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Gaja Cyclone and Its Affected Areas

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Gaja Cyclone and Its Affected Areas


Who Named Gaja Cyclone

In South East Asia, cyclones are named by various nations. Gaja was named by Sri Lanka and Titli was named by Pakistan.

The cyclone Gaja implies elephant in Sanskrit dialect. cyclone winds are named by different cautioning focuses to give simplicity of correspondence among forecasters and the overall population.

Why Cyclone Named Various

Cyclones winds are named by different cautioning focuses to give simplicity of correspondence among forecasters and the overall population. The names are expected to diminish confusion in case of simultaneous tempests in a similar bowl.

Cyclone Path

Cyclone wind Gaja is crawling near Tamil Nadu drift. It is required to make landfall later tonight. The violent wind will cross the bank of Tamil Nadu among Pamban and Cuddalore. Conditions of Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh are required to encounter substantial to overwhelming precipitation. Puducherry and parts of Kerala will be lashed with rain too. Here are the most recent reports on Cyclone Gaja.



Pradeep John, an autonomous climate forecaster, made exact expectations amid the Chennai surges of 2015 and 2016 Vardah cyclone.
In 2012, he made his Facebook page that had under 1,000 devotees until the November – December Chennai surges of 2015.

Pradeep John, now 34, turned into an online networking big name through his exact climate estimates on his Facebook page ‘Tamil Nadu Weatherman’ amid the December 2015 Chennai surges and December 2016 Vardah Cyclone.

The 2015 floods were a turning point. My posts on the downpours turned into a web sensation and by mid-December, my page had more than 60,000 ‘preferences’ and I was getting around 3,000 messages per day,” reviews Pradeep.”

Weatherman-Pradeep said

Which is likely to make a landfall between 8 pm and 11 pm on Thursday night in Nagapattinam district.
I the Tamil Nadu Weatherman predicted that Cyclone Gaja is not expected to weaken and is expected to cross between Cuddalore and Vedaranayam as a strong Cyclone with winds clocking 100-120 km/hr.
Low shear on its path and with ideal SST, Severe Cyclone Gaja is not expected.

Impact And Its Affected Areas

Government Initiative


Nagapattinam district has been heavily damaged by Gaja Cyclone. In total, 471 relief camps have been established in which 81,948 ppl are staying. Well, search for assistance from central govt after the assessment is done by our experts in the impacted areas: Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy.

Got information that 11 persons have died because of GajaCyclone till now. Government to give 10 lakh rupees to the kin of the deceased, 1 lakh rupees to those severely injured & 25 thousand to those who received minor injuries: Tamil Nadu CM E Palaniswamy.

Cyclone Gaja: As many as 76,290 people were evacuated from low lying areas and sheltered at over 300 relief centers in six districts including Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram, and Tiruvarur.
The Tamil Nadu state disaster management authority has opened district-level helpline 1070 for people to contact in safe of emergency. The body’s state helpline 1070 is also in use.

Emergency Contact Numbers For The Districts Are

  • Nagapattinam-9443500728, 9843810579, 9003322566

  • Cuddalore-04142-220700

  • Thiruvarur-04366-226623

  • Pudukottai-04322-222207

  • Thanjavur-04362-23012

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**This article taken from own knowledge and variant sources

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