The Financial Express

The Financial Express

IMD Forecasts Dry Weather Spell In Delhi For Next Seven Days

With signs of mercury touching 39-degrees Celsius this week, the dry weather in Delhi is likely to continue for next seven days. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), states including Delhi, Chandigarh, Rajasthan, Haryana and UP may experience strong surface winds of about 30 kmph on May 25. Recently, Delhi witnessed heavy rains due to Cyclone Tauktae and western disturbance a week ago making it wettest May since 2008.… read-more

Tue, 25 May 2021 - 03:38 PM / by Santosh Tibeli

Tags: Delhi, Aam Aadmi Party, Cyclone Tauktae, India, Climate Change

Courtesy: Indian Express

Brick Kiln

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Mathura Brick Kiln Industry Seeks UP Govt Help After Tauktae Effect

Brick kiln owners in Mathura have requested a waiver of royalty and GST from the UP government to survive the heavy losses faced due to cyclone Tauktae. Reportedly, each of the 250 kiln owners suffered a loss of Rs 8-12 lakhs with cascading effect on 50,000 workers due to early closure of the industry which goes on till mid-June. The District Brick Kiln Association also requested for free rations.

Mon, 24 May 2021 - 08:30 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Brick-kiln, Mathura, Cyclone Tauktae, UP government, CM Yogi Adityanath

Courtesy: The Economic Times

Barge P305

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P305 Barge Accident: Mumbai Police Books Captain; Navy Informs 51 Dead

The Mumbai’s Yellow Gate Police on May 21 filed an FIR against the captain of the wrecked P305 Barge on the complaint of P305 engineer. The report says that the captain proceeded further despite several warnings on Cyclone Tauktae. The Mumbai police said that few more will be arrested following the investigation. Reportedly, a Navy spokesperson stated that 51 bodies were found with 27 crew members still missing.

Fri, 21 May 2021 - 06:45 PM / by Anvitha Shetty

Tags: Cyclone Tauktae, Barge P305, Indian Navy, Arabian Sea

PM Narendra Modi during his aerial survey of Gujarat.

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Centre Grants Rs 1,000 Crore For Cyclone Tauktae-Ravaged Gujarat

PM Narendra Modi has announced Rs 1,000 crore for relief work in Gujarat after his aerial survey of the destruction caused by cyclone Tauktae in the state. The PM also promised an ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh for the families of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for the injured in the calamity. Cyclone Tauktae has affected mainly districts of Gir Somanth, Amreli and Bhavnagar along with parts of Diu. 

Thu, 20 May 2021 - 11:51 AM / by Harsh Vardhan

Tags: Gujarat, Cyclone Tauktae, Gir Somnath, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Diu

Courtesy: NDTV

PM Modi surveying

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NCP Slams PM Modi For Ignoring Maharashtra In His Aerial Survey

The Nationalist Congress Party has questioned PM Narendra Modi dodging an aerial survey in the Cyclone Tauktae affected regions of Maharashtra but surveyed in Gujarat and Diu on May 19. The accusations of discrimination came as Modi's aerial survey radar was limited to Gir-Somnath, Bhavnagar, Amreli districts of Gujarat, Una, Diu, Jafarabad, and Mahuva. While PM Modi will hold a review meeting after the survey, NCP called it “discrimination… read-more

Wed, 19 May 2021 - 04:43 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: Cyclone Tauktae, PM Modi, aerial survey, Gujrat

Cyclone Tauktae around Bombay High Area

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Cyclone Tauktae: Navy Saves 146 People From Sinking Near Mumbai Coast

As the cyclone Tauktae has wreaked havoc, the Indian Navy on May 17 saved 146 out of 273 people aboard a barge from sinking into the sea near the Mumbai coast. The rescue operation to save the remaining 127 people, who were on life jacket support, is still being carried out. Warships INS Kochi and INS Kolkata executed the operation in collaboration with offshore vessels Greatship Ahlaya and Ocean Energy.

Tue, 18 May 2021 - 02:21 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Cyclone Tauktae, Mumbai, Bombay High Area, oil field

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

Fishermen at Gujarat Coast

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Cyclone Tauktae To Hit Gujarat Coast At Night; Thousands Evacuated

Cyclone Tauktae is likely to make a landfall at Gujarat’s Bhavnagar coast late on May 17. As a precautionary measure, the government has evacuated nearly 25,000 people from low-lying areas in Porbandar and Mahuva. Nearly 100 NDRF teams along with 16.5 tonnes of equipment have been deployed for relied measures. Reliance Industries’ Jamnagar Plant, producing oxygen for whole country, might be forced to shut for a few hours.

Mon, 17 May 2021 - 04:18 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Gujarat, Cyclone Tauktae, NDRF, Land Fall

Courtesy: NDTV


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101 Disaster Management Troops Deployed To Tackle Cyclone Tauktae

To combat cyclone Tauktae the National Disaster Rescue Force (NDRF) has deployed 101 troops with ships and aircraft to different states at risk. Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba with the National Crisis Management Committee has reviewed the situation on May 16, to check the preparedness for the cyclone expected to hit the Gujarat coast on May 18. IMD reported the expected wind speed to be 150 to 160kmph with heavy rainfall.

Sun, 16 May 2021 - 06:25 PM / by Sohini Mandal

Tags: cyclone, tauktae, Cyclone Tauktae, Disaster Management, cabinet secretary, Rajiv gauba

Courtesy: The Economic Times

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IMD Forecasts Cyclone Tauktae May Intensify In Severe Storm On May 17

Forecasting the landfall of cyclone Tauktae over the southeast Arabian Sea on May 15, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned of it turning into a 'very severe cyclonic storm.' Heading towards Gujarat and adjoining Pakistan coast, Tauktae would cause heavy rainfall in Lakshadweep, Kerala, ghats of TN, coastal Karnataka. Launching the cyclone watch, the IMD also forecasted moderate pour in Goa and south Konkan regions during May… read-more

Fri, 14 May 2021 - 06:44 PM / by Vanshika Sharma

Tags: Cyclone Tauktae, rainfall, health care, IMD, Cyclonic Storm

Courtesy: The Indian Express