Cyclone Nilam

  • India Positive: Inspiring stories of courage, good work 11-11-2012 02:23 PM

    As Cyclone Nilam ravaged the coast of Chennai, 5 brave fishermen jumped into the sea to save sailors of MT Pratibha Cauvery from drowning. ...
  • Cyclone Nilam: 44 people killed in AP, says CM 11-11-2012 08:48 AM

    Hyderabad: Forty-four people were killed and a massive damage was caused to crops in Andhra Pradesh due to cyclone 'Nilam', Chief Minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy said on Saturday. Reddy, who interacted with district collectors of all the affected districts via video conferencing at the state secretariat, said orders have...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Fishermen jumped into the sea to save sailors 09-11-2012 09:51 AM

    Chennai: As Cyclone Nilam ravaged the coast of Chennai, five brave fishermen jumped into the sea to save sailors of MT Pratibha Cauvery from drowning. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa has announced a cash reward for each of them. CNN-IBN met those brave souls. The ominous cyclone warning for Nilam...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Rains stop in Andhra Pradesh 08-11-2012 07:49 AM

    Hyderabad: Residential areas in several places in rain-hit coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh remained under flood water on Wednesday though the heavy rains have stopped. The areas remained waterlogged because of poor drainage system in areas of Kakinada, Vijayawada and other coastal towns, official sources said. State Home Minister P...
  • Cyclone Nilam aftermath: 24 dead, 70,000 evacuated in Andhra 08-11-2012 01:11 AM

    Andhra Pradesh is battling severe flooding in the aftermath of cyclone Neelam. Thousands have been displaced and lakhs of hectares of land completely submerged. ...
  • Cyclone Nilam aftermath: Thousands still in relief camps in AP 07-11-2012 02:46 PM

    Andhra Pradesh faced the brunt of Cyclone Nilam as heavy rains lashed the state leaving many dead. Thousands of people are still in relief camps. The state government is now blaming the Met Department for failing to give advance warnings. ...
  • Cyclone Nilam: PM offers help to Andhra flood victims 06-11-2012 03:04 PM

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Tuesday called Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Kiran Kumar Reddy with an offer of help from the central government for flood-affected areas of the state. "The prime minister has directed the chief minister to constantly monitor the situation and extend all possible assistance for...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Over 5 lakh hectares of crops damaged 06-11-2012 08:44 AM

    Andhra Pradesh is reeling under the after-effect of Cyclone Nilam. Heavy rains continue to lash coastal areas and the death toll has risen to 28. Over 68,000 people have been evacuated and post-cyclone Nilam, life has been hit hard along coastal Andhra Pradesh. Heavy rains have been reported in several...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Death toll climbs to 28 in Andhra 06-11-2012 07:53 AM

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh is reeling under the after-effect of cyclone Nilam. Heavy rains continue to lash coastal areas. The death toll has risen to 28 after four children were electrocuted in the West Godavari district. With the Met department predicting more rainfall over the next 24 hours, flooding seems to...
  • Cyclone Nilam aftermath: 24 dead, 68,000 evacuated in AP 05-11-2012 08:58 PM

    Hyderabad: Twenty-four people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains continued to batter several regions under the influence of 'Cyclone Nilam'. Coastal Andhra Pradesh continued to bear the brunt of nature's fury as villages and towns were inundated by swollen rivulets. Sources say that 68,000...
  • AP: Train movement disrupted after heavy rains 05-11-2012 12:43 PM

    Visakhapatnam: Goods and passenger train movement on the Kirandul-Kothavalasa (KK) line was disrupted due to breaches and falling of boulders on the track at various sites due to heavy rains, officials said. Forty meters of rail track and seven meters depth of land underneath the track at Boddavara near Srungavarapukota...
  • Cyclone Nilam: More rain likely in AP in 24 hrs 05-11-2012 08:22 AM

    Hyderabad: Twenty-two people have died in coastal Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains continued to lash the region in the after effect of the Cyclone Nilam. Coastal Andhra Pradesh has been witnessing heavy rainfall over the past 48 hours. Vishakapatnam, Prakasam, East Godavari and Viziana-garam have received close to 25 cm...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Death toll in Andhra reaches 22 04-11-2012 09:13 PM

    Hyderabad: Twenty-two people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains continued to batter several regions under the influence of 'Cyclone Nilam'. Coastal Andhra Pradesh continued to bear the brunt of nature's fury as villages and towns were inundated by swollen rivulets. The rainfall was such...
  • AP: Cyclonic rains cause flooding, 12 trains cancelled 04-11-2012 03:35 PM

    Hyderabad: The death toll in rain-related incidents in Andhra Pradesh rose to 17 on Sunday as heavy rains continued to lash several regions under the influence of cyclone 'Nilam', throwing normal life out of gear. Coastal districts bore the brunt of nature's fury with low-lying areas of East and West...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Karuna asks govt to take up relief work 03-11-2012 08:26 PM

    Chennai: DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged Tamil Nadu government to take up on war-footing relief works in the cyclone Nilam affected districts. "In particular, delta and coastal districts have been severely affected. Thousands of hectares of crops have been submerged in water and farmers are worried over crop...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Bodies of all five sailors recovered 03-11-2012 12:02 PM

