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Disaster Management asks Tamil Nadu to prepare itself ahead of Cyclone Gaja

Nov 15, 2018 18:53 IST
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Disaster Management Special Officer for Disaster Management, Gagandeep Singh Bedi asked people in Cuddalore to be well-prepared as Cyclone Gaja is likely to hit the region in Nagapattinam district at late night. “People should be well-prepared.”

With the Tamil Nadu government already declaring that 30,500 rescue personnel were on standby, the district collectors of Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, Pudukottai, Nagapattinam, Cuddalore and Ramanathapuram have declared holiday for schools and colleges on Thursday. Educational institutions in Puducherry and Karaikal regions are closed today in view of the cyclone.