The death toll in the Tamil Nadu due to cyclone Vardah has risen to ten so far.
VIjayawada: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu on Tuesday have assured all possible assistance to Tamil Nadu following Cyclone Vardah. He took to his official Twitter account to inform the same.
“Will extend all possible assistance to the Tamil Nadu, that suffered extensive damage. We’ll discuss contribution that could be made to the TN: CM,” it read.
Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has also all concerned departments not to lower their guard till the cyclone will subsides completely.
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The National Disaster Management Authority has predicted rainfall over the North interior Tamil Nadu and the adjoining South Karnataka in next 12 hours.
The death toll due to cyclone Vardah had risen to ten so far. Four persons have died in Chennai, two in Kancheepuram, one in Villupuram, two in Tiruvallur and one in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.
In the wake of the cyclone, the government and the private schools, colleges and other educational institutions in Chennai, Kanchipuram and the Tiruvallur will remain closed today.
Some places in the district hardly received a drizzles.
Urban development minister P. Narayana and the transport minister Sidda Raghava Rao reviewed the arrangements to deal with Vardah cyclone in Nellore and to the Prakasam districts. Both the ministers was stay put at the control rooms in both the districts giving instructions to official’s on evacuation and other relief measures.
National Disaster Response Force teams have been stationed at the Tada, Sullurpeta and Nellore. While Nellore district has received an average rainfall of 29.6 mm in SPSR Nellore district, there was hardly any rain except drizzles in some places at Prakasam district on Monday.
The farm community of Prakasam which was banking on the cyclone for rain was totally disappointed with the drizzles. Fishermen remained off the sea in 11 mandals in view of cyclone warning from last two days.