Thane hits TN, heavy rains expected in Chennai

Meenakshi Mahadevan, CNN-IBN | Dec 30, 2011 at 09:35am

The Indian Meteorology Department reported on Friday morning that Cyclone Thane had moved westwards, inching close to the southeast of Puducherry. The cyclone is said to packing a wind speed of 140 kmph and is likely to weaken to a deep depression by evening.