Dec 02, 2021 02:07 PM IST
With the IMD forecast of a cyclonic storm reaching Odisha coast on December 4, the state government on Wednesday had asked collectors of 13 districts to prepare for evacuation of the people and has chalked out a disaster management strategy by requisitioning NDRF, ODRAF and fire department personnel for rescue and relief operation.
- Dec 02, 2021 10:26 AM IST
The forecast said that the low pressure area in south Andaman Sea will intensify into a depression and move towards the coast as a cyclonic storm on December 4 and the Coast Guard has initiated extensive pre-emptive measures in the eastern coast keeping it in view
- Dec 01, 2021 10:51 PM IST
The director general of India Meteorological Department (IMD) briefed the NCMC about the current status of a low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, which is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by December 3.
- Sep 29, 2021 04:37 PM IST
Cyclone Gulab’s remnants will likely hit land as Cyclone Shaheen by September 30. Experts believe that the weakened cyclone is reintensifying with the help of abundantly available moisture in the air due to delayed monsoon withdrawal
- Sep 26, 2021 01:55 PM IST
IMD has said that rainfall started in Odisha's southern and coastal regions on September 26 morning. It also warned of wind speed rising to 95 kmph around midnight in some parts of the state
- Sep 26, 2021 09:56 AM IST
The Odisha government has already mobilised men and machinery, and launched an evacuation drive in seven identified districts in the southern parts of the state.
- Sep 25, 2021 04:12 PM IST
The cyclonic storm, which has been named Cyclone Gulab, is expected to cross Odisha and Andhra Pradesh with a wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph, gusting up to 90 kmph on the evening of September 26. The Met Department has issued a yellow alert for both locations.
- Jun 03, 2021 12:42 PM IST
Officials approach management as blame game and fingerpointing begins; no agency willing to take the responsibility for 86 deaths
- May 28, 2021 04:18 PM IST
Out of the Rs 1,000 crore aid, Rs 500 crore would be given to Odisha for carrying out immediate relief work, said a statement issued by the Prime Minister's Office.
- May 28, 2021 12:43 PM IST
Accompanied by Chief Secretary Alapan Bandyopadhyay, Banerjee took stock of the post-cyclone situation in Hingalganj, Hasnabad, Sandeshkhali, Pinakha and other areas of the district, they said.
- May 26, 2021 07:38 AM IST
Cyclone Yaas Highlights: The Odisha government said it has moved over 3 lakh people from vulnerable coastal areas to safety.
- May 25, 2021 09:51 AM IST
Cyclonic storm Yaas is likely to make a landfall near Balasore in north Odisha at a speed of 155 kmph to 165 kmph, gusting to 185 kmph, around noon on May 26, the Met department had said on Monday.
- May 25, 2021 08:26 AM IST
Cyclone Yaas Highlights: has decided to suspend the COVID-19 testing, vaccination and door-to-door survey work in the three cyclone-prone districts -- Balasore, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj.
- May 24, 2021 07:30 PM IST
Amid the second wave of deadly pandemic, India braces for another violent cyclone along the eastern front in less than 10 days. Over 5 decades to 2020, the North Indian Ocean region has reported formation of 134 cyclonic storms.
- May 24, 2021 01:43 PM IST
All missing 274 crew members now accounted for. On May 24 morning, Varaprada was located during an underwater search by INS Makar. Diving is in progress to locate trapped BNVs, if any, says a naval official.
- May 24, 2021 01:17 PM IST
Cyclone Yaas: The Odisha government has relaxed the lockdown and allowed shops to remain open in 10 coastal districts from 7 am to 1 pm on May 24-25 so that people get more time to buy essential items ahead of the cyclonic storm.
- May 24, 2021 11:41 AM IST
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on May 24 warned that Cyclone Yaas--a severe cyclonic storm is expected to make its landfall between Paradip (Odisha) and Sagar Islands (WB) on May 26.
- May 24, 2021 09:46 AM IST
Names suggested by 13 countries are used sequentially when a cyclone develops in the Indian Ocean.
- May 23, 2021 10:23 PM IST
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that a "very severe cyclonic storm" would impact Indian states including Odisha and West Bengal, where key ports are located.
- May 23, 2021 06:09 PM IST
"It (the depression) is very likely to move north-northwestwards and intensify into a cyclonic storm by 24th May morning and further into a very severe cyclonic storm during the subsequent 24 hours. It would continue to move north-northwestwards, intensify further and reach Northwest Bay of Bengal near West Bengal and north Odisha coasts by 26th May morning," the Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD said.
- May 23, 2021 12:36 PM IST
- May 22, 2021 09:19 AM IST
As per government data, as many as 79 persons were killed due to the Cyclone Tauktae in Gujarat.
- May 21, 2021 01:21 PM IST
ONGC says around around 100 vessels were in the vicinity, and only five were hit. This shows the operations might have been at fault. Afcons International, a contractor, is putting the onus on barge owner Durmast and the master of the barge.
- May 20, 2021 08:57 AM IST
Cyclone Tauktae Live Highlights: As many as 46 people were killed in the incidents related to cyclone Tauktae in Gujarat which made landfall on Monday night and left a trail of destruction before weakening and moving to Rajasthan.
- May 19, 2021 04:03 PM IST
Cyclone Tauktae: As many as 45 people were killed due to the cyclonic storm across 12 districts of Gujarat, officials said. PM Narendra Modi was accompanied by Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani during the aerial survey.