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Weather department forecast rains in TN for next six days following Cyclone Ramel

- May 27, 2024

Chennai, May 27 (BPNS)

The Regional Meteorological Centre (RMC) has forecast heavy rains with thunder and lightning in Tamil Nadu for the next six days. This is following the effect of Cyclone Ramel which touched ground yesterday.

The weather department also predicted rains in Puducherry and Karaikal areas for the next six days.

Cyclone ‘Remal’ is the first cyclone in the Bay of Bengal during this pre-monsoon season and it intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and made landfall between Sagar Island in West Bengal and Bangladesh’s Khepupapra late Sunday night.

It may be recalled that the Tamil Nadu fisheries department has banned all fishing activities in Ramanathapuram district till further announcement due to the Cyclone Remal touching land on Sunday midnight.

The authorities of Pamban port of Rameswaram have raised storm warning Cage number 2 to alert ships and fishermen.The storm warning cage number 2 is a warning given to ships and fishermen about a storm with wind speeds between 62kmph and 88kmph. This is to alert them about the possibility of people and ships in danger.

ishermen are also advised to safely anchor their boats in harbours.