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Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000 cr for cyclone hit Odisha

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced an additional Rs 1,000 crore assistance for Odisha which has been ravaged by cyclone Fani.The union government had sanctioned Rs 381 crore last week, said Modi.Modi reviewed the relief and restoration measures being undertaken by government officials in the cyclone affected areas.The Prime Minister also announced to provide

Red alert issued in Australian state for cyclone Kelvin

Red alert issued in Australian state for cyclone Kelvin

Authorities on Sunday issued a red alert in the state of Western Australia (WA) after tropical cyclone Kelvin made landfall earlier in the day, bringing with it winds of up to 250 kph. In a warning, the Department of Fire and Emergency Services told residents of northern WA that they were “in danger and need

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

Cyclone: Kerala Minister faces ire of fishermen

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 8, Kerala Finance Minister T M Thomas Isaac today faced the ire of fisherfolk when he visited coastal Admimalathura that was hit by Cyclone ‘Ockhi’. Issac, who had gone to explain to the fishermen community the rehabilitation and financial package announced by the LDF government, was confronted by people of the locality, who demanded

Cyclone Cempaka kills at least 19 in Indonesia

Jakarta, Nov 29, A tropical cyclone which hit Indonesia’s main island of Java has triggered severe flooding and landslides which left 19 dead, an official said today. Landslides claimed 15 lives in east and central Java, while four others perished in floods unleashed by Cyclone Cempaka. “Thousands of homes, hectares of agricultural land and public

MET issues alert,Bay of Bengal depression intensifying into cyclone

MET issues alert,Bay of Bengal depression intensifying into cyclone

MET issues alert,Bay of Bengal depression intensifying into cyclone. The Indian Meteorological Department has warned that the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is gaining strength and is likely to turn into a tropical cyclone. Bay of Bengal : Under the influence of the deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal, which is likely

Cyclone Vardah kills two in Andhra

Vijayawada: Two persons were killed overnight in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh due to cyclone Vardah as heavy rains lashed the region, officials said. Nellore and Prakasam districts of south coastal Andhra and Chittoor, Kadapa and Anantapur districts of Rayalaseema region felt impact of the cyclone which crossed Tamil Nadu coast on Monday. Rains were