Cyclone Thane – In Tamil Nadu

A severe cyclone brought heavy rain and sent wind gusts up to 140 kmph after it hit the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast today claiming more than 30 lives.

The cyclone  left a trail of destruction and threw life out of gear in Cuddalore district and adjacent Union Territory of Puducherry.

The cyclone also disrupted rail and air operations with services cancelled or rescheduled. Flights to international destinations including the middle-east and Malaysia from Chennai were cancelled following the inclement weather.