Puducherry government Tuesday put its machinery on full alert to meet the impact of cyclone 'Gaja' which is expected to cross the neighbouring Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban. Impact of Cyclone Gaja: Thiru. But the fishing and farming communities are yet to recover from the aftereffects of Cyclone Gaja which in November 2018 had claimed 45 lives and resulted in immense destruction with lakhs of trees uprooted, houses demolished and livelihoods lost. The other four cyclones were Cyclone Gati, Cyclone Nisarga, Cyclone Nivar and Cyclone Amphan. Farmers have seen acres of their coconut farms and banana plantations ruined, according to the The News Minute. The Met department has said that it will strengthen into a cyclone. 2.1 Track of Gaja cyclone The southern east coast of Tamil Nadu is historically prone to vigorous tropical cyclones that create intense damage to lives and properties. When Cyclone Gaja made landfall on 16 November, 2018, between Nagapattinam and Vedaranyam in Tamil Nadu, it left a trail of destruction, uprooting nearly 50 lakh coconut trees, more than a … It eventually ran aground, but the three crew members on board at the time managed to survive. As of 5.30 am Tuesday, the cyclone was located 410 km east-southeast of Puducherry and 450 km southeast of Chennai. Before roosting, breeding, and settling at a place, migratory birds survey the habitat, and only if they find it conducive, do they stay else they disperse. Parts of the Idukki district, including the popular tourist destination Munnar, were flooded and witnessed damage to bridges and crops. Follow LIVE UPDATES: Cyclone Gaja, named by Sri Lanka, is the second cyclone to hit the coastal area in a month after Cyclone Titli wreaked havoc in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 11, killing a total of 70 people. Preparation, impacts and aftermath. Cyclone Gaja is expected to make the landfall along the coast of Tamil Nadu between Pamban and Cuddalore, around Nagapattinam in late evening today, possibly between 8 pm to 11 pm. While in 2016-17, around 5000 pelicans were spotted at the sanctuary during September-December, the year 2020 saw that count dwindle to 2,500. Above all, there is a severe crunch in funding for research, he said. Mongabay-India is a conservation and environment news and features service that aims to bring high quality, original reports from nature’s frontline in India. The government machinery was put on … Red Alert: Gaja Upgraded to a 'Severe' Cyclonic Storm, to Hit Tamil Nadu Tonight. Balachandran observed that several species from sand hoppers to vultures have disappeared over the years. In-depth scientific application and management along with an effective tracking system of birds are missing. he last week of December saw around 100 painted storks showing up at the country’s oldest bird sanctuary, Vedanthangal in Chengalpattu, marking the completion of the arrival season of migratory birds. The Tamil Nadu state government reported that more than 100,000 people were evacuated and were sheltered in 1000 relief centers. 21:23 (IST) 13 Nov 2018 ISRO satellite launch subject to weather conditions tomorrow Cyclone Gaja is known to have killed at least 46 people in the coastal state. Our emails are made to shine in your inbox, with something fresh every morning, afternoon, and weekend. Tamil Nadu is in Deficit with -23% rains till date and Chennai -52% with Cyclone moving inland, the regions which has missed rains till date particularly interiors will surely benefit a lot. Compared to December 2019, when 12000 migratory birds showed up, this year saw the count increase to 15000. It will gain strength and get into the category of a severe cyclone by November 25. Poisoning by cattle herders is another problem. Though the cyclone in moving too fast it is going to dump huge rainfall in short period. KK Kaushal, Field Director, Mudumalai Tiger Reserve said that veterinarians are being educated about Diclofenac equivalent drugs and the plan for a captive breeding centre for vultures at the Sigur Reserve Forest Range has been approved. Cyclones Nivar and Burevi brought relief to migratory birds after a two-year lull post-cyclone Gaja in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, which was finally able to clock a good count of the winged visitors in the 15 wildlife and bird sanctuaries, even as avian experts warn that research, conservation and monitoring of bird habitats in the state leaves a lot to be desired. Tamil Nadu Foundation is a nonprofit foundation created in 1974 by a group of Americans of Tamil origin who wanted to help people from their native province of Tamil Nadu in India. Cyclone Gaja makes landfall, heavy rains lash Tamil Nadu, Puducherry. Banner image: Spot-billed pelican nesting sighted at the Pallikaranai marshland in this season.Photo by KVRK Thirunaranan. The cyclonic storm will hit the Tamil Nadu coast between Cuddalore and Pamban. Kumaraguru, conservation scientist and Honorary Wildlife Warden at Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu Forest