Tag: Cyclone

Low Pressure In South Andaman Likely To Intensify Into Cyclone
Cyclone To Brew In Bay Of Bengal In December, Says IMD Chief

Under the impact of the system, rainfall activities will increase and wind speed reaching 40 to 50 kmph is likely to prevail in the Andaman Sea and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal and the south-west Bay of Bengal from November 30 to December 2. 

  • Sunday, 28 November 2021
Reducing Cyclone Impacts: Double Benefits Of Climate Protection

Adding to climate change, population growth further drives tropical cyclone exposure, especially in coastal areas of East African countries and the US.

  • Tuesday, 28 September 2021
IMD Chief On ‘Cyclone’ Impact On Odisha, Wind Speed

The Chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Saturday (Sept 25) stated that the depression over Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression which might intensify into a cyclone by today evening.

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  • Saturday, 25 September 2021
Cyclone Heading Towards South Odisha & Andhra

A cyclone is heading towards Odisha Coast! The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a cyclone alert over North Andhra Pradesh and adjoining South Odisha coasts.

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  • Saturday, 25 September 2021
Cyclone 'DAYE' causes flood-like situation in several parts of Odisha

Malkangiri/Balasore/Jeypore: As the cyclonic storm ‘DAYE’ crosses Odisha triggering heavy downpour in most parts, water level has increased in major rivers of Malkangiri, Balasore and Koraput districts due to incessant rain. According to sources, road communication has been disrupted at different places in Malkangiri district as water is flowing above road. Similarly, vehicular traffic between […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
flood after Titli
Cyclone Titli deaths: District collectors directed to provide ex-gratia within 3 days

Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed all the district collectors to provide ex-gratia to the families of those who lost their lives in cyclone Titli within three days of death. Through a letter, SRC Bishnupada Sethi has directed the bureaucrats to disburse the amount and asked Revenue Inspectors and Tehsildars to expedite the […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Trains cancelled, rescheduled and diverted again following Titli encounter

Bhubaneswar: Water levels on track in Berhampur-Palasa section have not receded due to continuous rains triggered by the cyclone Titli. In view of the water level touching the danger level at Bridge Number 1052 at KMs 632/11-15 between Ichuapuram and Jhadpudi Stations in Brahmapur-Palasa Railway Section at 11pm following trains have been cancelled, diverted and […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Disaster preparedness: Govt to conduct state-wide mock drill on June 19

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government has prepared to conduct a state-wide mock drill on June 18, 2018 to check efficacy of the preparedness of disaster management ahead of the monsoon season when the State generally witnesses natural disasters like cyclones and floods. A mock drill on management of flood and cyclone will be held on June […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Heavy rain likely to lash 10 districts

Bhubaneswar:  Heavy to very heavy rain is likely to lash 10 districts of the state, including Khurda, Cuttack and Puri on December 9 and 10 due to a deep depression over central Bay of Bengal. According to a latest bulletin issued by the regional meteorological centre, heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Cyclone Burevi Will Have No Impact On Odisha, Informs Bhubaneswar Met Centre
Deep depression to trigger rains in Odisha from today evening

Bhubaneswar:  With the depression over southeast Bay of Bengal likely to intensify further into a deep depression in next 24 hours, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today predicted that rain will occur in various parts of the state starting this evening. As per a release issued by the Regional Met Department, under the influence of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
IMD rules out cyclone, predicts heavy rainfall for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today ruled out possibility of a cyclone in Odisha due to the well marked low pressure area over southeast Bay of Bengal that concentrated into a depression and lay centered about 1250 km to south-southeast of Gopalpur. However, the IMD predicted heavy rainfall for southern and coastal parts of […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Automatic coastal warning for Tsunami, Cyclone, Earthquake

Bhubaneswar: Residents living on the fringe of the 480 km long coastline in Odisha will now be better prepared for meeting any natural disaster like tsunami, cyclone and earthquake with the State government ready to install first-of-its-kind Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) in as many as six different coastal districts in three phases starting this […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Low pressure to turn into depression over Odisha; cautionary Signal-III hoisted at 3 ports

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal is likely to turn into depression during the next 24 hours resulting in heavy rain in the State. Besides, Cautionary Signal-III has been hoisted at three ports in the State and fishermen advised not to venture into the sea. “The associated upper air cyclonic circulation […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
People sit on the roof of a house after Cyclone Phailin hit Brahmapur town
Govt to set up EWS for disasters by Aug 15

Bhubaneswar: To provide a major impetus to disaster management in Odisha, the State Government will install Early Warning Systems (EWS) to caution people about arrival of major natural calamities like tsunami and cyclone. Chief Secretary A P Padhi on Friday directed the officials of the Revenue and Disaster Management department to ensure installation of the […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Cyclones of Bay of Bengal weaker than hurricanes, but cause more damage: expert

Bhubaneswar: Funnel shaped and shallow, the Bay of Bengal has witnessed around 500 cyclones in 125 years since 1891 of which 107 had targeted Odisha causing immense devastation. “However, compared to hurricanes inthe west pacific, cyclones originating in the Bay of Bengal are less intense and much weaker but ironically cause more death and destruction. […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021