Cyclone Thane

  • AIADMK seeks aid for cyclone victims 09-01-2012 12:36 PM

    Puducherry: Opposition AIADMK in Puducherry has said that the Union Territory suffered Rs 2500 crore damage in the wake of the cyclonic storm that crossed the coast on December 30. In a memorandum submitted to the inter-ministerial Central team during its visit to Puducherry on Sunday, the AIADMK demanded that...
  • TN: Central team to visit cyclone-hit areas 06-01-2012 09:54 AM

    New Delhi: The Centre on Friday constituted an inter-ministerial team to make an on-the-spot assessment of the situation in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the wake of the 'Thane' cyclone. The delegation led by the Home Ministry will consist of representatives from the Ministries of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Dairying...
  • Central team to visit cyclone-hit TN, Puducherry 06-01-2012 12:45 AM

    New Delhi: Centre on Thursday constituted an inter-ministerial team to make an on-the-spot assessment of the situation in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry in the wake of the 'Thane' cyclone. The delegation led by the Home Ministry will consist of representatives from the the Ministries of Agriculture, Animal Husbandry and Dairying...
  • Jaya grants solatium to Thane victims 05-01-2012 09:21 AM

    Chennai: Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa on Wednesday granted a solatium of Rs 2 lakh to the family of Veerappan, hailing from Chinnababusamuthram, who was killed in the rampage caused by cyclone Thane on December 31. The All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) general secretary also granted solatium of Rs...
  • Rs 700 cr relief package for Thane battered areas 03-01-2012 08:36 PM

    Chennai: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa on Tuesday announced a Rs 700 crore package to provide immediate succour to Cyclone Thane ravaged areas as authorities stepped up relief work and efforts to bring back normalcy. The amount is in addition to Rs 150 crore released for immediate relief work, including...
  • Thane-hit TN: People making quick buck 03-01-2012 11:10 AM

    Cuddalore: Shrewd operators in cyclone Thane devastated Cuddalore district have cashed in on people's woes to make money, asking for exorbitant rates to bring in generators to fill water tanks and steeply charging to charge mobile phones. "It's very difficult to get generators to fill water tanks. Generator suppliers charge...
  • Chidambaram to visit cyclone-hit villages today 03-01-2012 03:02 AM

    Puducherry: Union Home Minister P Chidambaram will inspect cyclone Thane ravaged villages in the union territory of Puducherry on Tuesday. Official sources said Chief Minister N Rangsamy would present a detailed report to Chidambaram on the damages, estimated at around Rs 2,000 crore, caused due to the cyclone. Chidambaram was...
  • Karuna to visit cyclone-hit areas on Wednesday 03-01-2012 01:16 AM

    Chennai: DMK president and former Tamil Nadu chief minister M.Karunanidhi will Wednesday tour the state's districts devastated by Cyclone Thane, the party said on Monday. Former party legislator T Velmurugan has, meanwhile, demanded the army to be called in to carry out for relief and rehabilitation. In a statement issued...
  • Cyclone Thane: Roads cleared for traffic; toll 47 02-01-2012 07:56 AM

    Cuddalore: Major roads blocked by uprooted trees and debris dumped by cyclone Thane in Cuddalore district and Puducherry were cleared for traffic on Sunday as relief operations intensified to restore power to the affected areas where the toll has gone up to 47. With reports of five more deaths coming...
  • Cuddalore residents relive Cyclone Thane horror 01-01-2012 08:01 AM

    Cuddalore: Cyclone Thane came and went, and claimed 42 lives alongwith. Rescue operations are on in Puducherry and other areas that bore the brunt of the storm. However, Cuddalore, the worst-hit of all, still remains without milk and electricity, two days after the storm. CNN-IBN visited Thottampattu, a village of...
  • Thane dampens New Year celebrations for fishermen 31-12-2011 12:28 PM

    Rameswaram: Protests over detention of five of their colleagues in Sri Lanka and rough sea conditions under the influence of severe cyclone 'Thane' have brought a sour end to the year for the fishermen of Rameswaram in south Tamil Nadu as they could not go for fishing for several days....
  • Cyclone Thane fury abates, leaves 33 dead 31-12-2011 07:24 AM

    Chennai: Cyclone Thane dumped heavy rain and sent wind gusts up to 140 kmph after it hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Friday killing at least 33 persons and left a trail of destruction and threw life out of gear in Cuddalore district and adjacent Union Territory of Puducherry. The...
  • 'Thane' kills 33; life in Cuddalore, Puducherry stops 30-12-2011 04:33 PM

