Thursday, 26 May, 2022
TopicCyclone Tauktae

Topic: Cyclone Tauktae

Navy rescues 177 from barge adrift off oil fields in Bombay High due to Cyclone Tauktae

ONGC had said that barge P305 with 261 personnel deployed for offshore drilling got de-anchored and began drifting because of the cyclone.

Onion prices could make you cry again, a surge is expected before Diwali

Govt agency officials are worried that Cyclone Tauktae and then monsoon rains will increase moisture content, making a large quantity of onions useless as buffer stock.

Cyclone Tauktae crosses Gujarat coast as extremely severe cyclonic storm, leaves 4 dead

The wind intensity reduced to 115-125 kmph gusting to 135 kmph, as the cyclone lay 10 km south of Amreli & around 95 km north-northeast of Diu, the IMD said in its morning bulletin.

Viral video of parts of Trident Mumbai collapsing due to cyclone Tauktae is actually from Saudi

The video has been doing the rounds on social media Monday as cyclone Tauktae paused Mumbai Airport operations and caused traffic disruptions.

Cyclone Tauktae intensifies into ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’, warns IMD

Cyclone Tauktae now has a wind speed of 180-190 km/h with winds gusting to 210 km/h. The IMD predicts its intensity will reduce when it hits the Gujarat coast on Monday.

4 killed in Karnataka as Cyclone Tauktae intensifies, CM Yediyurappa monitors situation

The state disaster management said rainfall was accompanied by strong winds, reaching up to 90 km/per along and off the Karnataka coast, which has affected 73 villages.

NDRF increases relief and rescue teams to 100 in the wake of impending Cyclone Tauktae

These teams are being mobilised for deployment in the coastal regions of Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Goa and Maharashtra.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Taliban soldiers | ANI

Nothing has changed about Taliban, from terror to Sharia. Islamic world should pressure them

From upholding women’s rights to ensuring safety & internal harmony, the Taliban have backtracked on every promise they made, and the outcome can’t be great.
A petrol pump staffer refills fuel in a two-wheeler in New Delhi, on 29 March 2022 | ANI photo

Modi govt won’t borrow extra this year to fund tax cuts, inflation target to stay at 4%

The cut in excise duty last week, coupled with an increase in fertiliser and food subsidies, is expected to cost the exchequer around Rs 3 lakh crore in the current financial year.

Defence

Naval helicopters | Representational image | indiannavy.nic.in

What’s Combined Military Forces-Bahrain? US-backed coalition India joined on Quad sidelines

India is 35th member of the maritime counterterrorism partnership that also includes Pakistan, Australia, Bahrain, Denmark, Egypt, France, Germany and Greece, among others.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.
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