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Odisha 2020 Round-Up: Super Cyclone, Floods, Controversies - The Unwanted Guests Amid State's Pandemic Woes
Odisha 2020 Round-Up: Super Cyclone, Floods, Controversies - The Unwanted Guests Amid State's Pandemic Woes

Bhubaneswar: The coronavirus pall of 2020 was writ large on Odisha like the rest of the world in a year that also brought with it the vagaries of nature, as a super cyclone and floods left a trail of destruction in the coastal State. Amid the pandemic crisis, various controversies especially towards the final months […]

Apna Sapna, Fani Money: No End To Sufferings Of Cyclone Fani Victims In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Following assurances from Odisha government, cyclone Fani affected people had expectations that they would soon get help and build their houses which were damaged in one of the worst calamities to have hit the State. However, they are yet to have roof over their heads even after almost eight months have passed since Fani […]

Column: Odisha’s Case for Special Assistance

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: If not special category state status, Odisha at least deserves special treatment from the Centre. Battered periodically by natural calamities like cyclones and floods the state has a strong case for being put in the special category in terms of financial assistance. The damage caused by a series of disastrous cyclones […]

Disaster Response Grid To Be Set Up In Odisha: NDRF DG

Bhubaneswar: Drawing lessons from past experiences, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) is contemplating to distribute its resources by setting up hubs and sub-centres for better disaster management in all parts of Odisha which is prone to natural catastrophes including floods and cyclones. NDRF DG SN Pradhan informed that Odisha is a pioneer in disaster […]

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Cyclone Fani: Special Train for Tourists to Depart from Puri Today

Bhubaneswar/Puri: In view of the extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to make landfall in the Puri district tomorrow, a special train will run from Puri to Shalimar in Kolkata on Thursday. The train will depart from Puri railway station at 12 noon. The special train will have both reserved and unreserved seats- […]

Cyclone ‘Fani’ inches closer to Odisha; Catch all the Live Updates

Bhubaneswar: Extremely severe Cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ inches closer to Odisha every hour threatening maximum impact on the State. Latest updates state that cyclone Fani is located at around 570 km South-Southwest of Puri and 390 km south-southeast of Vishakhapatnam coast. The cyclone is moving towards Odisha at a speed of 10 km per hour. It […]

Cyclone ‘Fani’ heading towards Odisha; Catch all the Live Updates

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha on course of very severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ which is likely to hit the State on May 3, the government has initiated preparations on a war footing in view of the possible cyclone. Here are the live updates: As per latest forecast by Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) at 8.00 PM, Cyclone […]

Cyclone 'Pabuk': Latest Updates On Its Effect On Odisha

Bhubaneswar: While the tropical cyclone ‘Pabuk’ is approaching gradually and is likely to emerge in the Andaman Sea in the 5th of January, the Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar has stated that it will not have any impact on Odisha. “The cyclonic storm ‘Pabuk’ lay centred at about 870 km east-southeast of Port Blair and […]

Flood water damages lakhs of currency notes kept in bank in Aska

Ganjam: Currency notes amounting to lakhs got wet after flood water entered the main branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) at Aska in Ganjam district. According to reports, the flood water following the incessant rain triggered by cyclonic storm Titli entered the locker inside the strong room of the bank and inundated it […]

Cyclone Titli Aftermath: Standing crops in several acres damaged

Balasore/Rayagada: Even though the very severe cyclonic storm Titli turned into depression and crossed the State, the rain triggered by it has caused extensive damages to standing crops in several acres of land in Sadar and Kolnara blocks of Rayagada district. Thousands of farmers in Kumuti Penta, Maligan and Pentagan villages under Rayagada sub-division are […]

Cyclone Titli: CM reviews flood situation in 3 districts

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today reviewed the flood situation in three districts triggered by heavy rain under the impact of the very severe cyclonic storm Titli that made landfall at Palasa in Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh on Thursday morning. Patnaik through video conferencing talked to the collectors of three districts Ganjam, Gajapati and […]

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Cyclone 'Titli' to weaken by evening

Bhubaneswar: The very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’, which made a landfall near southwest of Gopalpur at Palasa of Srikalumum in Andhra Pradesh today, is expected to weaken gradually by evening, informed Regional Bhubaneswar Meteorological Center. Official sources said that the very severe cyclonic storm Titli will turn in to a deep depression by Friday morning. […]

Cyclone Titli Live Updates: Titli makes landfall in Palasa-Srikakulam south-west of Gopalpur

06:00 AM: As per latest reports from the IMD, Cyclone Titli made a landfall in south-west coast of Gopalpur near Palasa-Srikakulam. 05:00 AM: Landfall process continuing; 126 kmph surface wind lashing Odisha coast of Gopalpur. Here’s the latest IMD bulletin: #LIVE from #Gopalpur in #Odisha: More updates from @raykasturi on #CycloneTitli from ground zero at […]

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Flights cancelled due to Cyclone Titli

Bhubaneswar: It seems the landfall of the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ Titli in coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh tomorrow morning would be very intense as flight services to and from Bhubaneswar have been cancelled for tomorrow. As per official sources, five IndiGo flight services from Bhubaneswar have been suspended for tomorrow which were scheduled to […]

Cyclone 'Titli': What to do before, during & after cyclone

Bhubaneswar: With cyclone ‘Titli’ turning into a very severe cyclonic storm and expected to make a landfall between Gopalpur in Odisha and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh by tomorrow morning, the Special Relief Commissioner has issued a series of warnings and advisory to be followed by the people before, during and after the cyclone. Before the […]

Live Update: 'Titli' turns into very severe cyclonic storm, will make landfall at 5.30 am tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: Tropical cyclone ‘Titli’ has now turned into a severe cyclonic storm and is very likely to make landfall between Gopalpur coast in Odisha and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh by 5.30 am tomorrow morning, a bulletin by Indian Meteorological Department said. “The latest satellite observations indicate that the very severe cyclonic storm over west central […]

Cyclone ‘Titli’ to wreak havoc in Odisha-Andhra coast in 24 hours

Bhubaneswar: The depression that formed over south-east and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression and is expected to take the form of a cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ during next 24 hours triggering heavy rainfall and stormy winds in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. “By 5.30 am today, the deep depression over east central […]

Cyclone Alert Issued For Odisha & Andhra

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued a cyclone alert for Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The IMD said the well marked low pressure area over south-east and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal concentrated into a depression and is very likely to intensify further into a Deep Depression during the next 24 hours and […]