#Cyclone Burevi

.Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, India
Fishermen shift their boats and other belongings ahead of Cyclone Buveri, in Kanyakumari. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The IMD has said that heavy to very heavy rainfall is "very likely" at few places over south Tamil Nadu
  • In the wake of the cyclone, over 2000 relief camps have been set up in Kerala
  • The tropical cyclone made landfall in Sri Lanka on Wednesday night

.Kerala, India
NDRF personnel raise awareness among the residents living near Karur Ayyankovikal coast ahead of the landfall of Cyclone Burevi. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • Tuticorin Airport, Tamil Nadu, will remain closed for operations till 12 pm December 4
  • CM Vijayan reviewed situation and urged people to exercise extreme caution till the storm passes
  • Burevi may make its landfall in Kerala on December 4

.Trincomalee, Sri Lanka
There were some incidents of flash flooding in the Trincomalee district. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • The tropical cyclone made landfall in the island nation's Trincomalee district
  • Sri Lanka's northern and eastern regions received as much as 200 mm of rain
  • Over 630 families were accommodated in temporary relief camps in Trincomalee

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Tamil Nadu Disaster Response Force personnel prepare themselves ahead of Cyclone Burevi in Kanyakumari. (PTI Photo)

  • Cyclone 'Burevi' is expected to cross south Tamil Nadu coast on Thursday night and early Friday morning
  • This is the second cyclone that is predicted to hit the state in a week
  • Last week, a very severe cyclonic storm, Nivar, had battered the southern state

The IMD has issued a red alert for south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala for December 3. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • The cyclone is likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke with the chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Kerala
  • "Praying for the safety and well-being of those staying in the affected areas," Modi said.

.Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Residents park their vehicles on a flyover before the landfall of Cyclone Nivar, at Velachery in Chennai on Wednesday. (PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar)

  • Cyclone Burevi is very likely to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4
  • This is the second cyclone that is predicted to hit the state in a week
  • It is expected to first hit Sri Lanka on December 2