Cyclone Mandous highlights: No large scale damage due to storm, says Tamil Nadu CM Stalin

Updated on Dec 11, 2022 02:09 AM IST

Cyclone Mandous: The cyclonic storm has crossed the coast and is in deep depression as it's strength is weakening.

The roof of a bus stop is seen scattered due to the damage caused by Cyclone Mandous, in Chennai on Saturday.
The roof of a bus stop is seen scattered due to the damage caused by Cyclone Mandous, in Chennai on Saturday.(ANI)

Cyclone Mandous: Heavy rains lashed several parts of south coastal and Rayalaseema districts of Andhra Pradesh early on Saturday after cyclonic storm Mandous made landfall off Mamallapuram in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

According to a status report of the Andhra Pradesh government, Naidupeta in Tirupati district received the highest rainfall at 281.5 mm during the past 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Saturday.

Tree falls on Chennai petrol pump, wall crashes on cars as Mandous hits | VIDEOS

Cyclonic storm Mandous, which crossed the coast at Mamallapuram, has weakened into a deep depression but the weather system impacted the city and its neighbourhoods.

Follow all the updates here:

  • Dec 10, 2022 10:50 PM IST

    Loss due to cyclone Mandous being estimated: TN CM Stalin

    Tamil Nadu chief minister MK Stalin said Saturday that the estimation of loss due to the cyclone Mandous was being done and if required Central assistance would also be sought.

  • Dec 10, 2022 09:33 PM IST

    CPI MP Binoy Viswam writes to CM Jagan Mohan Reddy stating failure of administration in handling Cyclone Mandous

    Communist Party of India (CPI) Rajya Sabha MP Binoy Viswam on Saturday wrote to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy stating the failure of his administration in handling the Mandous Cyclone in Andhra Pradesh.

  • Dec 10, 2022 08:50 PM IST

    AIADMK leader D Jayakumar reviews area affected by Mandous cyclone near Chennai's Kasimedu harbour

    All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) leader and former Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar on Saturday reviewed an area that was affected by Mandous cyclone near Chennai Kasimedu harbour.

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:54 PM IST

    India Meteorological Deaprtment tweets on cyclone Mandous: ‘Storm weakened over north interior Tamil Nadu'

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    Chennai Regional Meteorological Centre issues weather forecast for next 5 days

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    Tamil Nadu: 9,000 people moved to relief camps, says CM Stalin

    In Tamil Nadu, nearly 25,000 people, including disaster relief personnel, were involved in the relief work, and over 9,000 people have moved to safety in 201 relief camps, CM Stalin said.

  • Dec 10, 2022 04:43 PM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: About 100 cattles killed, damage to 181 residences in Tamil Nadu, says CM

    Apart from death of four people, report of 98 cattles killed due to the cyclone and damage to 181 residences have been reported, as per CM Stalin.

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  • Dec 10, 2022 03:37 PM IST

    Andhra Pradesh's KVB Puram receives highest rainfall at 258mm

    The KVB Puram Mandal in Andhra Pradesh's Tirupati district on Saturday recorded the highest rainfall at 258mm due to Tropical Cyclone Mandous, reported ANI.

  • Dec 10, 2022 02:45 PM IST

    Cyclone Mandous disrupts traffic in various places in Andhra's Chittoor

    In Andhra Pradesh's Chittoor, several areas in KVB Puram Mandal such as Kovanur, Thimmasamudram, Rajula Kandiga face overflow of rivers due to heavy rainfall in the region, roads submerged and traffic disrupted.

  • Dec 10, 2022 02:40 PM IST

    Who named the cyclone Mandous and what does it mean?

    After cyclone 'Sitrang' which had largely affected Odisha, West Bengal, and North Andhra Pradesh in October, the recent storm Mandous is named after the United Arab Emirates (UAE) proposal; it means "treasure box" in Arabic. Read more.

  • Dec 10, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: 4 killed in rain-related incidents in Tamil Nadu

    4 people were killed in rain-related incidents, said Tamil Nadu CM MK Stalin.

