A presentation was made to the PM regarding the primary assessment on the devastation caused by Tauktae. Details regarding the damage assessment, restoration and relief work were also discussed.
IMD forecast said while the rainfall activity in and around the national capital on Wednesday is likely to be intense, on Thursday, there is only a possibility of drizzle in some parts.
Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places is very likely over east Rajasthan on Wednesday.
The ONGC said this morning that the two barges and an oilrig - barring Barge Papaa-305 which has sunk - are taken in control and their crew are safe, with the IN and ONGC engaged in the rescue operations for the crew of Papaa-305.
Gujarat faced such a potentially devastating cyclone after a gap of almost 23 years. In June 1998, a super cyclone had originated near the Lakshadweep Islands and hit the Kandla port of Gujarat. According to some estimates, up to 10,000 people were killed in that cyclone.
May 18, 2021
Gandhinagar, May 17 : With Cyclone Tauktae likely to hit Gujarat in about an hour, the Sardar Vallabhbhai…
Mumbai, May 17 : Sparking huge concerns, at least 273 persons have been stranded on a drifting barge…
New Delhi: The operations of Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) will remain suspended from 11:00 am…
Very severe Cyclonic Storm Tauktae (pronounced as TauTe) has intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm centered about…
May 17, 2021
Teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) are have been stationed at Gir Somnath, Amreli, Porbandar, Dwarka,Jamnagar, Rajkot, Kutch, Morbi, Surat, Gandhinagar, Valsad, Bhavnagar, Navsari, Bharuch and Junagarh districts of Gujarat.
In the fourth incident, a person died due to lightning in Shivamogga district in Malnad region while he was taking shelter under a shade during the rain.
May 16, 2021
New Delhi, May 16 : The Severe Cyclonic Storm “Tauktae” (pronounced as Tau’Te) over east central Arabian Sea…
May 16, 2021
Thiruvananthapuram, May 15 : The after effects of the deep depression formed over Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea…
May 15, 2021