Mahabalipuram, 35-km away from Chennai, experienced heavy rainfall. The Weather department has said that there is possibility of Cyclone Nilam intensifying.
No major damage has been reported so far in Chennai. Curious people in the city spilled out on the roads to experience the cyclone. However, people in the coastal regions, both in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, have been asked to remain indoor.
School, colleges will be closed on Thursday. Police also informed about few emergency numbers available for 24X7 to help those who need any information or any help over cyclone Nilam.
Below are emergency numbers