Sometimes, calamities can go way beyond our predictions. One such event is the occurrence of Cyclone Vardah. Chennai was unaware, to put it rightly, unprepared for such an intense cyclone. The weather forecast department realized its strength only by Sunday afternoon when the skies got cloudy and windy.
Meteorological history[ edit ] Map plotting the track and the intensity of the storm, according to the Saffir—Simpson scale Under the influence of an upper-air cyclonic circulation, a low-pressure area formed over the Andaman Sea on October 6.
An animation showing Hudhud developing an eye on October 11 Early on October 10, the JTWC classified the storm as a Category 1 tropical cyclone after it formed a microwave eye feature and was located in an environment favorable for further intensification with moderate wind shear.
The strength of the winds disrupted telecommunication lines and damaged the radar, inhibiting further observations. The storm continued its weakening trend and was last noted as a well-marked low pressure area over east Uttar Pradesh on October Fishermen were warned about the storm.
Landslides were reported on the island, causing some power and communication lines to fail. The local government made arrangements to shift half a million people in all.
As per initial reports, 3 people were killed due to heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds in coastal areas.
Hundreds of vehicles parked on roads were damaged while heavy rains inundated a few colonies. The roof of the terminal was torn apart due to the speed of the cyclone.“The Budapest-born artist lived in India for eight years (after WWI), then left to study art in Paris before returning to India in She toured the country to get closer to Indian art: Mathura sculptures, Ajanta, Pahari and Mughal miniatures, all of which influenced her work till the end.
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