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  • Cyclone Gulab makes landfall in Andhra Pradesh

    Cyclone Gulab makes landfall in Andhra Pradesh

    Sep 27, 2021, 07:06 AM IST

    Odisha on Sunday experienced light to moderate rainfall as cyclone Gulab made landfall at a place in Andhra Pradesh, about 95 kilometres from Gopalpur in the state where a large number of people have been evacuated as a precautionary measure, officials said.

  • Coolest May since 2008: IMD

    Coolest May since 2008: IMD

    Jun 01, 2021, 08:04 PM IST

    India Meteorological Department (IMD) Scientist Kuldeep Srivastava on June 01 on informing about the Delhi weather said, "This is the coolest May since 2008.

  • Maharashtra: Barge carrying 80,000 ltr oil suffers leakage off Palghar coast

    Maharashtra: Barge carrying 80,000 ltr oil suffers leakage off Palghar coast

    May 31, 2021, 04:02 PM IST

    A ship approaching the shore has been trapped due to cyclone Tauktae in Palghar, Maharashtra. The ship has 80 thousand liters of diesel. Oil is continuously leaking from the ship. There is a possibility of major loss due to oil leakage.

  • Dharmendra Pradhan conducts aerial survey of Cyclone Yaas-hit districts

    Dharmendra Pradhan conducts aerial survey of Cyclone Yaas-hit districts

    May 30, 2021, 08:28 PM IST

    Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on May 30 conducted the aerial survey of cyclone Yaas hit districts.

  • Barge P305 Mishap:

    Barge P305 Mishap: 'ONGC is responsible for the accident' says father of missing Engineer Saurabh Jain

    May 30, 2021, 04:39 PM IST

    Speaking to India TV, missing Engineer Saurabh Jain's father accuses ONGC for the accident.

  • Patients face trouble as hospitals get waterlogged in Bihar

    Patients face trouble as hospitals get waterlogged in Bihar

    May 29, 2021, 10:46 AM IST

    As Cyclone Yaas weakened over Bihar and East Uttar Pradesh, some hospitals in Bihar were partially flooded. Sadar Hospital in Bihar’s Vaishali district was flooded. Following heavy rainfall, water entered inside the hospital into the emergency room, operation theatre, and other areas. IMD had also issued a red alert warning for Bihar, Jharkhand.

  • Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrives late for cyclone Yaas review meet with PM Modi

    Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee arrives late for cyclone Yaas review meet with PM Modi

    May 28, 2021, 10:34 PM IST

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee arrived late by 30 minutes for Cyclone Yaas review meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. According to sources, Mamata was present at the Kalaikunda air base in West Midnapore, however, she kept the PM waiting. West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar, BJP MLA Suvendu Adhikari and other officials were present during the meeting.

  • PM Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit areas

    PM Modi conducts aerial survey of cyclone-hit areas

    May 28, 2021, 05:05 PM IST

    PM Modi undertook an aerial survey of the parts of Odisha and West Bengal which have been impacted by the Cyclone Yaas. Odisha government demanded long term solutions to mitigate problems caused by the repeated cyclones and provision of disaster resilient power systems.

  • Mamata meets PM just to submit report on damage in Bengal, skips review meet

    Mamata meets PM just to submit report on damage in Bengal, skips review meet

    May 28, 2021, 05:01 PM IST

    Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Bengal’s Kalaikunda and submitted preliminary report on damages caused by Cyclone Yaas. However, West Bengal Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar criticised Banerjee for skipping review meet with Modi.

  • Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi conducts aerial survey of affected areas in Bengal, Odisha

    Cyclone Yaas: PM Modi conducts aerial survey of affected areas in Bengal, Odisha

    May 28, 2021, 02:16 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited cyclone-ravaged West Bengal and Odisha. He conducted an aerial survey to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas, that has claimed four lives so far.

  • Cyclone Yaas: PM Narendra Modi to conduct an aerial survey in Bengal, Odisha today

    Cyclone Yaas: PM Narendra Modi to conduct an aerial survey in Bengal, Odisha today

    May 28, 2021, 07:41 AM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit cyclone-ravaged West Bengal and Odisha today. He will conduct an aerial survey to assess the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas.

