Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com |Edited by Sohini Sarkar
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 05:16 PM IST
‘Amphan’ (pronounced UM-PN) that had turned into an extremely severe cyclonic storm gathered more strength over the Bay of Bengal while moving slowly towards the coast. It has now intensified further into a super cyclonic storm likely to make landfall on Wednesday, the IMD has indicated.
New Delhi, Delhi | By Press Trust of India | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON MAY 18, 2020 12:27 PM IST
The National Crisis Management Committee reviewed the preparedness for the impending cyclone and directed immediate assistance to West Bengal and Odisha, which are likely to hit by the storm.
Hindustan Times | By KumKum Dasgupta
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2019 09:26 AM IST
The natural calamity is a warning for cities: Learn to be climate resilient or the consequences would be severe
Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAY 06, 2019 02:52 PM IST
All Indian states, coastal or otherwise, must learn from Odisha and put in place a responsive disaster management system so that they are not caught unawares when a calamity strikes.
Hindustan Times, Puri | By Debabrata Mohanty
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2019 08:51 PM IST
At Puri circuit house, additional chief secretary Suresh Mohapatra was trying to find a safe place to stand as glass shards were scattered all around. Mohapatra, who worked in Puri as district collector after the Super Cyclone struck in 1999, said Fani was the worst possible cyclone that he has seen.
Bhubaneswar | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON SEP 26, 2018 09:18 PM IST
A government official said the 180 meters long mouth will enhance the livelihood and tourism in the area.