Cyclone Thane

On Friday 30th December 2011, Tropical cyclone ‘Thane' hit the states of Tamil Nadu and Pondicherry with heavy rains and wind speeds of up to 135 kmph (83 mph) and tidal surges of up to 1.5 metres (5 feet). The cyclone hit the coast from Chennai to Nagapattinam.
A rapid damage assessment done on 31st December 2011 in 35 coastal panchayaths of Nagapattinam district by BEDROC team.(see attachment)

An Inter Agency Group – Tamil Nadu Coordination meeting was held on 05th January 2012 at Cuddalore in response to the Cyclone. (click here for details)

An NGO Coordination meeting was conducted on 06th January 2012 at BEDROC Office, Nagapattinam in response to the Cyclone. (click here for details)

Damage assessment done by BEDROC in Pondicherry state is consolidated in commune wise.(click here for details)
Damage assessment done by BEDROC in 30 cyclone affected villages of Cuddalore district is consolidated in village wise.(click here for details)

Images of the Cyclone damages in Nagapattinam