TN Fishermen instructed to stay on shore following low-pressure area formation

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea off the coast of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, South Andhra Pradesh and Gulf of Mannar from Wednesday to Saturday.

published on : 7th December 2022

Northeast monsoon’s first cyclone on Dec 8; 13 TN districts on alert

It is likely to bring heavy to very heavy rains, with occasional extreme spells, in 13 TN districts, including Chennai, on Thursday.

published on : 6th December 2022

Cyclones inflict Rs 1,471 crore loss on Odisha in last two years

A total 87.82 lakh people in 11 districts of the state were affected by very severe cyclonic storm Yaas last year.

published on : 25th November 2022

Odisha Super Cyclone that killed 9,843 still haunts survivors 23 years later

Volunteers fished out bodies from accumulated water and poured kerosene oil in mass cremations, a survivor said, recounting the most intense cyclone after satellites started monitoring storms.

published on : 30th October 2022

Cyclone Sitrang: IMD issues red alert for four North-East states

Civil defence teams are deployed at Bakkhali Sea Beach in South 24 Parganas. Tourists are not allowed to visit the beach and the shops have also been closed.

published on : 25th October 2022

16 dead, million seek shelter as cyclone Sitrang hits Bangladesh

Thousands of people and livestock have been evacuated from Cox's Bazar coast in Bangladesh and moved to the cyclone shelters on Monday due to the inclement weather triggered by cyclone Sitrang.

published on : 25th October 2022

Cyclone Sitrang: Meghalaya on high alert, schools ordered shut in four districts

In at least four districts bordering Bangladesh, the administration directed the authorities to keep all educational institutes shut on Tuesday in view of the cyclone.

published on : 24th October 2022

Bangladesh evacuates over 2.19 lakh people ahead of Sitrang cyclone

The met office, however, does not fear the cyclone to cause any very serious damage once it make the landfall while a meteorologist earlier said it might turn to a be severe cyclone. 

published on : 24th October 2022

Cyclone 'Sitrang': Vizag Coast Guard shepherds fisher boats to return harbour

"Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected over West Bengal and a few northeastern states, particularly Tripura, Meghalaya, and south Assam," IMD Scientist Umashankar Das told ANI in Bhubaneswar.

published on : 24th October 2022

West Bengal: 'Sitrang' likely to become severe cyclonic storm

The impending cyclone has dampened spirits of the people, from children to elders, planning to celebrate Kali Puja and Deepawali in a grand manner after a two-year pandemic-caused lull.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Heavy rain likely to pound West Bengal as cyclone 'Sitrang' threat looms large dampening festivities

The IMD has issued a 'yellow' warning for heavy rainfall (7-11cm) at one or two places over the districts of Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur and Puri till Monday morning.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Cyclone to cross Bangladesh coast on Tuesday, says IMD

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday said the system will intensify into a cyclonic storm over central Bay of Bengal by Monday morning.

published on : 23rd October 2022

Cyclone fear gone, rains to greet Diwali celebrations

The cyclone fear may have gone but heavy rains, under influence of the system brewing over Bay of Bengal, will dampen Diwali festivities in many parts of Odisha.

published on : 22nd October 2022

Odisha, Bengal start mobilising resources as possible cyclone approaches

The weather system, which is presently in the form of a low-pressure area over the North Andaman sea and adjoining areas, is likely to take shape of depression on Saturday.

published on : 21st October 2022

Farmers resort to panic harvest amid cyclone threat

As a result, many of them have started harvesting immature paddy crops to avoid it getting damaged.

published on : 21st October 2022

Odisha may be spared by cyclone, but rains in store 

Odisha may well be spared by the cyclone brewing in the Bay of Bengal as the weather system is expected to skirt the State and move over to West Bengal-Bangladesh borders.

published on : 21st October 2022

Ganjam, Gajapati brace for impending storm

With the recent rains causing extensive damage in some parts of Gajapati district, Panda has asked officials to stay alert and keep a vigil on possible areas likely to be affected.

published on : 20th October 2022

Odisha villagers start worrying in view of possible cyclone

Around 150 thatched houses were damaged and nearly 350 partially collapsed due to the flood.

published on : 20th October 2022

Low-pressure area likely to form in Bay of Bengal in next 24 hours

It is very likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm over the west central Bay of Bengal during subsequent 48 hours.

published on : 20th October 2022

With no contract job rule, wrong has been righted

In 2013–14, the BJD administration introduced the contractual appointment system under which it recruited educated youth working with basic grade pay without promotional benefits.

published on : 18th October 2022
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