  • Cyclone Yaas: 201 relief camps set up, 596 people evacuated in Jharkhand

    Cyclone Yaas: 201 relief camps set up, 596 people evacuated in Jharkhand's West Singhbhum

    May 27, 2021, 06:12 PM IST

    As many as 201 relief camps have been set up and 596 people are evacuated in the West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand as part of relief efforts.

  • Cyclone Yaas: Red Alert issued for Bihar, Jharkhand and East-UP, informs IMD

    Cyclone Yaas: Red Alert issued for Bihar, Jharkhand and East-UP, informs IMD

    May 27, 2021, 06:12 PM IST

    Senior scientist of India Meteorological Department (IMD), RK Jenamani on May 27 informed that the impact of Cyclone Yaas will stay for another 36 hours at eastern coast areas.

  • Super 100: 4 dead, more than 20 lakh evacuated because of Cyclone Yaas

    Super 100: 4 dead, more than 20 lakh evacuated because of Cyclone Yaas

    May 27, 2021, 08:40 AM IST

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said one crore people were affected in the state due to the cyclone.

  • Cyclone Yaas weakens after hitting North Odisha, Bengal

    Cyclone Yaas weakens after hitting North Odisha, Bengal

    May 26, 2021, 03:29 PM IST

    Cyclone Yaas crossed the north Odisha coast about 20 km south of Balasore between 10.30 and 11 am, with 130-140 km per hour winds and 150 km per hour gusts. At 1.30 pm it was over north coastal Odisha, about 15 km southwest of Balasore.

  • As cyclone Yaas makes a landfall in Odisha,  Bihar, West Bengal likely to receive heavy rainfall

    As cyclone Yaas makes a landfall in Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal likely to receive heavy rainfall

    May 26, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

    Very severe cyclonic storm Yaas is now about 30km south-southeast of Balasore. The landfall process started around 9am. It will take around 2 hours to complete. Over 11.5 lakh people were evacuated from vulnerable places in West Bengal ahead of the cyclone.

  • Yaas Cyclone landfall starts in Odisha

    Yaas Cyclone landfall starts in Odisha

    May 26, 2021, 12:13 PM IST

    Odisha: Water from the sea floods the residential areas in Dhamra of Bhadrak district. The landfall process of Cyclone Yaas is continuing. It will take around 3 hours to complete. It is 30 km south-southeast of Balasore at 9:30 am, as per IMD's update.

  • NDRF, IG explains how his team works under severe cyclonic conditions

    NDRF, IG explains how his team works under severe cyclonic conditions

    May 26, 2021, 11:39 AM IST

    The India Meteorological Department said ‘Very Severe Cyclonic Storm’ Yaas has made landfall close to north of Dhamra port and south of Balasore district in Odisha at 9 am on Wednesday. As the storm is relatively a large sized system, the landfall can take several hours to complete. Wind speeds ranging between 140 and 155 kms are being reported from the coastal districts.

  • Yaas Cyclone: Rain and gusty winds hit Odisha

    Yaas Cyclone: Rain and gusty winds hit Odisha's Balasore district

    May 26, 2021, 09:54 AM IST

    Cyclone Yaas intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday evening, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said, even as the states of West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand aggressively evacuated over 12 lakh people to storm shelters by late evening. The IMD also issued a red-coded warning alert to the Odisha and West Bengal coasts. "The severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas' (pronounced as 'Yass') over northwest and Bay of Bengal intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm," Mohapatra said.

  • Super 100: IMD issues alert in West Bengal, Odisha amid Yaas cyclone

    Super 100: IMD issues alert in West Bengal, Odisha amid Yaas cyclone

    May 26, 2021, 07:54 AM IST

    Cyclone Yaas intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday evening, India Meteorological Department Director General M Mohapatra said, even as the states of West Bengal, Odisha and Jharkhand aggressively evacuated over 12 lakh people to storm shelters by late evening. The IMD also issued a red-coded warning alert to the Odisha and West Bengal coasts.