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Nisarga Cyclone hits Maharashtra: Trains running from Konkan diverted via Belagavi

Belagavi/UNI: Four passenger trains running on Konkan Railway was diverted to run via Madgaon, Londa, Belagavi, Miraj on Wednesday as the region is under threat of Nisarga Cyclone hitting the Konkan.

Maharashtra: 21,000 people in Palghar evacuated ahead of Cyclone Nisarga's landfall

Palghar/UNI: With the Cyclone Nisarga likely to hit the western coasts of Maharashtra anytime soon, the authorities have evacuated 21,000 villagers from nearly two dozen villages in four talukas of the district to safety.

Cyclone Nisarga likely to cause major destruction in Maharashtra, Gujarat

New Delhi/UNI: Cyclone Nisarga is most likely to make landfall as a 'severe cyclonic storm' over Maharashtra and Gujarat on Wednesday with high wind speed causing heavy rainfall and damage to power and communication lines, thatched houses and coastal crops in the states.

Another low pressure very likely to form over southeast, adjoining east-central Arabian sea

Thiruvananthapuram/UNI: Another low pressure area is very likely to form over southeast and adjoining eastcentral Arabian Sea during the next 48 hours.

'Amphan' intensifies into severe cyclonic storm over Bay of Bengal

New Delhi/UNI: The cyclonic storm 'Amphan' on Sunday intensified into severe cyclonic storm over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood areas, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said here.

'Bulbul' likely to cross Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Sagar Island, Khepupara tonight

Kolkata, Nov 9 (UNI) Cyclone "Bulbul" will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Sagar Island and Khepupara by late evening or night on Saturday with a speed of 110-120 kmph as a severe cyclonic storm, officials said.

Still recovering from devastating cyclones, Mozambique, in UN address, warns of global warming’s ‘nefarious consequences’

New York: The Foreign Minister of Mozambique told the United Nations on Saturday that the world must work harder to reverse the “nefarious consequences of global warming”.

UN gears up emergency food aid for hurricane-struck region of Bahamas, as death toll rises

New York:With initial assessments indicating that some 76,000 people in the parts of the Bahamas worst-affected by Hurricane Dorian need urgent support, the World Food Programme (WFP) is arranging for eight tons of ready-to-eat meals to be provided – part of a $5.4 million overall funding package.

Cyclone Vayu changes course overnight, will not hit Gujarat as expected

Ahmedabad, June 13 (IBNS): Cyclone Vayu has changed course overnight and will not hit the areas in Gujarat as the Met department had predicted earlier.

Cyclonic Storm ‘VAYU’: Alert issued for Gujarat coast

New Delhi, June 11 (IBNS): The Cyclonic Storm ‘Vayu’ over East central Arabian Sea moved further northwards with a speed of about 9 kmph in last six hours, slightly intensified further and lay centred on Tuesday, officials said.

Cyclone Fani hits India, UN moves to protect vulnerable refugees in Bangladesh

New York, May 4 (IBNS): One of the strongest storms to batter India in decades made landfall near the northeastern coastal city of Puri on Friday morning. UN agencies are monitoring Cyclone Fani’s movements closely and taking measures to protect families living in refugee camps in Bangladesh, which is on alert.

Fani weakens into very severe cyclonic storm

Hyderabad, May 3 (UNI) The extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Fani' weakened into a very severe cyclonic storm and lay centered at 1130 hours on Friday near Latitude 20.2 degree North and Longitude 85.9 degree East over Coastal Odisha about 10 km to East of Bhubaneswar and 20 km to the South of Cuttack.

Odisha: Landfall impact of extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani starts, over 1 million evacuated

Bhubaneswar, May 3 (UNI) The land fall impact of extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani has started this morning and the cyclone Fani is moving north northeastwards and cross Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali close to Puri with maximum sustained wind speed of 170-180 kmph gusting to 200 kmph. 

Cyclone Fani to hit Odisha coast today, 11 lakh people evacuated

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi, May 3 (IBNS): Odisha state administration have removed nearly 11 lakh people to safety as cyclone Fani is expected to make a landfall  in Odisha's Puri town on Friday, reports said.

Cyclone Fani: Storm, rain and snow lash Himachal Pradesh

Shimla, May 2 (UNI) The cyclonic windstorm Fani is currently active in parts of northwestern Himalyan states and have brought thunderstorms, lightening, hail, rain and snow in last 24 hrs, the local Met Office said on Thursday.