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Cyclone Vardah pics and videos: Rainfall, gusty winds in TN, AP

The locals shared images and videos of the gusty winds and heaving downpour on social media and the visuals are chilling.

india Updated: Dec 12, 2016 20:30 IST
HT Correspondent
A tree uprooted by heavy winds.
A tree uprooted by heavy winds.(Twitter/ Dinesh Jayapalan ‏)

With “very severe” Cyclone Vardah hitting the coast near Chennai, strong winds and heavy rainfall lashed parts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh on Monday.

Thousands were evacuated to safety. The National Disaster Response Force and naval teams were gearing up for rescue and relief efforts.

People shared images and videos of the gusty winds and heavy downpour on Twitter. Take a look.

Heavy rains lashes Chennai as high velocity winds uprooted hundreds of trees as the severe cyclonic storm Vardah was making its landfall on Monday afternoon. (Vanne Srinivasulu / HT Photo)
Cyclone Vardah is expecte to bring good rainfall over north coastal districts as well. (V. Srinivasulu / HT Photo)
Cyclone Vardah is expected to cross Andhra Pradesh coast between Chennai and Ongole. (V. Srinivasulu / HT Photo)
Heavy rains lash Chennai as high velocity winds uprooted hundreds of trees as the severe cyclonic storm Vardah was making its landfall on Monday afternoon. (Vanne Srinivasulu / HT Photo)