Australia's bushfire evacuees prepare for another night on the beaches
The immediate threat from Australia's devastating bushfires may have eased - at least temporarily - but thousands of people are still living in campsites along the country's east coast, unable to return home.
Indian Ocean island Mayotte on cyclone alert
The storm was expected to make landfall around 7:00 pm local time (1600 GMT), and island authorities warned inhabitants in a statement to stay indoors and "not come out in any circumstances".
Cyclone Bulbul may intensify, likely to move towards West Bengal
A cyclonic storm formed over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a...
Cyclone Bulbul wreaks havoc in Odisha, trees uprooted
The severe cyclonic storm Bulbul hit Odisha’s Kendrapada district on Nov 09. Due to severe cyclonic storm, trees were uprooted and roads got...
Cyclone Kyarr intensifies into severe storm
The cyclonic storm namely 'Kyarr' intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the east-central Arabian Sea.It lay centred about 190 km to ...
Cyclone Bulbul: Death toll reaches 6 in West Bengal
At least six persons have died due to cyclone 'Bulbul' in West Bengal where around 2,97,000 people have been affected due to the cyclonic st...
Cyclone Bulbul: Modi, Shah speak to Mamata, assure central help
The home minister said 10 teams of the National Disaster Response Force had been deployed in West Bengal and six teams in Odisha.Additional 18 teams of NDRF have been kept on standby, he added.
Cyclone Bulbul: PM Modi speaks to Mamata Banerjee, assures assistance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held talks with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee regarding Cyclone Bulbul and assured her o...
7 killed as cyclone 'Bulbul' disrupts normal life in Bengal
Weathermen said that gale wind at a speed of 80 to 90 kmph was prevailing along and off the coastal and adjoining districts of West and East Midnapore, South and North 24 Parganas in the evening of Saturday and was likely to increase gradually to 110 to 120 kmph with gusts up to 135 kmph.
Cyclone Bulbul: Rainfall, strong winds hit Odisha's Bhadrak
Cyclone Bulbul made a landfall in Odisha's Bhadrak today (Nov 9). Rainfall along with strong wind wreaked havoc in the district. Several tre...
Cyclone ‘Bulbul’ likely to move towards West Bengal coast: IMD Bhubaneswar
India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director HR Biswas said that cyclone ‘Bulbul’ is laying over northwest Bay of Bengal moving towards We...
Cyclone 'Bulbul' intensifies; rain pounds parts of WB, Odisha
Cyclone 'Bulbul', currently moving at a speed of 13 kmph, may intensify further by Saturday, Biswas said. It is unlikely to make a landfall in Odisha, but the state should brace for heavy to very heavy rainfall in its coastal and northern districts in the next two days, HR Biswas, the director of Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre, said.
Rains lash Thane and Palghar as cyclone 'Maha' fizzles out
The district disaster management control (DDMC) said that heavy rains lashed parts of Thane and Palghar districts till early hours of Friday. Although no casualties were reported during the downpour that began late on Thursday night, low-lying areas in the districts witnessed water-logging, a DDMC report stated.
Cyclone 'Maha' spares Gujarat, showers likely for next 2 days
"Maha is no longer a cyclone. It has become a depression into the sea without hitting the Gujarat coast. Rain may occur in most districts during the next 2 days," the Ahmedabad IMD centre's director Jayanta Sarkar said. However, fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea during the next 12 hours as the weather conditions there will be "rough to very rough".
Cyclone Bulbul: IndiGo cancels flights, offers alternate arrangements to passengers
"The peak hour of the cyclone is expected from 10 PM Saturday until 4 AM Sunday. All the passengers of the affected domestic flights are being notified and alternate arrangements being offered,"the low-cost carrier said in a statement. With around 48 per cent share in the domestic air passenger market, IndiGo is the largest airline in India.
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