Lakshadweep experienced massive coastal erosion, power disruption, extensive damage to property and water shortages. Ockhi cyclone: Delay in warning and lack of communication lead to hundreds of fishers in coastal Tamil Nadu and Kerala to go missing in Ockhi cyclone of 2017. The Ockhi cyclone was detected only in the morning of November 29. 170 million for relief to weather affected", "JO faults govt. [24][41], On December 1, several government agencies issued a series of warnings, with the country's Disaster Management Center issuing a flood warning for areas along the Nilwala, Gin and Kalu rivers, while the Irrigation Department reported Millakanda (along the Kalu), Baddegama (on the Gin) and Panadugama (on the Nilwala) as areas particularly prone to floods, with Baddegama and Panadugama already experiencing minor localized flooding. [25][45] The Maldives National Defence Force was assigned to rescue and flood draining efforts predominantly on islands where the local citizenry could not manage on their own; the police too provided aid. Falling trees and damage to power transmission lines resulted in power outages in affected areas, with Matara, Galle and Ambalangoda among the worst affected. [59], On December 3, the government allocated Rs 170 million from the national insurance trust fund for relief efforts targeting affected citizens, distributed among each divisional secretariat affected. Chief Minister of Kerala complained to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he had a negligent attitude towards states ruled by the Left. [30] On December 2, the cyclone hit the Lakshadweep islands, suffering more than Rs 500 crore (US$77.5 million) loss. The three major islands of Lakshadweep—Minicoy, Kalpeni, and Kavaratti—suffered major damages. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the details of the missing were yet to be compiled. [54] The cyclone then moved away from Lakshadweep towards the western coast of India on December 4, bringing rare December rainfall to Mumbai and nearby. കമ്മീഷണര്‍ ഡോ. [22] The Department of Meteorology also issued a weather advisory for heavy rain, strong winds, and rough seas on the morning of November 28, at 1130 IST. [2], Despite international weather reports on November 26–27 warning of a possible storm condition over parts of the island, the Meteorology Department of Sri Lanka issued no warning on the lead-up to the cyclone, dismissing in a statement on November 28 reports of any possible adverse weather systems forming off the country's coast, citing insufficient data to arrive at such a conclusion. [51] The coastal areas of Ernakulam District, in Kerala, were affected by the cyclone. Around 2,648 people were evacuated to seven shelters over by Kochi. Many are still [58], In Gujarat, parts of southern region received significant rains, with the highest rainfall in Umargam of 90 mm, causing damage to vegetables and banana crops. Heavy rain and strong winds have been lashing the islands since Friday night as Cyclone Ockhi reached the archipelago on Friday. The support has brought the much needed hope in this time of adversity. Though it turned to northeast and headed towards the Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea, it caused havoc and destruction in the southernmost districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, particularly the Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu and the Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. Tamil Nadu government deployed state and national disaster response force teams in … 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. (more…), The ‘OCKHI’ Cyclone that hit the Kerala coast on November 30th 2017, w [42] On December 2, police and firefighters were formally joined by the Sri Lankan Navy- followed by the army and air force in search and rescue operations, with the aid of state agencies and the Sri Lankan Red Cross. At least 47 fishermen, who were rescued, have been admitted to the Thiruvananthapuram medical college. 