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Cyclone Vardah: As it happened

By Manisha Singh | By Prashant V Singh | Last Updated: Monday, December 12, 2016 - 22:38
Zee Media Bureau
Pic courtesy: @NDRFHQ

Chennai/Amrawati: Very severe cyclonic storm 'Vardah', the most intense to have hit the Tamil Nadu capital in two decades, claimed four lives, flattened homes, snapped communication lines and threw into disarry rail, road and air traffic on Monday as it crossed the coast here, pounding Chennai, Tiruvallur and Kanchipuram with heavy rain and squall.

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Rs 4 lakh each will be given to persons who died due to Cyclone Vardah from the state disaster relief fund, says Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam.

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Schools and colleges in Chennai, Kancheepuram and Tiruvallur to remain shut on Tuesday.

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First Published: Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 00:12
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