Paradip

  • Cyclone Phailin: Fishermen still stranded on trawler off Paradip 13-10-2013 05:12 AM

    Bhubaneswar: Eighteen fishermen, who had ventured out in the sea despite being warned of Cyclone Phailin, were still stranded on their trawler off the coast of Paradip in Odisha for the second day on Saturday. The fishermen had sent distress calls from their mobile phones after being stranded yesterday, but...
  • Rain and wind batter Odisha, AP coast as super cyclone Phailin barrels down 12-10-2013 05:14 PM

    Rain and wind lashed India's east coast on Saturday, forcing more than 400,000 people to flee to storm shelters as one of the country's largest cyclones closed in, threatening to cut a wide swathe of devastation through farmland and fishing hamlets. Filling most of the Bay of Bengal, cyclone Phailin...
  • Thousands evacuated in Andhra as cyclone Phailin moves closer 12-10-2013 01:22 PM

    Thousands of people were evacuated from north coastal Andhra as the cyclonic storm Phailin in Bay of Bengal further intensified and was set to hit the eastern coast by Saturday evening. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning for north Andhra and Odisha coasts. According to an IMD...
  • Odisha govt evacuates 2.5 lakh people as Phailin approaches 12-10-2013 12:00 PM

    Heavy rains on Saturday lashed the coastal belt of Odisha, which is bracing for cyclone Phailin that is set to hit the state by the evening, as authorities shifted 2.5 lakh people to safer place in the state. Moving closer, cyclonic storm Phailin is currently positioned just 260 km off...
  • Heavy rains lash Odisha as cyclone Phailin advances 12-10-2013 10:32 AM

    High wind and heavy rains lashed the coastal belt of Odisha on Saturday disrupting normal life, as the severe cyclonic storm Phailin advances from the Bay of Bengal, and is expected to make landfall by Saturday evening, officials said. Authorities continued their efforts to evacuate people from the low-laying areas...
  • Cyclone Phailin to hit AP, Odisha this evening; over 2 lakh evacuated 12-10-2013 07:49 AM

    Bhubaneswar/Hyderabad: Cyclone Phailin, a storm as big as Hurricane Katrina that left New Orleans a ghost town, is heading towards northern Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The storm, which is almost half the size of India, is expected to make landfall at 5:30 pm on Saturday. It has started raining in...
  • Cyclone Phailin a severe storm, to hit Odisha-AP coast, affect 1.2 cr people 11-10-2013 10:35 PM

    New Delhi: Cyclone Phailin, a storm as big as the devastating hurricane Katrina that left USA's New Orleans a ghost town, is heading towards Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The storm, which is almost half the size of India, is expected have landfall at around 6 pm on October 12 near...
  • Sea turns rough ahead of cyclone Phailin landfall 11-10-2013 10:18 PM

    Kendrapara (Odisha): With Cyclone Phailin apprehended to hit the land at Gopalpur in less than 24 hours from now, the sea has already turned turbulent forcing the fishing vessels that had ventured into the deep sea to return. Paradip Marine Fisheries Officer Ranjit Keshari Dash said there were no reports...
  • Andhra, Odisha on high alert as cyclone Phailin nears the coast 10-10-2013 07:43 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The Andhra Pradesh government has issued a high alert in view of the cyclone along cyclonic storm Phailin along coastal Andhra and Odisha. After crossing North Andaman Islands, the deep depression over east central Bay of Bengal on Wednesday night intensified into cyclonic storm Phailin, while remaining practically stationary...
  • Deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal 18-11-2012 02:15 PM

    Bhubaneswar: A deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal, which moved westwards and lay centred about 520 km south-east of Paradip in Odisha on Sunday, is likely to take the shape of a cyclonic storm. The system would intensify further into a cyclonic storm and move slowly west-north westwards by...
  • Posco project: Villagers remove blockades 11-09-2011 04:04 PM

    Paradip: The barriers erected by villagers to cordon off South Korean steel major Posco's proposed steel plant in Orissa's Jagatsinghpur district have been removed, paving the way for site preparatory activities to resume on the much-delayed Rs 52,000 crore project. Work at the project site resumed on Saturday, after a...