With Odisha bracing for a cyclone in a few days time, its high time people should maintain extra caution in health matters during the ongoing second wave of the Covid pandemic. The Director of the Capital Hospital in Bhubaneswar Laxmidhar Sahu has urged people to avoid getting exposed in the rain and windy conditions as much as possible during the cyclone as it may increase risk of infections due to a decrease in immunity inside the body.
A cyclone is going to form over Bay of Bengal and it will be heading towards the Odisha and West Bengal Coast, said Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.
The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued an alert confirming likelihood of formation of a low pressure area over north Andaman Sea and adjoining East-central Bay of Bengal around May 22 and its gradual intensification into a cyclonic storm by May 24.
Odisha government on Thursday suggested a slew of measures for implementation by various departments on a priority basis in view of the development of a cyclonic storm in Bay of Bengal.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Odisha and West Bengal on Friday to review the impact of cyclone Yaas on the two coastal States. Modi will
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 […]
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 […]
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- […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]