[71] On November 25, the storm gradually consolidated further and was upgraded to a severe cyclonic storm by the IMD, while the JTWC reported that the storm had reached Category 1 status in the SSHS hurricane scale. East facing Webcam and Timelapse See the latest Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India RealVue™ weather satellite map, showing a realistic view of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India from space, as taken from weather satellites. This cyclone storm-affected badly and created damage worth of $3.4 billion and 124 were dead in which 81 were from India. More than 1 million people were evacuated. Phailin also destroyed crops worth more than $394 million along with hundreds of thousands of houses, schools, and other buildings. [62], The storm slowly drifted west-northwestward while deep convection consolidated around the system's well-defined center of circulation. It slowly organized itself and consolidated into a depression on October 8, followed by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issuing a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert (TCFA) the same day. Over the next two weeks one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed After the monsoon had set in over Kerala, one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed, with the whole nation covered by June 16 or about a month earlier than normal. It then gradually intensified, and the JTWC classified the system as a tropical depression on November 23. Floods in Uttarakhand in 2013. The cyclone affected the Andaman Islands with heavy rain and strong winds. Spending an entire day inland, the depression weakened into a well-marked low pressure area on August 1 over the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. [29] Chicholi in Madhya Pradesh received 280 mm of rainfall in 24 hours on August 1, 2013.[30]. Much of the damage was averted by an early administrative response overseen by the Puntland Disaster Management and Rescue committee, which coordinated relief efforts by the Puntland Maritime Police Force, governmental rescue teams, and the Puntland Highway Authority.[51]. New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Cyclone Nivar is currently 50km south-west of Chennai and is moving north-westward, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Scientist RK Jenamani informed on November 24. A monsoonal low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on August 16. Winds were estimated at 65 mph (105 km/h) during landfall. On average, 4 to 6 storms form in this basin every season.[1]. 1:05. Though the sea surface temperatures were good enough for tropical cyclogenesis, moderate vertical wind shear kept the system from strengthening too quickly. The cyclone was classed as “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm”. During June 1, the south-west monsoon set in over Kerala, the Maldives and parts of the south and central Arabian Sea. This list was adopted by the World Meteorological … A total of 11 deaths were reported in incidents related to the cyclone.[68][69]. Cyclone in Chennai News and Updates from The Economictimes.com. Early on November 23, the remnants of Depression BOB 05 dissipated just south of Socotra Island. [26], A low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on July 29. [44] The next morning, the IMD upgraded the storm to a deep depression; the JTWC similarly upgraded the system to a tropical storm following reports of 65 km/h (40 mph) winds near the storm's center of circulation. [40], The cyclone prompted India's biggest evacuation in 23 years with more than 550,000 people moving up from the coastline in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh to safer places. [21] Myanmar was spared damage and further casualties. [28] In India, a Storm Warning Signal-3 was hoisted in the ports of Odisha, and fishermen were cautioned against venturing into the sea. World Vision’s community disaster preparedness training played an essential role in the successful evacuation of tens of thousands of people ahead of the storm. Early on May 16, the cyclone attained its peak intensity with winds of 85 km/h (50 mph) and a barometric pressure of 990 mbar (hPa; 29.18 inHg). Operationally, the system was referred to as Mahasen; however, this was altered in 2014 with the final report and all archived advisories changed to show Viyaru. [18] Striking Bangladesh in a weaker state than initially expected, damage was moderate to severe. Indian Alpha 7,963 views. Cyclone Phailin made landfall near Gopalpur, in India’s Odisha state, on Oct. 12, 2013, at 9 p.m. local time. [98][99] Colachel in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu got the highest rainfall of 115 mm in 24 hours on December 13.[100][101]. If it originates in the northern hemisphere, it rotates counterclockwise, and in the southern hemisphere, it rotates clockwise, In 2017, India ranked fifth worldwide with 1.3 million people displaced. Nov. 20, 2013 - Tropical Cyclone Helen Headed for Landfall in India [image-78] Tropical Cyclone 04B has strengthened and been renamed "Helen" as it slowly nears landfall in southeastern India. Shortly before landfall, the storm's convection sheared to the north, causing its low level circulation to fully expose followed by the JTWC issuing its final bulletin, reporting that the storm had weakened due to land interaction. The scope of this article is limited to the Indian Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere, east of the Horn of Africa and west of the Malay Peninsula. Cyclone Vardah moved west over the Bay of Bengal before hitting Chennai, capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, as well as neighboring Andhra Pradesh, the … Grounded ship Pratibha Cauvery finally sold for Rs 16 crore. 