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India: Tropical Cyclone: 2018/11/16 Country Information on DRR

Period 2018/11/16
Country or District India
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline At least 11 people have been reported dead as severe cyclonic storm Gaja crossed near Tamil Nadu, India on 16 November 2018.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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UNOCHA 2018/11/19
In Tamil Nadu, 82,000 people were evacuated from the low-lying areas of the coastal districts. To date, 45 deaths have been reported.

NDTV 2018/11/16
As many as 76,290 people were evacuated from low lying areas and sheltered at over 300 relief centres in six districts including Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and Tiruvarur.

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ECHO 2018/11/13
India, Sri Lanka - Tropical Cyclone GAJA - Emergency Response Coordination Centre (ERCC) - DG ECHO Daily Map | 13/11/2018