Department said that following every cyclone, the focus is solely on lack of electricity, waterlogging, and other utilitarian issues. Last week, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) had issued a red warning, the highest category, for the eastern coastal states, telling locals to watch out for heavy rains and strong winds. \n But Cyclone Gaja is a major disaster, and its economic impact in Tamil Nadu is comparable to that of the tsunami of 2004. Nagapattinam and Pattukottai districts had lost 50 percent of their green cover with Gaja and it would take a decade to make up for even half of it. Poisoning by cattle herders is another problem. Pallikaranai marshland is one of the eleven wetlands in Tamil Nadu that fall on the Central Asian Flyway, a key migratory flight path. Located in the heart of the city, the biodiversity hotspot has been reduced to one-tenth of its original size with the construction of IT corridor, government institutions, residential complexes, encroachments, and garbage dumping. made landfall on the night of November 25, 2020, bringing heavy rains in several coastal and northern districts of Tamil Nadu, southern Andhra Pradesh, and Puducherry along India’s south-east coast. The Buckingham Canal runs through the core parts of the city and is the final outlet for many drains. CHENNAI: The cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over the Bay of Bengal lay at about 470 km south-east from here and is set to make landfall between Cuddalore and Pamban on Thursday evening bringing heavy rainfall to Tamil Nadu, Pudducherry and parts of Andhra Pradesh. Menstruation is taboo in large parts of rural India. Cyclone Gaja is expected to make landfall between Pamban and … Chennai: Cyclone Gaja finally touched the shores of southern Tamil Nadu during the early hours of 16 November, near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district. As cyclonic storm Gaja approaches coastal Tamil Nadu, over 30,000 personnel have been deployed for relief and rescue efforts. The Tamil Nadu Forest Department along with the Biodiversity Conservation Foundation conducted a synchronised bird census for the last three years, as part of which eight lakh birds from protected areas were assessed, the report of which will be released in December. Women are traditionally believed to be impure during their periods. Tamil Nadu seeks Rs 15,000 crore from Centre to rebuild after cyclone Gaja. Huts collapsed in the district of Karaikal in Puducherry following the impact of Cylone Gaja, which chief minister V Narayanasamy said had affected fishermen the most, destroying around 150 of their vessels. Facebook. Coastal towns of Cuddalore, Nagapattinam, Thondi and Pamban in Tamil Nadu received heavy rainfall due to … When cyclone Gaja makes landfall somewhere between Cuddalore and Pamban tonight, it will be the 10th cyclone to affect Tamil Nadu in the past 16 years. An assured flow of funds to undertake multifaceted research on mudflats is lacking. Tamil Nadu is bracing itself for cyclonic storm Gaja, which is currently centred about 720 km east-northeast of Chennai. The impact was not considered to have been this severe in the initial days after the cyclone stuck as the death toll was relatively low. The Tamil Nadu Forest Department along with the Biodiversity Conservation Foundation conducted a synchronised bird census for the last three years, as part of which eight lakh birds from protected areas were assessed, the report of which will be released in December. Home Minister, Rajnath Singh has asked the Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba to keep a close watch on Tamil Nadu. Pal Pandian, a birdwatcher at Koonthankulam bird sanctuary near Tirunelveli said that rainfall was meagre and the peregrine falcon and red-necked falcon have been spotted. Chennai: Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry have been bracing for Cyclone Nivar. As Tamil Nadu Braces for Cyclone Nivar, Memories of Gaja Drive Farmers, Fisherfolk Sleepless. But the fishing and farming communities are yet to recover from the aftereffects of Cyclone Gaja which in November 2018 had claimed 45 lives and resulted in immense destruction with lakhs of trees uprooted, houses demolished and livelihoods lost. Lessons from Cyclone Gaja: how to limit the impact of extreme weather in developing countries January 25, 2019 10 ... Tamil Nadu is the country’s second-largest economy. Chennai: Tamil Nadu and the Union Territory of Puducherry have been bracing for Cyclone Nivar. The Centre on Friday pledged all support to cyclone Nivar-affected Tamil Nadu with both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K Palaniswami announcing relief to the kin of those killed. A day before the cyclone, more than 4000 birds of the painted stork, spoonbill, glossy ibis, and other species were spotted at a huge water tank in Viralimalai, Pudukottai district,” Kumaraguru said. The Cyclone has left a trail of destruction in the delta districts of Tamil Nadu claiming lives of at least 63 people. Further, these habitats desperately need