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Southern Command ready to assist Tamil Nadu, Puducherry ahead of Cyclone Nivar’s landfall

By ET News

Southern Command, Indian Army on Wednesday said the Army is ready to assist the government and civil administration in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry ahead of Cyclone Nivar’s landfall.

“Army ready to assist government and civil administration in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry to face Cyclone Nivar, maintaining communication with officials. Twelve humanitarian assistance and disaster relief teams and two engineer task forces ready for deployment,” the Southern Command, Indian Army stated.

Meanwhile, water-logging was witnessed in some parts of Chennai, due to heavy rainfall ahead of Cyclone Nivar’s landfall.

Strong wind was blowing at Mamallapuram ahead of the expected landfall of Cyclone Nivar between Karaikal and Mamallapuram during midnight today and early hours of November 26.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the ‘super cyclonic storm’ Nivar is about 290 km east-southeast of Cuddalore.

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