Sunday, Jan 29, 2023

Cyclone Ockhi


Tribunal orders reinstatement of suspended Kerala DGP

July 30, 2019 2:29 am

The seniormost IPS officer in Kerala was suspended in December 2017 after he criticised the government’s rescue efforts in the aftermath of Cyclone Okhi.

On Cyclone Ockhi anniversary, tears of the kin of victims, fears of the survivors

November 29, 2018 10:34 am

Scores of families of victims are surviving on the interest they get from the Rs 20 lakh compensation the state government has deposited in the accounts of the dependents.

Cyclone Ockhi first in almost 40 years to travel 2,400 km

January 04, 2018 6:30 pm

In December, 1922, a cyclone that originated in the Bay of Bengal travelled about 4,000km up to the Coast of Yemen.

Cyclone Ockhi aftermath: 33 decaying bodies wait for identification, kin for answers

January 03, 2018 5:27 am

According to disaster management officials, 16 out of 33 bodies are lying in mortuaries in Kozhikode district as most of them were found floating off the coast there.

Cyclone Ockhi: Night when helicopter braved dark, choppy sea to save lives

January 02, 2018 5:34 am

On its first sortie on December 1 from Thiruvananthapuram, it rescued four fishermen from a capsized boat.

Cyclone Ockhi: Rs 24 lakh compensation for kin of dead in Kerala

January 02, 2018 3:07 am

So far, the Centre has given Rs 133 crore each to Kerala and Tamil Nadu as interim relief after the cyclone hit the two states, besides Rs 15 crore to Lakshadweep.

Kerala to do away with New Year celebrations in view of Cyclone Ockhi tragedy

December 30, 2017 7:56 pm

Instead of celebrations, a function to offer tributes to those who lost their lives in the cyclone will be held

Central aid of Rs 133 crore for Cyclone Ockhi-hit Kerala

December 27, 2017 7:05 pm

Malayalam actress Manju Warrier also took time off from her busy schedule to visit the affected families in Poonthura. The death toll in the cyclone has touched 74 and 134 persons are still missing, according to officials.

Cyclone Ockhi: 845 lives rescued, 661 fishermen still missing, says Nirmala Sitharaman in Lok Sabha

December 27, 2017 5:41 pm

The majority of those untraceable are from Tamil Nadu (400) and Kerala (261), the worst hit states when Cyclone Ockhi swept through the coastlines of southern India.

Central team in Kerala to assess Cyclone Ockhi damage

December 26, 2017 1:59 pm

A total of 74 persons have been killed and according to the Latin Diocese, more than 250 continued to remain missing


Cyclone Ockhi: Mumbai witnesses highest December rainfall in 142 years

December 06, 2017 2:04 pm

As Ockhi passed the coast of Mumbai, the city witnessed the highest December rainfall in 142 years with Colaba receiving 82.2 mm rainfall and Santacruz received 53.8 mm in 24 hours.

Cyclone Ockhi: This is how the storm is wreaking havoc on the southern Indian coastline

December 02, 2017 3:12 pm

Cyclone Ockhi: The IMD on Saturday said that Cyclone Ockhi has intensified into a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’. It is likely to intensify in the next 24 hours. The cyclone has been wreaking havoc on the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala.