Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicCyclone Tauktae

Topic: Cyclone Tauktae

Delhi records highest-ever rainfall in May over 24-hour period

Delhi also recorded a maximum temperature of 23.8 degrees Celsius on Wednesday, 16 below normal and the lowest in May since 1951, IMD said.

Congress ‘toolkit’ to TMC arrests, news channels doing politicians’ jobs — playing politics

Who cares about the BJP and Congress or other parties, when thousands are dying of the virus every day, or a cyclone is ripping through the West coast?

26 dead, 49 still missing from P305 barge that sank, Navy search continues on Day 4

Navy launched fresh mission Thursday to scour the waters off Mumbai coast, where accommodation barge P305 went adrift in Cyclone Tauktae fury before it sank Monday.

PM Modi announces Rs 1,000 crore aid in cyclone Tauktae-hit Gujarat

Modi also announced Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia compensation for the kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 for those injured in cyclone-related incidents in all states affected by Tauktae.

45 die in 12 districts as cyclone Tauktae ravages Gujarat

According to officials, Amreli district in Saurashtra is the worst affected region due to the cyclone with fifteen deaths.

53 still missing, 22 dead after Tauktae sinks barge at ONGC asset off Mumbai coast

A barge of contractor Afcons capsized Monday at ONGC’s Mumbai High asset offshore India’s west coast following Cyclone Tauktae with 261 personnel on board.

PM Modi undertakes aerial survey of areas in Gujarat, Diu hit by Cyclone Tauktae

The cyclone, which made landfall between Diu and Una town of Gir Somnath district Monday night, caused major property damage and also uprooted trees in that region.

Cyclone Tauktae weakens, will bring ‘light to moderate rainfall’ in many states, IMD says

The cyclonic 'depression' was located around 60 km west-southwest of Udaipur in Rajasthan, and 110 km of Deesa in Gujarat, the India Meteorological Department said.

89 ONGC off-shore op staff onboard P305 missing, all others from 2 barges, rig rescued: Navy

The accommodation barge P305 which was servicing ONGC offshore operations sank Monday evening, a Navy official said, adding 184 of the 273 personnel on board have been rescued.

What Cyclone Tauktae tells us about Arabian Sea & why the coast is seeing more severe cyclones

Warmer waters of Bay of Bengal are typically more prone to cyclones than cooler Arabian Sea. But there is now a visibly increasing trend of more frequent, intense storms on west coast.

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Pakistan Prime Minister-elect Shehbaz Sharif on 7 April | Photographer: Aamir Qureshi/AFP/Getty Images via Bloomberg

The four-point plan to revive Pakistan’s economy—from land reform to real estate

Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.

Bad timing could hamper LIC IPO

Most early public enterprise IPOs have been trading 75% below their original price, small investors concerned.


Representational image of army personnel in Ladakh | ANI

India ‘doesn’t foresee’ border fighting with China, but ‘won’t back down’ if tensions reignite

Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.