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Cyclone Michong weakened after causing devastation, impact still persists

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Many areas of Tamil Nadu flooded due to Michong storm

New Delhi: Cyclonic storm Michong has weakened after landfall. This storm caused massive destruction in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh. Despite weakening, rain alert has been issued in many states due to the impact of this storm. There are chances of heavy rain in Odisha and East Telangana and Bengal. Due to the impact of this storm, there may be rain from Maharashtra to UP. There is a possibility of light rain at some places and heavy rain at other places in many parts of UP. There will be cloudy sky in many districts.

The storm caused huge destruction

This cyclonic storm caused huge devastation while crossing the Andhra Pradesh coast near Bapatla. Due to this storm, 770 kilometers of road was damaged, 35 trees were uprooted and three cattle died. According to data shared by the Chief Minister’s Office (CMO), the impact of the cyclonic storm affected around 40 lakh people in 194 villages and two towns, with 25 villages affected by floods. The storm caused no loss of life or property on Tuesday, but Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority director B.R. Ambedkar said a four-year-old child died after a wall of a hut collapsed in Tirupati district on Monday.

rain in chhattisgarh

Due to the Michong cyclonic storm, there was light rain in Durg, Bilaspur, Bastar and Raipur divisions of Chhattisgarh. The temperature has dropped due to unseasonal rain. On Wednesday too, there is a possibility of light or moderate rain in many parts of the state, while at some places in the state there is a possibility of heavy rain and thunderstorm along with strong winds. Officials said temperatures are likely to drop across the state.

Relief work continues in Chennai and surrounding areas

Earlier, this storm caused heavy rains in Chennai and surrounding districts. About 12 people died in rain-related incidents. The administration has formed several teams to carry out relief work in the rain-affected areas of the city. Chennai Airport has also been opened for passengers after the rain subsided on Tuesday.

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