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Odisha braces for Cyclone 'Hud Hud', landfall on October 12​; state govt sets 'zero casualty' target

Odisha braces for Cyclone 'Hud Hud', landfall on October 12​; state govt sets 'zero casualty' target

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Wednesday, confirmed the formation of Cyclonic storm 'Hud Hud' over north Andaman Sea and said that it will make landfall between Gopalpur in Odisha and Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on October 12.

Issue of cyclone assistance to make Assembly Session stormy

Winter session of Odisha Assembly starting Thursday is set to be stormy with ruling BJD gearing up to slam the Centre on issues like delay in cyclone assistance and opposition ready to corner the government over crime against women and worsening law and order.

Cong wants MLAs, Mayor in relief loot probe purview in Odisha

Opposition Congress asked DGP to bring two local BJD MLAs and city mayor into the purview of a vigilance department investigation into relief material loot.

Memories of death revived for Super-cyclone victims in Odisha

Memories of death and destruction caused by October 29-30 super cyclone of 1999 in seaside pockets of Odisha`s Kendrapara district still haunt survivors as they observe the 14th death anniversary of their near and dear ones.

Cyclone Phailin: Emergency numbers released for Odisha, Andhra

As the severe cyclone Phailin bears down the coast of Odisha and Andhra and is expected to make landfall soon, the NDRF has released emergency numbers.

`Phailin` cripples wheels between Bhubaneshwar and coastal areas

The panic triggered by impending onslaught of Cyclone `Phailin` in coastal areas of Odisha has crippled all vehicular movement on National Highway 5 which connects the state capital to Gopalpur, the projected landfall site.

Heavy rain lash Odisha as cyclone Phailin advances

High wind and heavy rain lashed the coastal belt of Odisha Saturday disrupting normal life, as the severe cyclonic storm Phailin advances from the Bay of Bengal, and is expected to make landfall by Saturday evening, officials said.

Cyclone Phailin hits Odisha at 200 kmph, over 7 lakh evacuated

Phailin moving towards Gopalpur at 15 kmph, landfall will occur around 8.30 pm today evening, says IMD.