  • Dec 10, 2022 02:20 PM IST

    Waterlogging near Chennai's Marina beach, food stalls damaged

    Waterlogging is being reported near Marina beach in Chennai in Tamil Nadu. and several boats and food stalls have been reportedly damaged.

  • Dec 10, 2022 01:48 PM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: Updates

    Estimation of the loss was being done and if required Central assistance will be sought, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister said.

    Earlier, state Revenue and Disaster Management Minister K K S S R Ramachandran said over 9,000 people have been lodged in 205 relief centres.

  • Dec 10, 2022 01:17 PM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: Updates

    “More than 200 people have been relocated to camps, and around 9,000 provided with food,” Gagandeep Bedi, Commissioner, Greater Chennai Corporation said. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 01:05 PM IST

    In case you are just joining us, all you need to know about cyclone Mandous

    Cyclone Mandous has weakened into a deep depression. The deep depression over north Tamil Nadu moved nearly west-southwestwards with a speed of 9 kmph during the past 6 hours and lay centered at 8.30am today over north Tamil Nadu about 40 km west-southwest of Vellore and 140 km east-northeast of Krishnagiri. It is very likely to move nearly west-southwestwards and gradually weaken into a depression during next 6 hours.

  • Dec 10, 2022 12:41 PM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Tamil Nadu CM inspects affected areas

  • Dec 10, 2022 12:13 PM IST

    Cyclonic Mandous LIVE Updates

  • Dec 10, 2022 11:38 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandaus: In pics

    Cyclone Mandaus: A woman salvages her shop at the Marina beach following the landfall of Cyclone Mandous, in Chennai. (PTI)
    Cyclone Mandaus: A woman salvages her shop at the Marina beach following the landfall of Cyclone Mandous, in Chennai. (PTI)
  • Dec 10, 2022 11:29 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandaus: Portion of Marina Beach ramp damaged amid rough sea

    A portion of a 'permanent ramp' that was recently installed at Marina Beach in Chennai to help differently-abled people, was damaged by strong winds on Saturday as Cyclone Mandous passed through Tamil Nadu.

    The ramp was inaugurated on November 27.

  • Dec 10, 2022 11:17 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: Updates

    Several areas in Chennai saw waterlogging and squally winds uprooting trees in the state capital and the nearby Chengalpattu district.

    The rainfall triggered by the cyclone has caused severe waterlogging in low-lying areas. Roads in the MMDA Colony in Arumbakkam here were submerged. A video showed a large tree uprooted in Egmore, causing several damage to a petrol bunk nearby.

  • Dec 10, 2022 11:11 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Traffic updates from Chennai

    The Greater Chennai Traffic Police Saturday in a tweet announced that vehicular movement along the East Coast Road (ECR) resumed at 6am. The stretch had been closed since 10pm last night, due to the cyclone.

  • Dec 10, 2022 10:55 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Wall collapses as Chennai reports waterlogging

    A wall collapsed in T Nagar area of Chennai and caused severe damage to three cars that were parked near it as cyclone Mandous raged. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 10:38 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Andhra Pradesh's alert message system

    Cyclone alert messages have been sent through common alert protocol (CAP) to as many as 89 lakh subscribers spread across the six districts which are likely to be affected due to heavy rains during December 8-10, according to official information.

  • Dec 10, 2022 10:33 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Andhra Pradesh government in action

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy held a review meeting with officials concerned on the cyclone-related rains. He instructed the collectors of SPSR Nellore, Tirupati, Chittoor and Annamayya districts to be on alert and open relief camps wherever there is a need. Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy also directed the officials to ensure people would not venture out in those areas where heavy rains are expected.

  • Dec 10, 2022 10:26 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Situation in Andhra Pradesh

    According to a status report of the Andhra Pradesh government, Naidupeta in Tirupati district received the highest rainfall at 281.5 mm during the past 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Saturday.

  • Dec 10, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Impact in Andhra Pradesh

    Heavy rains lashed several parts of south coastal and Rayalaseema districts of Andhra Pradesh early on Saturday after cyclonic storm Mandous made landfall off Mamallapuram in neighbouring Tamil Nadu.

