Cyclone Nilam: 44 people killed in Andhra Pradesh

Forty-four people were killed and
a massive damage was caused to crops in Andhra Pradesh due to cyclone `Nilam`, Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said on Saturday.

‘Declare Cyclone Nilam a national calamity’

TDP on Saturday urged the Centre to declare the recent Nilam cyclone, which played havoc and caused large-scale damage, as a national calamity.

Cyclone Nilam: Over 100 people rescued in AP

Naval teams rescued over 100 people from various villages in Visakhapatnam and West Godavari districts who were trapped following heavy rains.

Train services affected due to cyclone `Nilam` in Odisha

Train services were affected due to heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh triggered by cyclone `Nilam` with East Coast Railway (ECoR) cancelling, short-terminating or diverting several trains.

Cyclone Nilam: Death toll in AP reaches 22, CM monitors relief operations

22 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains continued to batter several regions under the influence of `Cyclone Nilam`.

Cyclone ‘Nilam’: Search continues for missing sailors

Search operations were intensified on Thursday to trace five missing crew of an oil tanker that ran aground off a city beach hours before the landfall of cyclone ‘Nilam’ that swept through the northern parts of Tamil Nadu.

Cyclone ‘Nilam’: Name contributed by Pakistan!

But what is interesting is that cyclones like ‘Nilam’ while instilling a sense of fear in everyone are always given a catchy name. Ever wondered why?

Search on for six missing sailors, probe ordered

Efforts continued Thursday to trace six missing sailors of an oil tanker that ran aground off a city beach even as 15 of their colleagues were rescued and a probe by the DG Shipping was ordered into the incident.

Cyclone Nilam: Threat over but ship poses problem

Reports said on Thursday that Coast Guard choppers have rescued at least 15 sailors of the Prathibha Cauvery ship.

S Lanka: 2 dead as heavy rains, winds create havoc

Disaster management officials said the two deaths were caused after earth mounds fell on houses.

Rains, fast winds lash cyclone-hit Andhra Pradesh

Heavy rains and gale continued to lash Nellore and other districts of Andhra Pradesh close to Tamil Nadu on Wednesday due to the cyclonic storm `Nilam.`

Oil tanker runs aground; rescue operations on

An oil tanker with 37-member crew on board ran aground off the city coast under the impact of high velocity winds before the landfall of cyclone `Nilam`.

Cyclone Nilam: Relief centres ready, rescue teams on standby

Severe cyclonic storm `Nilam` reached the coast of Tamil Nadu and made a landfall near Mahabalipuram on Wednesday evening.

Cyclone Nilam: Do’s and don’ts

Here are the measures that need to be taken in the event of a cyclone threat.

Cyclone Nilam: Kalpakkam N-plant geared up

Necessary precautions have been taken at the Kalpakkam atomic power project to meet any eventuality, said top officials at the nuclear facility at Kalpakkam.

Cyclone `Nilam` hits Tamil Nadu coast near Mahabalipuram, at least two dead

Cyclone Nilam on Wednesday swept across north Tamil Nadu coast near Mahabalipuram leaving two persons dead.