30,000 people were marooned as a result of the following severe floods in Kalapara Upazila. 2013 Aircel Chennai Open from 31 December 2012 to 6 January 2013. The impact of cyclone Burevi in Cuddalore, hit by back to back disasters, was so severe that millets in 9,631ha, oilseeds in 1,668ha, pulses in 4,057ha and 2,434ha of cotton also suffered huge damage. Owing to adverse atmospheric conditio… Staying almost a day inland maintaining depression strength, it weakened gradually and dissipated over the states of Bihar and Jharkhand in the evening hours of May 31 due to land interaction and reduced moisture availability. Cyclone Vardah moved west over the Bay of Bengal before hitting Chennai, capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, as well as neighboring Andhra Pradesh, the … [53] The depression maintained its intensity despite passing through an environment unfavorable for intensification, and was re-upgraded to tropical cyclone intensity by the JTWC on November 15. The task force includes men, women, and youth from within the community who are trained in disaster preparedness, including search and rescue, basic first aid, and protecting livestock. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam), Houses damaged, roofs blown away, livelihoods lost — Cyclone Phailin plundered the lives of thousands of people. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam), Residents of Chaulia village return to take stock of damage after taking refuge in cyclone shelters. Key Chennai reservoir opened [85] By December 8, Madi had developed an excellent poleward outflow, with deep convection wrapped into a well-defined center. At that time, Helen was located near 16.2 north latitude and 81.0 east longitude, about 193 nautical miles/222.1 miles/ 357.4 km north-northeast of Chennai, India. Mayiladuthurai, a town in Nagapattinam district, experienced the highest rainfall, amounting to 220 mm. (Source: File photo) Chennai 2015, Srinagar 2014, Uttarakhand 2013, Mumbai 2005. On November 13, the system was classified as a depression by the IMD, and given the identifier BOB 05. Chennai, formerly known as Madras, city, capital of Tamil Nadu state, southern India, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. 3 January : First professional cricket match in the year 2013 and the 2nd ODI against Pakistan was played in the Eden Gardens , Kolkata in which India was defeated. With crops inundated for several days, the farmers long for the government compensation. [87] However, Madi moved into an area of increasing vertical wind shear, causing weakening. 6. Nifty 11,200.15 98.5. Reasons for the fast onset included a favourable phase of the Madden-Julian Oscillation and the west-northwest movement of an area of low pressure between June 12–16. At least four people were reported to have been killed across the state due to rain-related events. Cyclone Phailin was the largest storm to hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states in 14 years. The Cyclone Phailin, that has been described as "very severe" by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), is set to batter the Odisha and Andhra Pradseh, with full force, by Saturday evening. [45][46] Remaining stationary for nearly a day, the storm crossed the coast of Somalia early on November 11. Both the JTWC and IMD were reporting winds of 65 knots (120 km/h; 75 mph) at the center. [56] Over the next several hours, the remnant low of BOB 05 moved across the central part of Southern India, and the system continued to weaken. This weakened Madi[94] into a Cyclonic Storm,[95] and later into a deep depression. The Orissa cyclone in the year of 1999 was the strongest storm to hit the Indian coast and also the strongest tropical cyclones that affected India, Here is the list of strong tropical cyclones that affected India. Indian sub-continent is the worst affected region of the world, having a … The cyclone killed 24 people in Tamil Nadu when it crossed the eastern coast of India near Chennai in December 2016. The Hindu - October 26, 2015 During the next several days, BOB 05 moved westwards across the Arabian Sea as a convectionless low. Learn more about the history and characteristics of Chennai in this article. At the time of Cyclone Phailin, the organization served families in more than 5,300 urban, rural, and tribal communities across 26 states, impacting the lives of 2.4 million children. [50] Around 300 fatalities were reported in the wake of the storm, as well as livestock casualties and damaged infrastructure. Cyclone Phailin made landfall near Gopalpur, in India’s Odisha state, on Oct. 12, 2013, at 9 p.m. local time. The 2013 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones formed in the North Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. Todays weather forecast, by the hour and long term. Get the forecast for today, tonight & tomorrow's weather for Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. [19][20] Losses to crops exceeded ৳2.75 billion (US$35.3 million). The differences among cyclones, hurricanes, and typhoons are their locations, although scientifically, they are all known as tropical cyclones. 