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.
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.
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.
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.
January 02, 2018 5:34 am
On its first sortie on December 1 from Thiruvananthapuram, it rescued four fishermen from a capsized boat.
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.