Cyclone threat to Andhra recedes, rains continue

Threat to coastal Andhra Pradesh from cyclonic storm `Roanu` in the Bay of Bengal appears to have receded as the system is heading towards the Bangladesh coast, officials said on Friday.

Cyclone 'Roanu' 280 km off Gopalpur; rains, winds disrupt life

Cyclonic storm 'Roanu' over Bay of Bengal moved northeastwards and lay centred around 280 km southwest off Gopalpur coast on Friday as rains coupled with gusty surface winds lashed several parts of Odisha.

Indian naval ships rushed to cyclone-hit Sri Lanka with relief materials

Indian naval ships rushed to cyclone-hit Sri Lanka with relief materials

INS Sutlej, a survey vessel, sailed for Colombo from Southern Naval Command in Kochi.

Coastal Andhra on alert as 'Roanu' triggers heavy rains

Vijayawada: Authorities in coastal Andhra Pradesh went on alert on Thursday as rains continue to lash the state under the impact of cyclonic storm `Roanu` over the Bay of Bengal.

MeT dept issues cyclone alert for Tamil Nadu, Andhra; heavy rainfall continues

MeT dept issues cyclone alert for Tamil Nadu, Andhra; heavy rainfall continues

Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Wednesday directed all district collectors to take necessary steps in this regard.

Heatwave grips east, central and peninsular India; many dead in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh due to cyclone, hailstorm

Heatwave grips east, central and peninsular India; many dead in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh due to cyclone, hailstorm

As heat wave conditions continued unabated in many parts of India, seven more people died in Odisha and Telangana due to sunstroke whereas Assam and Arunachal Pradesh were hit by a sever cyclone followed by hailstorms on Friday.

Fiji 'spared' as cyclone weakens

Fiji lifted emergency restrictions on Wednesday after the Pacific nation avoided a direct hit from Tropical Cyclone Zena and the storm weakened as it moved offshore.

Fiji eyes more cyclone aid as toll hits 44

Fiji eyes more cyclone aid as toll hits 44

Cyclone-devastated Fiji said it was likely to need more foreign aid on Thursday as the body count from the most powerful storm in its history climbed to 44.

Fiji declares curfew nationwide as powerful cyclone Winston approaches

Fiji declared a nationwide curfew on Saturday, as airlines suspended flights and the prime minister warned people to seek refuge from a cyclone that could prove to be the Pacific island nation`s most powerful on record.

Respite in rain in TN, Puducherry after deep depression makes landfall

Respite in rain in TN, Puducherry after deep depression makes landfall

There was a respite in rain in coastal parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Tuesday morning after a deep depression made a landfall yesterday.

Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit, shoppers inconvenienced

Last-minute Diwali shoppers had a harrowing time as incessant rains brought Chennai to a virtual standstill with clogged roads leading to traffic snarls and affecting free movement in the busy areas.

Cyclone to hit Bay of Bengal tonight, may impact Tamil Nadu?

The Weather department has cautioned the citizens of Chennai about a cyclone that might hit the bay of Chennai by tonight.

Pondy University declares holiday on Monday due to incessant rain

The Pondicherry University will remain closed on Monday as a holiday has been declared due to incessant rain.

Massive cyclone likely to hit Tamil Nadu, state on high alert

Massive cyclone likely to hit Tamil Nadu, state on high alert

All schools & colleges in Chennai to remain close on Monday in view of heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu.

NASA's EPIC camera captures three developing tropical lows in Indian Ocean

NASA's EPIC camera captures three developing tropical lows in Indian Ocean

Two of the three systems have a medium chance to develop into a tropical depression in the next day or two, says NASA.

'Hudhud' failed to break spirit of Vizag residents: Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said cyclone Hudhud caused devastation in this port city last year but failed to break the spirit and resilience of its residents.

The mayhem of cyclone Komen

Cyclone Komen has till now killed 123 people, while over 80 lakh people are now homeless. 37 people dead in Gujarat and nearly 40 lakh people have been displaced. The pandemonium continues.

Cyclone Komen hits Bangladesh coast; heavy rains in West Bengal, Odisha

Cyclone Komen hits Bangladesh coast; heavy rains in West Bengal, Odisha

Cyclonic storm 'Komen' hit the Bangladesh coast on Thursday evening, bringing with it heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha, the MET department said.

Mamata Banerjee launches emergency helpline for flood relief operations in West Bengal

Mamata Banerjee launches emergency helpline for flood relief operations in West Bengal

Taking precautionary steps in the wake of impending cyclone, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday launched an emergency helpline for flood relief operations.

Thousands evacuated as cyclone set to hit Bangladesh

 A cyclone set to hit the Bangladesh coast later Thursday has already killed three people and forced the evacuation of thousands from mainly poor fishing communities, police and other officials said.