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Tuesday December 23rd 2014

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

Balasore Fails to Utilise Funds – The New Indian Express


The New Indian Express

Balasore Fails to Utilise Funds
The New Indian Express
Sources said the grants were allotted last year after the cyclone Phailin damaged several school buildings but the funds could not be disbursed in several areas reportedly due to red tapism and political interference. Around `7.32 crore was sanctioned

Posted on 22 December 2014 | 12:36 am

Bay of Bengal Cyclones Drive Fish into Nets – Earthweek – A Diary of the Planet


Earthweek – A Diary of the Planet

Bay of Bengal Cyclones Drive Fish into Nets
Earthweek – A Diary of the Planet
A year earlier, Cyclone Phailin sent a huge number of hilsa to the Dhubri area, where catches were 10 times larger than normal. Fisherman told the Thomson Reuters Foundation that the hilsa, related to herring, is typically hard to catch. But in the

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Posted on 18 December 2014 | 11:31 pm

A Side Effect – A Happy One – Of Cyclone Hudhud – NDTV


NDTV

A Side Effect – A Happy One – Of Cyclone Hudhud
NDTV
"Thousands of people living here who are associated directly or indirectly with fishing activities have benefitted from the increase in hilsa after the cyclones," said Haren Das, the Dhubri district fish officer. But afterward, he said, "everything

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Posted on 17 December 2014 | 11:49 am

Vizag railway station still wears battered look – Times of India


Vizag railway station still wears battered look
Times of India
"After being hit by Cyclone Phailin in October 2013, Berhampur railway station in Odisha took nearly one year to restore. However, we hope to complete restoration of Vizag station at the earliest if the funds get sanctioned early," said the official

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Posted on 15 December 2014 | 11:08 pm

Cyclone with a catch: Indian fishermen enjoy bountiful haul – GlobalPost


Cyclone with a catch: Indian fishermen enjoy bountiful haul
GlobalPost
A year earlier, after Cyclone Phailin struck India, thousands of families dependent on the fishing trade found their fortunes turned when the storm drove huge numbers of hilsa to the Dhubri area from the Bay of Bengal. “The hilsa fish by nature keeps

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Posted on 15 December 2014 | 5:35 pm

Indian anti-cyclone actions slash extreme-weather risks – SciDev.Net


Indian anti-cyclone actions slash extreme-weather risks
SciDev.Net
As an example, the researchers highlight Cyclone Phailin, which hit the east Indian state of Odisha in October 2013. It was the area's strongest storm since Cyclone 05B struck in 1999, killing almost 9,000 people and leaving more than 1.5 million homeless.

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Posted on 9 December 2014 | 8:13 am

New Storm Threatens Philippines, the World’s Most Disaster-Prone Country – Businessweek


Businessweek

New Storm Threatens Philippines, the World's Most Disaster-Prone Country
Businessweek
3 in Germanwatch's 2013 ranking because of Cyclone Phailin. One of the worst storms ever to hit the country, Phailin destroyed $4 billion worth of crops. Cambodia was No. 2 due to flooding accompanying a monsoon that was much wetter than normal.
UN relief agencies prepare emergency response as typhoon approaches UN News Centre
More than 600000 flee as typhoon nears PhilippinesFox News
Powerful typhoon slams into eastern PhilippinesKTRK-TV

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Posted on 3 December 2014 | 4:11 pm

‘Cyclone Phailin ravaged ecosystem of Odisha’s Chilika lake’ – Times of India


Times of India

'Cyclone Phailin ravaged ecosystem of Odisha's Chilika lake'
Times of India
BHUBANESWAR: Over fishing, unauthorized shrimp farming, pollution, sedimentation and tourism are not only threatening the ecosystem of Chilika, the largest brackish water lake in Asia and the second largest lake in the world, but the very severe
India: 'Cyclone Phailin ravaged ecosystem of Odisha's Chilka lake'gulfnews.com

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Posted on 16 November 2014 | 12:38 pm

