Congress for declaring cyclonic storm in Bihar a national calamity

Claiming that the cyclonic storm that has ravaged Bihar causing large scale destruction of life and property, the Congress on Monday asked the Centre to declare the incident a natural calamity and announce a package for relief and reconstruction works, besides waiving loan of farmers.

Storm affects power and water supply in Tripura

Cyclonic storm coupled with rain and thundershowers which had hit Tripura in the last three days has caused massive damage to water and power supply and it would take a few days to restore them, a state minister said on Friday.

More than 17,000 people evacuated as cyclone Nilofar nears Gujarat

More than 17,000 people living near the coastal areas in Gujarat have been evacuated by authorities in view of the approaching tropical cyclone Nilofar which, however, has gradually weakened and is expected to hit the state merely as a "depression".

Coast Guard ships to rescue fishing boats from Cyclone Nilofar

Taking precautionary measures ahead of Cyclone Nilofar, Indian Coast Guard (ICG) on Thursday deployed its four ships at Porbandar coast to search and rescue fishing boats sailing along the Gujarat coast and to place them at the nearest safe harbours.

Cyclone Nilofar: About 30,000 to be evacuated from Wednesday

An estimated 30,000 people along coastal areas will be moved to safer places in Kutch district of Gujarat from Wednesday as the very severe cyclonic storm Nilofar hurtles towards the state and slams it by November 1 afternoon.

Cyclone Nilofar to have mild affect in Rajasthan: MeT

Cyclone Nilofar, developing in the Arabian Sea, would have mild affect in Rajasthan's border districts of Barmer, Jalore and Jodhpur on its arrival later this week, a MeT official said on Tuesday.

Centre gears up to provide help to Gujarat for cyclone Nilofar

The Centre on Monday reviwed the preparedness of relief and rescue measures taken by Gujarat and offered all full help to the state in the wake of impending cyclonic storm Nilofar, which will make its landfall on Friday.

Naveen Patnaik does not celebrate his birthday due to cyclone Hudhud

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday did not celebrated his birthday in view of the devastation caused by cyclone Hudhud which left three persons dead and hundreds homeless in the state.

Visakhapatnam airport likely to resume partial operation on Oct 18

Operations at the city airport, badly affected by cyclone 'Hudhud' which struck on Sunday, is expected to be partially restored on October 18, officials said on Wednesday.

Cyclone Hudhud: Was touched by courage of people of Visakhapatnam, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday that he was touched to see the courage and hope among the people of Visakhapatnam which had been devastated by Cyclone Hudhud.

Death toll in Hudhud cyclone climbs to 21 on Andhra coast

Death toll in Hudhud cyclonic storm that struck the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh on Monday rose to 21, with sixteen more people reported to have died, authorities said.

Cyclone Hudhud wreaks havoc, leaves six dead in AP, Odisha; Visakhapatnam worst hit
Cyclone Hudhud wreaks havoc, leaves six dead in AP, Odisha; Visakhapatnam worst hit

Cyclone Hudhud pounded the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha with heavy rain and winds of almost 200 kmph on Sunday leaving six people dead and a trail of devastation with Visakhapatnam where the very severe storm made landfall bearing the brunt.

Cyclone Hudhud: Navy to lead 'Op Lehar' to rescue people

Responding to cyclone Hudhud, the armed forces on Sunday repositioned their resources to assist the civil administration to launch rescue and relief operations in the affected regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.

Hudhud has now converted into a severe cyclone: IMD

Cyclone Hudhud, which made a landfall in Andhra Pradesh on Sundat afternoon, lost its intensity by evening as it moved further 60 km northwest of Visakhapatnam, the IMD said.

Cyclone Hudhud: Helpline Numbers

Wall collapse and uprooting of trees triggered by 'Hudhud' and heavy rains on Sunday claimed three lives in Visakhapatnam and Srikakakulam districts that bore the brunt of the cyclone.

Cyclone Hudhud has little impact in West Bengal

Cyclone Hudhud, which hit Andhra Pradesh coastal areas on Sunday, had little impact in West Bengal, at most scattered rainfall in parts of the state.

Andhra Pradesh sets up control rooms

 The Andhra Pradesh government has set up control rooms at state and district levels and also a toll free number to provide information about cyclonic storm `Hudhud`, which will hit the state coast Sunday near Visakhapatnam.

Odisha govt steps up preparations to face cyclone

The Odisha government on Thursday stepped up preparation to face the cyclone and any possible floods thereafter even as the weather office said the severe cyclonic storm would cross north Andhra Pradesh coast around Vishakhapatanam by forenoon of Sunday.

Depression intensifies into a cyclonic storm over Andaman Sea

the deep depression over the North Andaman Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is centred over the Southeast Bay of Bengal at about 1,000 km East South East of Visakhapatnam.

Odisha sets 'zero casualty' target as 'Hud Hud' approaches coast

As the cyclonic storm approaches the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast and makes landfall on Sunday, the state government on Wednesday set a "zero casualty" target, making preparation on par with that made to deal with Cyclone Phailin last year.