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Tag: Warning

Odisha Weather Alert: Met department issues rainfall warning for 11 districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar has predicted rainfall over several places of Odisha in the next 24 hours. According to the met office, due to the effect of a trough line from Marathwada to South Tamil Nadu region, yellow warning has been issued for as many as 11 districts in Odisha which are […]

Thunderstorm and Lightning in Odisha: Fresh Alert issued For 15 Districts

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre has extended the thunderstorm and lightning warning issued for 15 districts in Odisha till 2 pm today. As per the latest bulletin of the met department, the alert has been issued for Cuttack, Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Anugul, Sambalpur, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Khurda, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Kandhamal, Sundergarh, Doegarh  districts. Some […]

5.3-magnitude quake hits Japan

Tokyo: An earthquake measuring 5.3 on the Richter scale struck Japan’s Hokkaido prefecture on Friday, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. There were no immediate reports of injury or damage. No tsunami warning was issued, Xinhua reported. The temblor has an epicentre at a latitude of 42.6 degrees north and a longitude of 142.0 degrees east […]

Heavy to very heavy rainfall warning in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heavy to very heavy rainfall are likely to lash several parts of Odisha over the next two days with the low pressure area over Bay of Bengal set to intensify into a depression and then deep depression on Thursday, the weatherman said. Under its impact, rain and thundershower are likely to occur at many […]

Thunderstorm alert: 5 killed in lightning, warning for 22 districts till May 26

Bhubaneswar: At least five persons, including two minor boys were killed in separate incidents of lightning in the State during the past 24 hours. Among the five, three deaths have been reported from Bolangir district alone. As per sources, two children died after lightning struck them when they had gone to collect mangoes from an […]

EU gives Facebook, Twitter 'last warning' on hate speech

Brussels: The European Union on Thursday gave an ultimatum to Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies to rid their platforms of hate speech or face legal consequences. The European Commission, EU’s top regulator, said the social media firms are still failing to act fast enough. It said it would pass laws allowing the EU […]

Thunderstorm, lightning alert issued by Met Department

Bhubaneswar: The regional centre of the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday forecast thunder storm and lightning warning for as many as 27 districts in Odisha. As per the IMD bulletin, the warning has been issued for Keonjhar, Mayurbhanj, Deogarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Bargarh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapra, Nayagarh, Cuttack, […]

Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 6 districts in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Department on Saturday issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for six districts in Odisha. The warning has been issued from 1 pm to 4 pm for six districts—Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Gajapati. Also Read:Odisha recorded 280 lightning deaths in last five months: SRC People in these districts have been cautioned […]

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Minister slams opposition over Army chief's warning on Kashmir

New Delhi: Minister of State in the PMO Jitendra Singh on Friday urged the Congress and other opposition parties to refrain from criticising Army chief General Bipin Rawat for warning Kashmiri protesters. “I think regardless of our political affiliations, it is to be understood that politcking in the name of sceurity forces is ultimatley going […]

Odisha coasts to have early warning towers

Bhubaneswar: As Odisha is prone to natural calamities such as cyclone and flood, the state government today said it was setting up early warning towers along the state’s coastline. “Provision for last connectivity with the facility of early warning towers has been taken up at 122 locations all along the coast to disseminate cyclone/tsunami warning,” […]