Odisha coast

Odisha coast facing severe erosion, says Andhra University professor

The professor said the governments of Kerala,  Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry and Tamil Nadu had constructed sea walls in the past but they did not prevent the ingress of sea during tsunami.

published on : 1st July 2019

Cyclone Fani: 223 trains in Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section cancelled till Saturday

140 Mail and Express trains and 83 passenger trains have been cancelled till May 4 afternoon on the Bhadrak-Vizianagaram section (along Odisha coastline) of Kolkata-Chennai route.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Uneasy calm in Ganjam district of Odisha before cyclone

Mmore than three lakh people have been shifted to cyclone shelters and other safe places in Ganjam and Gajapati districts.

published on : 3rd May 2019

Cyclone Fani: Weakened storm kills three in Odisha, approaches West Bengal

All flights from Bhubaneswar have been cancelled from midnight, Kolkata airport will be shut between 3 pm today and till 8 am on Saturday. 

published on : 3rd May 2019

Cyclone Fani: Odisha evacuating 8 lakh people from coastal areas, PM oversees preparedness

Around 1.95 lakh people from Ganjam, 1.44 lakh from Puri, 1.08 people from Khurda and 1 lakh people from Cuttack will be shifted to cyclone shelters.

published on : 2nd May 2019

Cyclone Fani: 74 trains running to and via Odisha cancelled

The train services between Odisha's Bhadrak and Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram have been suspended and inward trains towards Bhubaneswar and Puri will be restricted from the evening of May 2.

published on : 1st May 2019

Cyclone Fani swells, educational institutions in Odisha to remain shut until further orders

With the weather agencies predicting storm surge of 29 feet, Fani is being seen as a dangerous system capable of tearing through the coastal pockets of the State and cause widespread destruction.

published on : 1st May 2019

Nuclear strategic ballistic missile Agni-IV successfully test fired

The missile is 20 meter-long and weighs 17 tonnes. It is equipped with state-of-the-art Avionics, 5th generation onboard computer and distributed architecture.

published on : 23rd December 2018

Odisha coastline littered with garbage

The crashing waves deposited non-biodegradable plastic and other garbage on the beaches.

published on : 14th October 2018

Titli has North Coastal Andhra on edge

On Wednesday, heavy gales of 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph lashed the three north coastal districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam under the influence of Titli.

published on : 11th October 2018

Titli brings flood fear for Odisha

Post landfall, the storm may maintain its intensity and wind speed in interior the State is also likely to remain between 60 to 90 kmph till Thursday evening, IMD informed.

published on : 11th October 2018

DRDO testfires quick reaction missile off Odisha coast

The test was aimed at validating various parameters, including propulsion performance of the weapon system and its killing capability.

published on : 10th October 2018