    Chennai: Bodies of all five sailors, who went missing after an oil tanker ran aground off the city beach hours before cyclone 'Nilam' made landfall on November 1, have been recovered. While four bodies were recovered on Friday, one more was found washed ashore near Minjur coastal area early on...
  • Salvage operations of 'Prathiba Cauvery' to start soon 02-11-2012 11:04 PM

    Mumbai: The Directorate General of Shipping (DGS) would soon begin salvage operations of the ship which had run aground near Chennai. The salvage operation is likely to start from November 7, a press release issued by the Directorate said. "A meeting with the owners, salvors, hull and machinery insurance and...
  • Cyclone Nilam is such a 'spoilsport': Kamal Haasan 02-11-2012 03:47 PM

    Mumbai, Nov 2: Actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan's plans to host a three-city music release for his new film 'Vishwaroopam' have fallen prey to Cyclone Nilam, which has struck the southern coastal regions. He had planned a simultaneous three-city music launch for the movie on his birthday Nov 7. But the plans...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Death toll 4, body of another sailor found 02-11-2012 12:33 PM

    Chennai: The death toll in cyclone Nilam has gone up to four, after the body of yet another missing sailor was found on Friday. Earlier in the day, the bodies of two missing sailors were found. A total of five sailors went missing after their life boat was wrecked in...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Body of another sailor found, 3 missing 02-11-2012 11:50 AM

    Chennai: Rescue and search operations yielded the body of yet another sailor, who had gone missing along with four others after cyclone Nilam wrecked their life boat off the Chennai coast. Early on Friday morning, the body of another was found, thus bringing the tally of those still missing down...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Body of another missing sailor found 02-11-2012 09:53 AM

    Chennai: The body of one of the five missing sailors, whose lifeboat was wrecked in cyclone Nilam that hit the Tamil Nadu coast on Wednesday evening, has been found. The body has been sent to a government hospital for identification. The five sailors went missing after their life boat capsized...
  • Cyclone Nilam: 70,000 displaced in Sri Lanka 02-11-2012 08:07 AM

    Colombo: Six people have died and some 70,000 people have been displaced in Cyclone Nilam in Sri lanka, an official said on Thursday. Several roads in Colombo were inundated by the flood waters, trees were uprooted, and train services were affected, Xinhua reported. The displaced people were housed in temporary...
  • Chennai: Search continues for missing sailors 01-11-2012 09:12 PM

    Chennai: Search operations were intensified on Thursday to trace five missing crew of an oil tanker that ran aground off a city beach hours before the landfall of cyclone "Nilam" that swept through the northern parts of Tamil Nadu. Coast Guard this morning rescued 15 sailors, who were stranded onboard...
  • Cyclone Nilam effect seen in Bangalore as rains lash the city 01-11-2012 02:55 PM

    As Cyclone Nilam weakened, its effect was seen in Bangalore which witnessed a heavy rainfall dropping the mercury to 18.3 degrees Celsius. The rain is likely to remain disruptive for some more days, though its intensity may ease now and then, weather forecasters said. ...
  • Cyclone Nilam weakens, search on for missing sailors 01-11-2012 07:55 AM

    Chennai: Cyclone Nilam, which hit the Tamil Nadu coast near Mahabalipuram on Wednesday evening, has weakened. The cyclone left one person dead. A crew member of a stranded ship drowned after a life boat carrying him and 21 others capsized in choppy waters off Besant Nagar locality in south Chennai...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Oil tanker runs aground 31-10-2012 07:34 PM

    Chennai: An oil tanker with 37-member crew on board on Wednesday ran aground off the city coast under the impact of high velocity winds before the landfall of cyclone 'Nilam'. Chennai Port Trust sources said that Coast Guard and other agencies had launched operations to rescue some crew members as...
  • One dead, 5 crew members of ship missing 31-10-2012 06:15 PM

    New Delhi: One person has been died due to Cyclone Nilam at the Tamil Nadu coast near Mahabalipuram. The crew member drowned after a life boat carrying him and 21 colleagues capsized in choppy waters off Besant Nagar locality in south Chennai in high velocity winds just hours before the...
  • Cyclone Nilam hits Tamil Nadu coast 31-10-2012 02:17 PM

    Chennai: UPDATE: 5.54 pm: The Weather department has said that there is possibility of Cyclone Nilam to intensify. 5.48 pm: Wind speed has gone up to 100 km per hour and more than 4000 people have been evacuated near Mahabalipuram. Cuddalore has now been declared cleared of landfall. 5.35 pm:...
  • Cyclone Nilam: 5 Andhra districts on alert, no evacuation yet 31-10-2012 12:16 PM

    Cyclone Nilam is nearing the Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh coast and is likely to strike by Wednesday evening. Five coastal districts in Andhra Pradesh which are on Nilam's path are on alert. Nellore is receiving an average of 5 to 6 cm rainfall since Tuesday night. ...
  • Cyclone Nilam: Rains lash Andhra Pradesh 31-10-2012 12:01 PM

    Hyderabad: Rains and strong gales hit Nellore in Andhra Pradesh and other neighbouring districts of Tamil Nadu under the influence of cyclonic storm Nilam. The cyclone is expected to make a landfall on Wednesday evening between Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and Nellore, bringing in heavy rains in the region with...