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Cyclone Gaja

Fishermen dock their boats as a precautionary measure ahead of the arrival of cyclone 'Gaja', in Chennai.

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People survey the damage caused by cyclone Gaja in their vicinity, at Kodiakkarai in Nagapattinam district, Thursday, Nov.22, 2018. Cyclone Gaja had crossed the Tamil Nadu coast early on November 16, 2018, claiming 46 lives and left a trail of destruction in over ten districts, including Nagapttinam, Thiruvarur, Puthukottai and Thanjavur which suffered severe damage.

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Dark clouds hover over Marina beach before the arrival of cyclone 'Gaja', in Chennai, on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.

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Actor-politician Udhayanidhi Stalin, son of DMK president MK Stalin, distributes coconut tree saplings to victims of cyclone Gaja, in Pattukkottai.

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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K Palaniswami with Dy CM O Panneerselvam visits 'Gaja' cyclone-hit areas, in Nagapattinam.

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A central team deputed to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Gaja in Tamil Nadu, visits the affected areas in Nagapattinam district.

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People thronging at a mobile phone recharge point as electricity supply has been affected due to the cyclone Gaja, in Pattukkottai.

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A motorist rides past a damaged electrical pole at Pattukkottai in Thanjavur district.

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A damaged mobile phone tower lies on the top of a house after it fell during cyclone Gaja, at Kodiakkarai in Nagapattinam district.

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A view of Indian Navy building which faced damage due to cyclone 'Gaja, in Kodiakkarai.

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A aerial view shows the damage caused by cyclone Gaja, at Kodiakkarai in Nagapattinam district.

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People survey the damage caused by cyclone Gaja in their vicinity, at Kodiakkarai in Nagapattinam district. Cyclone Gaja had crossed the Tamil Nadu coast early on November 16 claiming 46 lives and left a trail of destruction in over ten districts, including Nagapttinam, Thiruvarur, Puthukottai and Thanjavur which suffered severe damage.

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Children wait for their soft toy to dry up as they sit on a railway track running past a fishermen's village which faced destruction due to cyclone Gaja, at Adhiramapattinam in Thanjavur district.

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A young boy sits on an uprooted tree trunk, which fell due to cyclone Gaja, in Pudukottai.

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Coconut trees and several other plants uprooted due to the Cyclone Gaja in Pudukottai, Tamil Nadu.

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People look on at the remains of an uprooted tree, which fell due to cyclone Gaja, in Pudukottai.

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People from a fishermen's village dry their belonging after it was affected by cyclone Gaja, at Adhiramapattinam in Thanjavur district. The cyclone made landfall near Vedaranyam in Nagapattinam district, about 350 km from Chennai, at a speed of upto 120 kmph, claiming 46 lives and leaving a trail of destruction in over 10 districts.

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Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam distributes relief materials among Gaja cyclone affected people, in Nagapattinam.

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A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Gaja', after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.

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A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Gaja', after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.

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A view of the damage caused by cyclone 'Gaja', after it hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.

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In this grab made from video provided by KK Productions, a motorcycle is covered in debris from a house that collapsed when a cyclone struck Nagapattinam, in Tamil Nadu.

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A man walks through a street after cyclone Gaja hit Velankanni, in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu.

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A view of a damaged car after cyclone Gaja hits Kodaikanal. The Centre assured the Tamil Nadu government of all assistance to deal with the situation arising out of the cyclonic storm 'Gaja', which has so far claimed 11 lives.

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In this grab made from video provided by KK Productions, a man holds a brick to build a road diversion to help vehicles avoid an electric pole that fell after a cyclone struck Nagapattinam, in Tamil Nadu.

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In this grab made from video provided by KK Productions, a man chops branches from a tree to clear a road after a cyclone struck Cuddalore, in Tamil Nadu. A cyclone hit the coast of southern India, killing more than 10 people and damaging homes after more than 80,000 residents were evacuated.

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A wave hits the sea walkway after cyclonic storm 'Gaja' made landfall at Rameswaram, in Ramanathapuram district.

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A view of a damaged house after cyclone Gaja hit Pudukkottai district of Tamil Nadu. Over 80,000 people were evacuated from low-lying areas as severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed Tamil Nadu's coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranyam, bringing with it heavy rains in coastal regions.

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Fishermen dock their boats as a precautionary measure ahead of the arrival of cyclone 'Gaja', in Chennai.

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People at Kasimedu beach before the arrival of cyclone 'Gaja', in Chennai.

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Fishermen dock their boats as a precautionary measure ahead of the arrival of cyclone 'Gaja', in Chennai.

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A group of people take selfie at Marina beach before the arrival of cyclone 'Gaja', in Chennai.

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Dark clouds hover over Marina beach before the arrival of cyclone 'Gaja', in Chennai. Cyclone 'Gaja' intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and is expected to cross the south Tamil Nadu coast by late this evening or night, with the government machinery put on high alert in vulnerable districts.

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A fishermen parks his boat at fishing harbor as a part of precautionary measures in view of cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’, in Chennai.

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Fishing boats docked at a fishing harbor as a part of precautionary measures in view of cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’, in Chennai. Gaja is expected to cross coastal Tamil Nadu in the afternoon of Nov. 15

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