    Puducherry/Cuddalore: Cyclone Thane passed by the Tamil Nadu coast early on Friday, killing 33 and throwing life in Cuddalore and the neighbouring Puducherry completely out of gear. Trees were uprooted, traffic signals ripped off their bases, shop signboards torn apart and tossed about. Broken glass from street lights, shards from...
  • 'Thane' kills 19 in TN, Puducherry; paralyses life 30-12-2011 02:41 PM

    Puducherry/Cuddalore: Cyclone Thane passed by the Tamil Nadu coast early on Friday, killing 19 and throwing life in Cuddalore and the neighbouring Puducherry completely out of gear. Trees were uprooted, traffic signals ripped off their bases, shop signboards torn apart and tossed about. Broken glass from street lights, shards from...
  • The Thane effect: rough seas and empty beaches 30-12-2011 12:26 PM

    Chennai: The Marina beach in Chennai lay largely deserted on Friday as people chose to stay home fearing the cyclone Thane. The cyclone hit coastal Tamil Nadu early on Friday morning packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, bringing heavy rainfall to Chennai and Nagapattinam, and killing three in Cuddalore....
  • Cyclone Thane kills seven in TN, Puducherry 30-12-2011 11:49 AM

    New Delhi: The very severe cyclonic storm, Thane on Friday crossed the Tamil Nadu coast, leaving seven persons dead and causing extensive damage to Cuddalore and the neighbouring Union Territory of Puduchery which remained cut-off from the nearby districts of the state. Six persons died in Cuddalore in incidents of...
  • Thane hits TN, heavy rains expected in Chennai 30-12-2011 08:41 AM

    The Indian Meteorology Department reported on Friday morning that Cyclone Thane had moved westwards, inching close to the southeast of Puducherry. The cyclone is said to packing a wind speed of 140 kmph and is likely to weaken to a deep depression by evening. ...
  • Cyclone Thane weakens one stage: IMD director 30-12-2011 07:02 AM

    New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department said on Friday that the cyclone had weakened "one stage from very severe to severe". BP Yadav, Director, IMD, said, "The cyclone has weakened one stage from very severe to severe. The next 12 hours are very crucial. After that, it will weaken further....
  • Cyclone: 11 fishermen rescued in Bay of Bengal 30-12-2011 04:06 AM

    Visakhapatnam: A unit of Eastern Naval Command on Thursday night rescued 11 fishermen trapped in the Bay of Bengal due to the rough sea off Narasapur in East Godavari district and Yanam in Pondicherry. A high alert has been sounded along the coast in view of cyclone 'Thane' that is...
  • Cyclone Thane to cross TN coast on Friday 29-12-2011 04:37 PM

    Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm Thane is expected to cross the north Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and Chennai, close to Puducherry early Friday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Thursday. Cyclone Thane over the Bay of Bengal lay centred about 250 km east-southeast of Chennai and 270 km...
  • Cyclone looms: Fishermen told to stay home 29-12-2011 01:58 PM

    Chennai: A "very severe" cyclonic storm lay centred about 250 km of Chennai, with the weather office forecasting winds touching up to 135 kph and advising fishermen against venturing into sea for the next two days. "The very severe cyclonic storm 'Thane' over southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-southwestward and...
  • Coastal Andhra braces for cyclone 'Thane' 29-12-2011 10:36 AM

    Hyderabad: High tidal waves lashed the coast of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday under the impact of severe cyclonic storm 'Thane' over the Bay of Bengal, the Met Office said. The storm is expected to hit the southern shoreline by Friday morning. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an 'orange'...
  • Tamil Nadu wary of cyclone Thane 28-12-2011 11:01 AM

    Chennai: Coastal areas of northern Tamil Nadu are set for a heavy spell as the low pressure over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm.The cyclonic formation named 'Thane' is expected to cross the coast between Cuddalore and Nellore by the morning of December 30, according to...
  • Cyclone threat along Andhra Pradesh, TN coasts 27-12-2011 11:47 AM

    Hyderabad: The south Andhra and north Tamil Nadu coast is facing the threat of a cyclone later in the week with a cyclonic storm formation in the Bay of Bengal likely to intensify and hit the coast between Tamil Nadu and Andhra on December 30, the weather office said on...