An impact of the Gaja cyclone, 2018 in
karambakudi taluk, pudukottai, Tamil Nadu was the
deep depression strengthened into a cyclonic storm
named Gaja that was originated on November 5 in Gulf
of Thailand and intensified into a depression over the
Bay of Bengal on November 10 with a wind speed of
145km/h. Gaja crossed pudukottai on Friday the entire
district received just 43mm rainfall it was the wind
velocity that left the district shattered.
Keywords : Gaja cyclone, mortality, Borassus flabellifer.