|State - Odisha|
|Abstract of Status Report on Cyclone "PHAILIN" followed by Flood|
|[As on Dt.17/10/2013] : 10.00 AM|
|Sl.||Name of the districts||Blocks Affected (Nos.)||GPs Affected (Nos.)||Villages Affected (Nos.)||ULB Affected (Nos.)||Population Affected (Nos.) due to flood & cyclone||Human Casulaty due to cyclone||Human Casulaty due to flood||Crop area affected (in hect.)||Person evacuated due to cyclone||Person evacuated due to flood||Cattle evacuated||Houses Damaged|
|*||Casualty of large animal - 1487, small animal - 2906 and birds - 170970, Carcass disposal completed|
|*||5.7 tons of dry food air dropped|
Villagers protest on road from Bhubaneswar to Bhanjanagar demanding relief. Roads have been blocked with tree trunks. A sub divisional collector was also present.
One column of army engineers deployed at 11 PM yesterday night for flood relief 100 west of Ganja. Rivers like Mahanadi and Subernarekha are in spate.
'They have been issuing over-warnings, we have been contradicting them': Indian weather office says on more alarmist private forecasters- ADAM PLOWRIGHT (@ADAMPLOW) October 13, 2013
Indian weather office got it spot on it seems. Why did meteorologists like widely quoted @ericholthaus have far higher figures?- ADAM PLOWRIGHT (@ADAMPLOW) October 13, 2013
PM directs all possible assistance to the States concerned in ensuring the safety of the people & in relief and rescue operations. #Phailin- Dr Manmohan Singh (@PMOIndia) October 12, 2013
PM was briefed by the Cabinet Secretary on the arrangements that have been put in place to deal with the impact of the cyclone. #Phailin- Dr Manmohan Singh (@PMOIndia) October 12, 2013
On Ashtami night let's also pray for the safety of the people of Odisha &Andhra Pradesh, as Cyclone Phailin nears the East Coast.- Shashi Tharoor (@ShashiTharoor) October 12, 2013
Asked our state disaster management team to be ready to extend every possible help to authorities in the wake of cyclone on eastern coast.- Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 12, 2013
Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy will be holding a meeting with ministers and officials at 12 noon.
The name Phailin (pronounced pie-leen) means a Sapphire. The cyclone has been named by Thailand
IMD is equipped with satellites and Doppler Radars that can accurately track the cyclone and predicting its land fall.
The IMD has issued a cyclone alert for North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha Coast and a cyclone warning for Andaman & Nicobar Island.