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Navy rescues 11 fishermen, Andhra coast on high alert (Lead)


December 29th, 2011 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) An Indian Navy helicopter Thursday rescued 11 fishermen trapped in the Bay of Bengal as the official machinery in the coastal Andhra geared up to face ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane to cross Tamil Nadu coast Friday morning


December 29th, 2011 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 29 (IANS) The severe cyclonic storm Thane is expected to cross the north Tamil Nadu coast between Nagapattinam and Chennai, close to Puducherry early Friday morning, the India ... Read more...

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Tidal waves continue to slam Andhra coast


December 29th, 2011 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 29 (IANS) High tidal waves Thursday continued to slam the Andhra Pradesh coast under the influence of severe cyclonic storm 'Thane' in the Bay of Bengal which is ... Read more...

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Coastal Andhra braces for cyclone ‘Thane’ (Lead)


December 28th, 2011 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 28 (IANS) High tidal waves lashed the coast of Andhra Pradesh Wednesday under the impact of severe cyclonic storm 'Thane' over the Bay of Bengal, the Met Office ... Read more...

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Andhra on alert as cyclone ‘Thane’ threatens coast (Lead)


December 27th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 27 (IANS) An alert was sounded along the Andhra coast as a cyclonic storm formation in the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify and hit the coast ... Read more...

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Cyclone threat along Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu coasts


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 27 (IANS) The south Andhra and north Tamil Nadu coast is facing the threat of a cyclone later in the week with a cyclonic storm formation in the ... Read more...

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Relief for coastal Andhra as cyclone threat dissipates


November 8th, 2010 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 8 (IANS) People in southern coastal Andhra Pradesh heaved a sigh of relief as a very severe cyclonic storm over southwest Bay of Bengal weakened into a deep depression.The met ... Read more...

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Orissa fishermen alerted over cyclone ‘Jal’


November 7th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 7 (IANS) Fishermen in Orissa's coastal districts were Sunday evening asked not to venture into the sea in view of the severe cyclonic storm 'Jal' over south-west Bay of Bengal, ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm JAL likely to hit Chennai and Nellore coast tonight


November 7th, 2010 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Visakhapatnam, Nov.7 (ANI): A severe cyclonic storm, Jal over southwest Bay of Bengal moved north westwards and lay centered at 320 kilometres southeast of Chennai and 400 km southeast of Nellore.The ... Read more...

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Two Orissa ports on alert over cyclone ‘Jal’


November 6th, 2010 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 6 (IANS) Storm warning signals were hoisted in two Orissa ports as cyclonic storm 'Jal' over southwest Bay of Bengal intensified into a severe cyclonic storm, officials said.The storm warning ... Read more...

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Alert in Andhra as cyclone threatens coast


November 6th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 6 (IANS) Authorities in Andhra Pradesh were on high alert Saturday as a severe cyclone 'Jal' neared the state's coastline from southwest Bay of Bengal.In south coastal districts, authorities began ... Read more...

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Cyclonic storm ‘Jal’ moves slightly, alert sounded in Andhra, Tamil Nadu


November 6th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Vishakhapatnam, Nov 6 (ANI): An alert has been sounded in various parts of Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu as the cyclonic storm 'Jal' over southeast Bay and its adjoining southwest area moved ... Read more...

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Monsoon normal, to hit capital by July 1


June 4th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) The monsoon this year will be normal, and the rains it brings are likely to hit the Indian capital by the start of July, the Indian Meteorological ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phet may give Gujarat a miss (Lead)


June 3rd, 2010 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 3 (IANS) The severe cyclonic storm Phet may weaken and give Gujarat a miss while moving towards Pakistan by the weekend. So far eight people have died in the state ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phet may hit Gujarat during weekend


June 3rd, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 3 (IANS) The severe cyclonic storm Phet, which has claimed seven lives, has altered course but may again hit Gujarat's coast around the weekend, the weather office said Thursday. The storm ... Read more...

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Cop drowns in Andhra flood while saving woman


May 21st, 2010 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 21 (IANS) A brave police constable who jumped into swirling flood waters to save a woman got washed away in the strong currents in coastal Andhra Pradesh. His body was ... 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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Rescue teams conduct drills in Orissa over cyclone Laila


May 20th, 2010 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 20 (IANS) Hundreds of relief and rescue personnel held drills in Orissa Thursday amid fears that the severe cyclonic storm Laila over the Bay of Bengal may trigger flash floods ... Read more...

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Storm snaps coastal Andhra’s mobile phone link


May 20th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains and strong gales due to the severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal snapped mobile phone communication in several parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh Thursday. Except ... Read more...

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Cyclone crosses Andhra coast near Bapatla


May 20th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) The severe cyclonic storm Laila crossed the Andhra Pradesh coast near Bapatla in Guntur district Thursday afternoon. Officials said huge storm surges were seen in the Bay of ... Read more...

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Cyclone Laila hits train services in coastal Andhra


May 20th, 2010 - 3:24 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 20 (IANS) The severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal has badly hit train services in coastal Andhra Pradesh with as many as 31 passenger trains being cancelled and ... 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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Over 700 villages in Andhra may be hit by Cyclone Laila


May 19th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, May 19 (IANS) Over 700 villages in four coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh are likely to be affected by a severe cyclonic storm that is expected to hit the coast Thursday ... Read more...

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Tidal waves lash Orissa coast, no deaths reported (Lead)


May 25th, 2009 - 7:00 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) Tidal waves caused by a severe cyclonic storm in Bay of Bengal Monday inundated more than two thousand acres of land and dozens of houses in Orissa's coastal ... Read more...

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India Meteorological Department Foundation Day today


January 15th, 2009 - 11:56 am ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 15 (ANI): The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is celebrating its 134th Foundation Day today. The day is being celebrated to commemorate taking over of H. F. Blanford as ... Read more...

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India may soon have a dedicated weather channel: Met official


January 14th, 2009 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) India may soon get its own dedicated weather channel, said the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Wednesday. "We are keen to have a dedicated TV channel for improving ... Read more...

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Cyclone Nargis may hit Bangladesh coast


April 30th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, April 30 (IANS) Moving slowly across the Bay of Bengal, cyclone Nargis has gathered strength, intensifying into a "severe cyclonic storm" that may hit the Bangladesh-Myanmar coast, media reports said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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