More teams are on standby to respond to any further emergencies. For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App. #WATCH: High tides seen at Lakshadweep coast #CycloneOckhi pic.twitter.com/sxUBC4geku, 12: 50 pm: 59 people stranded due to heavy rains rescued by Navy and coastal guards in Trivandrum, reports ANI, #Kerala: 59 people stranded due to heavy rains rescued by Navy and coastal guards in Trivandrum #CycloneOckhi pic.twitter.com/8YziNQeaeH. As it is moving towards Lakshadweep Island, now the rain intensity will reduce over Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Ockhi. She also spoke with Inspector General Nautiyal, Regional Commander (West) Coast Guard and have asked to step up the rescue measures. Ockhi is the strongest cyclone to develop in the Arabian Sea since Megh in 2015. 40 pm: Visuals of destruction from Kerala caused by heavy rains and strong winds due to the onset of cyclone Ockhi, reports ANI. Cyclone Ockhi-driven rains lashed Mumbai and … Have asked them to shift people away from disaster prone areas and if needed with the help of Coast Guard, Navy & Air-force, tweets CM Pinarayi Vijayan. 24 people stranded at sea sighted by IN assets. Damage to thatched, kutcha houses and crops likely. With negative sentiment towards China hardening in Western democracies due to trade wars and human rights issues, African allies -- which have crucial voting rights at major international bodies -- have arguably become an even more vital bloc for China to keep on side with its so-called vaccine diplomacy. 5.45 pm: Four people died in Tamil Nadu as heavy rain and strong winds disrupt normal life in Kanyakumari, reports ANI. Quixplained: What is bird flu and how does it spread? Various units of the National Disaster Relief Force (NDRF) and the Indian Navy have been engaged in the relief work and have been working strenuously to bring out the stranded people. Church slams Kerala government for poor Ockhi relief operations. 11:30 pm: Nirmala Sitharaman on Twitter said that the Defence Ministry office is in touch with both Indian Coast Guard and Indian Navy. The alert from Hyderabad was not sent to the government on time, reports ANI. Some locals blocked the National Highway in Trivandrum's Thumba seeking relief measures even as cyclone Ockhi barrelled into the Lakshwadeep islands on Saturday.. 9.00 pm: Cyclone Ockhi wrecks havoc in Sri Lanka as heavy rains hit several parts, killing at least seven persons and affecting nearly 20,000 people, reports PTI citing local authorities. 04.50 pm: Indian Air Force Helicopter rescuing stranded fishermen at Sea. With the Kerala government issuing an alert for all coastal districts, IMD director general K J Ramesh told The Indian Express that the worst impact of the cyclone is likely to be over by today evening. Efforts underway to rescue all 24:- (File Photo) The southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu received heavy rainfall as Cyclone Ockhi, which originated near the Sri Lankan coast, rattled through the Arabian Sea towards Lakshwadeep islands. WATCH: Water logging after heavy rain in Thiruvananthapuram #Kerala pic.twitter.com/qOEve4TJav. (ANI). Lakshadweep, South Kerala and Tamil Nadu are likely to be hit by heavy rainfall. Corporation workers cleaning the beach after Cyclone Ockhi in Kozhikode on Sunday. Around 130 families from Chellanam, 17 from Kumbalangi and 18 from Edavanakad town of Ernakulam district have been shifted, said the district administration. Cyclone Ockhi’s devastation started within 12 hours of the first “rough seas” warning which was put out on November 29. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Cyclonic storm ‘Ockhi’ over Comorin area at 11.12 am on Thursday that kicked off 75 km per hour along Kanyakumari moved westwards at a speed of 32 kmph during the last six hours which is 70 km south of Kerala capital. Responding to a request for assistance made by District Collector of Trivandrum, the Indian Navy dispatched its ships … The city was affected by the Heavy rains and strong winds resulting in damage to buildings, road and plant life. Cyclone Ockhi, which has claimed 22 lives in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, made a landfall in Lakshadweep in Arabian Sea on Saturday and is expected to … 8.20 pm: Four boats of the coastal police have been deployed to se to trace the missing fishermen. Ockhi, which claimed the lives of 143 fishermen in the state, left a lasting impact on fisherfolk. While SPF sunscreens help a great deal in protecting from harmful UVB rays, sun exposure for longer hours can fade the skin. Kerala: Rescued fishermen brought to Trivandrim Air Force Station, later admitted to hospital for treatment #CycloneOckhi pic.twitter.com/lB10HNPqsE, 05.45pm: Observed and forecast track of the severe cyclonic storm (Image source: IMD). Was the ending of Qatar's blockade a victory, or does it signal the end of the Saudi era? 