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Cyclone Laila stationary, toll up at 27 in coastal Andhra


May 21st, 2010 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) Cyclonic storm Laila remained stationary near south coastal Andhra Pradesh as heavy rains and gales continued to batter the region for the third consecutive day Friday, killing ... Read more...

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Orissa evacuates 4,000 people due to cyclone Laila (Lead)


May 20th, 2010 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 20 (IANS) Orissa Thursday evacuated nearly 4,000 people from three seaside villages and moved them to safer places amid fears of high tidal waves due to the severe cyclonic storm ... Read more...

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Heavy rains batter coastal Andhra as cyclone inches closer (Lead)


May 20th, 2010 - 4:36 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rain battered Andhra Pradesh Thursday paralyzing transport and snapping power and communication links as cyclonic storm Laila showed signs of weakening before hitting the coast. The storm ... Read more...

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Laila weakening as it inches closer to Andhra coast


May 20th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh coast may escape severe battering by cyclonic storm Laila that is showing signs of weakening before hitting the seashore. However, heavy rains with gales, which ... Read more...

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Orissa fishermen alerted over cyclone Laila


May 19th, 2010 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) The meteorological centre in Orissa Wednesday evening asked fishermen in the state's coastal districts not to venture into the sea in view of cyclonic storm Laila, which is ... Read more...

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Rescue teams deployed in Andhra to counter cyclone Laila


May 19th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) The central government has deployed personnel from National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) along with search and rescue equipment as a precautionary measure to tackle possible damage from ... Read more...

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Cyclone Laila to hit Andhra coast Thursday morning


May 19th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 19 (IANS) The cyclonic storm Laila over the Bay of Bengal would cross Andhra Pradesh coast between Nellore and Kakinada Thursday morning and bring rain to the coastal areas of ... Read more...

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Andhra to forcibly evacuate people from coastal areas (Lead)


May 19th, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Facing the spectre of cyclonic storm wreaking havoc in the coastal region, Andhra Pradesh government Wednesday asked the authorities to use force, if necessary, to evacuate people from ... Read more...

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Andhra on high alert as cyclonic storm intensifies


May 18th, 2010 - 4:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 18 (IANS) The administration in Andhra Pradesh's coastal region Tuesday went on high alert as the cyclonic storm Laila intensified and is likely to cross the coast near Machilipatnam. Second warning ... Read more...

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Irish airports to re-open at 1 p.m. local time after volcanic ash conditions improve


May 4th, 2010 - 2:28 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN (BNO NEWS) -- Irish airports will re-open at 1 p.m. local time (1200 GMT) after volcanic ash conditions improved, the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) said on Tuesday.The IAA had ... Read more...

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Cyclone nearing west coast, fishermen warned (With Images)


November 10th, 2009 - 6:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 10 (IANS) A cyclonic storm is intensifying in the Arabian Sea and is likely to move near south Gujarat and north Maharashtra and could bring with it strong winds ... Read more...

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Deep depression crosses Orissa coast (Lead)


September 5th, 2009 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Sep 5 (IANS) The deep depression formed over the northwest Bay of Bengal crossed the Orissa coast Saturday evening and moved toward West Bengal, weather officials said. "The deep depression has moved ... Read more...

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Nine dead as cyclone Aila hits Bangladesh


May 26th, 2009 - 1:21 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 25 (DPA) At least nine people were killed as cyclone "Aila", packing winds of up to 100 km per hour made landfall along Bangladesh's coastline Monday, officials said. Several thousands ... Read more...

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24 killed, 110,000 affected as Cyclone Aila pounds coastal West Bengal (Third Lead)


May 26th, 2009 - 12:03 am ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Cyclone Aila battered coastal West Bengal as well as state capital Kolkata Monday as it unleashed storms that uprooted trees, electricity poles and thatched homes, leaving a trail ... Read more...

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18 killed, 100,000 affected as Aila batters coastal West Bengal (Second Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) Cyclone Aila pummelled coastal West Bengal as well as state capital Kolkata Monday as it unleashed storms that uprooted trees, electricity poles and thatched homes, leaving a trail ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm ‘Aila’ likely to hit West Bengal


May 25th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 25 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that the cyclonic storm "AILA" is likely to intensify further and move in a near northerly direction and cross West ... Read more...

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Orissa raises cyclone warning


May 25th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Orissa Monday raised the storm warning levels along its ports and alerted coastal residents as a cyclone formed in the Bay of Bengal. Fishermen have been asked not ... Read more...

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Orissa sounds cyclone alert


May 25th, 2009 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 24 (IANS) Orissa Sunday alerted its ports and coastal residents after a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclone and could result in heavy rain in ... Read more...

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Storm alert sounded in coastal Orissa


May 24th, 2009 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 23 (IANS) Orissa's coastal districts were Saturday put on alert as a depression that had formed over western-central Bay of Bengal was predicted to intensify into a cyclonic storm. The ... Read more...

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Monsoon hits Kerala a week early, farmers rejoice (Lead)


May 23rd, 2009 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 23 (IANS) The The eagerly awaited southwest monsoon hit Kerala Saturday, a week ahead of its normal date, bringing cheer to farmers in the state. The onset of the monsoon was ... Read more...

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Cyclone Nargis may hit India-Bangladesh coast


April 29th, 2008 - 1:08 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 29 (IANS) A cyclonic storm called Nargis is brewing over the Bay of Bengal and may hit the India-Bangladesh coast in the next four to five days, the meteorological office ... Read more...

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