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Cyclone Fani makes landfall in Odisha, strong winds and rain hit the region

The landfall process of the extremely severe cyclone Fani began on Friday morning with strong winds and rain hitting Puri district in Odisha. Strong winds have also hit Bhubaneswar. The rescue and relief agencies in Odisha are on high alert in view of Cyclone Fani. In the wake of the cyclonic storm, the Odisha administration has evacuated over 11 lakh people from the vulnerable districts since Thursday. More than 3 lakh people have been evacuated from Ganjam district alone, followed by 1.3 lakh from Puri district.

May 03, 2019, 11:24 AM IST

Cyclone Fani: Kolkata airport will remain shut from 9.30 pm on May 3 till 6 pm on May 4

At least 19 districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal are likely to be affected by "extremely severe" cyclonic storm Fani, which is expected to make landfall 10km north of Chandrabhaga in Puri district on Friday afternoon.

May 02, 2019, 07:07 AM IST

5W1H: Cyclone Fani likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm

Cyclone 'Fani' is very likely to intensify into a 'severe cyclonic storm' by Monday evening and could take shape of an 'extremely severe cyclone' by Thursday, prompting the government to put the NDRF and the Indian Coast Guard on high alert, officials said Monday. Watch this video to know more.

Apr 30, 2019, 16:58 PM IST

Cyclonic storm, heavy rainfall across Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in next 48 hours, warns IMD

Thunderstorm activity will also intensify with gusty winds upto 60 kmph and lightning.


Apr 25, 2019, 14:42 PM IST

Severe cyclonic storm Phethai likely to weaken slightly before landfall on Monday

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected at a few places in Andhra including areas of east and west Godavari, Vishakhapatnam, Krishna, Guntur, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts and Yanam district of Puducherry. 

Dec 17, 2018, 08:08 AM IST

Cyclonic storm Phethai to intensify further on December 17, heavy rain likely in Odisha, Andhra on Sunday

The Met department predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall in various districts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

Dec 16, 2018, 08:10 AM IST

Cyclonic storm to intensify across Andhra Pradesh coast in 24 hours; IMD issues heavy rain alert

The fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea and immediately return to the coast.

Dec 14, 2018, 13:35 PM IST

Cyclonic storm likely in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu coast in 72 hours: IMD

Heavy rainfall is expected to take place at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places likely to commence over coastal Andhra Pradesh and north coastal Tamil Nadu on December 15. 

Dec 13, 2018, 19:57 PM IST

Cyclonic storm Gaja to make landfall on Thursday; Tamil Nadu, Puducherry on alert

 While moving west-southwestwards further, it is likely to weaken gradually and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening as a Cyclonic Storm with a wind speed of 80-90 gusting to 100 kmph.

Nov 14, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Gaja to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm; Tamil Nadu, Puducherry may get heavy rains

Tamil Nadu is likely to receive rainfall at many places with heavy falls at isolated places over the north and south coastal part of the state and Puducherry.

Nov 14, 2018, 09:46 AM IST

Cyclonic storm Gaja may cross between Chennai and Nagapattinam on November 15, alert issued

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that the sea will remain “very rough” as cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’ is expected to cross between Chennai and Nagapattinam on November 15, Thursday. Speaking to mediapersons, IMD Chennai director said that fishermen had been advised not to venture in the sea till November 15.

Nov 12, 2018, 13:57 PM IST

Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into Severe Cyclonic Storm in next 24 hrs: IMD

A cyclone alert has been issued for north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts.

Nov 11, 2018, 13:19 PM IST

Cyclonic storm 'Daye' hits Odisha, triggers heavy downpour in several areas

As the cyclonic storm made a landfall, it brought heavy to very heavy rainfall in some places in Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Rayagada, Kalahandi, Koraput, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts of the state.

Sep 21, 2018, 11:15 AM IST

Cyclone Mekunu intensifies into 'extremely severe, IMD issues fresh warning

Issuing an advisory to fishermen to not venture in the sea, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted rainfall and wind in Some parts of Konkan Goa and southern Maharashtra.

May 26, 2018, 00:51 AM IST

Very severe cyclonic storm 'Mekunu' may move northwards from Southwest Arabian Sea in next 24 hours

30 pm on Thursday over Westcentral and adjoining Southwest Arabian Sea. It is then likely to move north-northwestwards and cross south Oman-southeast Yemen coasts close to Salalah, by May 26.

May 25, 2018, 09:09 AM IST

Cyclone Mekunu turns 'very severe', may cause heavy showers along Maharashtra coast

The lifeguard agency manning Goa's beaches has advised people not to venture into the sea for 72 hours from Thursday due to the cyclonic storm 'Mekunu'.

May 24, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

Cyclone Sagar forms over Gulf of Aden

Cyclone Sagar is the first cyclonic storm of the season in Indian waters.

May 17, 2018, 16:07 PM IST

Cyclonic Ockhi likely to weaken, more rains predicted in TN, Andhra; over 530 fishermen rescued

Ass many as 531 fishermen, stranded in the choppy waters off the Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts due to Cyclone Ockhi, have been rescued. 

Dec 03, 2017, 06:40 AM IST

Cyclone Ockhi: 165 families relocated in Kerala

Around 130 families from Chellanam, 17 from Kumbalangi and 18 from Edavanakad town of Ernakulam district have been shifted, said the district administration.

Dec 01, 2017, 21:44 PM IST

Five killed as Cyclone Mora strikes Bangladesh

At least five persons were killed in Bangladesh after Cyclone Mora hit the country's south-eastern coast on Tuesday with nearly 300,000 people from 10 coastal districts already evacuated.

May 30, 2017, 17:31 PM IST