM Palaniswami in mitigating the situation arising due to the cyclone storm. Two persons were killed, and over 76,000 others were evacuated in parts of Tamil Nadu as cyclone Gaja made landfall along’s the state’s coast early Friday morning. As the village lies about 2.5 km from the Nagapattinam – Vedaranyam Road, the villagers’ plight was immediately not known. The eye of Cyclone Gaja is now making a landfall. 10:35 pm: Cyclone Gaja gains strength and is now at 85 km east-southeast of Nagai. We"ll seek assistance from central govt after assessment is done by our officials in the affected areas: Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy pic.twitter.com/7lA4J3U1lz, #BREAKING 23 #GajaCyclone pic.twitter.com/XoPY1PZWX0. 1 check-in. Heavy rain and strong winds had started in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu from early Thursday evening. In November 2018, Cyclone Gaja caused a rise in sea level, bringing the brine into the coastal villages. “Even the remaining ones produced spathes after many months. Cyclone Gaja Tamil Nadu India. 'Gaja' that lay over southwest and adjoining southeast and west central Bay of Bengal is about 550 km north east of Nagapattinam and is very likely to cross coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening … Karuna's demise, cyclone Gaja cap eventful 2018 in Tamil Nadu; Air India waives charges for carrying relief material for cyclone Gaja victims; Tamil Nadu govt under attack over cyclone Gaja relief; Cyclone Gaja to hit Tamil Nadu on November 15, IMD issues warning; Cyclone Gaja: 'Rise above politics', Kamal Hassan tells Kerala CM Vijayan ; Cyclone Gaja: Tamil Nadu government seeks about … It is now over interior #TamilNadu, will soon weaken into a #DeepDepression and continue to move west. Join Gaja Cyclone Disaster Fund Contribution. Visu Ramaiyan (30) concurred that groundnut yield was very less last year. Of the 120-odd coconut trees that Visu Ramaiyan had, only 25 survived the cyclone. March 13 – March 14. It has formed over southeast Andamans and northern part of the Andaman Sea. Cyclone Gaja alert sounded in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Puducherry The IMD predicted the cyclone was likely to move towards northern Tamil Nadu … The cyclone … The Met department has said that it will strengthen into a cyclone. View Stefania Buta, MPH’S profile on LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional community. Show us some love! Cyclone Gaja HIGHLIGHTS: Storm to make landfall today, heavy rainfall expected in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Cyclone Gaja HIGHLIGHTS: The storm is set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Jency Samuel is a civil engineer and a journalist based at Chennai. Once intensified, it would acquire its name ‘Nivar’, proposed by Iran. If we had received good rains, the salinity would have reduced, but the rains were less,” said Veeraramakrishnan. The Gaja cyclone that barrelled through the rice bowl of Tamil Nadu leaving in its wake a trail of destruction of monumental proportions, the death of Dravidian legend M Karunanidhi and political churnings made 2018 an extraordinary year for the state. As per Census 2011, Kovilpathu village in Vedaranyam taluk of Nagapattinam district had a population of 3,213. Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu: On a trip to the Cauvery Delta as a part of a documentary project, citizen journalist Prabhagaran captures the damage to Tamil Nadu through photographs. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, felling several trees, damaging thatched huts and hoardings. A few coastal villages in Nagapattinam district, suffered a double whammy of the cyclone and the storm surge that it caused. The wind speed at the time of the landfall was around 90-100 kmph. Cyclone Gaja wreaks havoc in Tamil Nadu, claims more than 10 lives D Vincent Arockiaraj , Deepak Karthik & B Sivakumar / TNN / Updated: Nov 16, 2018, 13:43 IST Facebook Twitter Linkedin EMail Given the salinity of the seawater and the coastal sludge deposited by the  storm surge, the crops wore a scorched look. Large Normal life in Thanjavur NAGAPATTINAM: While Cyclone Nivar left people of the delta districts untouched, the ordeal of Cyclone Gaja, which ripped through the region in 2018, still stays afresh among the local people in Thanjavur and Nagappattinam. Storm surge is an abnormal sea level rise caused by atmospheric weather systems such as tropical cyclones and hurricanes. Tropical Cyclone "Gaja" made in Tamil Nadu, India, between Nagapattinam and Vedarannyam, on November 15, 2018, with maximum sustained winds up to 139 km/h (83 mph). Electricity supply was disconnected Nagapattinam and in several other coastal regions in view of the cyclone's landfall. A storm surge of approximately one meter is forecast to … 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 lay centred at 8.30 am on Friday over interior Tamil Nadu . CHENNAI: Pointing out that cyclone Nivar may not be as severe as cyclone Gaja which hit Tamil Nadu during the northeast monsoon in 2018, Revenue … Event: Cyclone Gaja is predicted to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore November 15. