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India – Tropical Cyclone Gaja Update (GDACS, JTWC, IMD, Media) (ECHO Daily Flash of 19 November 2018)

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At least 45 people are dead after tropical cyclone GAJA made landfall over central-southern Tamil Nadu (southeastern India). 177,500 people are displaced in 351 camps across nine affected districts: Chennai, Nagapattinam, Tiruvarur, Thanjavur, Pudukkottai, Sivaganga, Dindigul, Theni and Madurai.

Over the next 24 hours, heavy rainfall and strong winds could impact Tamil Nadu, including the already affected districts.