Sunday, May 28, 2023

Cyclone Tauktae


Tauktae damaged crops worth over Rs 85 cr in Amreli, farmers paid relief of Rs 47 cr: Govt

March 29, 2022 10:50 am

Dhari taluka reported the highest extent of damage among all the 11 talukas of Amreli, estimated at Rs 15.56 crore.

Probe on P 305 tragedy: Allow Coast Guard to move vessels to port, panel recommends

September 21, 2021 6:16 am

The committee, headed by the Director General of Shipping, has already submitted two interim reports to the Ministry of Shipping, and reviewed the compensation announced by ONGC and other stakeholders, The Indian Express has learnt.

Gujarat: 15 Cong MLAs detained over protest seeking re-survey of damage caused by Tauktae

August 12, 2021 5:42 am

On Wednesday morning, several Congress MLAs assembled at the official residence of Leader of Opposition (LOP) Paresh Dhanani in Gandhinagar and later started marching towards the Mahatma Gandhi statue installed at Gujarat Vidhansabha.

Tauktae killed 67 people, left 8,629 cattle dead in Gujarat, says Centre

July 21, 2021 7:51 pm

The cyclone, which made a landfall in the state in May, also damaged 88,910 houses, 475 boats and adversely affected 1.49 lakh hectares of crops in Gujarat, stated central government in Lok Sabha in response to a question asked by 13 Members of Parliament about cyclone Tauktae and Yaas on Tuesday.

Gujarat: Snapped powerlines, costly diesel add to woes in clearing damaged orchards

July 19, 2021 2:29 am

The cyclone made landfall between Una and Mahuva in Bhavnagar district on May 17, wreaking havoc in Gir Somnath, Junagadh, Amreli and Bhavnagar. This belt is known for the aromatic and juicy Kesar variety of mangoes.

Warming Arabian Sea turning hotbed for intense cyclones: Study

July 19, 2021 9:08 am

Climatologically, the North Indian Ocean region -- covering Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal -- record five cyclones a year, four of which originate in Bay of Bengal. May and November are the active months in a year.

Maharashtra govt seeks Rs 203 crore from Centre as relief for Tauktae

July 17, 2021 6:53 am

The state has distributed Rs 170 crore aid to all those affected by the cyclone. The request was sent to the Centre 10 days ago.

Mumbai: Rs 4 lakh compensation announced for kin of 79 deceased onboard barge P305, tugboat Varaprada

July 16, 2021 9:00 am

On May 27, the state cabinet had decided to give Rs 4 lakh compensation to kin of the deceased. Out of 79 bodies, 75 have been identified.

Mumbai’s only Doppler Radar again malfunctions, heavy rain likely today

July 15, 2021 4:43 am

On May 17, a day before Cyclone Tauktae brushed past the city's coastline, the Doppler Radar had become defunct.

After Tauktae in saurashtra Mango farmers struggle to get quality planting materials

July 07, 2021 5:10 am

Horticulture officers say that there are around 30 registered private nurseries in Junagadh, Gir Somnath, Amreli and Bhavnagar districts of Saurashtra which prepare approximately 20 lakh mango grafts annually.


When Delhi became colder than Srinagar

May 20, 2021 1:21 pm

According to the IMD, Delhi's maximum temperature on Wednesday was less than that of Srinagar (25.8 degrees Celsius) and Dharamshala (27.2 degrees Celsius) up in the north.

Cyclone 'Tauktae' leaves behind a trail of destruction, weakens after landfall

May 18, 2021 2:22 pm

Though the cyclonic storm is heading towards the coast of Gujarat, it is causing continuous downpour and gusty winds in Kerala, Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra.

Cyclone Tauktae: Many states on alert as NDRF doubles teams to 100 with 4,700 rescuers; IAF ready with aircrafts

May 15, 2021 8:52 pm

After receiving a cyclonic warning, Mumbai has stepped up disaster management preparations by deploying several teams across the city, and has also suspended the Covid-19 vaccination drive.