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Thursday August 25th 2016

Cyclone Phailin Projected/Predicted Path + Latest News

Below is the projected/predicted path of Cyclone Phailin, the latest news about Phailin is below the image!

Cyclone Phailin Path
Image Credit: USAF Joint Typhoon Warning Center



Cyclone Phailin – Google News

Investing in Communities Affected by Conflict and Crises – Stanford Social Innovation Review (subscription)


Investing in Communities Affected by Conflict and Crises
Stanford Social Innovation Review (subscription)
When Cyclone Phailin made landfall in India in 2013, it affected 13.2 million people, many of whom were Afat Vimo customers. A follow-up study by AIDMI after Cyclone Phailin found that those who had purchased insurance were able to use the post

Posted on 24 August 2016 | 6:36 pm

‘Accurate weather forecast helping minimise damage’ – The Hindu


'Accurate weather forecast helping minimise damage'
The Hindu
The accuracy of weather forecasts, developed over the years, has helped in minimising the loss of lives and property during cyclones and other natural calamities. This was proved during the cyclone Phailin in Odisha and Cyclone Hudhud in Andhra Pradesh

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Posted on 13 August 2016 | 12:40 am

Modernizing weather forecasts and disaster planning to save lives – World Bank Group (blog)


World Bank Group (blog)

Modernizing weather forecasts and disaster planning to save lives
World Bank Group (blog)
When Cyclone Phailin struck the coast of Odisha in 2013, more than 1 million people were moved to shelters or safer buildings in record time. Less than 40 people died in the cyclone, a dramatic reduction compared to a cyclone of similar strength in

Posted on 11 August 2016 | 9:22 pm

Expert team to visit Puri; fix erosion at Swarga Dwar – Odisha Television Ltd.


Odisha Television Ltd.

Expert team to visit Puri; fix erosion at Swarga Dwar
Odisha Television Ltd.
Due to this, a portion of the embankment was swept away in the devastating Cyclone Phailin in October, 2013. As a result, saline water from the lake entered the villages and swept away houses. Since then, the district administration has not taken any

Posted on 10 August 2016 | 5:28 pm

IMD plans to install more automatic weather stations to give accurate forecasting for a small area – Economic Times


Economic Times

IMD plans to install more automatic weather stations to give accurate forecasting for a small area
Economic Times
IMD's prediction of rains and other weather events like cyclones Phailin and Hudhud had shown increasing levels of accuracy when Ramesh's predecessor LS Rathore was in charge. During the interview, Ramesh acknowledge this and said he would like to …

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Posted on 2 August 2016 | 1:49 am

ICICI Lombard raises Rs 485-crore through NCDs – Economic Times


ICICI Lombard raises Rs 485-crore through NCDs
Economic Times
Over the last few years, the industry has witnessed several catastrophic events including Uttarakhand floods, cyclone Phailin and floods in Chennai and the surrounding regions in FY2016. The insurance regulator had allowed insurance companies to raise …

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Posted on 1 August 2016 | 9:43 am

Saviours in calamity – Daily Pioneer


Daily Pioneer

Saviours in calamity
Daily Pioneer
… Sikkim earthquake (2011), Japan triple disaster (2011), Assam floods (2012), Uttarakhand floods (2013), Cyclone Phailin (2013), J&K floods (2014), Cyclone Hudhud (2014), Gujarat floods (2014), Nepal earthquake (2015), and Chennai urban floods (2015

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Posted on 30 July 2016 | 6:36 pm

KJ Ramesh to be the new IMD chief – Business Standard


KJ Ramesh to be the new IMD chief
Business Standard
During his tenure, the IMD saw very precise prediction of cyclones HudHud and Phailin, forecasting of heatwave and nowcasts. He is also credited to initiate the special agro-meteorological service for the farmers. The IMD is nearly 141-year-old

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Posted on 27 July 2016 | 3:28 pm

Climate Migrants Lead Mass Migration to India’s Cities – Inter Press Service


Inter Press Service

Climate Migrants Lead Mass Migration to India's Cities
Inter Press Service
Cyclone Phailin, which swamped the coastal Indian state of Orissa in October 2013, triggered large-scale migration of fishing communities. Researchers in the eastern Indian state of Assam and in Bangladesh have estimated that around a million people

Posted on 26 July 2016 | 9:22 pm

Cyclone Phailin: India relieved at low death toll – CNN


LiveScience.com

Cyclone Phailin: India relieved at low death toll
CNN
The last time a storm as powerful as Cyclone Phailin struck the eastern coast of India, 10,000 people died. So the sense of relief is strong in the state of Odisha, where Phailin made landfall this weekend. "I felt like I was going to die, everyone was
How Bad Will Cyclone Phailin Be for India?LiveScience.com
Deadly Cyclone Phailin destroys $4bn worth of crops across area size of DelawareNBCNews.com (blog)
Cyclone Phailin damage affects millionsTelegraph.co.uk
Christian Science Monitor
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Posted on 14 October 2013 | 3:43 pm