Tag: Cyclone

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Threat averted as Cyclone Warda spares Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The cyclonic storm, which was formed over the southwest of Bay of Bengal in the early morning hours today will have least impact on Odisha, the local Met office said here today. “The depression formed over south-south-east Bay of Bengal and centred at 310 km to the southwest of Port Blair yesterday had intensified […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Cyclone threat: Odisha steps up pre-emptive measures

Bhubaneswar: With the forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that a possible cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal is most likely to have landfall on Odisha coast, the state government has geared up its machinery to tackle the calamity. Talking to OTV today, Dr Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, head, Cyclone Warning, IMD, said the deep depression […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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CM inaugurates 100 flood, cyclone centres

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today inaugurated 100 multi-purpose flood and cyclone centres spread over 17 districts, at the state Secretariat here. Out of the 100 projects, Puri district has highest of 20 centres, followed by Ganjam with 16, Balasore and Khurdha with 12 each, Kendrapara and Bhadrak with 10 each. Cuttack has three projects […]

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
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Odisha Fire Service braces for possible floods

Taking note of the forecast of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) that there would be more than normal rainfall in Odisha this year, the Odisha Fire Services department is bracing for possible floods and cyclone in the state

  • Tuesday, 20 July 2021
Odisha likely get rain due to cyclone Helen

Odisha is likely to experience rainfall and thundershower as an impact of the cyclonic storm Helen, presently situated around 520km south of Gopalpur

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021
Odisha to waive exam fees in cyclone and flood hit areas

Berhampur: Odisha government has decided to waive the examination fees for Class IX and X in the cyclone and flood affected areas in the state.

  • Thursday, 15 July 2021
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Andhra coast braces for cyclone, high alert sounded

Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh on Sunday sounded a high alert in the coastal region as a cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal was heading towards it and was likely to cross the region between Kakinada and Visakhapatnam on Monday. Real Time Governance Society (RTGS) of the state government alerted all nine coastal districts. The State […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021
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Cyclone Titli: Odisha Congress demands Rs 10 lakh each to family of deceased

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Congress on Tuesday demanded that the state government should pay Rs 10 lakh ex gratia to the family members of each deceased in the cyclone and subsequent floods. Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) President Niranjan Patnaik, who visited several affected areas, said the state government has completely failed to tackle the twin calamities. […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Cyclone Daye weakens, dumps heavy rain in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha have been experiencing heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms under the impact of cyclonic storm Daye. The cyclone crossed Odisha coast near Gopalpur in the early on Friday. It has caused heavy to very heavy rainfall in Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts. Tribal-dominated […]

  • Thursday, 08 July 2021
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Centre releases Rs 133 crore as Cyclone Ockhi relief for Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram: The central team that is touring Cyclone Ockhi-hit villages in Kerala to assess the damages on Wednesday sanctioned the first instalment of Rs 133 crore to the state government. Cyclone Ockhi struck the southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu on November 30. The team, consisting of disaster management experts, led by Vipin Mallik, a […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Ten ships of Navy deployed for search, rescue post Ockhi

New Delhi: Ten ships continue to be deployed for search and rescue operations in the aftermath of Cyclone Ockhi, the Indian Navy said on Tuesday. So far, Indian Naval Ships have so far saved 148 lives since the search and rescue operations started, and provided lifesaving material assistance to 174 fishermen at sea, it said. […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala fishermen community begins rescue action

Thiruvananthapuram: The fishermen community decided to launch their own rescue operations as 55 boats ventured into the sea to search for the 115 missing fishermen here on Sunday. According to the latest reports, the cyclone Ockhi has claimed the lives of 10 persons with 475 fishermen rescued so far. Rescue teams decided to step up […]

  • Tuesday, 06 July 2021
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Cyclone Mora makes landfall in Bangladesh

Dhaka: Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh on Tuesday with heavy winds and rain with nearly 300,000 people from 10 coastal districts already evacuated, the media reported. The powerful storm made landfall around 6 a.m. in Kutubdia, near the fishing port of Cox’s Bazar, bdnews24 quoted the Bangladesh Meteorological Department as saying. The Met office was expecting a […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
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Cyclonic storm likely to impact coastal Odisha

Bhubaneswar: A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal that is taking the shape of a cyclonic storm is likely to impact coastal Odisha, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. The IMD, however, said it can confirm the actual impact on Odisha only after the cyclonic storm recurves close to the Myanmar coast […]

  • Friday, 02 July 2021
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Odisha to install Early Warning Dissemination System

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Friday said it would install Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) in six coastal districts to reduce the vulnerability of coastal communities to natural calamities. The government will install 122 towers in six coastal districts to disseminate early warnings about cyclone, tsunami and flood to people, said Special Relief Commissioner Pradipta […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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