Tanker Prathibha Cauvery beached by cyclone Nilam, Chennai

Chemical tanker Prathibha Cauvery dragged anchor and was pushed aground at Besant Nagar beach, in South Chennai, by strong wind brought by cyclone Nilam at around 14:20 LT Oct 31. Tanker has on board some 360 tons of fuel, no leak reported so far. It’s not clear yet if 37 crew made it safely on shore, reportedly they lowered life boat, but boat capsized, and about 20 people were thrown in water and tried to swim to the shore. See map and photo http://www.odin.tc/news/read.asp?articleID=1490

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