  • Dec 10, 2022 10:11 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Power cuts reported in Chennai

    Complaints of overnight power cut are pouring in on social media and residents of power supply yet to be restored in many parts of the city.

  • Dec 10, 2022 09:51 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Chennai after Mandous passes

  • Dec 10, 2022 09:43 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: What's the status of flights

    Between 6 am on Friday and 6 am today, a total of 30 domestic and international flights were cancelled as airport operations were affected due to cyclone Mandous. The airport runway was briefly closed in the early hours today. Besides, nine outbound flights were cancelled while 21 incoming airplanes were diverted to other cities today.

  • Dec 10, 2022 09:36 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Power supply will be restored before noon, Tamil Nadu minister says

    Amidst complaints of overnight power cuts in many parts of the city as Mandous cyclone made the landfall, electricity minister V Senthilbalaji said that the power supply will be restored before noon. The minister said that the power interruptions were reported in only 10 substations and added that electricity supply were cut in 622 feeders as a precautionary measure due to speedy winds, without specifying the areas. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 09:22 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Chennai's ordeal after the landfall

    According to Chennai police, nearly 100 trees fell in different parts of the metro and 52 have been removed in coordination with its personnel. Power poles fell down in five locations and three had been cleared. Vehicular traffic, which has been suspended on the Kamarajar Salai off the Marina, has been resumed, police said. Sub-ways did not suffer waterlogging.

  • Dec 10, 2022 09:12 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: No major damage in Tamil Nadu

    Tamil Nadu Revenue and Disaster Management Minister KKSSR Ramachandran, citing initial estimates, said there was no major damage as expected.

    Over 9,000 persons have been lodged in 205 relief centres, he added

  • Dec 10, 2022 09:06 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: How civic agencies are dealing with the aftermath

    Civic agencies, including the Greater Chennai Corporation here were involved in removing the fallen trees. Power remained suspended in many parts of the city and the surroundings.

    "The cyclonic storm Mandous (meaning treasure box) weakened into a deep depression over north Tamil Nadu coast. To move nearly west-northwestwards and gradually weaken into a depression by noon of 10th december," the IMD Chennai said.

  • Dec 10, 2022 08:56 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Aftermath in Chennai

    A wall collapsed in T Nagar area of Chennai and caused serious damage to three cars that were parked near it. Nobody was present in the cars at the time of the incident.

  • Dec 10, 2022 08:46 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: A quick update on services impacted

  • Dec 10, 2022 08:38 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: Marina Beach in Chennai is seen

    Cyclone Mandous: People walk amid heavy winds at Marina beach in Chennai. (AFP)
    Cyclone Mandous: People walk amid heavy winds at Marina beach in Chennai. (AFP)
  • Dec 10, 2022 08:34 AM IST

    In case you are just joining us, here's all you need to know about cyclone Mandous

    Cyclone Mandous crossed the Tamil Nadu coast and is in deep depression and its strength is weakening. It is moving towards the Northwest direction so areas in northwest districts will witness strong winds of 55-65 kmph which will further decrease by evening to 30-40 kmph.

  • Dec 10, 2022 08:25 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates

  • Dec 10, 2022 08:17 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: In photos

    Cyclone Mandous: A man with an umbrella stands over fishing boats stationed along a beach in Mahabalipuram. (AFP)
    Cyclone Mandous: A man with an umbrella stands over fishing boats stationed along a beach in Mahabalipuram. (AFP)
  • Dec 10, 2022 08:13 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Impact in Chennai

  • Dec 10, 2022 08:10 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Tamil Nadu Rainfall data 

    Tamil Nadu Rainfall data (in mm) till 05.30 of 10 December

    Observatories:

    Chennai Nungambakkam- 111.3

    Chennai Meenambakkam- 115.1

    Puducherry- 29

    Karaikal- 5

    Cuddalore- 22

    Nagapattinam- 5

    Salem- 2

    Madurai AP- 0.5

    Kanyakumari- 0.4

    Kodaikanal- 55

    Adiramapattinam- 0.1

    Vellore- 3.0Erode- 1.0

    Karur Paramathy- 5.0

    Parangipettai- 7.0

    Coimbatore Airport- 3.0

    Dharmapuri- 2.0

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:54 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:30 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:19 AM IST

