Heavy rain lashed at Tirunelveli due to which the traffic came to a halt on the Karupanthurai - Melapalyam link road as the low-lying bridge was submerged in the Thamirabarani River.
Around 130 families from Chellanam, 17 from Kumbalangi and 18 from Edavanakad town of Ernakulam district were shifted, said the district administration.
Meanwhile, Coast Guard Ship C-427 has rescued two fishing boats off Vizhinjam, which were reported missing due to the cyclone.
Arokia Mary and Hermen Mary from Kanyakumari had been missing since November 30.
The deadly storm has killed seven people in neighbouring Sri Lanka and affected the lives of nearly 20,000 people.(ANI)