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Cyclone Gulab Latest Update: These Districts In Odisha To Experience Strong Winds
Cyclone Gulab Latest Update: These Districts In Odisha To Experience Strong Winds

The present deep depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm. It is likely to move nearly westwards and cross north Andhra Pradesh - south Odisha coasts between Vishakhapatnam and Gopalpur around Kalingapatnam by evening of September 26, 2021.

Pratap Sarangi, Jay Panda Review Cyclone Damage In Balasore, Bhadrak
Pratap Sarangi & Jay Panda Urge Odisha Govt For Immediate Aid In Cyclone-Hit Balasore, Bhadrak

Union Minister of State for MSME, Pratap Sarangi and National Vice President of BJP, Baijayant Panda today conducted an aerial survey of Balasore and Bhadrak districts which were battered by very severe cyclonic storm Yaas on May 26. Both the leaders assessed the damages caused by the storm which made landfall near Bahanaga coast of the district with hostile winds of around 150 kmph and torrential downpour.

Cyclone Yaas Restoration in Odisha
Cyclone Yaas: Roadways, Water Supply Restoration In Full Swing In Odisha

The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena
Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Moderate Flood In Baitarani River, 3 Lives Lost In Odisha

The inflow of water has increased in Budhabalanga and Subarnarekha rivers due to the cyclone-triggered rainfall but there are no chances of flood in these two rivers.

Jay Panda Reviews Cyclone Yaas Damages
Jay Panda Assesses Post Cyclone Yaas Situation In Kendrapara

Former Member of the Parliament and National Vice President of BJP, Baijayant Panda today reviewed the damages caused by very severe cyclonic storm Yaas in various areas of the coastal district. 

Cyclone Yaas Restoration & Relief
Cyclone Yaas: Updates From Affected Regions In Odisha

Strong winds coupled with torrential rainfall in the wake of very severe cyclonic storm Yaas have wreaked havoc in several coastal and interior districts of Odisha. 

Covid Management Amid Cyclone Yaas - Odisha Health Director Shares Strategy

With the cyclonic storm Yaas approaching towards Odisha coast, State Health Director Bijay Mohapatra shared the preparations for management of Covid-19 crisis during and post the cyclone.

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Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi Directs Officers To Ensure Timely Evacuation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday directed all senior officers to work in close co-ordination with states to ensure the safe evacuation of people from high-risk areas in the wake of cyclone Yaas and instructed all concerned departments to ensure timely evacuation of those involved in off-shore activities.

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Cyclone Yaas: Odisha Water Resources & Energy Depts On High Alert To Tackle Cyclonic Storm

With the low pressure on East central Bay of Bengal set to turn into a cyclonic storm tomorrow, the Odisha government has pulled all efforts in strengthening it's action plan to tackle the probable disaster. 

Cyclone Yaas Satellite Image
Cyclone Yaas: Low Pressure Turns Well-Marked, NDRF Teams Dispatch Ordered

The Low Pressure over East-Central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a well-marked low pressure system, the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD informed on Sunday. 

Cyclone ‘Yaas'
Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha Health Dept Issues Advisory For Management Of Covid Facilities

The Odisha Health department on Saturday issued a directive to the district Collectors for management of Covid-19 care facilities in view of impending cyclone ‘Yaas’

Cyclone Yaas: Disaster Response Teams To Be Mobilised In Odisha Tomorrow

With the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD on Saturday confirming the formation of a low pressure over East-central Bay of Bengal, the Special Relief Commissioner of the State informed that the authorities of all government departments and various districts are executing their preparations on a war footing to tackle the possible cyclonic storm that may intensify from the low-pressure system by May 24.

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Cyclone Yaas: Centre Asks States To Make Covid Arrangements In View Of Approaching Cyclonic Storm

"The public health challenges already posed by the Covid-19 pandemic may be compounded due to the direct impact of the cyclone in terms of waterborne, vector-borne and airborne diseases that may arise in the community or in the displaced population in camps and temporary shelter settings."