    In case you are just joining us, here's all you need to know about cyclone Mandous

    "Cyclone Mandous crossed the coast and is in deep depression and its strength is weakening. It is moving towards the Northwest direction so areas in northwest districts will witness strong winds of 55-65 kmph which will further decrease by evening to 30-40 kmph," S Balachandran, DDGM, RMC Chennai said. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:12 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Impact in Tamil Nadu

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Impact in Tamil Nadu. (ANI)
    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Impact in Tamil Nadu. (ANI)

    Cyclonic storm 'Mandous' affected MMDA Colony of Arumbakkam as waterlogging seen in low-lying areas due to heavy rainfall.

     

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:10 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE: More updates from Greater Chennai Traffic Police

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:06 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Greater Chennai Traffic Police' update 

  • Dec 10, 2022 07:01 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Ramp for disabled on the Marina Beach damaged, reports say

    The wooden ramp for disabled at the Marina Beach, inaugurated two weeks ago, was damaged and dislocated by heavy waves in the wee hours of Friday. The civic body had set up the 263-metre-long ramp at a cost of 1. 15 crore using Brazilian wood and it was punched into the mud using bolts, Times of India reported. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:53 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:46 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: IMD's forecast for unseasonal rains in parts of Maharashtra

    Some parts of Maharashtra might receive unseasonal rainfall in the next 48 hours due to the cyclone storm 'Mandous', the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Mild or medium rainfall is expected to hit Konkan, Marathwada and most districts of central Maharashtra after 48 hours.

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:41 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Watch massive rains in IIT Madras amid cyclone Mandous

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:38 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: In photos

    Cyclone Mandous: A man rides a scooty amid heavy rain and strong winds due to cyclone 'Mandous' in Chennai. (ANI)
    Cyclone Mandous: A man rides a scooty amid heavy rain and strong winds due to cyclone 'Mandous' in Chennai. (ANI)
  • Dec 10, 2022 06:29 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Rainfall reported in the last 24 hours in Tiruvallur district.

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:24 AM IST

    In case you are just joining us, what you need to know on cyclone Mandous

    Cyclone Mandous, which brought up to 10 cm of rainfall and winds raging at 65 kmph-75 kmph and gusts that touched 85 kmph, started crossing the east coast at Mamallapuram near Chennai around 9. 30pm on Friday. The IMD said that the landfall has been complete and the cyclone is set to weaken into a depression. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:19 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous in photos

    Cyclone Mandous: Fishing boats are seen stationed along a street in Mahabalipuram. (AFP)
    Cyclone Mandous: Fishing boats are seen stationed along a street in Mahabalipuram. (AFP)
  • Dec 10, 2022 06:14 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Tirupati Temple premises waterlogged, ANI reports

    Devotees visiting Tirupati Venkateswara Temple in Tirumala on Friday faced several problems ranging from hampered darshan to difficulty in reaching hotels as heavy rain battered the city under the influence of Cyclone Mandous.

    As per reports, the low lying areas of the Tirumala, including the temple premises, witnessed waterlogging making it difficult for the devotees, including elderly and disabled persons, to commute from their accommodated hotels.

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:09 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: Updates

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:05 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Greater Chennai Corporation's warning

    The Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) requested people to avoid going out until Cyclone Mandous weakens adding that almost 65 trees fell in three hours and motor pumps are being used to remove water stagnation in low-lying areas.

  • Dec 10, 2022 06:00 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Landfall completed, Mandous likely to weaken into depression

    The India Meteorological Department said that the landfall process of Cyclone Mandous had been completed. Mandous is all set to weaken, following the landfall, to a deep depression and later a depression on Saturday.

    "Cyclone MANDOUS rear sector has moved into land and the landfall process has been completed. It is very likely to move nearly westnorthwestwards and gradually weaken into a deep depression during next 2 hours and into a depression by noon of 10th December," IMD said in a tweet at 4:48 am.