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. Ockhi: Centre offers all aid to cyclone-hit Kerala, toll 25. It has been published as provided by ANI. ALH has dropped Suraksha liferaft for personnel. A view of a damaged stage, which was set up for Rahul Gandhi's visit, as Ockhi cyclonic storm hits the Shagumugham beach in Thiruvananthapuram. (TK Deepaprasad/TOI, BCCL, Thiruvananthapuram) Just one week after … Here are quick home remedies to reverse the stubborn tan. 07.00pm: President Ram Nath Kovind took to Twitter to express his concern about the damages caused due to the cyclone. Cyclone Ockhi that has created massive destruction in Tamil Nadu and Kerala is now moving towards Lakshwadeep Islands. The deadly storm has killed seven people in neighbouring Sri Lanka and affected the lives of nearly 20,000 people. Nicosia [Cyprus], January 11 (ANI): Last Tuesday, during a Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain announced that they were ending the air, land and sea boycott of the state of Qatar. The Navy is also on standby for relief and rescue operations as southern districts in Kerala and Tamil Nadu brace for Cyclone Ockhi. Ockhi is expected to move in the west–north-west direction towards Lakshadweep. 04.35 pm: At least 130 families from Chellanam, 17 families from Kumbalangi and 18 families from Edavanakad are rehabilitated from the coastal areas, according to ANI reports. pic.twitter.com/DYg7ngIZ48, — Pinarayi Vijayan (@vijayanpinarayi) November 30, 2017. 16 rehabilitation centres have been established by the state government in which 1044 people are being given shelter. Widespread damage was reported from Thiruvananthapuram Thursday. Cyclone Ockhi: Two dead, 214 Kerala fishermen rescued State Fisheries Minister J. Mercykutty said that 53 of the rescued fishermen was airlifted from the sea. The NDRF teams have already been moved to the affected areas, says the Home Ministry. International Safety Net (ISN) activated to advise Merchant Traffic to render assistance. 10:30 am: Cyclone Ockhi has intensified into a severe Cyclone. Cyclone In Trivandrum. 4.20pm: The southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu received heavy rainfall as Cyclone Ockhi, which originated near the Sri Lankan coast, rattled through the Arabian Sea towards Lakshwadeep islands. 8.30 pm: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan instructs the district collectors to be on alert. Both ships in final stages of embarking HADR items for assistance at L&M Islands. (Photo by Ajith Lawrence) Share this article : The number of people in southern India listed as missing has increased to 600 a fortnight after cyclone Ockhi struck … Central team in Kerala to assess Cyclone Ockhi damages Thiruvananthapuram: A central team landed here on Tuesday to assess damages caused by Cyclone Ockhi, which struck the southern districts.. Central team to visit Kerala to assess cyclone damage – ALH has taken 5 survivors to Trivandrum, getting hot refuelled and will head back for SAR. Helicopters and Dornier aircraft of Indian Navy are being used for rescue operations: CM Pinarayi Vijayan. As per ANI, 62 houses have been fully damaged and 240 houses are partly damaged due to heavy rains in Kanyakumari district. Trivandrum, Kollam, Alappuzha are likely to be most affected by cyclone Ockhi. Ships in area are being diverted to render assistance. 10.05 pm: Three men and a woman were killed in different incidents of trees falling on them in Kanyakumari district, PTI quoted local officials. Units in vicinity being directed. Coordination with ICG and State Admin ongoing 2/2, — SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) December 1, 2017. Islamabad, Jan 10 (PTI) Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Sunday that no dialogue is possible with India until New Delhi restores the autonomous status of Jammu and Kashmir. 9.50 pm: Cyclone Ockhi lies at about 130 km southwest of Thiruvananthapuram, likely to move towards Lakshadweep Islands area, says IMD Chennai (ANI). On the other hand seven people were picked up by the vessel MV ENERGY ORPHEUS, while other four were rescued by Indian Navy Ship (INS) JAMUNA and three by trawler in the area. Likely to cross the Islands in the next 24 hours. Pune (Maharashtra) [India], January 12 (ANI): The first consignment containing vials of Covishield vaccine were dispatched from the Serum Institute of India here in the early hours of Tuesday, ahead of the January 16 launch of the nationwide vaccination drive. And that citizens will help one another.”, Thoughts with families, especially children, in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep, other regions affected by rains & cyclonic conditions. Additional Dornier sorties will be taken up from dawn. Extremely heavyrains are expected over Lakshdweep and the rain intensity will reduce over Kerala and Tamil Nadu, reports Skymet. Cyclone Affected Areas. Locals gather at Poonthura after a few fishermen went missing due to the Ockhi cyclone in Thiruvananthapuram. Thiruvananthapuram: The severe cyclonic storm, Ockhi, is gaining in strength and raging at a furious pace 60 km off the Kerala coast, a release from the Indian Meterological Department said. In an attempt to increase sales, Tata Motors is offering great deals on select BS6 models in India such as the Tiago, Tigor, Nexon, and Harrier. Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Dec. 1 (ANI): As Cyclone Ockhi intensified into a severe cyclonic storm; around 165 families have been shifted from the coastal areas of Kerala by the local administration. Houses, roads and standing crops has also been damaged in certain areas. The highway was blocked for almost five hours as locals demanded better relief measures and rescue of six fishermen missing from the area. Cyclone Alert In Kerala. 11:35 pm: Two OPVs have been deployed for search and rescue assitance off Kanyakumari coast. 4.25 pm: Heavy rains in Trivandrum, Kollam, Kanyakumari, Nagercoil, schools have been shut due to Cyclone Ockhi. Thank you for your feedback. Naval Sea king helicopter being launched shortly to recover eight survivors and additional search, says Indian Navy. 06.15 pm:  As per latest reports by the Indian Navy, a total number of 134 personnel were rescued by IN, IAF and ICG utilising ships and aircraft. Informed all DCs, Kerala & Lakshadweep Police Stations & railway authorities. Advanced Light Helicopter has dropped a life raft for eight survivors at sea 20nm off Trivandrum and is picking up two critically injured survivors from MV Energy Orpheus. Normally, it takes at least 24 hours for a cyclone to develop from the “deep depression” stage. Yesterday’s depression has now intensified into deep depression & by 8.30 am today it has formed cyclone because of which for coming 24 hrs both TN & Puducherry to receive moderate rainfall. 03.45pm: 16 survivors have been picked up by air and surface units of the Indian Navy. 4.50 pm: IMD issues warning as power and communication lines could be damaged due to breaking of tree branches and uprooting of trees. Here's What it Does. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has already issued an alert of heavy to very heavy rainfall in both the states. The intensity varies from person to person but people with sensitive skin are more prone to tanning. Up to 10,000 members of fishing communities march in the Kerala capital, Thiruvananthapuram, Dec. 11 displaying the photos of people from their areas who have died after cyclone Ockhi hit the southern Indian cost. How did the cyclone form? 1: 20 am: At least seven people dead and five fishermen missing in Sri Lanka as a tropical storm hit the country. Kanyakumari and Thiruvananthapuram had already recorded moderate to heavy rains to the tune of 41 mm and 15 mm of rains in the last 6 hours from 08:30 am to 02:30 pm. Estimates now are 280 fishermen missing and unaccounted for from Thiruvananthapuram. In Kerala, about 200 fishermen have been reportedly missing off the coast of Thiruvananthapuram. Some signs of lung cancer may catch you off guard. Here's a list of foods packed with this "sunshine vitamin" that can help tackle its deficiency. 7:50 am:  Cyclone Ockhi lashed South TamilNadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep with heavy showers. Chennai/Thiruvananthapuram, December 1: Cyclone Ockhi has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and moved to the Arabian Sea. Cyclone Ockhi intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and moved towards Lakshadweep today after causing heavy rain that has left at least 13 people dead … Cyclone Ockhi which held the "very severe" cyclone status has weakened into a "severe" cyclone, the MeT office said. Thiruvananthapuram : Archbishop M.Susaipakiam of Trivandrum on Saturday slammed the the state’s Pinarayi Vijayan government for not doing a proper rehabilitation programme in wake of Cyclone Ockhi, while complimenting the Tamil Nadu government for rising to the occasion. However, of the missing, 427 had gone in bigger boats for deep-sea fishing, while only 35 had headed out in 13 smaller boats. Watch Queue Queue In this video, the Navy is involved in a rescue operation off the Thiruvananthapuram coast. Heavy rain will occur over Kerala and extremely heavy over Lakshadweep, predicts Skymet. In Tamil Nadu, at least 462 people are officially listed as missing. 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. Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Dec 1 (ANI): The Indian Navy assets have sighted twenty four people stranded at the sea due to Cyclone Ockhi, and efforts are underway to rescue all of them. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines. #HADR operation launched. 7.55 pm: Low lying areas of coastal districts of south Kerala – Alappuzha, Kollam, and Thiruvananthapuram districts – are very likely to inundate due to heavy rains in the next 12 hours, says IMD. IN ships Sagardhwani, Jamuna, Nireekshak are also in the area. 05.30 pm: Astronomical tides are very likely to inundate low lying areas of Lakshadweep Islands, as per IMD reports. International Safety Net (ISN) activated to advise Merchant Traffic to render assistance. Cyclone Ockhi has lashed the coastal areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala on Saturday with torrential rainfall and gusty winds. Look for lung cancer signs. Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Virudhunagar will receive heavy rainfall: MET Director, Chennai pic.twitter.com/YeuqCsxSdA, The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Neighbouring Tamil Nadu state was also hit by Cyclone Ockhi between Nov. 30-Dec. 3. The fishermen of Tamil Nadu and Kerala braced the massive cyclone Ockhi on November 30. 