Cyclone Ockhi

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Tribunal orders reinstatement of suspended Kerala DGP

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.

After the storm

Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Odisha have systems in place to tackle the seasonal cyclones, but Kerala was found wanting. The northeast monsoon, which is often accompanied by cyclonic winds, brings rainfall to Kerala.


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

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.

Two weeks after cyclone Ockhi, hope and wait for families of missing fishermen

Cyclone Ockhi: In village after village, women sit with folded hands and tears in front of photographs of their missing loved ones. Or keep an eye on TV screens.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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Cyclone Ockhi: Mumbai witnesses highest December rainfall in 142 years

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

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.