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Odisha cyclone

Cyclone-ravaged Odisha seeks donation from foreigners, NRIs

Odisha govt is seeking help from foreign nationals and NRIs to rebuild the state after cyclone Fani ravaged it.

May 21, 2019, 00:02 AM IST

Death toll in Odisha due to Cyclone Fani rises to 41; massive damage to power infrastructure

Singh added that work for the restoration of power infrastructure is being done on a war footing.

May 08, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

PM Modi conducts aerial survey in Odisha to take stock of Cyclone Fani-hit areas

Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, and Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also accompanied the PM for the aerial survey. 

May 06, 2019, 10:47 AM IST

'Cyclone Fani caused great devastation in several districts of Odisha'

Odisha Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi asserted that though the cyclone period is over, it caused great devastation in Puri, Bhubaneswar and other places in the state. 

May 05, 2019, 00:22 AM IST

Railways will resume train services from Bhubaneswar on Sunday

The Bhubaneshwar-Tirupati Express and Visakhapatnam Intercity Express have been cancelled due to the non-availability of pairing trains.

May 04, 2019, 23:05 PM IST

Cyclone Fani: Indian Navy Chief-designate Vice Admiral Karambir Singh visits Odisha's INS Chilka to review situation

In the aftermath of Cyclone Fani devastating Odisha, Indian Navy Chief-designate Vice Admiral Karambir Singh on Saturday visited INS Chilka naval base to review the situation.

May 04, 2019, 21:30 PM IST

Cyclone Fani causes extensive damage to rail infrastructure in Puri; several special trains put in service

The railways have ordered that no trains will ply on the rail route towards Puri till at least May 10.

May 04, 2019, 16:57 PM IST

Railways take several precautionary measures for approaching cyclonic storm Fani

The extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani is likely to cross Odisha coastal areas within a day or two.

May 01, 2019, 16:35 PM IST

Odisha: Cyclone Titli makes landfall near Gopalpur, 3 lakh people evacuated

The IMD said, "The forward sector of the eye of the storm has been entering into the land mass."

Oct 11, 2018, 06:07 AM IST

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.

Oct 08, 2014, 13:32 PM IST

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.

Nov 28, 2013, 00:00 AM IST

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.

Nov 21, 2013, 00:35 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

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.

Oct 12, 2013, 18:27 PM IST

`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.

Oct 12, 2013, 15:33 PM IST

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.

Oct 12, 2013, 10:23 AM IST

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.

Oct 12, 2013, 06:48 AM IST