World Vision’s community disaster preparedness training played an essential role in the successful evacuation of tens of thousands of people ahead of the storm. [84] Madi accelerated slightly while maintaining a large area of convection. 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The super cyclone of Orissa in 1999 and the tsunami on the southeastern coast in 2004, both led to major developments in disaster management abilities in the country. Cyclone Phailin was the largest storm to hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh states in 14 years. World Vision was one of the first aid agencies to begin distributing relief supplies to families affected by Cyclone Phailin. In October 2013, Cyclone Nilam caused several deaths, including that of seafarers, in Chennai. The cyclone killed 24 people in Tamil Nadu when it crossed the eastern coast of India near Chennai in December 2016. Get inspiring articles and news delivered to your inbox. [36] The same day, the IMD upgraded the storm to a deep depression, and subsequently a cyclonic storm, naming it Phailin. The cyclone claimed over 18 lives, uprooted about 15 lakh trees in Chennai and its suburbs, and caused extensive damage to roads, supplies, and power infrastructure: over 1,00,000 electric poles were mangled and 8,000 transformers damaged. [52] During the next several days, the system drifted towards the west while weakening further. The Chennai port on the southeast coast has stopped cargo operations after a cyclone warning, a port official said on Tuesday. [9] Shortly thereafter Viyaru made landfall near Chittagong, Bangladesh. [80] The storm remained nearly stationary over the next 24 hours. ... 2013. If it originates in the northern hemisphere, it rotates counterclockwise, and in the southern hemisphere, it rotates clockwise. 2013 Aircel Chennai Open from 31 December 2012 to 6 January 2013. This weakened Madi[94] into a Cyclonic Storm,[95] and later into a deep depression. India’s disaster ministry expected Phailin to come ashore as a super cyclone, with winds in excess of 157 mph, but the storm made landfall as a Category 4 at 125 mph. Cyclone in Chennai News and Updates from The Economictimes.com. 30th November 2016 Last updated at 14:04. (13 - 17 November, 2013) CYCLONE WARNING DIVISION, NEW DELHI DECEMBER, 2013 . Chennai - Stay updated with latest & flash news, Lifestyle & Entertainment, Restaurants & Food, Events, Politics, Climate Updates, from Chennai, Tamil Nadu- Page 2013 In this small settlement outside the town of Berhampur, more than 200 homes were damaged. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam), Houses damaged, roofs blown away, livelihoods lost — Cyclone Phailin plundered the lives of thousands of people. [76] The system slowly drifted northeastward over the next couple of days and slowly intensified. Cyclone Nilam – 2012. [27], The storm's precursor brought heavy rainfall to coastal Bangladesh. It then gradually intensified, and the JTWC classified the system as a tropical depression on November 23. 1 ... November 2013 near latitude 11.5 0N and longitude 86.5 E, about 700 km east-southeast of Chennai, 770 km east-southeast of Nellore and 730 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam. As per the figures from the Chennai Municipal Corporation, there are 4,000 people affected and moved to 64 relief camps across North Chennai. The tropical depression degenerated into a remnant low on October 6, as it crossed the 100th meridian on October 7. In Ranpur, a small town in Odisha’s Nayagarh district, 40 community task force teams trained by World Vision coordinated the evacuation of 12,000 people. If it originates in the northern hemisphere, it rotates counterclockwise, and in the southern hemisphere, it rotates clockwise, In 2017, India ranked fifth worldwide with 1.3 million people displaced. [4][6] Owing to adverse atmospheric conditions, the depression struggled to maintain organized convection as it moved closer to eastern India. Over the next two weeks one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed After the monsoon had set in over Kerala, one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed, with the whole nation covered by June 16 or about a month earlier than normal. On Nov. 20 at 1200 UTC/7 a.m. EST, Tropical Cyclone Helen had maximum … The following day, Lehar further intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm, as both IMD and JTWC reported peak winds of 140 km/h (87 mph) and a central pressure of 982 mbar (29.0 inHg). [56] Over