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Very severe cyclone Nivar crosses Tamil Nadu coast near Marakkanam


  • Very Severe Cyclone Nivar hit the coast late last night and its landfall was completed on 26 Nov. 
  • It crossed the shores near Marakkanam in Tamil Nadu, close to Puducherry. 
  • While crossing, the cyclone triggered fierce winds of speed ranging from 120 to 130 kilometers per hour, gushing to 140 km per hour. 
  • It also led to torrential rainfall in many coastal areas including in Chennai. 
  • The sea has been ferocious during the landfall.