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Cyclone Nivar, which hit the Tamil Nadu coast as a 'very severe cyclonic storm' in the early hours of Thursday, has brought heavy rains over the state, especially in its northern parts.

Published: 26th November 2020 07:32 AM  |   Last Updated: 27th November 2020 12:30 AM   |  A+A-

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Severe cyclonic storm Nivar lashed Puducherry and TN on Thursday, uprooting trees, damaging electric poles (Photo | G Pattabiraman/EPS)

By Online Desk

Cyclone Nivar crossed the coast near Puducherry early on Thursday morning as a severe cyclonic storm and has weakened as it moves north-northwestwards.

The cyclone crossed the coast from 2330 IST of 25th November to 0230 IST of 26th November with estimated wind speeds of 120-130 kmph, the IMD said.

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The cyclone which made landfall as a very severe cyclonic storm has weakened to a severe cyclonic storm with a wind speed of 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph. The cyclone would continue to move north-northwest wards and is expected to further weaken to a cyclonic storm.

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