the next several hours, the remnant low of BOB 05 moved across the central part of Southern India, and the system continued to weaken. Cyclone Thane to hit Tamil Nadu coast early on Friday morning ... Cyclone Nada will bring heavy rain to Tamil Nadu state and southern parts of India. With crops inundated for several days, the farmers long for the government compensation. This resulted with people overcrowding boats to escape, and one or several vessels capsized, causing at least 39 deaths; 42 people were rescued while 19 others were unaccounted for and feared dead. [98][99] Colachel in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu got the highest rainfall of 115 mm in 24 hours on December 13.[100][101]. Known as the ‘Gateway to South India,’ Chennai is a major administrative and cultural center. Claim: Flooding in Chennai's Marina beach due to Cyclone Nivar Almost a decade after the last major disaster that hit south India, the recent floods in Chennai in 2015 brought to the fore a whole set of ethical considerations. Continuing its rapid intensification, the storm reached Category 5 status the following day, the first storm to do so in the North Indian Ocean since Cyclone Sidr in 2007. As per the state Chief Minister, the state disaster response fund will not suffice the damage caused to property in the city. Originating from an area of low pressure over the southern Bay of Bengal in early May 2013, Viyaru slowly consolidated into a depressionon May 10. More than 1 million people were evacuated ahead of its landfall to avoid a repeat of the death toll of a 1999 cyclone, which killed 10,000 people. [75], On November 30, a low pressure area formed south of India close to the equator. The Cyclone Phailin, that has been described as "very severe" by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), is set to batter the Odisha and Andhra Pradseh, with full force, by Saturday evening. Cyclone Maarutha – 2017 Gujarat Cyclone – 2015 Cyclone Viyaru – 2013 Cyclone Laila – 2010 Cyclone Bijli – 2009 [62], The storm slowly drifted west-northwestward while deep convection consolidated around the system's well-defined center of circulation. Over the next few days, the storm moved west-northwestward, before weakening into a well-marked low pressure area on August 23. The Cyclone was 600 kms away from Chennai in the Bay of Bengal and was expected to come closer, giving the city much needed rain and respite from the summer heat. [92] Another subtropical ridge located over India had steered the system southwestward. The evacuation of about 1 million coastal dwellers was the largest evacuation for a storm in India’s history. [79] Around the same time, the IMD started tracking this system as Depression BOB 08. India may not be the most disaster-prone country, but with its large population, India consistently has one of the largest number of people displaced by natural disasters. [21] Myanmar was spared damage and further casualties. Indian Alpha 7,963 views. Later on the same day, the storm was upgraded into Depression BOB 07 by the IMD, while the JTWC upgraded the system into a tropical storm. Spending an entire day inland, the depression weakened into a well-marked low pressure area on August 1 over the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. [89] Despite the wind shear, Madi developed an eye on December 10,[90] and the JTWC assessed the system as a Category 1 equivalent for a second time. The system made landfall between Balasore, Odisha and Digha, West Bengal by the same evening at peak winds of 45 km/h (28 mph) and a minimum central pressure of 990 mbar (990 hPa). [70] The following day, the BOB 07 strengthened further into a cyclonic storm, and the IMD assigned it the name Lehar. At that time, Helen was located near 16.2 north latitude and 81.0 east longitude, about 193 nautical miles/222.1 miles/ 357.4 km north-northeast of Chennai, India. She wonders how they will pay back the money and manage household expenses as they start rebuilding from the first brick. [73] Mayabander and Port Blair recorded 24-hour rainfall accumulations of 243 mm and 213 mm respectively as the cyclone made landfall. It slowly organized itself, and favorable conditions led to the intensification of the low pressure area to a depression by the early hours of May 29. [57] 13 people were killed as the Depression crossed the state's coast. Todays weather forecast, by the hour and long term. Originating from an area of low pressure over the southern Bay of Bengal in early May 2013, Viyaru slowly consolidated into a depression on May 10. [41] 44 deaths related to the cyclone were reported. A total of 95,003 poorly constructed huts were damaged or destroyed, 17 people died, and nearly 1.3 million were affected across the country. Much of the damage was averted by an early administrative response overseen by the Puntland Disaster Management and Rescue committee, which coordinated relief efforts by the Puntland Maritime Police Force, governmental rescue teams, and the Puntland Highway Authority.