Fiji's Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama pointed to climate change as a cause of recent deadly storms.
The IMD has issued yellow alerts for the districts of Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki, Thrissur, Palakkad and Malappuram.
NDRF workers have reached designated areas and are facilitating administration and helping local citizens.
Tirumala Hills, the abode of Lord Venkateswara, has been receiving incessant rain since Wednesday, causing a lot of hardship to hundreds of devotees stranded there.
A total of 101 houses, including thatched huts and tiled houses were damaged by cyclone, the Tamil Nadu government said.
In both Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, there were no reports of loss of life due to the cyclone, which left a trail of uprooted trees, authorities said.
Relief camps were opened at various points accommodating 2,000 people so far.
Chennai and its suburbs received heavy overnight rains, with low-lying areas getting inundated and water entering houses in such localities.
"The IMD has achieved significant improvement in track, landfall, intensity and adverse weather including heavy rainfall, strong wind and storm surge forecast."
The development comes on the heels of Cyclone 'Amphan' and 'Nisarga' which made landfalls on the eastern and western coasts on May 20 and June 3, respectively and had killed several people, flattened villages, and destroyed farms.
The cyclone slammed Maharashtra coast with wind speeds of up to 120 kmph, making landfall at 12.30 PM at Alibaug near Mumbai.
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Meanwhile, on Tuesday evening, Akshay Kumar shared a set of precautions given by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) which Mumbaikars should follow ahead of the cyclone.
This comes a day after her husband and Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar urged everyone to take necessary precautions against the cyclone Nisarga.
The depression will intensify into a deep depression the third and fourth stage of any cyclone formation by this evening.
I have been seeing videos from Kolkata and Odisha for the last two days and it is heartbreaking. It honestly is very scary! It went on for so many hours! I have seen blog posts with videos of the cyclone and it is so very unnerving.
Over 80 people died and lakhs were rendered homeless as cyclone Amphan cut a path of destruction through half-a-dozen districts of West Bengal.
With more than 1.36 crore people affected and 10.5 lakh houses damaged, the cyclone shattered and unhinged lives of many, resulting in extensive loss.