Ockhi wreaked havoc in the coastlines of five States. ( cyclocane is a CYCLOne and hurriCANE tracker by hayley ). Cyclone Ockhi LIVE updates: CM Vijay Rupani chairs meet as storm makes landfall in Surat tonight . "As of now, 10 people lost their lives in Tamil Nadu and 29 others in Kerala. All rights reserved. Justices M Venugopal and Dharani of the Madurai bench gave the direction on a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) by Wilso Tasbin, who alleged that relief and rehabilitation work by the government in the district was inadequate. Continuously monitoring the situation arising in various parts of the country due to #CycloneOckhi. Units in vicinity being directed. The ninth depression, and the third and strongest named storm of the 2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, Ockhi originated from an area of low pressure that formed over the southwest Bay of Bengal on November 28. Cyclone Ockhi Live Updates: 10.45 pm: I’ve given orders to Maharashtra Maritime Board and Collector, Sindhudurg dist to make all arrangements for the stranded fishermen, said Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis. The India Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall in north Konkan and north Madhya Maharashtra due to the cyclone. TROPICAL CYCLONE (TC) 03B (OCKHI), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 444 NM SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF KARACHI, PAKISTAN, HAS TRACKED NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD AT … After wreaking havoc in some southern states, cyclone Ockhi today passed the Mumbai coast and much to the relief of the people, it just brought rains and there was no damage to life or property. Even though the exact number of missing persons were not known, as per available information, whereabouts of 74 fishermen in Tamil Nadu and 93 fishermen in Kerala is not known yet," he said. Cyclone Ockhi, which struck southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala on November 30, has ravaged a large part of coastal areas. Total count of survivors at sea approximated to 39. Cyclone Ockhi, which has claimed 22 lives in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, made a landfall in Lakshadweep in Arabian Sea on Saturday and is expected to … Though the cyclone has passed, there could still be intermittent rains, said an official of the disaster management cell of the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). "A large number of RPF and other security personnel have been deployed on crowd management and other related activities at stations, yards. Amid the heat of the Gujarat polls, cyclone Ockhi, eddying menacingly towards the states coast, poured cold water on the campaigning on Tuesday, forcing cancellation of rallies of several top leaders, including those by BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. On Monday, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister K. Palaniswami and Kerala's Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan over phone to take stock of situation about the areas affected by Cyclone Ockhi, IANS reported citing an official. Cyclone Ockhi: Govt to provide jobs to kin of deceased Thiruvananthapuram: The all-party meet held here on Friday has decided to provide jobs to the kin of persons who died in Cylone Ockhi .. A total of 556 fishermen were also rescued by relief and rescue teams from seas. The latest IMD forecast (5.30 pm, Tuesday) stated that the cyclone, lay centred in east central Arabian Sea, 240 km from Surat, causing high speed winds and rain across Gujarat and adjoining Maharashtra. The Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide adequate basic amenities to those affected by cyclone Ockhi in Kanyakumari district. All possible assistance is being provided to those affected. Ockhi is the strongest cyclone to develop in the Arabian Sea since Megh in 2015. It formed near southern India and Sri Lanka on November 30, 2017, moved out over the Arabian Sea, intensified to category 3 strength on December 2–3, but then weakened quickly as it moved north and closer to land. For the next 24 hours, the weather department has predicted intermittent rains in the city. Play solitaire and track all of the cyclocane storms at the same time at Hurricane Solitaire. Mumbai's Andheri area received heavy rainfall on Tuesday morning. But life has not been normal for the village ever since Cyclone Ockhi hit it in November 2017, in which 35 fishermen lost their lives. In a letter to the chief electoral officer of Gujarat, the commission said considering the cyclone alert and the scheduled first phase of polls on December 9, "besides making effective arrangements for immediate relief and rehabilitation, adequate, effective and fool-proof arrangements may also be made... towards the smooth and efficient conduct of the election process". Wind will start picking up speed after 12:00pm. Play solitaire and track all of the cyclocane storms at the same time at, make a donation - totally optional but completely appreciated. The next high tide is scheduled at midnight, but as the cyclone has passed there is no reason to worry, he added. As a fishing village in Kerala mourns its dead and awaits news of those missing at sea in the wake of cyclone Ockhi, it demands to know why official help was so little, and so late Ockhi is a tropical cyclonic storm, formed in the north Indian Ocean which hit Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep and moved to Maharashtra and Gujarat. 