[51]. World Vision coordinated with national and local disaster management teams to meet community needs for rebuilding homes, infrastructure, water and sanitation, and restoring livelihoods to benefit 30,000 people. Cyclone Vardah moved west over the Bay of Bengal before hitting Chennai, capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, as well as neighboring Andhra Pradesh, the … During June 1, the south-west monsoon set in over Kerala, the Maldives and parts of the south and central Arabian Sea. Tropical cyclone Lehar, located in the Bay of Bengal, continues to gain intensity while heading toward the same area of India where a much weaker tropical cyclone Helen recently came ashore. [65] Helen made landfall south of Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh and rapidly deteriorated into a deep depression. Cyclonic Storm Helen formed in the Bay of Bengal Region and affected Andhra Pradesh. “We are happy how small yet important things like the megaphones can help in such crucial times,” says Dharmender, director of World Vision’s work in Nirman. It intensified gradually, and the IMD classified the storm as a Depression in the early hours of July 30. At least four people died and six others were reported missing. [55] On November 16, BOB 05 made landfall near Nagapattinam, Tamil Nadu, and the system quickly began to weaken. New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Cyclone Nivar is currently 50km south-west of Chennai and is moving north-westward, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Scientist RK Jenamani informed on November 24. The Orissa cyclone in the year of 1999 was the strongest storm to hit the Indian coast and also the strongest tropical cyclones that affected India, Here is the list of strong tropical cyclones that affected India. What is the difference between a cyclone, a hurricane, and a typhoon? Gopal Live debate on Thanthi TV - Dec 5th, 2015. Winds were estimated at 65 mph (105 km/h) during landfall. CHENNAI: Phailin, the cyclone threatening Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast, was named by Thailand.Phailin, which means sapphire in Thai, is the last of the … [74] Four flights originating from Chennai bound to Port Blair were cancelled due to the cyclone on November 25 while 110 km/h (68 mph) winds lashed the islands. 2013 Depression Wilma - Nagapattinam - Chennai 110 mm in 2 days. [23] Slightly intensifying thereafter, the storm took a northward track and crossed the West Bengal coast in the evening hours of the same day, with peak winds of 45 km/h (28 mph). It slowly moved westwards and consolidated into Depression ARB 01 on November 8. [11], Early in the storm's existence, it brought flooding rains to much of northwestern Indonesia, resulting in significant damage. Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! CHENNAI: Phailin, the cyclone threatening Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast, was named by Thailand.Phailin, which means sapphire in Thai, is the last of the … As per the figures from the Chennai Municipal Corporation, there are 4,000 people affected and moved to 64 relief camps across North Chennai. In 2016, disasters displaced about 2.4 million people. 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[64] Helen continued to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm the following day, reaching its peak intensity of 100 km/h (62 mph) with a central pressure of 990 mbar (29 inHg). The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a new list of 169 cyclone names this week. Hurricanes occur in the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific. Srini adds that though Cyclone Nivar did not cause the heavy losses estimated by the authorities, relief would have to continue for the next five days at least. As a result of the formation of Viyaru, the low level equatorial monsoon flow strengthened over southern parts of the North Indian Ocean, which in turn allowed the south-west monsoon to set in over the Andaman Sea and parts of the Bay of Bengal