South | Press Trust of India | Monday December 9, 2013
Very severe cyclonic storm 'Madi' over the Bay of Bengal remained stationary between Chennai and Triconamalee in Sri Lanka and would weaken gradually, India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday November 29, 2013
Andhra Pradesh escaped devastation as the cyclonic storm Lehar in the Bay of Bengal weakened before crossing its coast on Thursday.
India | 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.
South | Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday November 27, 2013
The cyclonic storm Lehar in the Bay of Bengal today moved further towards the Andhra Pradesh coast and could cross it tomorrow causing extensive damage, officials said.
South | Press Trust of India | Monday November 25, 2013
Four Port Blair-bound flights from Chennai were cancelled today following inclement weather in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, airport sources said.
Cheat Sheet | Sneha Mary Koshy | Friday November 22, 2013
Heavy rains are lashing its coastal areas as Andhra Pradesh braced for severe cyclonic storm Helen which is expected to hit the state shortly. An alert has been sounded in the coastal districts, while authorities are taking precautionary measures to ...
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 20, 2013
Cyclone storm 'Helen' packing a wind speed reaching up to 120 kmph is expected to cross close to Ongole in Andhra Pradesh on Friday morning but its intensity would be much less than cyclone Phailin, Indian Meteorological Department said on Wednesday.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 19, 2013
A depression over the Bay of Bengal would intensify into a deep depression and bring rain or thundershowers under its influence in coastal Andhra Pradesh from November 21, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said in Chennai today.
South | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 13, 2013
Heavy rains battered the Kerala capital and adjoining areas overnight, disrupting train services and bringing low-lying areas in the city and its outskirts under water.
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday October 29, 2013
Shallow fog enveloped the national capital on Tuesday, but the day will be clear, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with inputs from agencies) | Wednesday October 16, 2013
The timely and accurate predictions by the meteorological department along with swift action by the government and disaster management forces may have minimised the loss of lives, but the twin calamity of Cyclone Phailin and the resultant floods have...
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 15, 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today announced Rs 2 lakh as ex-gratia assistance to the kin of each of those killed in Cyclone Phailin and Rs 50,000 for those seriously injured.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Monday October 14, 2013
An unprecedented and timely evacuation drive, said to be the country's biggest ever, ensured minimum casualties as Cyclone Phailin slammed into coastal Odisha on Saturday evening. 23 people, including two in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh, have died in ...
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday October 13, 2013
Odisha would receive heavy rainfall for the next 24 hours in the wake of cyclonic storm Phailan, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said today.
India | Agence France-Presse | Monday October 14, 2013
India Meteorological Department or IMD stood vindicated on Sunday morning over its predictions for Cyclone Phailin which were consistently below those from foreign meteorologists who foresaw higher wind speeds and greater damage.
India | Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Sunday October 13, 2013
The monster cyclone Phailin, packing heavy rains and destructive winds, hit very close to Gopalpur on the Odisha coast shortly after 9 on Saturday evening, as over eight lakh residents in the state and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh moved inland to shel...
India | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 13, 2013
Cyclone Phailin hit the Indian coast, a little south of Gopalpur in Odisha, between 8.30 to 9 pm today at a windspeed of 200 kilometres per hour, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) officials said in New Delhi.
India | Reuters | Saturday October 12, 2013
The weather office may be underestimating the severity of a cyclone which is hurtling towards the east coast, a meteorologist warned on Friday, adding that it could be worse than Hurricane Katrina which devastated parts of the United States in 2005.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt (With inputs from agencies) | Saturday October 12, 2013
Cyclonic storm "Phailin", classified as "very severe", is barreling towards coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh at wind speeds averaging 200 km per hour and is expected to hit the states around 6 pm. Some weathermen are describing it as potentially Ind...
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 10, 2013
With fear gripping people in Odisha at the approach of severe cyclonic storm 'Phailin' to Gopalpur on October 12 where it would make landfall, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today affirmed it would not be a super cyclone.