Cyclone nivar barrels through Chennai, puducherry, unions minister promised every possible help to the states

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Cyclone nivar hurtled into the puducherry coast on Wednesday night at 2.30 AM,with a wind of speed 130 kilometers per hour, uprooting trees and packing strong winds and rain. Thousands of people took shelters .

Thousands of states and national emergency personnel were deployed along with NDRF team in Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu and Puducherry. The authority suspended power supply in several cities to prevent damage .

Initially classified as a “very severe cyclonic strom” as it swirled in the way of Bengal, nivar weakened after landfall into a “severe cyclonic strom” the Indian Meteorological Department said .

the strom will further weaken after few hour IMD added

Tamilnadu CM Palaniswami appealed to people to stay indoors as the dangers is not over yet . He said that local officials have been told to ensure peoples safety.

Union home Minister Amit shah talked to cm of tamilnadu and puducherry . He assured all the possible help from center, he said in a tweet.