Cuddalore has seen many cyclones in past, preparations are good enough: TN Minister

Updated:3 weeks, 5 days ago IST

Cuddalore (Tamil Nadu), Nov 16 (ANI): Cyclone Gaja which escalated to the ‘severe’ category on Thursday, is set to make landfall on the coast of southern Tamil Nadu tonight. Tamil Nadu’s Minister for Industrial Development, MC Sampath speaking on the preparations for the oncoming cyclone informed, “Chief Minister had instructed district administration, so they are on alert at all places. There has not been a single incident. Cuddalore district has seen so many cyclones, so our preparation is very good.” He further said, “There are 29,000 permanent cyclone shelters, 233 shelters made in schools, colleges and marriage halls. More than 5000 people are present in these shelters, food is being provided to them.”

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