rain-filled cyclones to enable microorganisms, phytoplanktons, zooplankton, and fish to thrive and in turn for birds to feed on them. In a number of affected areas, including the Thanjavur, Tiruvarur, and Nagapattinam districts, schools remain closed today (Nov. 19). S. Balachandran, the resident ornithologist at Point Calimere and Deputy Director, Bombay Natural History Society, explained that high-velocity winds that accompany cyclones are detrimental to bird congregation sites and rain-filled ones usher dramatic changes. Now, local governments are scrambling to provide relief following extensive damage to houses, infrastructure, and crops. Cyclone Titli had earlier made landfall on October 11 and left 62 people dead in Odisha. Tamil Nadu Foundation, USA Inc. Tax ID #52-1064562 7409 Green Hill Drive Macungie, PA 18062 Phone: 781-486-3872 (781-4TNF-USA) Without Nivar, Chennai would have faced an immense water deficit. CHENNAI: The Tamil Nadu Government has asked private employers in the state to consider closing business—in select districts—for the day by 4 pm on Thursday in view of the approaching cyclone Gaja. But after I saw the impact of Cyclone Gaja’s wrath on these districts, the scene has changed completely. 3:26 pm: “Major damage to thatched huts/houses, roof … It was a surprise to learn that a cuckoo, which was monitored through satellite tagging by scientists could fly 7,500 miles from southern Africa to Mongolia. The impact… The total number of cyclones that have affected the state between 1891 and 2002 are 54, which is the fourth highest in the country after Odisha (98), Andhra Pradesh (79) and West Bengal (69). The sanctuary, home to 166 species and declared as, one of the 93 significant wetlands in Asia, had recorded a major drop in the most common bird species in January, this year. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has … CHENNAI/PUDUCHERRY: Chennai and coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are expected to get rain from Wednesday evening as cyclone Gaja is edging closer to the coast at a speed of 12kmph. Fishermen cover their boats in Chennai. Due to the possibility of adverse effects in the coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, early steps were taken by the state governments.About 80,000 were evacuated to 470 relief camps from the districts which were vulnerable to the cyclone in Tamil Nadu. By providing your email, you agree to the Quartz Privacy Policy. According to range officer G. Subbiah, the last week of December saw around 100 painted storks showing up at the country’s oldest bird sanctuary, Vedanthangal in Chengalpattu, marking the completion of the arrival season of migratory birds. Usually, by the last week of September to October, the sanctuary starts buzzing with winged visitors beginning with open-billed storks but it wasn’t the case this year due to insufficient rain from the southwest monsoon. Also read: 11 Dead in ‘Severe’ Cyclonic Storm Gaja in Tamil Nadu “The impact created by cyclone Gaja certainly is deeper than we could imagine. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Gaja was the sixth named cyclone of the 2018 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, after Cyclones Sagar, Mekunu, Daye, Luban, and Titli. KVRK Thirunaranan, founder, The Nature Trust said that in spite of the never-ending obstacles, the winged visitors haven’t missed their date with the wetland, which saw 40,000 visitors from 182 species in January 2020, the highest in a decade. Cyclone Gaja: Several villages in Tamil Nadu yet to get food, water 3 min read. The carcasses of several animals from the Point Calimere Wildlife Sanctuary in nearby Tamil Nadu were also found washed up on the coast of Karaikal on Nov. 17. Further, these habitats desperately need rain-filled cyclones to enable microorganisms, phytoplanktons, zooplankton, and fish to thrive and in turn for birds to feed on them. Forming on November 5 as a low pressure system over the Gulf of Thailand, the system crossed through Southern Thailand and the Malay Peninsula and eventually crossed into the Andaman Sea. Shortly after hitting the coast, Gaja would weaken into a deep depression and would continue to travel over land in west-southwest direction towards South Kerala. ... Impact of Cyclone Gaja: The Tamil Nadu government declared a statewide holiday on 25 November. These are the core obsessions that drive our newsroom—defining topics of seismic importance to the global economy. Where is Cyclone Gaja as of now? Regular, continuous monitoring, and study of cyclonic behaviour of birds must be undertaken. Once degraded, mudflats are difficult to restore.”