Odisha coast

Cyclonic storm likely to hit Andhra Pradesh-Odisha border by Sunday evening

The system lay centered about 670 km east-southeast of Gopalpur

published on : 25th September 2021

Orissa High Court asks Centre to file affidavit on fishing vessel tracking

The court was hearing on Tuesday the PIL it had registered suo motu on February 23 on the high mortality rate of Olive Ridley turtles on the Odisha coast.

published on : 23rd September 2021

Odisha to strengthen sea embankments

Odisha's Water Resources department will identify vulnerable spots and tracts in the coast and will prepare an action plan.

published on : 12th August 2021

Odisha coastal highway project to skip Chilika, National Highways body set for land survey

The highway will be developed as greenfield project avoiding ecologically sensitive areas like Chilika lake, Balukhand wildlife sanctuary, Bhitarakanika National Park and turtle nesting grounds.

published on : 9th August 2021

20 feet high tides threaten Odisha's coastal Chikiti village, houses damaged

In 2008, state authorities including current Behrampur MP Chandra Sekhar Sahu and OLA Speaker Surjyanarayan Patro proposed a guard wall for this purpose, which remains on pen and paper even now.

published on : 2nd July 2021

Evacuation continues in coastal districts of Odisha as Cyclone Yaas likely to make landfall near Balasore

The state government has launched a massive evacuation drive in Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Balasore and Bhadrak districts which will bear the brunt of the cyclone. 

published on : 25th May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: Very severe cyclonic storm likely to cross north Odisha-West Bengal coast by May 26 evening

Light to moderate rainfall or thundershower activity is likely to occur at most places in coastal Odisha, at many places in north interior region and at few places in south interior districts.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: IMD says depression in Bay of Bengal to develop into cyclonic storm by May 24

The state governments as well as the Centre are preparing for the cyclone that will bring winds with a speed ranging 155-165 kmph and gusting to 185 kmph.

published on : 23rd May 2021