Very Severe Cyclonic Storm “Yaas” makes landfall over Odisha, India

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm “Yaas” makes landfall over Odisha, India

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Yaas" crossed the north Odisha coast, India about 20 km (12.4 miles) south of Balasore from 05:00 to 06:00 UTC (10:30 to 11:30 IST) on May 26, 2021, with an estimated wind speed of 130 – 140 km/h (80 – 87 mph) gusting to 155…

Massive evacuations ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Yaas” landfall, India

Massive evacuations ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Yaas” landfall, India

Tropical Cyclone "Yaas" formed at 03:00 UTC on May 24, 2021, as the second named storm of the 2021 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The system is expected to cross the north Odisha – West Bengal coasts on May 26 as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, with wind…

17 dead, more than 10 000 houses damaged in Odisha floods, India

17 dead, more than 10 000 houses damaged in Odisha floods, India

At least 17 people died while more than 10 000 houses were damaged by floods in India's Odisha state as of Monday, August 31, 2020. Although the situation has improved, over 1.4 million people remain affected across 20 districts. The state saw days of heavy…

Violent tornado injures 12 people, damages 70 houses in Odisha, India

Violent tornado injures 12 people, damages 70 houses in Odisha, India

Around 70 thatched houses were damaged and 12 people were injured after a violent tornado hit seaside villages in the district of Kendrapara in Odisha, India, on Monday afternoon, June 15, 2020. The storm struck around 10:30 UTC (16:00 LT) and lasted about 10…

Extensive damage in Puri after Tropical Cyclone “Fani” slams into India

Extensive damage in Puri after Tropical Cyclone “Fani” slams into India

Tropical Cyclone "Fani" made landfall close to the city of Puri, Odisha between 02:30 – 04:30 UTC (08:00 – 10:00 LT) on Friday, May 3, 2019 as Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm with winds between 180 – 190 km/h (112 – 118 mph) and gusts to 200 km/h (124…

Nearly 1 million evacuating ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Fani” landfall

Nearly 1 million evacuating ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Fani” landfall

The Government of India has started evacuating close to 1 million people living in the path of Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm "Fani." The latest forecast track by RSMC New Delhi, the authority for this region, calls for landfall to take place between…