The IMD posted a cyclone watch for Tamil Nadu region of India noting that the system was likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Nagapattinam by tomorrow night. The depression remained nearly stationary and intensified into a deep depression three hours later. 2008 Cyclone Nisha.  Early the next day, the depression made landfall on the Orissa coast.  5 people were also killed in the state of Meghalaya, India.  During the morning of September 15 the depression intensified into a Deep Depression as it moved closer to the Orissa Coast near Chandbali on 16 September and maximum surface wind of 40 knots (74 km/hr) was reported by Chandbali at 1700 UTC of 16 September. It later was downgraded to a Depression, named TC 03B by the JTWC. 2 cores (US$430,000). All fishermen were advised to remain at port due to rough seas. The most affected areas map released by ReliefWeb. Cyclonic Storm Nisha (IMD designation: BOB 07, JTWC designation: 06B) was a fairly weak, but a catastrophic cyclone that struck Sri Lanka, and India which killed over 200.  The name Khai Muk was contributed by Thailand, it means pearl in Thai. Nargis is regarded as the worst disaster in the nation's history as well as the fourth-deadliest tropical cyclone on record.  However the IMD kept issuing advisories on the Deep Depression. Around 189 people lost their lives.  Infrastructural impacts were tremendous, with 450,000 homes, 4,000 schools, and 75 percent of healthcare facilities destroyed and 350,000 homes severely damaged.  Three hours later the India Meteorological Department reported that the depression had intensified into a Deep Depression whilst remaining stationary.  Residents along the shore were urged to evacuate as waves up to 2 m (6.5 ft) were forecast to impact the coast. , "Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert 25-11-08 07z", "Special Tropical Weather Outlook 25-11-08 12z", "Special Tropical Weather Outlook 25-11-08 15z", "Special Tropical Weather Outlook 27-11-08 00z", "Special Tropical Weather Outlook 27-11-08 09z", "Special Tropical Weather Outlook 27-11-08 15z", "Special Tropical Weather Outlook 28-11-08 03z", "Deep depression over Bay of Bengal weakens: Met Dept", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cyclone_Nisha_(2008)&oldid=983294746, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 13 October 2020, at 12:22. Later that morning the deep depression intensified into a cyclonic storm and was named Khai Muk and the cyclone watch was raised to a warning for Andhra Pradesh coast with Khai Muk forecast to intensify even further before it made landfall on November 15 in south Andhra Pradesh coast close to the north of Kavali. , 189 people were killed by the heavy rains and floods caused by the cyclone in Tamil Nadu and the death toll is expected to rise.  Consequently, it was designated as a land depression in the end of monsoon season report.  The highest rainfall was recorded in Polavaram at 230 mm on 17 November. 0:36 . He distributed relief materials among them. , Torrential rains associated with the depression fell across much of Assam, Orissa, West Bengal, and Jharkhand. At 3,000 homes were flooded.  At least 23 people lost their lives in the region. , On October 24 it made landfall on the south-eastern coast of Yemen, leaving at least 26 civilians and six soldiers dead while trapping hundreds of people due to flooding and torrential rainfalls. This feature is not available right now.  At least 61 people were killed across the state and 40,000 were displaced from their homes. In late April, the Intertropical Convergence Zone became very active over the Bay of Bengal and later spawned a low-pressure area on April 26. Overall, approximately 138,927 people were killed and losses totaled $14.7 billion (2008 USD). Average of 43cms rainfall received across Tamil Nadu … Collectively, there were a total of 30 days of activity in the basin, with no storms existing simultaneously.. , Early on June 15, an area of low pressure formed within the monsoonal trough over the northern part of the Bay of Bengal. Burevi will be spoken and remembered for years to come, just like Nisha was,” said the founder of the page Tamil Nadu Weatherman.  Later that day the JTWC issued their first advisory on this system designating it as Tropical Cyclone 02B The Depression then made landfall on the Orissa coast later that day.  However it as the depression was located within an area of moderate to high vertical wind shear, it did not develop further. The RSMC then downgraded it to a depression on September 18 as it moved further inland. Of these systems, seven developed into deep depressions, four into cyclonic storms, and one into a very severe cyclonic storm.  Early on December 5, the IMD upgraded Depression BOB 08 to a deep depression. Because almost 50 per cent of the coastal communities are living within two kms from the coastline.7 In 2008, cyclone 'Nisha' brought heavy rainfall and widespread damages to infrastructure. Though the cyclone in moving too fast it is going to dump huge rainfall in short period. However, the system became sheared to the western periphery and the IMD downgraded it back into a deep depression. Approximately 23,500 km2 (14,600 mi2) of land was inundated by the storm, affecting roughly 11 million people, 2.4 million severely. Nisha formed in the Bay of Bengal in 2008. , Late in the morning of November 25, India Meteorological Department satellite imageries, including surface observations from Sri Lanka and coastal stations of Tamil Nadu, indicated that a depression had formed over Sri Lanka in southwest Bay of Bengal. Cyclone Nivar To Hit Tamil Nadu, Puducherry With Winds At 145 Kmph.  The Deep Depression also caused storm surge up to 15 to 20 feet high.. Overall in 4 days between 25 and 28 November, Orathanadu got 1280 mm making it as the 4th wettest Cylone in India.  It lost its strength while crossing the Gulf of Aden due to entry of dry air and land interaction as it passed close to the northeastern coast of Somalia. Chennai, Nov 26: Heavy rains kill 20 in Tamil Nadu, Chennai weather, chennai rain, nagapattinam, tamil nadu rain, cyclone in chennai, bay of bengal, schools colleges shut down in chennai… An estimated 138,373 people lost their lives and damage reached K13 trillion (US$15.6 billion). Extremely heavy rainfall (over 244 mm) may be likely in isolated parts of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu between 16 and 17 November 2015, according to IMD forecasts.  