Super Cyclone

Odisha aims to reach global standards in disaster mgmt: Naveen Patnaik

Attempting to reach global standards in the disaster management, the Odisha government today said it will use space technology for tackling calamities in the state.

Oct 30, 2015, 01:04 AM IST

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.

Oct 29, 2013, 14:30 PM IST

Govt asks states to handle damage to highways from cyclone

Government on Saturday directed Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal to be prepared to handle the anticipated damage to the national highways from cyclone Phailin.

Oct 12, 2013, 23:22 PM IST

Three killed in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Phailin

At least three persons died on Saturday after uprooted trees fells on them in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Phailin`s landfall at Gopalpur.

Oct 12, 2013, 15:51 PM IST

Cyclone Phailin: 2,000 NDRF personnel deployed in AP, Odisha, WB, says NDMA

Bracing for cyclone Phailin which is expected to hit the east coast this evening, NDMA on Saturday said it has deployed nearly 2,000 personnel of the National Disaster Response Force in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal.

Oct 12, 2013, 15:14 PM IST

Prez Pranab cuts short West Bengal visit in view of Phailin

President Pranab Mukherjee, who is at his ancestral home in West Bengal for Durga Puja, has cut short his visit and will return here today in view of Cyclone `Phailin` that is set to hit Odisha coast.

Oct 12, 2013, 14:51 PM IST

Ersama resident getting ready to face Cyclone `Phailin`

As the sky turns overcast and torrential rains lash Erasama block, Pravati Maity of Jagatsinghpur district is haunted by the painful memories of the 1999 killer cyclone.

Oct 12, 2013, 14:38 PM IST

Phet changes path, likely to hit Oman

Tropical Cyclone Phet has transformed into dangerous Category-5 super cyclone.

Jun 03, 2010, 10:19 AM IST