Cyclone Nilam hits Tamil Nadu

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A bird eye view of Marina Beach after sea water entered into sands following high tides due to cyclonic storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

A bird eye view of Marina Beach after sea water entered into sands following high tides due to cyclonic storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

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A tree uprooted near chief minister J Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence following high wind due to Cyclonic Storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

A tree uprooted near chief minister J Jayalalithaa's Poes Garden residence following high wind due to Cyclonic Storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

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A giant tree uprooted on a car following high speed wind due to cyclonic storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

A giant tree uprooted on a car following high speed wind due to cyclonic storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

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A family crossing a lake for a safer place as cyclone Nilam may hit Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. PTI Photo

A family crossing a lake for a safer place as cyclone Nilam may hit Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. PTI Photo

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Members of Pratibha Cauvery struggling in mid-sea to hold on to a life boat, which got capsized due to rough sea caused by cyclone Nilam, near Elliotts Beach in Chennai. PTI Photo

Members of Pratibha Cauvery struggling in mid-sea to hold on to a life boat, which got capsized due to rough sea caused by cyclone Nilam, near Elliotts Beach in Chennai. PTI Photo

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Onlookers gather on the beach after the oil tanker ship Pratibha Cauvery ran aground off the coast in Chennai. AFP Photo

Onlookers gather on the beach after the oil tanker ship Pratibha Cauvery ran aground off the coast in Chennai. AFP Photo

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People run for a safer place during rains and strong winds in Puducherry. PTI Photo

People run for a safer place during rains and strong winds in Puducherry. PTI Photo

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A tree rests on top of a car following heavy winds in the run up to cyclone Nilam in Chennai. AFP Photo

A tree rests on top of a car following heavy winds in the run up to cyclone Nilam in Chennai. AFP Photo

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A woman watches as the wind rises in the run up to cyclone Nilam in Chennai. AFP Photo

A woman watches as the wind rises in the run up to cyclone Nilam in Chennai. AFP Photo

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People save themselves at the Marina Beach following high speed wind due to cyclonic storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

People save themselves at the Marina Beach following high speed wind due to cyclonic storm Nilam in Chennai. UNI Photo

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