Odisha cyclone

Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announces package for cyclone Yaas-hit farmers

The package includes provision of input subsidy for farmers who suffered crop loss of at least 33% or more and conversion of their short term loans to mid-term loans. 

published on : 10th June 2021

Odisha reiterates Central aid for disaster resilient infra

Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena justified the need for special treatment to Odisha by the Centre as far as tropical cyclones are concerned.

published on : 9th June 2021

Central team inspects Cyclone Yaas damage

The central team will be assessing the damages in Mayurbhanj district on Tuesday.

published on : 8th June 2021

BJP demands early aid to cyclone Yaas-affected in Odisha

Placing nine demands before the state government, senior BJP leader Manmohan Samal said housing assistance and crop damage compensation should reach the affected people within two weeks.

published on : 4th June 2021

Humid as hell: Odisha caught between a cyclone and monsoon

Weather experts say, after the heavy rains triggered by very severe cyclonic storm Yaas, there is plenty of moisture available due to which the humidity content has increased in Odisha.

published on : 1st June 2021

Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan calls for permanent solution to natural disaster in Odisha coast

Pradhan said that what concerned him the most is that many villages of Bhadrak district, which took the brunt of cyclone Yaas, are still marooned by flood water and there is no electricity.

published on : 31st May 2021

Cyclone Yaas relief: Ensure no eligible person is left out, says Odisha Special Relief Commissioner

He appealed to people to guard against corruption and prevent mischief in assessment by some persons.

published on : 31st May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: PM Narendra Modi meets Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik to review damages

The Prime Minister was received by Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi at Bhubaneswar airport.

published on : 28th May 2021

Battery of tests for Odisha

The state administration has a tough task at hand because the COVID spread has not slowed down despite three weeks of lockdown.

published on : 28th May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi to make aerial survey of Odisha, Bengal to assess damage

Modi will chair review meeting likely to be attended by CM Naveen Patnaik and senior officials after his arrival at the Biju Patnaik International Airport.

published on : 27th May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan assures all help to Odisha branch of Red Cross

As Odisha is gearing up to brave the impending cyclone, he urged people to be alert, stay safe and follow the standard operating procedures issued by the State government and Central agencies.

published on : 26th May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: Community radios air safety message to rural pockets of Odisha

The broadcasters are advising people on dos and don'ts when the situation worsens and cyclone makes landfall besides, health advisories on COVID-19.

published on : 26th May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: Odisha's Similipal Tiger Reserve, Bhitarkanika national park put on alert

STR Deputy Director and Similipal North DFO Sai Kiran said that the large-scale uprooting of trees due to the storm can not be ruled out because of the hilly terrains.

published on : 26th May 2021

Yaas brings back fears of Super Cyclone in Odisha's Kendrapara district

To ensure social distancing among evacuees, the number of cyclone shelters has been doubled by using school and college buildings.

published on : 26th May 2021

Cyclone Yaas: 21,000 from Paradip district shifted to shelters, many reluctant over COVID fear

Sources said that persons suffering from fever and cold were made to undergo COVID tests and advised to stay in isolation in local school buildings for three days from May 25 to 27. 

published on : 26th May 2021
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