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Jun 07, 2019
Odisha estimates Rs 9,336-cr loss due to Cyclone Fani, seeks assistance of Rs 5,227 crore from CentreThe cyclone Fani affected 14 districts of Odisha are Angul, Balasore, Bhadrak, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Ganjam, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Kendrapara, Keonjhar, Khordha, Mayurbhanj, Nayagarh and Puri.
May 03, 2019
Cyclone Fani makes landfall: What are hurricanes, typhoons, hurricanes and tornadoes; are they similar to tropical cyclones?The only difference between a hurricane, a cyclone, and a typhoon is the location where the storm occurs. They are categorised under the same weather phenomenon, but different names are used to describe these storms in different places. In the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific, the term “hurricane” is used. Whereas, the same type of disturbance in the Northwest Pacific is called a “typhoon” and “cyclones” occur in the South Pacific and the Indian Ocean
Mar 02, 2019
In the blizzard-hit apple orchards of Kashmir, farmers are anguished at inadequate government compensationGovernment records reveal the average annual apple production in Kashmir is 17 lakh metric tons.
Jan 29, 2019
Cuba hit by strongest tornado in eight decades; three dead, hundreds injured in three Havana neighbourhoodsResidents of the three relatively-poor boroughs in Cuba hit by the tornado were bracing for further calamity once the tropical sun started to dry sodden buildings, which can often lead to structures shifting and collapsing.
Nov 01, 2018
RSS announces plans to train cadre in rescue and rehabilitation operations after natural calamitiesThe RSS is mulling training its cadres on rescue and rehabilitation operations after natural calamities, a senior functionary of the organisation said on Wednesday.
Sep 28, 2018
Tsunami hits Sulawesi island, mows down buildings in Palu after 7.5-magnitude earthquake strikes IndonesiaA video footage filmed from the top floor of a parking ramp spiral in Palu in Indonesia's Sulawesi island, showed a churning wall of whitewater mow down several buildings and inundate a large mosque.
Sep 14, 2018
Kerala floods: Pinarayi Vijayan govt submits memorandum seeking Rs 4,700cr from Centre as compensation for damageAt least 488 people have died in Kerala due to the rains and floods this monsoon, which hit 14 districts of the state. The Kerala government has sent a memorandum to the Home Ministry giving details about the loss of human life, properties, infrastructure and crops and sought about Rs 4,700 crore as compensation, a senior government official said.
Jun 02, 2018
Dust storm kills 17, injures 11 in Uttar Pradesh; deaths caused due to collapse of houses and treesUttar Pradesh was hit by another deadly dust storm that claimed 15 lives and left nine persons injured on Friday.
Feb 12, 2018
Today in wait, what? MP BJP leader advises farmers fearing hailstorms to recite Hanuman ChalisaA former BJP MLA on Monday asked farmers in Madhya Pradesh to recite Hanuman Chalisa to protect their crops from natural calamities like hailstorm.
Sep 12, 2017
Hurricane Irma could make a $300 billion dent in US economy, say analystsAs the Texas residents were still reeling from the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, two weeks later on Sunday, Irma made landfall on America’s southeastern state of Florida causing widespread damage to property, businesses, and crops taking the lives of atleast four people.