And the fact that it's heading towards Odisha after covering a long way on the sea for over 10 days, which allowed it to gather more water and momentum, makes it all the more powerful.Â The cyclone, moving through the Bay of Bengal, has brought strong winds up to 120- 175 km/h. Minister ofÂ Â Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu wrote a tweet requesting all the airlines to cooperate in the relief and rescue mission impending the cyclone. A disturbing incident of caste discrimination was reported by our Community Correspondent, Sumitra Barik in Odisha. A super-cyclone battered the coast of Odisha for 30 hours in 1999, killing 10,000 people. Describing the condition of Puri as "very bad", Patnaik said the state has been able to restore water supply to 70 percent of the Puri town. Meanwhile, the ones that Krushna planted post Cyclone Fani are still very young and will take a few more years to grow and guard against cyclones and soil erosion. 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Amit Shah speaks to CMs of Odisha, Bengal; assures help to deal with situation after cyclone; Supreme Court awards higher compensation to kin of man killed in 2010 â¦ That conversation started after Cyclone Sidr of 2007 and ... decade while the intensity increased by about 15% from 2010 to 2017. Life remained paralysed on Saturday, a day after ‘extremely severe’ cyclonic storm Fani, ripped through eight districts of Odisha. According to the experts, cyclone Fani originated south-east of Sri Lanka, close to the Equator. While the security helpline number is 182, here are the helpline numbers of 30 districts of Odisha. Cyclone Helen â 2013. After making landfall in Odisha with wind speeds@180 kmph, Cyclone Fani is expected to weaken in the next 3 hours with a wind speed of 150-160 km â¦ Heavy rainfall in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand. The 1999 Odisha cyclone organized into a tropical depression in the Andaman Sea on 25 October, though its origins could be traced back to an area of convection in the Sulu Sea four days prior. For Odisha, the 1999 Super Cyclone was one such event. ... Odisha, India, on May 19 as Cyclone Amphan, termed as 'super cycloneâ¦ Forest Officer Creates Odisha’s First Eco-Village, Helps Residents Earn Rs 2 Crore, The Legendary IFS Officer Who Adopted a Tigress As His Own Daughter, Click here if you want to make a contribution of your choice instead, Join our community of positive ambassadors. The name for this cyclone was suggested by Bangladesh which means snake or a snake with hood. On May 3, Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal, before moving on to Bangladesh with relatively low intensity. The extreme weather event has rendered lakhs homeless. Until 1999, Odisha didnât have a well laid out plan for disaster management. After Odisha Cyclone, Retired Jawan Spends Pension Money to Plant 50,000 Saplings “Spending lakhs of his own money, he used to walk around collecting palm seeds and burying them like green dams.” Post Author: Rinchen Norbu Wangchuk; Post published: July 9, 2020; Post Category: Odisha The 1999 Odisha cyclone organized into a tropical depression in the Andaman Sea on 25 October, though its origins could be traced back to an area of convection in the Sulu Sea four days prior. After Cyclone Fani Wreaks Havoc, Economic Disruption Upends Lives in Odisha. Many environmentalists often visit him to discover the secret of his passion for plantation,” says environmentalist Jayakrushna Panigrahi, speaking to the Orissa Post. Kanak News 254,809 views. Readers only offer: Get additional Rs 200 off on 'The Better Home' powerful natural cleaners. The extent of damage that this severe storm is capable of causing can be assessed by the fact that torrential rains and high-velocity winds that followed the landfall uprooted many trees and electricity poles in the region, killing at least two. In Odisha, he apparently got noticed during 1999 super cyclone. In life, there are sometimes events or episodes that bring about a complete transformation in a person's character. 45 people were killed in this cyclone, while 69 crores, 60 lakh dollars worth property was lost. “A few days later, I gathered a few kids from my village and proposed a massive feast with local delicacies if they agreed to join my plantation campaign along the seashore. It also helps prevent soil erosion and provides firewood to the villagers. While Krushna only got to see the aftermath of the 1999 cyclone, he was in Odisha in May 2019, when Cyclone Fani hit, and had his first real-life experience of what it’s like to encounter nature’s fury. The event is not out of the ordinary because cyclone season in the Bay â¦ in the summer,” adds Soumya. In 1999, before the Super Cyclone struck, the Orissa had 21 shelters. It would help us if you can follow our Instagram handle and spread the word around. In Bengal, West Medinipur, South and North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly, Jhargram districts and Kolkata are expected to be the hard-hit areas. The misunderstanding was due to a lack of awareness on both my part and that of the forest department. "Fani was one of the rarest of the rare summer cyclone - the first one in 43 years to hit Odisha and one of three to hit the state in 150 years," Patnaik said. However, the widespread damage will impact on many less fortunate families for a long time to come if timely and adequate assistance is not provided. “It was after his retirement in January 2005, when Krushna Bhai took up environmental protection. Watch Queue Queue Cyclone Fani started developing around April 25 and has made a landfall this morning in Odisha on the east coast. Over 11 lakh people have been evacuated and accommodated in the shelter homes. An uphill task to repair 75 high power transmission towers, 11,000 distribution transformers and 84,000 km of low tension power lines This report â "Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment: Cyclone Phailin in Odisha 2013" â lays the ground for the effective recovery from cyclone impacts. It also impacted the neighbouring countries such as Thailand and Myanmar. Vistara also informed the passengers via Twitter about the cancellation of flights from Odisha and Kolkata. In the years after the devastating cyclone, Odisha began building cyclone shelters on a war footing. In the eastern state of Odisha, where the cycloneâs effects were felt the most, 64 people died while 1.2 million people were evacuated and taken to cyclone shelters. On #ReportersProject with @anuradhasays. 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