Passengers in limbo as trains cancelled

 Cyclone Jawad is likely to disrupt train schedules over the next few days. South Western Railways has cancelled several trains. Passengers are stranded at Bangalore’s train stations as over 30 trains have been cancelled due to Cyclone Jawad. The cyclone predicted to reach Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on Saturday. Maria, station master of Bangalore cantonment […]

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Mamata Banerjee asks Modi for funds to restructure Digha and Sundarbans

She proposed two schemes, ₹10,000 crores each, to rectify the damage done to Digha and the Sundarbans. Kolkata: Chief Minister of West Bengal (WB), Mamata Banerjee, held a private meeting with Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi at the Kalaikunda airbase, Kharagpur, WB, to discuss the aftermath of the cyclone Yaas.  The chief minister held a […]

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Yaas weakened from VSCS to cyclonic storm at 5:30 P.M: IMD (Live Updates)

The Very Severe Cyclonic Storm (VSCS) Yaas is likely to weaken during the next six hours, IMD said. It made landfall around 8:30 A.M. today, on 26th May, about 40 km South-Southeast of Balasore, Odisha, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD). Around 5,76,288 people have been evacuated in Odisha so far, with 60 ODRAF […]

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Total Lunar Eclipse of 2021 combines with Supermoon

May 26 marks three celestial events of the moon, as the total lunar eclipse combines with the super moon and blood moon. But, experts say, they have nothing to do with the cyclone.  May 25, 2021, Sudeept Singh  Bhubaneshwar: On Wednesday, skygazers can view the first lunar eclipse of 2021. According to the National Aeronautics […]

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Odisha, West Bengal gear up for Cyclone Yaas

Around 20,000 people have already been evacuated in Odisha and the government is hiking payments for restoration work post the cyclone. Cuttack, Kolkata: A storm is coming. Within a year of the cyclone Amphan, another cyclone called Cyclone Yaas will make landfall on Odisha and West Bengal within the next 12 hours. While the state […]

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States gear up for Yaas

The evacuation process is expected to start today. Bengaluru: Disaster response teams equipped with boats, tree-cutters, and telecom equipment have been deployed in five states and union territories in view of Cyclone Yaas. Odisha is setting up cyclone shelters and temporary medical centres for relocating people who will be evacuated today. In Jagatsinghpur district alone, […]

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