Cyclone Burevi

Cyclone: 72% of Rs 1,715 crore relief for farmers released

The State government has ordered the disbursal of Rs 1,715 crore for farmers hit by cyclones Nivar and Burevi apart from the nonseasonal rainfall in January.

published on : 20th February 2021

TN gets Rs 286.91 crore Nivar, Burevi aid from Centre

However, the Central government only sanctioned Rs 63.14 crore for Nivar and Rs 223.77 crore for Burevi damages.

published on : 14th February 2021

ADT-54 rice variety successful in withstanding cyclone Burevi, unseasonal rain

The Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute (TRRI) in Aduthurai in Thanjavur district released the new variety last year.

published on : 3rd February 2021

Five lakh farmers to get Rs 600 crore aid for crop losses during cyclones Nivar, Burevi: EPS

The Chief Minister has substantially hiked the assistance to farmers above the amount prescribed in the National Disaster Relief Fund guidelines.

published on : 2nd January 2021

Loss of USD 10 Billion, over 2000 dead: India bore brunt of 2020’s weather disasters

Over 2,000 people died between June & October amidst floods, the highest toll due to climate change-induced weather events

published on : 29th December 2020

Nivar, Burevi impact: 97% of crops in Thanjavur insured

As per the final estimates, a total of 3,26,819 acres cultivated by 1.18 lakh farmers has been insured. Around 2.9 lakh acres were insured last year.

published on : 26th December 2020

Cyclone: Govt assures compensation for crop loss

The details of crop loss above 33 per cent, names of farmers, their Aadhaar numbers and bank account details are being collected and data entry is underway.

published on : 25th December 2020

TN seeks Rs 1,514 crore relief from Centre for damages caused by Cyclone Burevi

This includes Rs 484.97 crore towards temporary restoration works and Rs 1,020.90 crore towards permanent restoration works

published on : 22nd December 2020

Centre deputes team to assess damages caused by Cyclone Burevi in Tamil Nadu

On December 4, Cyclone Burevi hit Tamil Nadu coast. At least seven people were killed, and houses and agricultural produce damaged due to the heavy rains and winds accompanying the cyclone.

published on : 22nd December 2020

Fungal disease looms over Cyclone Burevi affected paddy crops

About 80,000 hectares out of the total 1,33,000 hectares of paddy crop in Nagapattinam district are inundated, according to official figures.

published on : 14th December 2020

Where the lakes are alive...

Residents from across the city made a beeline to the two check dams — Sellipattu and Manalipattu — that were fast filling up.

published on : 14th December 2020

TN govt writes to Centre seeking relief funds for Burevi damage

The district administrations have been instructed to include other affected areas and send a report.” He also assured villagers of taking measures to avoid rainwater stagnation in Delta regions.

published on : 10th December 2020

Standing crops in 2.50 lakh hectares in bad state in 18 districts

“If water stays in the field for more than three days, it would be difficult to save the crops. If the yield loss is more than 33 per cent, the crops are considered damaged.

published on : 10th December 2020

TN CM inspects crops hit by Cyclone Burevi, says has urged Centre to send team to assess damages

Responding to a question, CM Edappadi Palaniswami said as the farm laws enacted by the Centre would help the farmers of Tamil Nadu, the government had welcomed it

published on : 9th December 2020

EPS to visit Burevi-hit areas on Tuesday

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami will be visiting the areas affected by cyclone Burevi in Cuddalore district on Tuesday and distribute assistance to people affected by heavy rains.  

published on : 8th December 2020
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