India News | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 28, 2014
The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) said it has deployed rescue and rehabilitation teams at various locations as cyclone Nilofar approaches the Gujarat coast.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 9, 2014
As the cyclonic storm approaches the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast and makes landfall on Sunday, the state government today set a "zero casualty" target, making preparation on par with that made to deal with Cyclone Phailin last year.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 27, 2013
As cyclone 'Lehar' approaches eastern coastline, the Centre has assured all help to Andhra Pradesh and Odisha to deal with the situation and sent National Disaster Response Force personnel to help the local authorities.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Saturday October 12, 2013
Cyclone Phailin, the strongest to hit India in more than a decade and classified as 'very severe' so far, is closing in towards coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh at wind speeds averaging 200-210 km per hour and is expected to hit the two states between 6 pm and 8 pm tonight. The storm, likely to affect around 1.2 crore people, has triggered mass ex...
India News | Associated Press | Saturday October 12, 2013
The strongest cyclone to threaten India in more than a decade bore down on the east coast on Saturday as authorities bused and trucked tens of thousands of villagers from their mud and thatch coastal homes to government shelters inland.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Friday October 11, 2013
Cyclonic storm "Phailin", classified as "very severe" by the weather department, is expected to hit coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh at around 5:30 pm on Saturday. In Odisha, officials fear the wind speed could touch levels higher than that of the deadly super-cyclone in 1999 when nearly 15,000 people died.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 13, 2013
Bangladeshi authorities on Monday warned millions of people living along the coast that a brewing cyclone was gathering strength and could barrel into their homes later this week.
World News | Press Trust of India | Saturday August 27, 2011
US President Barack Obama today declared emergency in the three states of New York, Virginia and Massachusetts, empowering federal agencies to take the steps required to protect people and property as Hurricane Irene approached. The cyclone gushed toward the eastern shores of the United States with a sustained wind speed of 100 miles per hour.