Later that day the JTWC issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert on the tropical depression. At that time it was located approximately 650 kilometres (400 mi) south-southwest of Port Blair.  Later that day as the IMD reported that Nisha had weakened into a deep depression, The JTWC issued their final advisory on Nisha.  In nearby Arunachal, a series of landslides near Itanagar killed 19 people and injured 15 others.  Jaffna recorded the highest rainfall since 1918, of 520.1 mm of rain in last week, with Wednesday's reading of 389.8 mm, being the highest in nine decades.  A total of 148 homes were destroyed and another 23 were damaged, amounting to Rs.  Flooding around Midnapore, West Bengal, killed at least nine people while 21,000 others were affected. Accompanied by low wind shear, favorable outflow, and over an area of high sea surface temperatures, the system consolidated into a depression the following day.  The depression continued to weaken until it decayed into a remnant low late on the same day. A fairly weak tropical cyclone, it caused some notable damage in India and Sri Lanka. Nisha headed northwest towards south Karnataka after making landfall in Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Phyan – 820 mm in Ketti, Nilgiris in November 2009 Cyclone Nisha – 656 mm in Orathanadu, Thanjavur in November 2008 Cyclone Ockhi – 451 mm in Papanasam Dam, Tirunelveli in Cyclone Vardah – 382 mm in Shollinganallur, Chennai in December 2016 Cyclone Nilam – 240 mm in Yercaud, Salem in November 2012 Cyclone Gaja – 197 mm in Kodaikanal, Dindigul in November 2018 Cyclone … Chatgaon in Bangladesh On November 25, Nisha crossed shore near Karaikal with winds at 83 km/hr. $800 million (US$).  The IMD then reported that Nisha had weakened into a Depression and then issued their last advisory the next day, reporting that Nisha had weakened into a well-marked area of low pressure. It was the ninth tropical cyclone of the 2008 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, and the seventh tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal that year.  The IMD did not upgrade it until it was overland near Puri. 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The 2008 North Indian cyclone season was one of the most disastrous tropical cyclone seasons in modern history, with tropical cyclones leaving more than 140,000 people dead and causing more than US$15 billion in damage, making it the costliest season in the North Indian Ocean, until it was made second in 2020.  Later that morning before the depression made landfall it reached its peak intensity with a central pressure of 988 hPa/mbar.  With approximately 140,000 fatalities taking place in Myanmar, Nargis is regarded as the worst disaster in the country's history and ranks as the fourth-deadliest tropical cyclone on record. Some reports indicated that the army even obstructed private relief, setting up check-points, confiscating goods, and arresting those trying to help.  Over the next 24 hours deep convection developed around the low pressure area and thus it was upgraded to Depression BOB 02 early the next day, as it was located about 220 km, (135 miles), southeast of Kolkata, near to the Bangladesh coastline. Somewhat unusually, no depression developed during the month of July due to the lack of a prominent monsoon. The physiographic location of Tamil Nadu state and its shape of the coastline increase the exposure of coastal communities to the direct impact of cyclones. A map showing the most affected areas was released by ReliefWeb. The remnants of the depression continued westward and brought locally heavy rains to parts of Oman. It was the ninth tropical cyclone of the 2008 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, and the seventh tropical cyclone in the Bay of Bengal that year. Late on June 6 and into the early hours of June 7, interaction with land caused significant weakening, with the system degrading to a remnant low that morning.  An estimated 1.2 million hectares of crops were damaged or destroyed by the storm leading to Rs. It crossed the coast close to the north of Karaikal between 0530 and 0630 hours IST on November 27 and Karaikal reported 35 knots (65 km/hr) at the time of landfall.  The JTWC unofficially tracked seven systems, with six having one-minute sustained winds greater than 65 km/h (40 mph), slightly above their 32-year average of five. Previously the highest amount of rainfall in a day was 570 mm registered by Cuddalore on May 18, 1943. On average, 2–3 tropical cyclones make landfall in India each year, with about one being a severe tropical cyclone or greater. The Joint Typhoon Warning Center began issuing advisories on the system a few hours later that early morning, designating it as Tropical Cyclone 04B. G.O.Ms.No. , On October 25, an area of low pressure which was located east of the Andhra Pradesh coast based on satellite, coastal observations, and buoy data intensified into a depression. 10 cores (US$1.9 million) in agricultural losses.  Boats and fishing nets were washed away by high waves produced by Khai-muk, costing Rs. Most schools have been closed… The official Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in this basin is the India Meteorological Department (IMD), while the Joint Typhoon Warning Center releases unofficial advisories.  Damage from the storm amounted to K13 trillion (US$15.6 billion), the majority of which occurred within the private sector. , At least 189 people were killed by the heavy rains and floods caused by the Nisha in Tamil Nadu. Very late in the day the IMD mentioned that the deep depression would intensify, however the cyclone watch for Tamil Nadu coast was lowered (or not mentioned) in the bulletin issued.  In two days, Orathanadu registered 990 mm of rainfall. By mid morning the IMD advised the eastern coast of India that the system was expected to cross Andhra Pradesh by noon the next day (local time).  Two hours later the IMD upgraded the area of low pressure to Depression BOB 07. The IMD expected the system to intensify further and move towards north Tamil-Nadu/south Andhra Pradesh coasts. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean.  A 5 km (3.1 mi) stretch of highway was washed out by the storm and damages to the road amounted to Rs. , Overall, this weak storm killed at least 180 people in Yemen. A special rain filled cyclone to be remembered for life time. The interaction of these two systems led to the formation of a low over the southern Arabian Sea on June 4. Tamil Nadu chief minister Edappadi K. 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