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CHENNAI: Southern districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala are expected to witness moderate to heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours due to formation of cyclonic storm 'Ockhi' today, a MeT official said. Even a minor adverse weather condition leaves the … Search and rescue operations have been intensified to trace the 92 fishermen missing in high seas after Cyclone Ockhi hit the state's coast on November 29, the Kerala government said today. Fishermen have been asked not to venture out into the sea. Cyclone Ockhi: As it passed the coast of Mumbai Tuesday, the city witnessed the highest December rainfall in 142 years (Express Photo/Prashant Nadkar) Cyclone Ockhi, which was headed towards northern Maharashtra and Gujarat, dissipated over the Arabian Sea before making land fall on the Gujarat coast. A tropical cyclone is a storm with a wind speed greater than 62 km per hour formed above the warm tropical ocean with a … Spoke to all relevant authorities and officials. To keep a watch on water level over railway tracks, the WR's engineering control has been kept on alert, IANS reported citing a press release. According to BMC officials, there was no impact of the cyclone on the megapolis and road and rail traffic was normal. Go to the main page to see active storms. Rahul Gandhi meets cyclone Ockhi victims in Kerala, promises all help . Dec 14, 2017, 14:31 PM IST Search and rescue operations in the southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep and … The Western Railway today said it has taken necessary precautions and made suitable arrangements in view of the warning about cyclone Ockhi in coastal areas of Maharashtra. Cyclone Ockhi: Heavy rains lash Mumbai, now Surat braces for landfall Due to the impact of the cyclone, Mumbai and its suburbs experienced rains since the morning, but it subsided by the afternoon even as hailstorm lashed some sections of the Munbai-Pune Expressway. With #CycloneOckhi expected to make a landfall in Gujarat, I appeal to @BJP4Gujarat Karyakartas to focus on helping people across the state. She Hits Back, IND vs AUS, 2nd Test Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch, Protesting Farmers Picket Punjab Hotel, BJP Leaders Escape Via Backdoor, Britain Faces Major Brexit Challenges After Last-Minute Deal, 2nd Test, Day 1 Live: Australia Win Toss, Elect To Bat vs India At MCG, China Says No "Link" Between Stranded Ship Crew And Its Ties With India, Nitish Kumar Loses 6 Arunachal MLAs To BJP In Fresh Embarrassment, Don't Get Why KL Rahul Was Dropped For Boxing Day Test: Ex-Chief Selector, "This Is How Black People Get Killed": Doctor In Video Before Covid Death, This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics. LIVE UPDATES: - P8I reports sighting of additional 15 personnel in water. Cyclone Ockhi is heading towards Surat and will be passing through Mumbai at around 9PM. No land hazards or hazard data not available for this storm. According to the National Disaster Management Authority, heavy rainfall is expected over Saurashtra and south Gujarat region during the next 24 hours. Cyclonic storm Ockhi have moved further north-northeastwards with a speed of 21 kmph during past 6 hours and lay centred at 11.30 am over east-central Arabian Sea, about 350 km south-southwest of Surat and 200 km west-southwest of Mumbai. Similarly, Railway Protection Force and commercial control staff has been asked to monitor crowd movements and undertake necessary evacuation at stations in case of a disaster-like situation. Amid the heat of the Gujarat polls, cyclone Ockhi, eddying menacingly towards the state's coast, pours cold water on the campaigning today, forcing cancellation of rallies of several top leaders, including those by BJP chief Amit Shah and Congress leader Rahul Gandhi. The Meterorological Centre predicted that Cyclone Ockhi which was headed towards Maharashtra and Gujarat is gradually weakening into a depression. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Ockhi was a strong tropical cyclone that devastated parts of Sri Lanka and India in 2017, and was the most intense tropical cyclone in the Arabian Sea since Cyclone Megh in 2015. According to an India Meteorological Department bulletin issued at 08.30 a.m. on Friday, Cyclone Ockhi continues to move west-northwestwards with a speed of 17 kmph. He also visited the areas affected y the cyclone which claimed 66 lives in the state. Heavy rains under the … Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala, Tamil Nadu announce relief measures for affected people The cyclone has claimed 39 lives and affected 36,000 people in the two southern states. Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath handed over a cheque worth Rs 5 Cr to Prime Minister Narendra Modi from CM Distress Relief Fund towards PM's National Relief Fund, for the cyclone affected people in Lakshadweep and other affected states. Cyclone Ockhi pours cold water on poll campaign in Gujarat. One … The storm organized into a Depression off southeast coast of Sri Lanka on November 29… The storm could also intensify into severe cyclone, he said, adding the cyclone is expected to have a wind speed of 65-75 km per hour and that the sea will be rough. It is very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards, weaken gradually and cross south Gujarat and adjoining north Maharashtra coasts near Surat as a deep depression by tonight, the government said in a statement. 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Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 missing in Kerala, Tamil Nadu ... (Live updates) Government officials said that 33000 people in Kerala and 2800 in Tamil Nadu have been affected by the cyclone so far. Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani chairs a meeting in Surat to oversee preparedness in wake of #CycloneOckhipic.twitter.com/PGonbKQwi1, #CycloneOckhi#Cyclone Do's and Don'ts. In all 68 fishing boats have reached, out of which 66 are from Kerala and 2 from Tamil Nadu with total 952 fisherman on board. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi met the families of the fishermen who lost their lives in Cyclone Ockhi in southern Kerala. The Western Railway (WR) today said it has taken necessary precautions and made suitable arrangements in view of the warning about cyclone Ockhi in coastal areas of Maharashtra. Water logging and power cuts have brought the cyclone-hit areas to a … Cyclone Ockhi, which claimed 13 lives in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, has now moved beyond Lakshadweep, the weather department said bringing huge relief to … 1/10 High tidal waves hit Mumbai city at Marine drive on Monday. Cyclone Ockhi: Four people killed in Tamil Nadu as heavy rains lash southern coast of India. The cyclone has now changed its direction and is approaching Gujarat. Our Karyakartas should devote themselves to providing all possible assistance and stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow citizens. The cyclone that held the "very severe" status has weakened into a "severe" cyclone and will make landfall near Surat and the Gulf of Khambat in Gujarat as a deep depression early on Wednesday, the Met Office has said. Cyclone Ockhi continues to disrupt lives in different parts of the country. Max Predicted Wind Speed 45 knots / 52 MPH at 2017-12-05T06:00:00.000Z. (Source: Twitter) Cyclone Ockhi, which has displaced hundreds of people in Lakshadweep, Kerala and Tamil Nadu in the past four days, is progressing north and is expected to make landfall in Maharashtra and south Gujarat by Tuesday. It will not cause any major damage. Make a monthly donation or a one-time donation to help support ongoing costs with Cyclocane. The bench directed the government officials to provide adequate medicines, electricity and water for the people and also all basic amenities in camps. Ticket checking staff have also been put on crowd management duties," the release said. Plz RT and Share pic.twitter.com/y5N6dp9VKj. This caused around 100 deaths and many fishermen went missing. Forecast Discussion not available for this storm. Cyclone Ockhi continues to disrupt lives in different parts of the country. A satellite picture shows cyconic storm Ockhi moving towards Lakshadweep Islands. Cyclone Ockhi has claimed at least 20 lives with hundreds still missing. As many as 39 people have been killed and 167 fishermen were still missing after cyclone Ockhi hit Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts while 809 others were swept away to Maharashtra, the Union Home Ministry said today. As Cyclone Ockhi passes through the coast of Maharashtra before it makes landfall near Surat and the Gulf of Khambat in Gujarat on Wednesday, Mumbai witnessed light showers all night on Tuesday. The high tide scheduled at 12.43 pm did not cause any damage. With 'Ockhi' wreaking havoc in South Tamil Nadu, the Tamil Nadu government said it will soon seek central funds for the damage caused by the cyclone. Source: IMD. The country's financial capital had also experienced showers last night. Cyclone Ockhi has claimed at least 12 lives so far even as it intensified into a ‘severe’ cyclone on Friday, causing heavy rains in the coastal areas of Kerala and south Tamil Nadu. Heavy rains continued to lash coastal areas of Kerala on Friday, crippling normal life, even as Cyclone Ockhi lay centered about 80km north-northeast of Minicoy in Lakshadweep. Joint Secretary in the ministry Sanjeev Kumar Jindal also said the cyclone is slowing down and would have no impact in Gujarat, where the first of the two-phased assembly elections is due four days later. The Election Commission today asked poll authorities in Gujarat to ensure that voters in assembly seats falling in the path of cyclone Ockhi are able to cast exercise their franchise on December 9 without inconvenience despite inclement weather. The WR's engineering control has been kept on alert to keep a watch on water level over railway tracks, it said in a release here. The cyclone has claimed 13 lives and left thousands stranded in rescue centres. This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics © Copyright NDTV Convergence Limited 2020. 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