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:55 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Red alert for these three states

    The India Meteorological Department predicted that the maximum wind speed to cross up to 85 kmph in view of the 'Mandous Cyclone' and has issued a red alert.

    The three states given red alerts are Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Andhra Pradesh. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:48 AM IST

     Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Mandous' impact in Puducherry

    Heavy rains with strong winds were experienced in Puducherry. Cyclone Mandous is expected to cross Puducherry and Sriharikota on Saturday at midnight or morning.

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:45 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous: Updates

    Dindigul Collector declared a holiday for schools and colleges in Sirumalai and Kodaikanal for Saturday.

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:42 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Could suburban trains in Chennai be cancelled or rescheduled

    In view of cyclone Mandous, the Chennai Division of Southern Railway on Friday announced that suburban trains in Chennai may be cancelled/rescheduled if necessary to prevent untoward incidents.

    Divisional Railway manager Chennai Division Ganesh has instructed the Branch officers concerned and field officers to reiterate safety instructions.

    "Suburban trains may be cancelled/rescheduled if necessary to prevent untoward incidents, based on weather warning reports and prevailing situation. Close liaison is being maintained with the state Meteorological Department and adjoining Railway zones for managing the situation," the notice read. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:39 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: What Tamil Nadu chief minister said

    Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin said that all the precautionary measures have been taken in view of Cyclone Mandous.

    "The government has taken all the precautionary measures and the officers are regularly monitoring the situation," said MK Stalin.

    "Whatever the situation may be Government will ensure the protection of the people. District wise the monitoring of the cyclone has also been deployed," he added. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:37 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Mandous lashes Chennai

    After Cyclone Mandous made landfall off Mamallapuram, several parts of Chennai are facing heavy rainfall and strong winds.

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:33 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Cyclone Mandous weakening, S Balachandran, DDGM, RMC Chennai says

    S Balachandran, DDGM, RMC Chennai said, “Cyclone Mandous crossed the coast and is in deep depression and it's strength is weakening. It is moving towards Northwest direction so areas in northwest dists will witness strong winds of 55-65 kmph which will further decrease by evening to 30-40 kmph.”

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:30 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Greater Chennai Corporation warning amid landfall

    "Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) requests all to avoid going out until cyclonic storm 'Mandous' weakens. Almost 65 trees have fallen down in 3 hrs & GCC is taking measures to remove them. Motor pumps are being used to remove water stagnation in low lying saucer shaped areas", GCC warned. 

  • Dec 10, 2022 05:26 AM IST

    Cyclone Mandous LIVE Updates: Andhra on alert, disaster response forces in coastal districts

    Heavy to very heavy rains are expected to lash at several places in Nellore, Annamayya, Chittoor and Tirupati districts of Andhra Pradesh, as severe cyclonic storm Mandous is expected to cross the coast between Puducherry and Nellore’s Sriharikota in the early hours of Saturday.

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath interview with Hindustan Times at CM official residence in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India on Thursday. (Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath interview with Hindustan Times at CM official residence in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh India on Thursday. (Deepak Gupta/ Hindustan Times)
BySunita Aron, Lucknow

Keep focus on Budget, stay away from Adani row: BJP to party leaders

Published on Feb 03, 2023 12:03 AM IST

The BJP leadership has asked party leaders to focus on highlighting the welfare aspects of the Union Budget and not get sidetracked by the controversy over the Hindenburg Research report on the Adani Group.

Union ministers, lawmakers, legislators, and senior BJP leaders are set to hold interactions across the country to highlight the various aspects of the Union Budget. (ANI)
Union ministers, lawmakers, legislators, and senior BJP leaders are set to hold interactions across the country to highlight the various aspects of the Union Budget. (ANI)
By, New Delhi

Hindenburg report on Adani: Opposition plans joint attack on govt with focus on SBI, LIC

Published on Feb 03, 2023 12:00 AM IST

More than 20 Opposition parties on Thursday decided to raise the crisis surrounding the Adani Group during the debate on the President’s speech scheduled to begin on February 13.

Opposition parties during a meeting in the chamber of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday. (ANI)
Opposition parties during a meeting in the chamber of Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday. (ANI)
By, New Delhi
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