People lost their lives, farmers were the worst hit, there will still be torrential rains
Due to the impact of Cyclone Michong, South Indian states including Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh are receiving continuous rainfall. Now it has weakened. Due to its impact, 18 people have died.
18 people killed, heavy damage to crops
Kahar due to impact of Cyclone Michong in Bay of Bengal
After three consecutive days of rain, now the news of relief
The Meteorological Department said – Cyclone Michong has weakened
After three consecutive days of rain due to the impact of Cyclone Michong in Bay of Bengal, now there is relief news. The Meteorological Department has said that the cyclone has weakened and there will be no loss of life or property due to its impact. However, due to its impact, rains may continue till Thursday in the southern coastal states of India.
The Meteorological Department gave an update on microblogging site X (formerly Twitter) at 2:04 pm on Wednesday. Cyclone “Michong” has weakened into a deep depression over central coastal Andhra
Pradesh, the department wrote. Located about 100 km north-northwest of Bapatla and 50 km southeast of Khammam. In the next 06 hours it will weaken in depression and during the next 06 hours it will become very weak.
17 people have died in Chennai, while a child has lost his life in Tirupati due to the effects of the cyclone and incessant heavy rains due to other reasons. According to a news agency report, the cyclonic storm crossed the Andhra Pradesh coast near Bapatla on Tuesday, causing huge damage. Officials said that 770 kilometers of roads were damaged by the storm.
An official said that around 40 lakh people in 194 villages and two towns have been affected by the cyclonic storm, with 25 villages inundated. There was no loss of life or property due to the storm on Tuesday. A four-year-old child was killed when a wall of a hut collapsed in Tirupati district on Monday.
Rain will continue
According to the Meteorological Department, there is a Western Disturbance around Haryana in North-West India. Also a lower troposphere forms around south-east Rajasthan. Due to its impact, Tamil Nadu and Rayalaseema may receive heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours. Heavy rain may occur at one or two places in south Chhattisgarh.
Besides, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Telangana may experience heavy to very heavy rain at few places, light to moderate rain at most places and very heavy rain at isolated places.
Odisha and West Bengal are also likely to receive rain till December 8. However, there is no possibility of loss of life or property in these states.