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Cyclone Asani update: Strong winds, rain lash Andhra Pradesh, flights cancelled; IMD says storm to weaken in next 24 hours
India

Cyclone Asani update: Strong winds, rain lash Andhra Pradesh, flights cancelled; IMD says storm to weaken in next 24 hours

The India Meteorological Department said there is a possibility that cyclonic storm Asani may not make landfall on Andhra Pradesh coast. It has also warned of heavy to very heavy rainfall at some places in north coastal Andhra for the next two days

As Asani intensifies, a look at why and how cyclones are named
India

As Asani intensifies, a look at why and how cyclones are named

Cyclones occur several times across the globe throughout the year and each time with an interesting name like Asani, or Aila or Amphan they become an intriguing topic of discussion

Kolkata on alert amid cyclone Asani forecast; heavy rains likely
India

Kolkata on alert amid cyclone Asani forecast; heavy rains likely

The Met department has forecast that Asani, lying over southeast Bay of Bengal, is likely to intensify into a severe cyclone as it moves northwestwards

'Stability of international order in question': PM Modi calls for greater cooperation among BIMSTEC nations
India

'Stability of international order in question': PM Modi calls for greater cooperation among BIMSTEC nations

In his opening remarks at the fifth BIMSTEC Summit, Modi said the results of this landmark summit will write a golden chapter in BIMSTEC's history.

Deep depression over north Andaman Sea unlikely to intensify into cyclonic storm, says India's weatherman
Politics

Deep depression over north Andaman Sea unlikely to intensify into cyclonic storm, says India's weatherman

The weather office said light to moderate rainfall was expected over the Andaman Islands and heavy showers were not expected in the region.

As Cyclone Asani nears, parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands witness rain, strong winds
India

As Cyclone Asani nears, parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands witness rain, strong winds

Inter-island shipping services have been stopped and fishermen warned not to venture into the sea as the year's first cyclonic storm nears the archipelago

Cyclonic storm brewing in Bay of Bengal likely to cause heavy rain, gusty wind in south Bengal
India

Cyclonic storm brewing in Bay of Bengal likely to cause heavy rain, gusty wind in south Bengal

Apprehending damage from the impending storm, the West Bengal government said it has decided to deploy two NDRF teams and two SDRF teams in the coastal areas

Cyclone Gulab: Landfall complete, cyclonic storm intensity unchanged; two dead, one missing in AP
India

Cyclone Gulab: Landfall complete, cyclonic storm intensity unchanged; two dead, one missing in AP

As per the IMD the system is now likely to move westward and weaken into deep depression

Depression leaves trail of destruction in Odisha; four dead, 20 lakh affected
India

Depression leaves trail of destruction in Odisha; four dead, 20 lakh affected

The state received an average 155.9 mm rainfall triggering floods in urban and rural areas

Odisha records highest rainfall in last 63 years; authorities issue flood alert
India

Odisha records highest rainfall in last 63 years; authorities issue flood alert

The weather office has issued 'Red' warning, predicting heavy to very heavy and extremely heavy rains, for Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal to turn into depression; IMD forcasts very heavy rain in seven Odisha districts
India

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal to turn into depression; IMD forcasts very heavy rain in seven Odisha districts

The IMD issued Red warning for Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Dhenkanal and Nayagarh districts

Why the fate of monsoon in India depends on favourable conditions from El Nino, Indian Ocean Dipole
India

Why the fate of monsoon in India depends on favourable conditions from El Nino, Indian Ocean Dipole

Monsoon update: The monsoon was seen as having covered all of Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir, etc. but slowed down since then

Explained: Why Bengal govt is whisking away thousands from their homes on two Sundarbans islands
India

Explained: Why Bengal govt is whisking away thousands from their homes on two Sundarbans islands

Residents of Ghoramara and Mousuni are being being moved to safety by the West Bengal government as tidal waters and rainfall pose grave risk to their lives

Cyclone Yaas makes landfall in Odisha's Bhadrak with 130-140 kmph wind speed; flooding in Bengal's coastal areas
India

Cyclone Yaas makes landfall in Odisha's Bhadrak with 130-140 kmph wind speed; flooding in Bengal's coastal areas

The landfall process begun at 9 am and will take three-four hours to complete. Maximum impact will be in Balasore and Bhadrak districts, said Odisha's Special Relief Commissioner

Cyclone Yaas: Low-pressure area on Bay of Bengal may develop into cyclonic storm; landfall on 26 May, says IMD
India

Cyclone Yaas: Low-pressure area on Bay of Bengal may develop into cyclonic storm; landfall on 26 May, says IMD

Fishermen in West Bengal have been advised against venturing into the sea for a few days from 23 May. Those who are out with trawlers have been requested to return to the shore in the next two days

Five Rohingya feared dead, thousands flee huge blaze at refugee camps in Bangladesh
World

Five Rohingya feared dead, thousands flee huge blaze at refugee camps in Bangladesh

The fire at Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar district broke out in the late afternoon and spread quickly through at least four blocks

Amitav Ghosh on his book Jungle Nama, folk traditions: 'We have to find ways to make reading collaborative'
Arts & Culture

Amitav Ghosh on his book Jungle Nama, folk traditions: 'We have to find ways to make reading collaborative'

Through his new book Jungle Nama — written completely in verse, with artwork by Salman Toor — the writer wishes to uphold and celebrate folk traditions of storytelling by engaging with diverse mediums such as audiobooks, graphic novels and video-gaming.

Cyclone Burevi to make landfall in Sri Lanka later today; India issues red alert, bans fishing till Friday
World

Cyclone Burevi to make landfall in Sri Lanka later today; India issues red alert, bans fishing till Friday

The cyclonic storm will pack gusts of up to 100 kms an hour when it makes landfall late in Sri Lanka before moving west and hitting India around 24 hours later, forecasters said

Depression forms over Bay of Bengal, to intensify soon, says IMD; likely to cause rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala
India

Depression forms over Bay of Bengal, to intensify soon, says IMD; likely to cause rainfall over Tamil Nadu, Kerala

In south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala, heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at a few places and extremely heavy showers at isolated places on 3 December, as per the weather agency