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Cyclone aftermath

Salt- Tolerant Paddy Production Helps Over 4 Lakh Farmers In Bengal To Beat Cyclone Woes

Dec 06, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The state government had introduced the ‘Krishak Bandhu’ (friends of farmers) scheme in January 2019 to provide financial assistance to all farmers for agricultural purposes and to provide social security to the farm families in the event of the untimely death of a cultivator.

Cyclone ‘Gulab’ Weakens, No Respite From Heavy Rains In Odisha

Sep 28, 2021 Sandeep Sahu

The Indian Meteorological Department has said there are cyclonic depressions over Bay of Bengal, which would continue to bring down rains in coastal state Odisha for next two weeks.

Cyclone Tauktae: PM Modi Conducts Aerial Survey Of Damage In Gujarat, Diu; Announces Rs 1,000-Crore Aid

The announcement was made after Modi held a review meeting here with Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and top officials to assess the damage caused by the cyclone.

Cyclone Tauktae: 22 Dead, 65 Missing From Barge P305 Off Bombay High Area; 186 Rescued

May 19, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The Navy said its personnel, battling extreme weather, have so far rescued 186 of the 273 people who were onboard barge P305 and also two from tugboat Varaprada.

Cyclone Tauktae: Navy Ships Rescue 146 From Barge; Aerial Search On

The Navy on Tuesday morning also deployed the P-8I long-range, multimission maritime patrol aircraft to join the search and rescue operations

18 May, 2021

Cyclone Tauktae Weakens After Making Landfall On Gujarat Coast

Outlook Web Bureau

Cyclone Tauktae, equivalent of a category 3 hurricane, slammed Gujarat state late on Monday, with wind speed surging as high as 190 kilometers (118 miles) per hour, according to the India Meteorological Department.

17 May, 2021

Cyclone Tauktae To Hit Gujarat Coast Tonight; Over 1 Lakh People Shifted

Outlook Web Bureau

As per a government release, the state administration shifted over one lakh people living in coastal areas of 17 districts to safer places till late Sunday night, and the work resumed on Monday morning.

17 May, 2021

Explained: What Is 'Tauktae' And How Are Cyclones Named?

Outlook Web Bureau

Cyclone Tauktae: Hundreds of people along the affected areas have also been evacuated.

13 May, 2021

Year’s First Cyclone ‘Tauktae’ Forming Over Arabian Sea, Likely To Intensify Further: IMD

Outlook Web Bureau

Cyclone ‘Tauktae’: The areas like Lakshadweep, the coast of Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, and Maharashtra are likely to be impacted.

03 December, 2020

Cyclone Burevi: Amit Shah Speaks To Kerala, Tamil Nadu Chief Ministers; Assures Help


The cyclone is likely to make landfall on the southern coast on Friday.

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

PTI Photo

A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

PTI Photo

Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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