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja is very likely to move nearly westwards and weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm during the next 6 hours. The 1999 Odisha Cyclone hit the land with top winds of 155 mph. “When seawater came in during Cyclone Gaja, water was up to my neck and I swam to the next house,” said Uma Devi. Cyclonic storm Gaja landfall in Tamil Nadu makes Cuddalore the rainiest place in India at present with 87 mm of rainfall. Tamil Nadu, Puducherry brace for Cyclone Nivar; mount massive efforts to minimise damage In 2018, Cyclone Gaja left a trail of destruction across the Cauvery Delta region 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. Event: Cyclone Gaja is predicted to cross the Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore November 15. Cyclone Gaja centred over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening or night, the Met said. The sea condition is likely to be rough in Tamil Nadu and South Andhra Pradesh coasts. Funraiser for Gaja Cyclone Relief across Tamilnadu. The only other time that seawater entered the village was in December 2004, when the tsunami struck. During Cyclone Gaja's landfall, heavy rain lashed Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, and Thanjavur, uprooting trees in several regions. 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. ABOUT GAJA CYCLONE RELIEF FUND - FOR TAMILNADU. The storm will cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore, south of Nagai by early hours of Friday. Indian National Centre for Ocean Services, places the Nagapattinam – Pamban stretch of the Bay of Bengal coast, where the village is situated, in a high risk zone, with 3 to 5 m surge height. Cyclone Gaja to Turn Severe in Next 24 Hours, Heavy Rain Likely in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh The met department said that heavy rainfall at isolated places is expected over north coastal Tamil Nadu and adjoining south coastal Andhra Pradesh from evening of November 14. At present, #Cuddalore in #TamilNadu is the #rainiest place in India with 87 mm of rainfall. See More. Not Now. The wind speed at the time of the landfall was around 90-100 kmph. The eye is intense and landfall around midnight is going to be hard. 10 Dec 2018 Originally published 10 Dec 2018. Published on Nov 15, 2018 Two Cuddalore residents and four people in Thanjavur were killed on Friday as the severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' made landfall in Tamil Nadu … It will move in westerly direction and weaken into a deep depression soon, private weather forecaster SkymetWeather said. Cyclone Gaja – Tamil Nadu “The low-pressure area over the Andaman Sea has intensified into a depression. The yield was so low that we couldn’t sell the nuts but use only for our own consumption,” he said. Spoke to CM K Palaniswami regarding the situation in cyclone-affected areas of Tamil Nadu. Kovilpathu village, where most of the residents are farmers, not only lost their standing crops and trees, the storm surge made the groundwater and soil saline. Stalin said the "rulers," an apparent reference to the ruling AIADMK should extend "cooperation," to the State agency for its work in the wake of the cyclone making a landfall. The outer ring of clouds is now covering coast, Skymet said. According to IMD deputy director S Balachandran, the system may bring “heavy rain to Chennai and coastal areas.” However, it may weaken as it nears the coast and makes landfall on Thursday afternoon, said the forecast. The cosatal areas of the state witnessed turbulent winds uprooting electricity poles and trees in Nagapattinam, Vedaranyam and Karaikal. or. The intensity of the wind will be less when the eye of cyclone falls on land and it will increase again gradually, said the Chennai MeT department. For a few days, they had to survive on groundwater contaminated by seawater. Chennai, Nov 15: As cyclone Gaja is set to make landfall between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry governments have put in place several contingency measures. It is likely to intensify as a cyclone, move west-northwest towards northern Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh on the night of the November 14,” he said. Chennai: Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry have been bracing for Cyclone Nivar. Watch Queue Queue Dear families in Christ Jesus, “Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to everyone, and especially to the family of faith.” Galatians 6:10* You have been briefed about the havoc Gaja Cyclone caused in Tamil Nadu. Menstruation is taboo in large parts of rural India. The cyclonic storm 'Gaja' is set to make landfall in Tamil Nadu today. Prior to Cyclone Gaja, only a few farmers such as Ayyappan Rengaiyan (38) grew vegetables. #GajaCycloneUpdates. Cyclone Gaja HIGHLIGHTS: Fishing … This video is unavailable. “So we are all planning to adopt the same method.”. Every farmer recounted a total loss. Chennai: Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry have been bracing for Cyclone Nivar. The village is about a kilometre from the shore. However, the farmlands still bear the effect of the storm surge. See more of GAJA Cyclone Relief Fund - For Tamilnadu on Facebook. Gaja damages lot in delta mostly nagapattinam, thanjavur and thiruvarur. There is good reason to be concerned when a major tropical cyclone forms in the Bay of Bengal, he said. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Gaja was the sixth named cyclone of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, after Cyclones Sagar, Mekunu, Daye, Luban, and Titli. By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 15, 2018 11:13:24 am . The cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ may hit parts of Tamil Nadu on November 15. It will take about an hour to move over land. Create New Account. Heavy rain and strong winds had started in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu from early Thursday evening. This time, people were well prepared to face the cyclone by making safety arrangements. In total, 471 relief camps have been established in which 81,948 people are staying. “The beetles can be eradicated only if all the farmers follow the suggested measures, and not a handful in isolation.”, Farmers who have planted in a few acres admitted that it was not easy to look for the beetle in every sapling and destroy it. 10:18 pm: Gaja Cyclone is now a very severe storm and wind speeds in excess of 120 km/h is expected during the time of landfall. India. A low pressure area formed on March 10 to the southwest of Sri Lanka, in an area with warm sea surface temperatures and low wind shear. Radhakrishnan Sivagnanam lost his paddy crop. The 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was the most active North Indian Ocean cyclone season since 1992, with the formation of fourteen depressions and seven cyclones. Severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday, felling several trees, damaging thatched huts and hoardings. Community See All. CHENNAI: Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' continue to spring surprises with the location of where it will make landfall continuing to change as it nears the coast. As of 5.30 am Tuesday, the cyclone was located 410 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai. Veeraramakrishnan and Visu Ramaiyan used to earn a minimum of Rs 15,000 per month from the coconut trees. Forming on November 5 as a low pressure system over the Gulf of Thailand, the system crossed through Southern Thailand and the Malay Peninsula and eventually crossed into the Andaman Sea. Farmers in seven coastal districts bore the brunt, losing their crops. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when … Of the 120 coconut saplings he planted, only 40 survived the beetle attack. An approach road to the Marina Beach remains shut in Chennai on November 15, 2018, in view of the impending landfall of Cyclone Gaja late in the evening. Central University Of Tamilnadu Indian Institute Of Crops Processing Technology ... also featured in Challengers 2017-2018 list of ET Campus Stars conducted by ... She volunteered during GAJA Cyclone as a part of the medical team in helping the Delta affected areas. Veeraramakrishnan normally gets a profit of Rs 4 lakh from cultivating groundnut. States of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh are expected to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall. “As it would take a few years for trees to grow and bear fruit, we suggested vegetable cultivation to the farmers and distributed saplings and seeds,” Mohanarajasekaran of Eega Trust, told VillageSquare.in. Forgot account? Watch Queue Queue. During rehabilitation work, the panchayat was quick to address the issue, by arranging for piped drinking water supply. The cyclone has been named as Gaja and it is expected to cause heavy rainfall in the state. Those with severe injuries will be provided with Rs one lakh each while people who had sustained simple injuries will get Rs 25,000 as relief, he added. The cyclonic storm Gaja, named by Thailand, was currently located 840km off Chennai coast and 980km away from Sriharikota. Cyclonic storm Gaja over West central and adjoining East central and Southeast Bay of Bengal moved further west and lay centre at 740 km … It's peak intensity of winds and rain- tweeted vice president of private weather forecasting service SkyMet. The farmers believe that the few days of rain received this monsoon would have decreased the salinity a bit. https://t.co/qXXKjkgq5p @News18TamilNadu @ChennaiTimesTOI. All the farmers earned a considerable income from mango, casuarina and cashew trees. 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