during May 17. Cyclone Helen – 2013. Early on May 16, the cyclone attained its peak intensity with winds of 85 km/h (50 mph) and a barometric pressure of 990 mbar (hPa; 29.18 inHg). [45][46] Remaining stationary for nearly a day, the storm crossed the coast of Somalia early on November 11. Nov. 26, 2013 - NASA Satellite Tracks Tropical Cyclone Lehar Moving Toward India [image-78][image-94]. Cyclone Helen brought heavy rainfall in eastern India and killed at least 11 people. Cyclone … The rain petered down in Chennai late on Monday evening, hours after Cyclone Vardah hit the Tamil Nadu coast, making landfall about 15 km away from the … Crossed near Sri harikota Island and the … The impact of cyclone Burevi in Cuddalore, hit by back to back disasters, was so severe that millets in 9,631ha, oilseeds in 1,668ha, pulses in 4,057ha and 2,434ha of cotton also suffered huge damage. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam), Madhuri Maharana couldn’t hold back tears. Staying almost a day inland maintaining depression strength, it weakened gradually and dissipated over the states of Bihar and Jharkhand in the evening hours of May 31 due to land interaction and reduced moisture availability. Cyclone Nada approaches Chennai. Cyclone Helen brought heavy rainfalls in eastern India and became a Severe Cyclonic Storm in India. Chennai, formerly known as Madras, city, capital of Tamil Nadu state, southern India, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. The official Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in this basin is the India Meteorological Department (IMD), while the Joint Typhoon Warning Center releases unofficial advisories. [71] On November 25, the storm gradually consolidated further and was upgraded to a severe cyclonic storm by the IMD, while the JTWC reported that the storm had reached Category 1 status in the SSHS hurricane scale. [34][35] In the early hours of October 9 the JTWC upgraded the storm to a tropical cyclone. 3 January : First professional cricket match in the year 2013 and the 2nd ODI against Pakistan was played in the Eden Gardens , Kolkata in which India was defeated. [72] Thereafter, Lehar rapidly weakened into a depression and made landfall near Machilipatnam on November 28. Land interaction led to the degeneration of the storm into a well-marked low pressure area, while it moved inland. It then emerged into the Palk Strait at 1530 UTC and crossed the Tamil Nadu coast again near Thondi at 1700 UTC on the same day. On average, 4 to 6 storms form in this basin every season.[1]. These disastrous floods remind us that without proper planning, unusually heavy rains in densely populated areas can brew a deadly cocktail for disaster. [77] On December 5, the JTWC issued a TCFA on the system. More than 1 million people were evacuated. [18] Striking Bangladesh in a weaker state than initially expected, damage was moderate to severe. Early on November 27, the JTWC reported the storm's low-level circulation center (LLCC) was losing its structure due to vertical wind shear, indicating a weakening trend. Phailin also destroyed crops worth more than $394 million along with hundreds of thousands of houses, schools, and other buildings. Tropical cyclones are weather systems in which winds equal or exceed gale force (minimum of 34 knot, i.e., 62 kmph). ===== 1972 November Cyclone - Not much rains for Chennai maybe 100 -150 mm, but was a cat 2 off North TN coast. The depression brought heavy rainfall to coastal West Bengal. [63] In the early hours of November 20, the IMD classified BOB 06 as a Cyclonic Storm, thereby officially naming it Helen. The season had no official bounds, but cyclones typically formed between May and December, with the peak from October to November. CHILLRA ILLA PA - … Early on November 23, the remnants of Depression BOB 05 dissipated just south of Socotra Island. The wind speeds around the depression in the Bay of Bengal have been gradually picking up speed from 35 km/hr on Thursday and may hit 80-90 km/hr on Sunday. A monsoonal low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on August 16. Ahead … (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam), Residents of Chaulia village return to take stock of damage after taking refuge in cyclone shelters. [3] The depression gained forward momentum and attained gale-force winds on May 11 and was designated as Cyclonic Storm Viyaru, the first named storm of the season. Cyclone Phailin was also called a super typhoon, super cyclone, and superstorm because of its sustained winds of more than 150 mph before it made landfall in India. