As Cyclone Nivar made landfall near Puducherry, pictures and videos claiming to be of the cyclone started making rounds on social media.
One such video is being shared with the caption “Stay home, stay safe #cycloneNivar.”
Here’s the link to the above post.
NewsMobile fact-checked the post and found the claim to be misleading.
We took out keyframes of the video and ran them through Reverse Image Search. We found the exact same video on YouTube uploaded in 2017.
“Chennai floods Again in 2017 Marina beach full of water on roads, ” the title of the video read.
The same video was also uploaded by another YouTube channel on November 4, 2017, titled, “Chennai flood 2017 | Shocking footage from Marina beach road.”
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