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  • IMD warns Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka and Kerala about Cyclone Nilofar October 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Indian Meteorological Department on Saturday issued a warning to the state governments of Maharashtra, Goa, Kerala Karnataka, Gujarat and the Union Territories of Daman and Diu and Dadar Nagar Haveli as well as Lakshadweep regarding the formation of a potentially severe cyclonic storm 'Nilofar' in the region....
  • Odisha government gears up for possible floods as cyclone Hudhud loses speed October 12, 2014

    As cyclone Hudhud progressively loses speed, Odisha is reeling under the fear of heavy flooding in the aftermath of the cyclone. Heavy rainfall is predicted in the states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Andhra Pradesh and even Bihar. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud has little impact in West Bengal October 12, 2014

    Kolkata: Cyclone Hudhud, which hit Andhra Pradesh coastal areas on Sunday, had little impact in West Bengal, at most scattered rainfall in parts of the state. The coastal districts of the state which the MeT department had predicted would experience rainfall had no or little rain. The day started with...
  • PM assures Andhra Pradesh CM of all support as Hudhud strikes October 12, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday promised Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu all possible assistance as Cyclone Hudhud made landfall leaving five persons dead in the state and neighbouring Odisha. The Prime Minister, who had on Saturday held an emergency high-level meeting to review preparedness for the cyclone...
  • Andhra Pradesh CM heads toward Vizag to monitor Hudhud impact, promises speedy relief October 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government is making efforts to prevent loss of life as well as aiming to provide quick relief to people affected by the very severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' that battered the coastal districts, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said on Sunday. Two people have been killed in...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: IMD says 'worst is already over' as storm makes landfall in Vizag October 12, 2014

    As the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud makes landfall in Visakhapatnam on Sunday noon, the Met department has issued a statement saying that the worst phase of the cyclone is already over. ...
  • Uprooted trees, electric poles tell tale of cyclone Hudhud impact October 12, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Gusty winds, uprooted trees, torn roofs of hutments and sheds and snapped electric cables bore testimony to the impact of severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' which hit Andhra Pradesh's coastal districts on Sunday. Normal life was thrown completely out of gear as winds with a speed of 170 to 180 kmph...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Casualty mounts to two in Odisha due to storm October 12, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Casualty in cyclone Hudhud rose to two in Odisha with a fresh death reported from Puri on Sunday. The deceased fisherman, who is yet to be identified, was caught in the sea current amid a tidal surge while he was trying to save his fishing boat anchored in the coast...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Heavy rainfall likely to continue across large areas October 12, 2014

    Hudhud causes damage as trees get uprooted in Visakhapatnam. The windspeeed which is about 160 kmph is likely to increase soon along with heavy rainfall in some areas. "Epicentre of the cyclone has not yet touched. All concerned departments have been alerted," said Director of Cyclone Warning Division. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud's intensity to prevail for six hours after landfall: IMD October 12, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Even after landfall of cyclone Hudhud, the system will maintain the intensity of very severe cyclonic storm for six hours and gradually weaken into cyclonic storm in subsequent six hours while moving northwestwards across south interior Odisha and Chhattisgarh, an IMD bulletin said. Under its influence, rainfall in most places...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: The eye of the cyclone will make landfall soon, says Met official October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is very close to the Visakhapatnam coast. "The eye of the cyclone will make landfall soon," said Met department official. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Eye of the storm approaches the coast of Andhra Pradesh October 12, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud is very close to the Visakhapatnam coast. "The eye of the storm is approaching the coast of Andhra Pradesh," said IMD official. More than lakh people have been evacuated and relief operations are on. ...
  • Strong winds, heavy rains in coastal AP ahead of Hudhud strike October 12, 2014

    Hyderabad: Strong winds and heavy rains led to large-scale disruption of power lines in three coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh as the state braced for Hudhud, a very severe cyclonic storm that is expected to hit the coast around noon on Sunday. "Except East Godavari, power entirely failed in the...
  • Cyclone Hudhud threatens east coast; PM Modi holds emergency meeting, rescue & relief teams ready October 11, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: As clouds loom dangerously over Visakhapatnam, and cyclone Hudhud less than 24 hours from making landfall, Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired an emergency high-level meeting to review preparedness to combat the cyclone. The meeting was attended by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, Principal Secretary to the PM Nripendra Mishra, Additional Principal...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cyclone Hudhud to touch 195 kmph speed on Sunday morning October 11, 2014

    New Delhi: Hours before it makes its landfall near Visakhapatnam tomorrow noon, cyclone Hudhud will attain its top speed of 195 kmph early morning, the IMD said on Saturday. The cyclone, which lay centred 250 km southwest of Visakhapatnam and 340 km south-southeast of Gopalpur at 2.30 PM, will attain...
  • Cyclone 'Hudhud': Coast Guard takes all precautionary measures October 11, 2014

