Quick Answer: Does Chennai have cyclone?

Which cyclone is hitting Chennai?

Weakening into a Severe Cyclonic Storm, Vardah made landfall close to Chennai on the following day, and degenerated into remnant low on 13 December.

Cyclones Vardah and ARB 02.

Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)
Vardah at peak intensity on 11 December
Formed December 6, 2016 (Vardah) December 17, 2016 (ARB 02)

Can Nivar hit Chennai?

Nivar made its landfall over north coastal Tamil Nadu between Puducherry and Chennai close to Marakkanam. Overall, Nivar caused $600 million in damages.

Cyclone Nivar.

Very severe cyclonic storm (IMD scale)
Damage $600 million (2020 USD)
Areas affected Sri Lanka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

What happened to cyclone in Chennai?

The destructive winds led to a loss of approximately 20,000 banana crops; in addition, close to 136 trees were uprooted, and 573 electric poles were toppled, leading to power outages in the city. The winds wreaked havoc, with close to 398 houses severely damaged, including 295 huts.

Was the recent cyclone that hit the city of Chennai *?

Cyclone Nivar has brought Chennai to a standstill as heavy rain pounded the city since morning even as it is likely to cross Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast between Karaikal and Mamallapuram later tonight.

Is there any cyclone after Nivar?

New Delhi: Less than a week after Cyclone Nivar battered Tamil Nadu, another storm is expected to affect the southern state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday. The cyclone will cross the Sri Lanka coast on December 2 and will bring heavy rain over Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it said.

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What is next cyclone name after Nivar?

The next few cyclones will be named Burevi (Maldives), Tauktae (Myanmar), Yaas (Oman), and Gulab (Pakistan) as per the new list of tropical cyclone names adopted by the member countries.

Who gave name Nivar?

Cyclone Nivar is the fourth cyclone to hit the North Indian Ocean region in 2020. The name ‘Nivar’ has been selected from the list of names given by Iran. In the Parsi language, the name ‘Nivar’ means light. But the storm, approaching in the middle of the night, can also bring darkness.