Chennai : Gaja cyclone crossed Tamil Nadu. Hurricane stuck in a speed accelerating from 80-120 km/hr.
81000 natives were relocated to 471 rehabilitation centers organised in six different districts, including Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and Tiruvarur, from the low lying lands of Tamil Nadu, ahead of Gaja.
6 deaths have been reported so far. Complete suspension on fishing was directed in Puducherry and adjoining Andhra Pradesh, helpline numbers in state level and district level and other precautions saved a lot of lives.
The cyclone spread its wings over Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur and Pudukkottai causing a lot of public property damage.