cyclone Tauktae

Mumbai: Owner of tugboat that sank during cyclone Tauktae booked for culpable homicide

Barge P305 and Varaprada - both support vessels working for the state-run ONGC's offshore oilfields near Mumbai – had borne the brunt of cyclone Tauktae, which made landfall on May 17.

published on : 25th June 2021

Karnataka estimates Cyclone Tauktae damage at Rs 209 crore

In all, 125 villages in coastal, Malnad and North Interior districts were affected, with the cyclone causing damage to critical infrastructure.

published on : 10th June 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: Body of missing captain of barge P305 identified

The body was identified after the DNA sample of his close family member matched, the official said.

published on : 4th June 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: Tamil Nadu CM announces Rs 20 lakh each to kin of 21 missing fishermen

Separately, the Coast Guard and other agencies were involved in search operations to locate the missing fishermen after Stalin took it up with the Centre, an official release here said.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: Gujarat announces Rs 105 crore relief for fishermen

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani took the decision about the relief package after reviewing the situation during a meeting, an official release said.

published on : 2nd June 2021

23 fishermen who survived Cyclone Tauktae reach Nagai

The fishermen who returned had set sail in the two deep-sea fishing boats, ‘Rakesh - 1’ and ‘Rakesh - 2’.  They had a hard time making their return ever since the fateful day. 

published on : 31st May 2021

Survivors of Mumbai barge accident await help to reconstruct their lives

Most of those rescued have lost their certificates and identity cards. The survivors want the government to help them get another set of documents at the earliest.

published on : 31st May 2021

India faced 117 cyclones from 1970-2019, over 40,000 lives lost: Study

The research paper published earlier this year has been authored by M Rajeevan, Secretary of Ministry of Earth Sciences, along with scientists Kamaljit Ray, S S Ray, R K Giri and A P Dimri.

published on : 27th May 2021

Gujarat government announces Rs 500-crore relief package for farmers affected by cyclone Tauktae

The compensation amount will be directly credited into the bank account of beneficiary farmers a week after the survey is completed by May 27.

published on : 26th May 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: Power supply yet to be restored in Gujarat's 450 villages

According to CM Vijay Rupani, over 600 teams of technicians have been deployed in Amreli district alone to restore electricity.

published on : 26th May 2021

'Tauktae'-hit to get compensation as per 'Nisarga' relief package: Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray on May 21 visited the affected areas in the coastal Konkan to take stock of the situation.

published on : 25th May 2021

EXPLAINER | Why are cyclones more frequent in India this year?

Threshold value for sea surface temperatures (SSTs) for the formation of cyclones is 28 degree Celsius. At present, SST over Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea is around 31-32 degree Celsius.

published on : 25th May 2021

We will sail through this: Boney Kapoor after Cyclone Tauktae damages 'Maidaan' sets

The movie features Devgn, 52, in the role of Syed Abdul Rahim, who served as a coach and manager of Indian football team in 1950.

published on : 24th May 2021

Cyclone Tauktae: Two more bodies of suspected barge, tugboat mishap victims washed ashore Gujarat, Daman coast

This has taken the total number of such bodies recovered in the past few days to eight.

published on : 24th May 2021

INS Makar locates tugboat Varaprada, divers looking for bodies: Navy

All the 274 personnel who were on board barge P305 that sank and tugboat Varaprada that went adrift during Cyclone Tauktae fury have been accounted for.

published on : 24th May 2021
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