In Odisha, Cyclone Phailin Survivors say Hudhud Can’t be Worse – NDTV


NDTV

In Odisha, Cyclone Phailin Survivors say Hudhud Can't be Worse
NDTV
Ganjam, Odisha: Cyclone Hudhud has brought heavy rain and strong winds to Odisha. But in Ganjam, those who weathered the worst of Cyclone Phailin last year, are thanking their stars. Hudhud comes nowhere near, they say. A detailed assessment of the …
Hudhud gone, Orissa relieved that there was no repeat of PhailinIndian Express

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Posted on 12 October 2014 | 1:03 pm

Cyclone Hudhud is no Phailin, but panicky coastal Odisha taking no chances – Firstpost


Firstpost

Cyclone Hudhud is no Phailin, but panicky coastal Odisha taking no chances
Firstpost
Bhubaneshwar: As he emerged out of a customary 'high-level review meeting' on Wednesday, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik made it a point to emphasise that his government was bracing for 'Cyclone Hudhud' just the way it had done in the case of …
Cyclone Hudhud: People in Ganjam haunted by memories of Cyclone PhailinIndia.com
People in Ganjam haunted by memories of Cyclone PhailinBusiness Standard
After Phailin, Cyclone Hudhud to hit Ganjam districtHindustan Times
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Posted on 9 October 2014 | 2:55 am

Cyclone Phailin – Yahoo News Search Results

‘India regional player in met services’

India has emerged a regional player in meteorology services and, over the last few years, has considerably increased its skills, Director General of Meteorology, Indian Meteorology Department, Laxm…

Posted on 18 December 2014 | 6:41 pm

A Side Effect – A Happy One – Of Cyclone Hudhud

The cyclones that tear through India with increasing frequency often leave devastation in their wake. But sometimes they can also bring benefits, as the fishermen in India's lower Assam districts of D…

Posted on 17 December 2014 | 9:58 am

Cyclone with a catch: Indian fishermen enjoy bountiful haul

By Amarjyoti Borah DHUBRI, India (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – The cyclones that tear through India with increasing frequency often leave devastation in their wake. But sometimes they can also bring benefits, as the fisherman in India's lower Assam districts of Dhubri and Goalpara have discovered. In October, the Indian states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha were hit by the deadly Cyclone Hudhud …

Posted on 15 December 2014 | 4:43 pm

National Disaster Response Force to raise two more battalions soon: Director General OP Singh

National Disaster Response Force to raise two more battalions soon: Director General OP Singh

Posted on 11 December 2014 | 12:45 pm

Mass Evacuation Takes Place in India as Cyclone Hudhud Approaches: Reports

Hundreds of thousands of people have been evacuated from the east coast of India in the face of cyclone Hudhud, The Guardian has reported.

Posted on 11 December 2014 | 5:38 am

Gopalpur port may resume operations from July 2015

Battered by two back to back cyclonic storms, the Gopalpur port’s road to revival has been delayed further. The port that expected to restart operations by January 2015, is now looking at a revised timeline of July 2015 after very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud damaged the port’s breakwater in October.

Posted on 10 December 2014 | 3:02 pm

UN: More than 30 M at risk from typhoon

Typhoon Ruby could affect more than 30 million people in the Philippines, the United Nations has said. Denis McClean, a spokesperson for the UN Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR), said during a press briefing in Geneva on Dec. 5 that the category 5 typhoon has triggered one of the largest peacetime evacuations in Philippine history that “appeared to rival” the evacuation of one million …

Posted on 6 December 2014 | 4:00 pm

UN relief agencies prepare emergency response as typhoon approaches Philippines

More than 30 million people risk feeling the brunt of Typhoon Hagupit as it barrels down on the Philippines, United Nations emergency and humanitarian officials warned today as they outlined the Organization-wide preparations being made before the massive storm makes landfall this weekend.

Posted on 5 December 2014 | 7:24 pm

Odisha Assembly adjourned after uproar over Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh

Odisha Assembly adjourned after uproar over Polavaram project in Andhra Pradesh

Posted on 24 November 2014 | 9:43 am

GIC Re plans to set up natural catastrophe disaster fund

Amid rising incidences of natural disasters, national reinsurer GIC Re has proposed to set up a natural catastrophe disaster fund/pool to cover the country’s entire population for a minimum specified amount in the event of specified natural calamities.

Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:43 am