. Fishermen cover their boats in Chennai. Coming in at 120 kmph, as opposed to the 90-100 kmph that was anticipated, Gaja caused more damage than expected, according to government authorities. © 2021 Quartz Media, Inc. All rights reserved. Satellite mapping is crucial for bird conservation and identification of roadblocks in its migration route,” he said. Excess rainwater too flows from the roads to stormwater drains and into the canal, maintained by the Public Works Department. Photo: PTI. Photo: PTI. “There would have been no floods if Pallikaranai’s topography was retained. Tamil Nadu govt under attack over cyclone Gaja relief 21 Nov, 2018, 11.01 AM IST Palaniswami said the November 15 cyclone brought over one lakh electric poles and at least 40 lakh coconut trees to the ground, indicating the magnitude of impact. It is expected to make landfall between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday afternoon. After cyclone Gaja in 2018, this will be the second cyclone to cross Tamil Nadu in the last two years. There is a requirement for a strong database about local birds and their migration habits instead of reliance on sporadic eyewitness accounts,” he observed. Cyclones Nivar and Burevi brought relief to migratory birds after a two-year lull post-cyclone Gaja in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, which was finally able to clock a good count of the winged visitors in the 15 wildlife and bird sanctuaries, even as avian experts warn that research, conservation and monitoring of bird habitats in the state leaves a lot to be desired. In the Alappuzha district, 160 houses were destroyed, school buildings damaged, and electricity disrupted in the wake of the storm. Diclofenac, a drug which used to be prescribed for cattle diseases, was proven to affect the kidney of vultures and their population. Singh in a tweet wrote, ‘Spoke to CM Shri K Palaniswami regarding the situation in the cyclone affected areas of Tamil Nadu. Many Universities in Tamilnadu postpone their examinations on Thursday, ahead of Gaja cyclone. A bulletin released by the IMD at 00230 HRS said, ''The Cyclonic storm ‘GAJA’ over Southwest Bay of Bengal moved further west-southwestwards with … Minimal rainfall in the last two years had hit hard, both Vedanthangal and Karikili bird sanctuary. We need to understand bird ecology, how and why they move for reasons apart from food or breeding, tolerance to environmental influences, tactics, breeding, and feeding ecology. Mudflats constitute an important ecosystem and attract shorebirds, among other species like crabs, which form the food base for these birds. As of the morning on November 24, the cyclone was located 450 km southeast of Chennai. Fertile lands, adorned with lush paddy and coconut trees — this is the picture that would flash before my eyes at the very thought of the Cauvery Delta districts in Tamil Nadu. Kick off each morning with coffee and the Daily Brief (BYO coffee). On November 13, it had changed its track to move towards southern Tamil Nadu rather than … “Drugs similar in composition to the banned diclofenac like Ketoprofen, Aceclofenac, Flunixin, and Nimesulide continue to be in use. With COVID-19, dead bodies are also sprayed with strong chemicals, the repercussions of which in vultures should be looked into,” he said. “Deterioration in stopover zones, which are important for refueling, can limit the population of migratory birds on that flyway, similar to the decline in shorebirds which relied on the Yellow Sea. Tamil Nadu govt under attack over cyclone Gaja relief 21 Nov, 2018, 11.01 AM IST Palaniswami said the November 15 cyclone brought over one lakh electric poles and at least 40 lakh coconut trees to the ground, indicating the magnitude of impact. Emergency bird habitats, that included temporary man-made structures such as nesting sites, were arranged ahead of Nivar at the Oussudu lake bird sanctuary situated between Pulicat and Point Calimere wetlands, said Range Officer Dharmalingam. Cyclone Gaja Live: Cyclone Gaja has made landfall on the coast of Tamil Nadu in the wee hours of Friday. Dredging can have serious consequences on migratory birds,” said Balachandran. “Unlike 30 years ago, now only cyclonic depressions result in good rains in the state due to global climate changes exacerbated by local conditions which have turned disastrous for migratory birds,” Balachandran said. S.Bharathidasan, secretary of the NGO said that new concerns keep cropping up. Cyclone Gaja has left a trail of destruction in the southern Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry, claiming the lives of at least 45 people. Subscribe. “The spotlight should as much be on our preparedness quotient, the impact on wildlife, natural ecosystem, and the overall role of human beings. “We lack records of birds that arrive before and after a cyclone at public tanks and pond ecosystems. Gaja made landfall with higher wind speed than forecast by the India Meteorological Department. “Around 25 long-toed stint birds were spotted in this season compared to the usual one or two apart from 800 rosy starlings. Youtube. He has also directed to help them in any kind of situation. Conservation is to let nature be as human presence is the biggest disruption. NAGAPATTINAM: Sunday marked the second anniversary of Gaja cyclone which left a trail of destruction in the coastal town of Nagappatinam. Updated: 21 Nov 2018, 05:28 PM IST Dharani Thangavelu. 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