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. Claim: Cyclone Nivar in Tamil Nadu blowing away a hoarding injuring motorcyclist A cyclone is a rotating, organized storm that originated over tropical or subtropical waters and maintains a wind speed stronger than 74 mph. During the next couple of days, the storm slowly organized and consolidated, prompting the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) to issue a Tropical cyclone formation alert (TCFA) during the early hours of November 19. Cyclone Phailin destroyed the home her family had built using borrowed money and savings from her husband’s $3 daily wage. Kolkata received 206 mm (8.1 in) of rainfall over a span of three days, the wettest spell of the monsoon season, causing flooding. Explore frequently asked questions about Cyclone Phailin, and learn how you can help children and families in India today. [22], An upper air cyclonic circulation developed into a low pressure area on May 28. The scope of this article is limited to the Indian Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere, east of the Horn of Africa and west of the Malay Peninsula. At the time of Cyclone Phailin, the organization served families in more than 5,300 urban, rural, and tribal communities across 26 states, impacting the lives of 2.4 million children. [28] In India, a Storm Warning Signal-3 was hoisted in the ports of Odisha, and fishermen were cautioned against venturing into the sea. The issue is not just India’s alone. Chennai - Stay updated with latest & flash news, Lifestyle & Entertainment, Restaurants & Food, Events, Politics, Climate Updates, from Chennai, Tamil Nadu- Page 2013 The Hindu - October 26, 2015 The depression gained forward momentum and attained gale-force winds on May 11 and was designated as Cyclonic Storm Viyaru, the first named storm of the season. [40], The cyclone prompted India's biggest evacuation in 23 years with more than 550,000 people moving up from the coastline in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh to safer places. [31] The system's precursor low caused authorities to raise cautionary signal number 3, at all maritime ports of Bangladesh. By the time Cyclone Fani reaches Puducherry, Chennai, rest of Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh, it will bring wind swirling at speeds of up to 100 km/hr. Cyclone Nilam - … Reasons for the fast onset included a favourable phase of the Madden-Julian Oscillation and the west-northwest movement of an area of low pressure between June 12–16. On Nov. 20 at 1200 UTC/7 a.m. EST, Tropical Cyclone Helen had maximum … Cyclone Phailin. [32] Pachmarhi in Madhya Pradesh received 500 mm (20 in) of rainfall in 72 hours. Cyclone Rainfall Atlas Aviation Met Reports Site best viewed at Screen Resolution 1280 x 960 pixels | Maintained by ACWC, Office of Deputy Director General of Meteorology, Regional Meteorological Centre India Meteorological Department, College Road, Chennai [43] The JTWC issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert the same day, reporting that the depression was moving into an area favorable for further intensification. [82], Tracking slowly north-northwestward under the influence of a deep shortwave trough,[83] the storm quickly intensified into a severe cyclonic storm. NSE Gainer-Large Cap . The 2013 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones formed in the North Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. 2012 Nilam - landfall mahabs - Chennai 120 mm in 2 days ... Tamil Nadu is in Deficit with -23% rains till date and Chennai -52% with Cyclone moving inland, the regions which has missed rains till date particularly interiors will surely benefit a lot. Tata Consumer Products 484.75 37.15. [12][13] In preparation for the storm, large-scale evacuations were recommended for parts of Myanmar. Severe storms in India and Sri Lanka were responsible for at least 16 fatalities and significant damage;[16][17] one person died in Thailand. The Met office said it may downgraded to being called a "deep depression" which is a notch below cyclone. Posted on : 15/May/2013 11:41:18 AM: Share : Hopes that were pinned on the Cyclone Mahasen have been dashed as the cyclone moved away from Chennai. The cyclone was classed as “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm”. Sea water in Chennai rushed 100 m deep into the city as school and colleges were shut down for three days. 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