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Cyclone Ockhi: 13 boats, 111 fishermen return to shore in Kochi

After Cyclone Ockhi, missing 13 boats and 111 fishermen returned to the shore in Kochi, on Monday. A total of eight dead bodies were retained by the search operations carried out by Navy and Coast Guard, of which two were identified. Unidentified bodies have been kept in General Hospital Ernakulam, Thrippunithura Taluk Hospital and Aluva Taluk

Cyclone Ockhi has not caused much damage to crops: Agri Sec

New Delhi, Dec 8 (PTI) Cyclone Ockhi has not caused much damage to crops: Agri Sec. The impact of cyclone Ockhi on crops so far has not been significant in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and other coastal areas, Agriculture Secretary S K Pattanayak said today.However, the coastal states/UTs have been asked to assess the damage and send

Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday

Cylcone Ockhi: Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday in schools, colleges

Maharashtra Govt. declares holiday: A precautionary holiday has been declared in schools in Mumbai and adjoining districts on Tuesday due to “serious weather predictions” in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi, said Maharashtra minister Vinod Tawde. Maharashtra Education Minister Vinod Tawde took to Twitter to make the announcement.”Precautionary holiday declared on December 5 for schools and colleges

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman meets cyclone Ockhi-hit families

Nirmala Sitharaman meets cyclone Ockhi-hit families: Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday met the fishermen families affected by cyclone Ockhi at Vizhinjam,  Thiruvananthapuram. She assured them that the search and rescue operations are being conducted with full force. “The search and rescue operations by the Indian Navy, Coastguard and Air Force will continue with full vigor,” she

Cyclone Ockhi: 17 Kerala fishermen rescued

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 3, Seventeen fishermen were today rescued after spending five days in the sea off the Kerala coast, which was battered by strong winds and heavy rainfall under the influence of Cyclone Ockhi. Navy sources said 13 fishermen were rescued from the high seas by INS Kalpeni this morning and handed over to the authorities

Cyclone Ockhi

Cyclone Ockhi: Indian Coast guards continue rescue operation

As Cyclone Ockhi still posed threat, the coast guards in different locations continued their efforts to rescue fishermen stranded at sea, on Sunday. “As Coast Guard continues its efforts for rescue of stranded fishermen at sea, two ships of Coast Guard viz. ICGS Sarathi and ICGS Samar have saved ten lives by rendering timely assistance

Cyclone Ockhi heading towards TN, Kerala

New Delhi, Nov 30 (PTI) Cyclone Ockhi, lashing parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala with torrential rains and gusty winds, was approaching the Lakshadweep archipelago, a top official at the Ministry of Earth Sciences said today. Madhavan Rajeevan, secretary in the ministry, said the archipelago in the southern part of the Arabian Sea will start