Cyclone Yaas
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha Govt To Install 24-Hour Control Room, Tollfree Number, Rules Out Flood

Ahead of the formation of a low pressure in north Andaman Sea and its neighbouring East Central Bay of Bengal and possible intensification into a cyclone, Odisha government on Friday informed that it has initiated exhaustive disaster management exercise with arrangements at all level while also ruling out the chances of any flood-like situation in the State.

Odisha Braces For Cyclone ‘Yaas’, Officials On Alert

Eastern states of Odisha and West Bengal are likely to face the brunt of the upcoming storm next week as the storm is expected to make landfall by May 26

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Cyclone Yaas: Odisha SRC Orders All Depts To Remain Prepared With Machinery & Manpower

With a fresh low pressure brewing up in the north Andaman Sea which is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 25, the Special Relief Commissioner on Thursday directed all the departments to remain ready to tackle the emergency with necessary manpower and machinery.

Cyclone Yaas: Odisha SRC Reviews Preparedness

In the wake of a low pressure area brewing over the Bay of Bengal that can intensify into a cyclone, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) of Odisha on Wednesday reviewed the preparedness with Collectors of coastal districts.

7 Years On, Phailin Aid Still Eludes Victims In Puri

Puri: Seven years have passed since the extremely severe cyclonic storm Phailin wreaked utter devastation in the State, but, many people whose houses were damaged by the cyclone are still to receive any compensation. There are hundreds of such beneficiaries in Brahmagiri area of Puri district who are spending their lives in damaged houses as […]

Cyclone Nivar Update: Rain Alert For 8 Odisha Districts

Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar on Thursday issued rain and thunderstorm alert for eight Odisha districts due to the impact of Cyclone Nivar. As per the latest weather bulletin, districts of Malkangiri, Rayagada, Gajapati, Koraput, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Nabarangpur and Kalahandi are likely to experience rain and thunderstorms during the next […]

Cyclone Amphan To Intensify Into Super Cyclone: IMD DG

Bhubaneswar: As cyclone Amphan hurtles towards the coast, India Meteorological Department (IMD) DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Monday informed that the extremely severe cyclonic storm is very likely to intensify into a super cyclone. Speaking to OTV, Mohapatra said “Cyclone Amphan is gathering more strength and intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm at around 2.30 […]

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Deep Depression Over BoB Intensifies Into Cyclone Amphan, Orange warning for Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The deep depression system over southeast Bay of Bengal (BoB) turned into a tropical cyclone Amphan (UM-PUN), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed in its latest bulletin. As per the IMD bulletin, “The deep depression over SE- Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood remained practically stationary during past 6 hours and rapidly intensified into a […]

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Cyclone Amphan: North Coastal Odisha On High Alert!

Bhubaneswar: A year-on after the strongest summer tropical cyclone in Bay of Bengal, Odisha seems to be staying at the receiving end of yet another disaster at a time when the entire world is battling COVID pandemic. As the low-pressure system over South-East Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea continues to intensify into […]

2020's first cyclone takes time, landfall delayed to May 2nd week!

Bhubaneswar: Keeping the weatherman world over guessing over its landfall date, this year’s first cyclone is taking its own time to evolve. All weather models had earlier predicted that the cyclone in making in Andaman seas will make landfall in May first week. But the cyclonic system has its last laugh. As per the latest […]

Cyclone Bulbul Causes Massive Damage To Paddy Crops In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Odisha was lucky enough to escape the direct wrath of cyclonic storm Bulbul which made a landfall in West Bengal. However, farmers in coastal districts in the State are now left in lurch as standing paddy crops in several hectares of agricultural lands have reportedly been damaged due to heavy rainfall triggered by the […]

Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in north Odisha on Nov 9 early morning!

Bhubaneswar: Even as Odisha has been out of the glare of Bulbul’s eye, the satellite pictures clearly show how the very severe cyclone Bulbul in the early morning hours on November 9 made a devastating ‘kiss’ to the  north Odisha coasts (see the image above). Odisha has witnessed the maximum damage during the early morning […]