According to a CEEW study, after 2005, the yearly average of the number of districts in India affected by cyclones tripled and the cyclone frequency doubled. In the last decade alone, 258 districts were affected.
"Central ministries and agencies would work in close coordination with states and UTs to provide all required assistance expeditiously."
By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: Reconstruction in the wake of havoc wreaked by cyclone Fani is by far the biggest challenge chief minister, Naveen Patnaik has faced since he took up the reins of the state in 2000. The initial years of Patnaik’s first stint in power were devoted to rebuilding infrastructure damaged by the 1999 […]
Cuttack: Cyclone Fani has destroyed sports infrastructure worth crores of rupees in its trail of destruction in Cuttack. International level stadiums including Barabati stadium and Jawaharlal Indoor stadium have suffered severe damages due to the cyclonic storm. As per reports, the tin and plastic roofs of the VIP and general gallery in Barabati stadium have […]
Salepur: Former Kendrapara MP Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda today asserted that Odisha government’s preparedness in tackling Cyclone ‘Titli’ was somewhere incomplete. Though Odisha’s capacity in handling such natural disasters has increased after the super cyclone of 1999, it was for the first time in 20 years that the level of preparedness was not up to the […]