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Cyclone Fani: Rs 1,086-cr Central aid to 4 states

New Delhi: The Home Ministry (MHA) on Tuesday issued an advance financial assistance of Rs 1,086 crore to four states for preventive and relief measures in response to cyclonic storm ‘Fani’, a Ministry statement said. Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal will get the aid from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) based on […]

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Indian Navy on high alert for cyclone Fani

Visakhapatnam: As the cyclone storm Fani was intensifying into a ‘Severe Cyclonic Storm’ over the south-east and adjoining south-west Bay of Bengal, the Eastern Naval Command (ENC) is on high alert to render necessary humanitarian assistance, a Navy spokesperson said on Tuesday. Indian Naval ships at Visakhapatnam and Chennai are on stand-by to proceed to the […]

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Idai storm kills at least 360 in southern Africa

United Nations: Cyclone Idai may be one of the worst natural disasters to hit southern Africa in living memory, said a UN spokesman of the storm that has killed at least 360 people. Farhan Haq, the Deputy spokesman for UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, gave a grim report of the destruction left by the cyclone that hit […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Train services to & from Gunupur resume

Gunupur: Almost 12 days after the landfall of Cyclone Titli and post floods, train services to and from Gunupur station resumed today following completion of the Naupada-Gunupur rail line repair work. As per sources, first an empty engine and later another train was run over the repaired track on a trial basis. Officials of the […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Odisha CM announces relief package for cyclone-affected areas

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced relief package for three districts which were worst hit by cyclone Titli. After carrying out an aerial survey of the affected districts, Patnaik said he had instructed that all the affected families of Gajapati, Ganjam and Gunupur subdivision of Rayagada will be given relief for 15 days. “On […]

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Odisha govt failed to tackle flood situation after Titli: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: With situation in several districts of Odisha still remaining vulnerable due to floods that followed cyclonic storm Titli, the Opposition has criticised the inefficient measures of the state government alleging that despite IMD forecast on October 9 on Titli and the subsequent flood situation in Odisha, the government failed to tackle the situation. BJP […]

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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 […]

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Cyclone Titli: Six missing as house gets swept away by flood waters

Bhanjanagar: Six persons including four of a family went missing after their house got swept away by flood waters of Adangi river following heavy rain triggered by very severe Cyclone ‘Titli’ in Ganjam district today. The shocking incident was reported from Bhutapankal village under Gajalbadi panchayat in the district. According to preliminary reports,  six persons […]

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After cyclone Titli, Odisha stares at possible flood situation

Bhubaneswar: With very severe cyclonic storm Titli making landfall in Gopalpur early morning today leading to a downpour in eight districts, Odisha is now staring at a possible flood situation in its coastal belt, an official said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places, and extremely […]

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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 […]

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College elections cancelled in view of Cyclone Titli

Bhubaneswar: As severe cyclonic storm Titli inches closer to Odisha-Andhra coast threatening of severe damage, the state government today cancelled the students’ union elections scheduled to be held across Odisha tomorrow. Chief Secretary AP Padhi informed that students’ union elections in colleges which were scheduled to be held in the state tomorrow have been cancelled […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]