Highlights:

  • Cyclone Burevi is expected to hit Southern India by tomorrow, relief teams have taken their positions.
  • Fishing boats are all anchored on the beaches, and they are suggested not to go out till December 4.

It is speculated that the cyclone Burevi is going to advance towards the Gulf of Mannar only in the morning on December 3, 2020, and will pass the coast of Kerala and south Tamil Nadu between Kanyakumari and Pamban. Pamban Bridge has been mounted with a cyclone warning cage in the view of approaching storm.

The State Governments of Tamil Nadu and Kerala are preparing for the upcoming storm. Thiruvananthapuram district is under strict surveillance. India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a red alert for Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, and Alappuzha districts for December 3

The cyclone Burevi was positioned 470 km east of Pamban and 650 km east of Kanyakumari at 5.30 am in the morning. The districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, and Alappuzha in Kerala are under Red alert, and an Orange alert has been issued in districts of Kottayam, Ernakulam, and Idukki.

26 relief teams have been sent to Tamil Nadu and Kerala by the NDRF and the reserved team is posted at Pudducherry.  The Meteorological Department has issued orders of emergency relief operations in coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala. Even the Army, Navy, Air Force, and the NDRF along with disaster management units are positioned. 

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