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Cyclone Shaheen: At least ten dead as tropical storm lashes Iran, Oman

At least ten people died after tropical cyclone Shaheen battered parts of Iran and Oman. The storm arrived in the area on Sunday, with winds between 120 and 150 km/hr as it made landfall. Thousands have been evacuated from coastal areas in Oman. Streets in the capital, Muscat, have been submerged. Shaheen was later downgraded […]

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Cyclone Gulab: Heavy rains and strong winds hit India’s east coast, thousands evacuated

A cyclone packing strong winds and rains hit India’s east coast, as tens of thousands of people in three states were evacuated to shelters. Heavy rains and strong winds were reported along the coast on Sunday evening as the tropical storm over the Bay of Bengal began making landfall, barely four months after another cyclone […]

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United States: Tropical cyclone Fred downgraded, 35 missing after severe flooding in North Carolina

Tropical depression Fred was downgraded after it caused plenty of misery in parts of North Carolina. After causing heavy flooding in Haywood County, North Carolina, where authorities say 35 people are unaccounted for — the system sent rains towards New York and New England on Thursday. The National Hurricane Center warned of up to 5 […]

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Cyclone Yaas: Powerful tropical storm hits eastern India, southern Bangladesh

A powerful cyclone with wind speeds upto 80kmph tore into eastern India, with reports suggesting it has killed several people. Cyclone Yaas, which intensified into a “very severe cyclonic storm”, hit the states of West Bengal and Orissa on Wednesday, as well as lashing southern Bangladesh. This is the second cyclone to hit the country […]

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Cyclone Taukate: Indian Navy recover 70 victims of barge tragedy, 16 more believed missing

Indian Navy crew searching for missing members of Barge P305 that sank off the Mumbai coast in Cyclone Taukate have so far recovered 70 lifeless bodies. A total of 188 survivors, including two rescued from tugboat Varaprada, have been recovered so far. The Navy is expected to continue the search for 16 more believed missing from […]

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Cyclone Yaas: Very severe cyclonic storm expected to hit India’s West Bengal, Odisha and neighbouring Bangladesh on May 26

A low pressure was formed over Bay of Bengal today, which is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm and move towards the Indian state of West Bengal and adjoining Odisha and Bangladesh coasts around May 26 morning, the regional met department said. The system dubbed as Cyclone Yaas is very likely to […]

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Cyclone Tauktae: At least 49 dead, 35 missing four days after oil barge sank off Mumbai coast

At least 49 personnel on-board barge P305 that capsized in Cyclone Tauktae, some 70km off Mumbai in the Arabian Sea are dead. At least 49 personnel onboard barge P305 that capsized in Cyclone Tauktae, some 70km off Mumbai in the Arabian Sea are dead, Indian Navy officials said. So far, 186 of the 261 people […]

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CCTV Footage: Mumbai woman escapes giant tree falling on her as cyclone Tauktae pounds the city

A woman in the Indian city of Mumbai escaped a giant tree falling on her. The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera. The city was battered by a monster cyclone Tauktae on Monday which uprooted trees, damaged cars and infrastructure. The incident took place in the city’s Vikhroli area. In the video a giant […]

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Monster storm slams India’s west coast killing at least 29; Nearly 90 oil workers missing in the sea

The Indian Navy mounted a massive air and sea rescue mission on Tuesday for oil workers and crew whose barges sank in heavy seas following a powerful cyclone that tore up the west coast killing at least 29 people. The Indian navy said it had rescued 177 of the 270 people aboard and that efforts […]

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Cyclone Tauktae: Powerful storm unleashes havoc along India’s western coast

An ‘extremely severe’ cyclone made landfall in India’s state of Gujarat with wind speeds of up to 160 km per hour. Cyclone Tauktae travelled along India’s western coast, narrowly missing the city of Mumbai. At least 12 people were killed and 150,000 evacuated. The navy has sent three warships to try to rescue more than […]

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Cyclone Tauktae: India’s western coast braces for a powerful storm, thousands evacuated

At least four people died in India as a powerful cyclone approaches the coronavirus-hit nation, with tens of thousands been made to evacuate from their homes. Cyclone Tauktae is moving northwards in parallel with the country’s western coast, bringing heavy rains, thunderstorms and strong winds to several states. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued an […]

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Jobo becomes first tropical cyclone to make landfall in Tanzania after nearly seven decades

Tanzanian authorities warned people to avoid coastal areas as Tropical Cyclone Jobo made landfall on Saturday night. The Tanzania Meteorological Agency (TMA) said the storm weakened as it entered the mainland south of the coast region and Dar Es Salaam. Earlier, the agency had estimated that Jobo would reach wind speeds of between 50 and […]