Asian Paints Limited has informed the Exchange that due to the severe cyclonic storm ‘Thane’ in Tamil Nadu, some equipment and materials at the Company’s Penterythritol Plant, Cuddalore, Tamil Nadu have been damaged. The damage is being assessed by the Company. The operations at the Cuddalore Plant have been temporarily suspended. Penterythritol, an intermediate raw material, is being manufactured at the above Plant. All equipment and materials have been fully insured by the Company and the above will have no impact on the manufacturing of paints by the Company.