    Chennai: Coast Guard Eastern region has taken all precautionary measures to face Cyclone Hudhud, expected to reach the northern coastline around Visakhapatnam on Sunday, Commander Coast Guard Eastern region, Inspector General, Satya Prakash Sharma. "We have already cautioned and warned all the mariners and fishermen...
  • Cyclone Hudhud less than 250 kms from eastern coast; Army, Navy and NDRF on standby October 11, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: With cyclone Hudhud less than 250 kms from the eastern coast, the Army and the Navy, along with the National Disaster Response Force are readying themselves to face all eventualities. Cyclone Hudhud, which has strengthened into a severe cyclonic storm, will make landfall between Madhurawada and Bimli, 30 kms...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Odisha government starts evacuation of people October 10, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: With the cyclonic storm Hudhud intensifying into a very severe cyclonic storm, the Odisha government on Friday asked eight district collectors of south Odisha to start evacuation of the vulnerable population to safe buildings and cyclone centres. The government has asked the collectors of Malkangiri, Koraput, Nabarangpur, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam,...
  • Hudhud to take 'very severe' turn in next 12 hours: IMD October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclonic storm Hudhud will turn take a "very severe" turn in the next 12 hours, bringing with itself very heavy rainfall and gusty winds as it inches closer to the coast, the MeT department has said. In the evening, Hudhud was 675-km east-southeast of Visakhapatnam and 685-km southeast...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Cyclone 'Hudhud' to cross near Visakhapatnam coast on October 12 October 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclonic storm Hudhud will cross the north Andhra Pradesh coast around Visakhapatnam by the forenoon of October 12, 2014. Hudhud has moved into a West-Northwestward direction from East Central Bay of Bengal and intensified into a severe storm. Cyclone Hudhud lay centered at 2:30 pm on October 9,...
  • Severe cyclonic storm likely to hit Andhra Pradesh, Odisha coast by October 12 October 8, 2014

    New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: A "very severe cyclonic storm" is likely to hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast by October 12 and unleash heavy rainfall and gusty winds with speed upto 155 kmph, the Met department said on Wednesday. The Cyclone 'Hudhud' crossed the area between Port Blair and Long Island of...
  • Cyclone Hudhud to hit Visakhapatnam on October 12, NDRF gears up for emergencies October 8, 2014

    New Delhi: Cyclone Hudhud is likely to make landfall in Andhra Pradesh's Visakhapatnam district by Sunday, October 12, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Wednesday. "As per the current assessment, the cyclone will cross Visakhapatnam by October 12. It is likely to cross the east coast between Visakhapatnam and Gopalpur in...
  • Cyclone Hudhud heads to Indian coasts, to hit Andhra, Odisha on October 12 October 8, 2014

    Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Hudhud is fast approaching the Indian coasts and is expected to hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on October 12. A cyclonic storm will cross north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining Odisha coast by Sunday noon, IMD officials said on Wednesday. "The Deep Depression over north Andaman Sea and neighbourhood ......
  • Northern India to get reprive from rains: IMD September 7, 2014

    New Delhi: In a reprive for Jammu and Kashmir, the Met department on Sunday forecast a decrease in rainfall activity in the state and other parts of North India but will increase in other regions of the country. While the monsoon was vigorous over Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana...
  • 80 pc chance of drought in North West, 75 pc in Central India: Skymet July 4, 2014

    New Delhi: Weather forecast agency Skymet has predicted that there could be an 80 per cent chance of drought in North West India and 75 per cent chance of drought in Central India. It has also said that El Nino is gaining ground. India has recorded 42 per cent less rainfall...
  • Delhi receives premonsoon showers, Met says monsoon has revived July 2, 2014

    New Delhi: There is some respite for Delhiites from the blistering heat. Premonsoon showers hit the capital on Wednesday, bringing down the temperature. The monsoon is expected to arrive in Delhi soon. Meanwhile, the Met Department has predicted that the monsoon will revive in the next 48 hours. "In next...
  • Delhi: Rains bring down temperature, cloudy day ahead June 26, 2014

    New Delhi: Spells of rain cooled the national capital Thursday morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.5 degrees Celsius, five notches below the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a partly cloudy day ahead. "The sky will remain partly cloudy. Very light rain and thunderstorm could occur some areas,"...
  • Arabian Sea cyclone Nanauk may adversely affect monsoon's progress June 11, 2014

    Even as the monsoon progresses slowly over the India, there is cyclonic storm in the Arabian Sea which is picking up intensity. The cyclone named Nanauk is likely affect the southwest monsoon, an India Meteorological Department (IMD) official said. But the IMD is yet to make it clear if Nanauk will...
  • Delhi: Scorching heat on Sunday, mercury rises to 47.8 degrees Celsius June 8, 2014

    Intense heat, extreme hot winds and power cuts continued to make life miserable in the national capital on Sunday with the maximum temperature settling at five notches above the season's average at 45.1 degrees Celsius. No relief is expected on Monday, officials said. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Monday...
  • Southwest monsoon likely to hit Kerala by June 5: Met May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: According to the Met department the Southwest monsoon is likely to set over Kerala by June 5 with a model error of plus/minus four days. The normal date of onset of monsoon over Kerala is June 1. Low level cross equatorial monsoon flow has started appearing over south...