Bhubaneswar: With the MET department predicting heavy to medium rainfall in Odisha due to a low pressure formed off Sri Lanka coast, the special relief commissioner today put districts collectors on alert and asked farmers to shift their paddy crop to safe places.
Light to heavy rains lashed several parts of north India intensifying cold wave conditions in the region as snowfall in higher reaches brought down day temperature considreably in Delhi and neighbouring states.
Benefits of amateur radio (Ham radio) will be showcased for West Bengal's fishermen community in a bid to ensure severe weather warnings reach them timely when they are stationed in deep seas, an official said Monday.
A Dolphin watching trip turned tragic for a group of Russian tourists in Goa after their boat, operating without a valid licence, capsized on sea, 60 kms away from here, in which three women drowned while their compatriots were rescued.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Uttar Pradesh on Sunday predicted that Cyclone Hudhud, that has severely affected Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, will even affect the far-away regions of the Eastern parts of the state.
The worst is over, as Cyclone Hudhud has lost speed and winds are now blowing at 120-130 kmph. The contingency plans being in place this time,can we say that this was an example of good disaster management?
The worst is over, as Cyclone Hudhud loses speed and winds are now blowing at 120-130 kmph. The contingency plans being in place this time,can we say that this was an example of good disaster management?