The best place to record the cyclonic weather is the Marina beach.
You get to see the rain-bearing clouds – dark, grey, white – move in and away from the land side to the sea.
You get to experience the ferocity of the wind and the silence in between.
This Sunday noon, even as the Met Department issued bulletins of the progress of the cyclone, the sea water ingressed and sheets of it were sent far beyond the shore.
.Local boys chose a dry patch on the sands to play cricket but all the fishers stayed at home, hundreds of boats fixed firmly ashore