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Cyclone Asani update: Red alert in Andhra Pradesh as cyclonic storm changes direction; NDRF teams deployed in state
India

Cyclone Asani update: Red alert in Andhra Pradesh as cyclonic storm changes direction; NDRF teams deployed in state

In view of Cyclone Asani, the Odisha government has put five districts on high alert as the storm will come 'very close' to land at a place between Kakinada and Vishakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Asani: Fishermen out in sea despite warning narrowly escape as boats capsize off Odisha’s Ganjam coast; WATCH
India

Cyclone Asani: Fishermen out in sea despite warning narrowly escape as boats capsize off Odisha’s Ganjam coast; WATCH

Fishermen from Sanaryapalli, Bada Aryapalli and Golabandha areas were returning to the coast in their six fishing vessels. However, the boats sank after being caught in the rough sea conditions at Aryapalli

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

Raging severe cyclone Asani likely to weaken on nearing coast
India

Raging severe cyclone Asani likely to weaken on nearing coast

The cyclone will not make landfall either in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh but will move parallel to the east coast and cause rainfall

Cyclone Asani gets stronger, but no landfall in Odisha, Andhra, says IMD; alert in three states
India

Cyclone Asani gets stronger, but no landfall in Odisha, Andhra, says IMD; alert in three states

Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh have been put on a high alert ahead of the heavy rain forecast on Tuesday and Wednesday. Under the influence of the system in the Bay of Bengal, thunderstorms, lightning and rain is forecast over Bihar, Jharkhand and Sikkim too till 12 May

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

Cyclone won't make landfall in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, will move parallel to coast, says IMD
India

Cyclone won't make landfall in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, will move parallel to coast, says IMD

The system, which has turned into a deep depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal and the adjoining Andaman Sea, is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm

Cyclone won't make landfall in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, to move parallel to coast, says IMD
India

Cyclone won't make landfall in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, to move parallel to coast, says IMD

It will recurve north-northeastwards and move towards northwest Bay of Bengal after nearing the North Andhra-Odisha coast, IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said

IMD warns cyclone threat looms over east coast, Odisha on alert
India

IMD warns cyclone threat looms over east coast, Odisha on alert

The weather office also warned of thunderstorms and heavy rainfall over the districts of Gangetic West Bengal between Tuesday and Friday next week in view of the likely formation of the cyclonic storm

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

Cyclone Asani to intensify into deep depression during next 24 hours, says IMD
India

Cyclone Asani to intensify into deep depression during next 24 hours, says IMD

The Indian Army, Navy, Air Force and Indian Coast Guard are on stand by and Central ministries are ready with assistance if required, said ministry of home affairs

Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Rain washes out third day's play of the 2nd Test in Dhaka
First Cricket News

Bangladesh vs Pakistan: Rain washes out third day's play of the 2nd Test in Dhaka

Match officials called off play at the Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium at 2:00 pm, with no chance of the weather improving for the day.

Cyclone Jawad: IMD predicts very heavy rainfall for Andhra, Odisha and Bengal; over 54,000 people evacuated
India

Cyclone Jawad: IMD predicts very heavy rainfall for Andhra, Odisha and Bengal; over 54,000 people evacuated

The name Cyclone Jawad — pronounced as 'jowad' — was proposed by Saudi Arabia and means generous or merciful in Arabic

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

Cyclonic storm likely to hit Odisha, Andhra coasts on Saturday morning, predicts IMD
India

Cyclonic storm likely to hit Odisha, Andhra coasts on Saturday morning, predicts IMD

The northeastern states are also likely to experience enhanced rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall during the same period

Heavy rain alert in Gujarat, Maharashtra as low pressure over western India likely to intensify, says IMD
India

Heavy rain alert in Gujarat, Maharashtra as low pressure over western India likely to intensify, says IMD

The depression over southwest Vidarbha and neighbourhood moved west-northwestwards and weakened into a well-marked low pressure area on Tuesday, the Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD

Cyclone Gulab Updates: Storm likely to weaken into deep depression during next six hrs, says IMD
India

Cyclone Gulab Updates: Storm likely to weaken into deep depression during next six hrs, says IMD

Cyclone Gulab LIVE Updates: The landfall process of cyclone Gulab has started on Sunday evening and it may continue for about three hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

Kalira Atita movie review: Noble marriage of narrative and non-fiction
Entertainment

Kalira Atita movie review: Noble marriage of narrative and non-fiction

In Nila Madhab Panda's National Award-winning Odia film, the lone actor Pitobash does his best to lend a human face to what is essentially an environmental documentary.

Earth's 'vital signs' are deteriorating due to business-as-usual approach: Study
science

Earth's 'vital signs' are deteriorating due to business-as-usual approach: Study

There has been an "unprecedented surge" in climate-related disasters, including flooding, heatwaves, wildfires and cyclones all over the world.

World Oceans Day 2021: Seabirds act like canaries in a coal mine, send an urgent message from the ocean
science

World Oceans Day 2021: Seabirds act like canaries in a coal mine, send an urgent message from the ocean

Seabird breeding productivity depends on food resources available and are sentinels of change in marine ecosystems.