2012 Nilam - landfall mahabs - Chennai 120 mm in 2 days ... Tamil Nadu is in Deficit with -23% rains till date and Chennai -52% with Cyclone moving inland, the regions which has missed rains till date particularly interiors will surely benefit a lot. Cyclone Phailin killed 23 people and affected about 9 million residents. The depression gained forward momentum and attained gale-force winds on May 11 and was designated as Cyclonic Storm Viyaru, the first named storm of the season. [43] The JTWC issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert the same day, reporting that the depression was moving into an area favorable for further intensification. Household kits contain bed nets, plastic mats, cotton bed sheets, tarpaulin, women’s saree dress, men’s traditional dhoti, cooking utensils, plates, and a bucket. On Nov. 20 at 1200 UTC/7 a.m. EST, Tropical Cyclone Helen had maximum … A Year After Cyclone Vardah, Chennai Students To Restore Green Cover. It caused flooding, landslides, road blockage, uprooting of trees and damage to buildings. Tata Consumer Products 484.75 37.15. The tropical depression degenerated into a remnant low on October 6, as it crossed the 100th meridian on October 7. (13 - 17 November, 2013) CYCLONE WARNING DIVISION, NEW DELHI DECEMBER, 2013 . [52] During the next several days, the system drifted towards the west while weakening further. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a new list of 169 cyclone names this week. [25] Contai in West Bengal received 260 mm of rainfall in 24 hours on May 30. 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[80] The storm remained nearly stationary over the next 24 hours. From morning Chennai is seeing gusty winds though we expected gusts to touch 100 km/hr, a maximum of 70 km/hr is recorded at Meenambakkam at morning. [36] The same day, the IMD upgraded the storm to a deep depression, and subsequently a cyclonic storm, naming it Phailin. [65] Helen made landfall south of Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh and rapidly deteriorated into a deep depression. [89] Despite the wind shear, Madi developed an eye on December 10,[90] and the JTWC assessed the system as a Category 1 equivalent for a second time. [73] Mayabander and Port Blair recorded 24-hour rainfall accumulations of 243 mm and 213 mm respectively as the cyclone made landfall. South | Press Trust of India | Friday May 17, 2013 . The season had no official bounds, but cyclones typically formed between May and December, with the peak from October to November. 1 ... November 2013 near latitude 11.5 0N and longitude 86.5 E, about 700 km east-southeast of Chennai, 770 km east-southeast of Nellore and 730 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam. See the forecast as a table or graph. It weakened into a low pressure area on November 22 as it crossed the Isthmus of Kra and entered the Andaman Sea. [14][15] The storm's expansive cloud mass also brought unsettled weather to Sri Lanka, Thailand, and southeastern India. In Ranpur, a small town in Odisha’s Nayagarh district, 40 community task force teams trained by World Vision coordinated the evacuation of 12,000 people. Later, the remnants of BOB 05 redeveloped a small amount of convection, while continuing to moved westwards. World Vision has worked to improve the lives of children and families in India since 1962. 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[31] The system's precursor low caused authorities to raise cautionary signal number 3, at all maritime ports of Bangladesh. [64] Helen continued to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm the following day, reaching its peak intensity of 100 km/h (62 mph) with a central pressure of 990 mbar (29 inHg). It slowly organized itself, and favorable conditions led to the intensification of the low pressure area to a depression by the early hours of May 29. Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! [42], In early November, a low pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea. India’s disaster ministry expected Phailin to come ashore as a super cyclone, with winds in excess of 157 mph, but the storm made landfall as a Category 4 at 125 mph. 2013 Depression Wilma - Nagapattinam - Chennai 110 mm in 2 days. Gopal Live debate on Thanthi TV - Dec 5th, 2015. [34][35] In the early hours of October 9 the JTWC upgraded the storm to a tropical cyclone. [27], The storm's precursor brought heavy rainfall to coastal Bangladesh. A day later, microwave satellite imagery revealed a broad low-level circulation center (LLCC). Tropical cyclones are weather systems in which winds equal or exceed gale force (minimum of 34 knot, i.e., 62 kmph). At least four people died and six others were reported missing. Benchmarks . NSE Gainer-Large Cap . [9] Shortly thereafter Viyaru made landfall near Chittagong, Bangladesh. After a five-month break in tropical cyclone activity over the basin, the first depression of the year developed over the southern Bay of Bengal on May 10, 2013. Early on December 7, the IMD further upgraded BOB 08 into a Deep Depression,[81] and later upgrading it to Cyclonic Storm Madi about 370 km (230 mi) from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. 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[3] The depression gained forward momentum and attained gale-force winds on May 11 and was designated as Cyclonic Storm Viyaru, the first named storm of the season. [23] Slightly intensifying thereafter, the storm took a northward track and crossed the West Bengal coast in the evening hours of the same day, with peak winds of 45 km/h (28 mph). [11], Early in the storm's existence, it brought flooding rains to much of northwestern Indonesia, resulting in significant damage. The system subsequently developed into Cyclonic Storm Viyaru during May 12, before it made landfall near Chittagong, Bangladesh during May 16. [58], Late on November 17, the remnant energy of Tropical Storm Podul contributed to the development of a trough over the Bay of Bengal, located near the Andaman Islands. Cyclone Phailin destroyed the home her family had built using borrowed money and savings from her husband’s $3 daily wage. 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