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. Over 200 fishermen from Kerala, who were left stranded in the sea because of inclement weather conditions, were brought safely to the shore by yesterday night. Make a monthly donation or a one-time donation to help support ongoing costs with Cyclocane. The Meterorological Centre predicted that Cyclone Ockhi which was headed towards Maharashtra and Gujarat is gradually weakening into a depression. 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. ( cyclocane is a CYCLOne and hurriCANE tracker by hayley ). Dec 14, 2017, 14:31 PM IST This caused around 100 deaths and many fishermen went missing. 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. 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. 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. 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. Search and rescue operations in the southeast Arabian Sea and Lakshadweep and … 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. A tropical cyclone is a storm with a wind speed greater than 62 km per hour formed above the warm tropical ocean with a … 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. Spoke to all relevant authorities and officials. Play solitaire and track all of the cyclocane storms at the same time at Hurricane Solitaire. The cyclone has claimed 13 lives and left thousands stranded in rescue centres. A satellite picture shows cyconic storm Ockhi moving towards Lakshadweep Islands. Cyclone Ockhi is heading towards Surat and will be passing through Mumbai at around 9PM. 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. Our Karyakartas should devote themselves to providing all possible assistance and stand shoulder to shoulder with fellow citizens. 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. 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. 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This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics © Copyright NDTV Convergence Limited 2020. Source: IMD. 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. It will not cause any major damage. Cyclone Ockhi Live Updates: 7 Dead In Kerala And 6 In Tamil Nadu; Lakshadweep On Red Alert The worst seems to be over in the mainland but forecasters have warned of … The Home Minister also called up Lakshadweep Administrator Farooq Khan to enquire about the situation in the islands. 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". 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. 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. Kerala had its worst experience during Cyclone Ockhi near the end of 2017. 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. The high tide scheduled at 12.43 pm did not cause any damage. 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. 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. He also visited the areas affected y the cyclone which claimed 66 lives in the state. Cyclone Ockhi pours cold water on poll campaign in Gujarat. This is the final warning / advisory for this storm as it has weakened below warning levels and/or the storm system is no longer a tropical cyclone. 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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. The India Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rainfall in north Konkan and north Madhya Maharashtra due to the cyclone. For the next 24 hours, the weather department has predicted intermittent rains in the city. 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. Mumbai's Andheri area received heavy rainfall on Tuesday morning. (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. Ockhi wreaked havoc in the coastlines of five States. 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. The bench directed the government officials to provide adequate medicines, electricity and water for the people and also all basic amenities in camps. 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. "A large number of RPF and other security personnel have been deployed on crowd management and other related activities at stations, yards. 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. Units in vicinity being directed. 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. 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. Total count of survivors at sea approximated to 39. The country's financial capital had also experienced showers last night. Wind will start picking up speed after 12:00pm. According to BMC officials, there was no impact of the cyclone on the megapolis and road and rail traffic was normal. 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. 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. 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 … Water logging and power cuts have brought the cyclone-hit areas to a … Rahul Gandhi meets cyclone Ockhi victims in Kerala, promises all help . Cyclone Ockhi LIVE updates: CM Vijay Rupani chairs meet as storm makes landfall in Surat tonight . All possible assistance is being provided to those affected. Ticket checking staff have also been put on crowd management duties," the release said. 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. 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. Cyclone Ockhi barrelled towards the Gujarat coast, where it is likely to make a landfall this midnight, forcing the BJP to defer tomorrow's election rally of Prime Minister Naerndra Modi in Surat. With #CycloneOckhi expected to make a landfall in Gujarat, I appeal to @BJP4Gujarat Karyakartas to focus on helping people across the state. 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). The storm organized into a Depression off southeast coast of Sri Lanka on November 29… Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi met the families of the fishermen who lost their lives in Cyclone Ockhi in southern Kerala. 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. 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. Even a minor adverse weather condition leaves the … A total of 556 fishermen were also rescued by relief and rescue teams from seas. Cyclone Ockhi, which claimed 13 lives in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, has now moved beyond Lakshadweep, the weather department said bringing huge relief to … Continuously monitoring the situation arising in various parts of the country due to #CycloneOckhi. Cyclone Ockhi live updates: Relief materials off loaded by Indian Navy for Minicoy, Lakshadweep. Plz RT and Share pic.twitter.com/y5N6dp9VKj. LIVE UPDATES: - P8I reports sighting of additional 15 personnel in water. 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. Cyclone Ockhi continues to disrupt lives in different parts of the country. Cyclone Ockhi has claimed at least 20 lives with hundreds still missing. 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. 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. No land hazards or hazard data not available for this storm. One … Cyclone Ockhi, which struck southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala on November 30, has ravaged a large part of coastal areas. 1/10 High tidal waves hit Mumbai city at Marine drive on Monday. Play solitaire and track all of the cyclocane storms at the same time at, make a donation - totally optional but completely appreciated. According to the National Disaster Management Authority, heavy rainfall is expected over Saurashtra and south Gujarat region during the next 24 hours. 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. Cyclone Ockhi continues to disrupt lives in different parts of the country. TROPICAL CYCLONE (TC) 03B (OCKHI), LOCATED APPROXIMATELY 444 NM SOUTH-SOUTHEAST OF KARACHI, PAKISTAN, HAS TRACKED NORTH-NORTHEASTWARD AT … Max Predicted Wind Speed 45 knots / 52 MPH at 2017-12-05T06:00:00.000Z. The cyclone has now changed its direction and is approaching Gujarat. Go to the main page to see active storms. Ockhi is the strongest cyclone to develop in the Arabian Sea since Megh in 2015. 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. 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 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. Spaghetti models for OCKHI can be found here: Public Advisory not available for this storm. Fishermen have been asked not to venture out into the sea. "As of now, 10 people lost their lives in Tamil Nadu and 29 others in Kerala. All rights reserved. Heavy rains under the … Some parts of the Mumbai-Pune Expressway experienced a hailstorm this morning, PTI reported. Cyclone Ockhi LIVE Updates: Cyclone Ockhi, which in Bengali means ‘eye’, had yesterday intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and moved to the Arabian Sea. 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 .. The next high tide is scheduled at midnight, but as the cyclone has passed there is no reason to worry, he added. The Madras High Court today directed the Tamil Nadu government to provide adequate basic amenities to those affected by cyclone Ockhi in Kanyakumari district. 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