High waves on the seashore in front of us of land of Hurricane Mandus. | Image source: B. JOTHI RAMALINGAM
Cyclone Mundus, which is likely to bring heavy rains with Strong winds may hit The north Tamil Nadu coast around Mamallapuram on midnight of Dec 9 with wind speed windy up to 85 km per hour.
a holiday It has been declared on December 9th for Schools and colleges in Chennai, Cuddalore, Kanchipuram, Tiruvalur, Chengalpattu, Ranipet, Vellore, Villupuram, Thiruvarur, Perambalur, Kalakurichi, Mayiladuthurai, Thanjavur, Pudukkottai, Ariyalur, Dharmapuri, Namapattinamuchera, districts in view of Heavy rain alert.
According to the Regional Meteorological Centre, Chennai, the cyclone formed around 11:30 pm on December 7 lie over Southwest Bay of Bengal, about 350 km from east to southeast of Karikal is about 440 km southeast of Chennai. It is very likely to maintain its intensity of Severe cyclonic storm until early morning of December 9 and gradually weakened to a cyclonic storm shortly before that day. The system Then continue move West, northwest and crossing north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjacent coasts of southern Andhra Pradesh between Puducherry and Sriharikota, around Mamallapuram.
A hurricane may have a wide impact over state until December 10.
Rain intensity may reach its peak on December 9 when the hurricane approached the coast. Eight districts, including Ranepet and Kalukurechi, will receive heavy rains (up up to 20 cm). Sporadic heavy rain may occur in 15 other districts, including Ariyalur and Namakkal, and in Delta counties on December 9th.
Chennai may have to prepare for Heavy to very heavy rain of up to 20 cm on December 9 and 10. It can be very rainy in one or two places over Kanchipuram, Puducherry, Chingalpattu and Villupuram on December 9th.
Heavy to very heavy rain, in particular, may continue over northern parts of state after landfall on December 10th. Elsewhere, it is expected reduce to moderate severity.
On 8 December, Chennai experienced a resorption in The air Officials said the hurricane affected northerly winds. S. Balachandran, Additional General Manager of Met, Chennai, there was a temp decrease in The weather systemMovement and intensification due to diurnal changes during the day and wind shear. But the hurricane rebounded up By early morning on December 8th.
Several factors, including internal dynamics and external influences, determine force and motion of tornado. “We can’t compare hurricanes like all of them of They have unique Dynamics,” Mr. Balachandran added.
RMC expected stronger winds on December 9, stormy up to 80 km per hour. storms of About 0.5m high may flood low areas in The north coastal region during landfall.
declared a holiday
In Puducherry and Kariyakal, A holiday It has been declared for All government And the private schools on December 9 and 10.
the University of Madras and Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University and Tamil Nadu Dr. on December 9th it was postponed.