Tracking Cyclone Vardah as it happens! 

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Looks like this storm has no stopping. As cyclone Vardah makes an impact this is the timeline of events.

December 13 2016 3:48 pm

Tweet by The Hindu

Latest update: The SCR, Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport cancelled many services to Chennai post #Vardah

December 13 2016 9:25

Tweet by ANI

Rainfall over North Interior Tamil Nadu & adjoining South Karnataka very likely in next 12 hours: Nat’l Disaster Mgmt Auth #cyclonevardah

December 13 2016 9:12 am

Tweet by ANI

#CycloneVardah forms deep depression over north interior Tamil Nadu. To weaken as low pressure area in next 6 hrs: Nat’l Disaster Mgmt Auth

December 13 2016 9:07 am

Tweet by ANI

Situation being monitored closely by concerned authorities.Working to restore normalcy as fast as we can-RK Pachnanda DG NDRF #cyclonevardah

December 13 2016 9:01 am

Tweet by NDMA

#CycloneVardah #Update Forms Deep Depression over North Interior Tamil Nadu. To weaken as a low pressure area in next 6 hours

December 12 2016 9:58 pm

Tweet by ANI

: NDRF teams conducting relief and rescue operations in Chennai (Tamil Nadu)

December 12 2016 9:53 pm

Tweet by ANI

Rs 4 lakh will be given to family members of those who died due to from state disaster relief fund – TN CM O. Panneerselvam

December 12 2016 9:35 pm

Tweet by ANI

: Services at Chennai Airport suspended till 11 PM

December 12 2016 6:11 pm

Tweet by Sunitha Sekar

Chennai airport to remain shut till 9 p.m. #cyclonevardah @TheHindu @the_hindu

December 12 2016 4:04 pm

Tweet by ANI

Entire landfall process will b completed during nxt 1-2 hrs bt conditions to remain rough evn after that-Nat’l Disaster Management Authority

December 12 2016 3:04 pm

Tweet by ANI

Operations at Chennai airport suspended till 1800 hrs #cyclonevardah

December 12 2016 3pm

Tweet by The Hindu

LATEST | #cyclonevardah claims two lives; heavy rains with strong winds expected between 3-6 pm

December 12 2016 2:50 pm

Tweet by ANI

#FLASH Cyclone Vardah makes landfall in Chennai, landfall would be complete in 4 hours

December 12 2016 2:37 pm

Tweet by ANI

#Cyclonevardah is presently 30 Kms East-Northeast of #Chennai: National Disaster Management Authority

December 12 2016 2:33 pm

Tweet by ANI

Deployed 6 teams in AP, 7 in TN, can handle any situation. Shifted ppl to safer places and educated them abt precautions: Santosh Kumar NDRF

December 12 2016 2:13 PM

Tweet by ANI

Outer periphery of #Vardah touches Chennai coast, strong winds cause heavy damage,trees uprooted. Heavy traffic jams in parts of the city

December 12 2016 2pm

Tweet by TOI Chennai

#cyclonevardah starts to make landfall near Chennai coast. Heavy rain with gusty winds pounding city

December 12 2016 1:56pm

Tweet by ANI

Government of India, State government and related agencies are on alert: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan on #cyclonevardah

December 12 2016 13:41pm

Tweet by ANI

#FLASH All operations at the Chennai airport suspended till 3 PM today #cyclonevardah

December 12  2016 1:26 pm

Tweet by ANI

Cyclone #Vardah ‘s distance from Chennai is 50 kms now: NDMA

December 12 2016 1:18 pm

Tweet by:ANI

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is monitoring the situation through teleconference with top officials #cyclonevardah

December 12 2016 1:11pm

Tweet The Hindu

LATEST | Helplines opened by Chennai Corporation as #cyclonevardah begins crossing from north of Chennai

December 12 2016 1:05 PM

Tweet by ANI

Request people not to venture out of their houses between 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. #CycloneVardah: Tamil Nadu Government

December 12 2016 12:55pm

Tweet by Deccan Herald

#Vardah may not weaken much when it makes landfall

December 12 2016 12:51 pm

Tweet by ANI

Six army columns ready and on standby for rescue & relief operations, say army sources #cyclonevardah

December 12 2016 12:09 PM

Tweet by ANI

#Vardah lying now 87 kms east of Bay of Bengal,moving in westward direction,expected to make land fall close to Chennai b/w 2-4 PM: MeT Dir

December 12 2016 12:07 pm

Tweet by Indian Navy

#cyclonevardah 2X IN ships Shivalik& Kadmatt out at sea & holding N of Chennai 2 provide immediate assistance if required @SpokespersonMoD https://t.co/dR4loPf872

December 12, 2016 11:43am

Tweet by: Times Now

VIDEO: 4 NDRF teams have been deployed in Nellore #CycloneVardah

video

December 12, 2016 11:32 am

Tweet by: The Hindu Chennai

JUST IN | 113 ambulances in Chennai Tiruvallur and Kancheepuram districts on high alert due to #cyclonevardah https://t.co/PDgbLrlKOM

December 12, 2016 11:30 am

Tweet by: ANI

Tamil Nadu: Heavy rainfall and storm in Meenambakkam,Chennai #cyclonevardah https://t.co/MRBxdETYKg

December 12, 2016 11:08 am

Tweet by: The Hindu

JUST IN | Warning signal No. 10 given at Chennai, Ennore and Kattupalli ports. No 10 indicates a very severe cyclone https://t.co/4T6cXp5wT3

December 12 2016 11:05 am

Tweet by: The Hindu

Suburban train services suspended in Chennai due to #cyclonevardah https://t.co/Sx07av1etV

December 12, 2016  10:59 am

Tweet by : Sunitha Sekar

Chennai airport operations severely affected due to heavy winds. 25 flights have been diverted #Vardah @TheHindu @the_hindu

December 12, 2016 10:41 am

Tweet by: The Hindu

JUST IN | TN, AP on high alert as #cyclonevardah expected to make landfall this afternoon. Over 15 NDRF teams positioned

December 12, 2016 10:38am

Tweet by: The Hindu

JUST IN | Operations at Chennai airport  severely affected due to #cyclonevardah 25 flights diverted & 9 incoming flights delayed.

December 12, 2016 10:11 am

Tweet by: Paul Oommen

#Cyclone #Vardah heading towards the coastline. Heavy rains and strong winds in #Nellore #andhrapradesh

December 12, 2016 9:38 am

Tweet by : NDMA


Wind warning: Currently, the wind speed is 50-60 kmph & during landfall it will be 100-110 kmph.
Storm surge: About 1 mtr height #vardah
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