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India: Tropical Cyclone: 2020/11/25 Country Information on DRR

Period 2020/11/25
Country or District India
Event Type Tropical Cyclone
Outline On 25 November 2020, tropical cyclone NIVAR made landfall over north-eastern Tamil Nadu. Media report, as of 26 November, 3 fatalities and hundreds of damaged houses.
Human Impact Physical Impact Others

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Reuters 2020/11/26
Heavy rains from the storm caused flooding in some streets of the city of Chennai. The storm caused at least five deaths in and around Chennai from trees falling, drowning and electrocution, the Times of India reported.

ECHO 2020/11/26
Media report, as of 26 November, 3 fatalities, hundreds of damaged houses, and about 175,000 evacuated people across 1,694 relief centres in Tamil Nadu. NIVAR is forecast to continue north-west over north-eastern Tamil Nadu, and southern Andhra Pradesh on 26-27 November, weakening and dissipating.

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ECHO 2020/125
India Tropical Cyclone NIVAR - DG ECHO Daily Map 25/11/2020


International Charter 2020/1/24
Cyclone Nivar in India

Sentinel Asia 2020/11/25
Storm NIVAR in India on 25 November, 2020