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. Cyclone Burevi – named by the Maldives – is about 70 kms west-northwest of Mannar and 230 km east-northeast of Kanyakumari, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest update at 4 pm on Thursday. The Centre also provide warnings about low pressure systems that develops in the Arabian Sea and Indian Coast Guard ship Sarthi rescued a fisherman in rough seas during Cyclone Ockhi off Kerala coast. He is a member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). cyclone-ockhi Thiruvananthapuram: With over 100 fishermen still missing in the cyclone Ockhi that hit the state 18 days ago, the Kerala government today decided to … [60][61] A parliamentary debate held on the same day saw the government pledge to upgrade the country's meteorological department with an automated network of rain gauges, and announce state compensation for damaged housing and businesses, as well as for domestic appliances damaged by the cyclone or resultant effects, and compensation for lives lost. [65] The government asked for a relief of ₹9,302 crore (US$1.44 billion). The government claimed the relief material would last for a week for 2,000 people. a cargo boat off Cinamon Dhonveli island in Kaafu Atoll (3 rescued). വിംസ് എന്ന സ്വകാര്യ മെഡിക്കല്‍ കോളേജ് ഏറ്റെടുക്കാനുള്ള…, പ്രദേശിക സ്ഥാപനങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് രാഷ്ട്രീയത്തിനതീതമായ പിന്തുണ കൂടുതല്‍ തൊഴിലവസരം സൃഷ്ടിക്കണം പ്രാഥമിക ഉല്‍പന്ന വിപ്ലവം വേണം സംരംഭകരുടെ മനംമടുപ്പിക്കുന്ന സമീപനം പാടില്ല…, ശബരി പാത യാഥാര്‍ത്ഥ്യമാകുന്നു: ചെലവിന്‍റെ പകുതി സംസ്ഥാനം വഹിക്കും അങ്കമാലി-ശബരി റെയില്‍പാതയുടെ മൊത്തം ചെലവിന്‍റെ (2815 കോടി രൂപ) അമ്പതു…. [2] Due to high atmospheric moisture and warmer oceanic surface temperature between Sri Lanka and Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin) in mainland India, Ockhi intensified into a cyclonic storm on November 30. 180 families in Chellanam, 17 in Kannamaly and 18 in Edavanakad were moved to these centres, where food and medicine was available. In this video, the Navy is involved in a rescue operation off Seen here is a partly submerged beach shacks at Morbi beach, Madgaon, Goa. [2][9] The disturbance was located within an area of warm sea surface temperatures and moderate to strong vertical wind shear, with atmospheric convection scattered around the disturbance's ill-defined low-level circulation center. [5] During its lifetime as a tropical cyclone, Ockhi traveled a distance of 2,538 km. Cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands in southwestern India on Saturday after drenching the neighboring states of Kerala and Tamil Nadu, claiming so far around 14 lives with many fishermen still feared Cyclone Ockhi has lashed Kerala and Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district.The Navy and coast guard have been working to rescue fishermen stranded in the sea. Apart from this, Rs 2 lakh each from Prime Minister’s disaster relief fund was also disbursed. reaked unprecedented havoc, impacting the lives and livelihoods of a large number of fishermen families. [67] The Centre inquired with Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister about the situation but did not inquire about Kerala. He accused the government of discrimination in providing help to states hit by Ockhi and said though the impact of the cyclone was severe in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the central assistance to … [40] The Meteorological Department issued a Red Alert early on November 30, with schools in the Western, Central, Southern and Uva provinces given a holiday on the same day by order of the Ministry of Education, postponing exams meant to be held on the day. Apart from this, Rs 2 lakh each from Prime Minister’s disaster relief fund was also disbursed. A series of advisories were issued during this period, until the effect of the cyclone lessened over the island. Many parts suffered power cuts, even as educational institutions remained closed in the districts of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Virudhunagar and Thanjavur. Cyclone Ockhi is expected to cause damage in south Kerala (Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanathitta, Thiruvananthapuram districts), south Tamil Nadu (Kanyakumari, Tutukudi and Tirunelveli districts) and Lakshadweep Islands. ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തില്‍ മരണമടഞ്ഞ തിരുവനന്തപുരം ജില്ലയിലെ 25 മത്‌സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികളുടെ കുടുംബങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് സര്‍ക്കാര്‍ പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ച ധനസഹായമായ 20 ലക്ഷം രൂപയും പ്രധാനമന്ത്രിയുടെ ദുരിതാശ്വാസ ഫണ്ടില്‍ നിന്നുള്ള രണ്ടു ലക്ഷം രൂപയും വിഴിഞ്ഞത്തു നടന്ന ചടങ്ങില്‍ വിതരണം ചെയ്യുകയായിരുന്നു അദ്ദേഹം. Damage throughout Kerala was initially estimated at Rs 1843 crore (US$285.7 million). [22] The department instead predicted rain of 75 mm (3.0 in) or more over various parts of the island over the period of November 28–30. ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തെത്തുടര്‍ന്ന് കേരളത്തിലുണ്ടായ നഷ്ടം നേരിട്ട് മനസിലാക്കുന്നതിന് കേന്ദ്രസംഘം എത്തി. This cyclone is moving in a west-northwest direction towards Lakshadweep Island and may further intensify into a severe Cyclonic Storm. 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