11:00 pm: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Twitter said that around 280 fishermen are missing and unaccounted for from Thiruvananthapuram. 8.50 pm: Have also instructed that the local self governing bodies and citizens must be informed in advance about the opening of dam shutters. Many adults may suffer from ADHD without even realizing. Kerala fishermen who were caught in rough seas due to Cyclone Ockhi have reached Maharashtra’s Sindhudurg coast and are safe, chief minister Devendra Fadnavis said on Saturday evening. Thiruvananthapuram: Cyclone Ockhi, that was centred between Kanyakumari and Thiruvananthapuram, is nearing the Kerala coast. “In all 68 fishing boats, out of which 66 are from Kerala and two from Tamil Nadu, have reached with total 952 fishermen on board. Confident local authorities, emergency services and civil society will rise to the occasion. Beijing [China], January 11 (ANI): China on Monday strongly condemned United States' decision to lift restrictions on American officials visiting Taiwan, saying Beijing would resolutely fight back against any attempts to "sabotage its interests". 12:45 am: According to Skymet, Chennai on Thursday recorded 20 mm of rainfall since 8:30 am, 12:40 am: Skymet predicts extremely heavy rains to lash Lakshadweep area for the next 48 hours. If you aren't spraying WD-40 up your faucets you need to start... Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], January 10 (ANI): Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday asked the Congress government in Punjab to "not cheat farmers" by initiating land acquisition process for the Delhi-Katra expressway project which gives an award of Rs 9.67 lakh per acre. Cyclone Ockhi is expected to enter the Arabian Sea from the south east and will impact Karachi, Badin and Thatta on December 3 and 4 in the form of cloud cover, the Met Office predicted. 4.45 pm: By tomorrow it will be over Lakshwadeep Islands, says MET Kerala chief S Sudevan, reports ANI. Ockhi cyclone a view from thiruvananthapuram The cyclonic storm is moving west-northwestwards towards Lakshwadeep Islands and in the next 24 … Two fishing boats Arokia Mary and Hermen Mary from Kanyakumari reported missing due #CycloneOckhi since 30 Nov 2017 with 08 crew each rescued by Coast Guard Ship C-427 off Vizhinjam #Kerala pic.twitter.com/nyLuxkoonk. Here's our roundup. At present, Cyclone Ockhi is over Comorin area and adjoining region and lay centered over South Kerala coast and adjoining areas, about 120 km west-southwest of Kanyakumari and 180 km south-southwest of Thiruvananthapuram. Look for ADHD signs and treatments. 9.40 pm: Visuals from Shankumugham Beach in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. Cyclone Ockhi: 'Lapses' in Kerala's disaster management department. Amid the havoc of cyclonic storm Ockhi in the southern parts of India, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Friday said there were serious lapses from the side of the state disaster management department. 10.10 pm: Four rain related deaths, including an elderly couple who were electrocuted in front of their house at Kattakada near Thiruvananthapuram, reports PTI. 09.15 pm: There is a possibility of “huge waves” occurring in nine districts of Kerala on December 2, according to Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services. Hurricane Maria and Cyclone Ockhi: A tale of two discriminatory and ill-prepared governments 04 Jun 2018 While thousands of people are still without electricity more than eight months after Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, the blame game continued in India after Cyclone Ockhi hit Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Lakshadweep and adjoining areas. (ANI) This story has not been edited. The Indian Army has placed an order worth Rs 420 crores for indigenously made 'Him Tapak' space heating device (Bukhari) for habitats of Army and Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) deployed in Eastern Ladakh, Siachen and various mountainous locations. Met department sources said the present position of Ockhi is around 70 km south west of Kanyakumari. 03.00 pm: Fishermen along and off Lakshadweep Islands, Kerala and Karnataka coast are advised not to venture into the sea during next 48 hours, says IMD. 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But Where are They? 4.35 pm: Long-distance trains like Jayanthi Janatha and Island Express have been rescheduled, some passenger trains between Kanyakumari and Trivandrum have been cancelled for today. The cyclone has so far claimed four lives in both Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The summit issued a solidarity statement in which all sides vowed not to interfere in each other's affairs while retaining the freedom to follow their own foreign policy. Unlike any other disaster, okchi was special in its effect. @SpokespersonMoD @nsitharaman @DefenceMinIndia @indiannavy @CMOKerala @adgpi @DrSubhashMoS pic.twitter.com/47I7uxIQHI, — Indian Air Force (@IAF_MCC) December 1, 2017. Watch Queue Queue. 4.55 pm: Traffic on national highway between Thiruvananthapuram and Kochi are likely to face disruptions due to heavy rains. 8:50 am: Cyclone Ockhi to become a severe cyclone today, heavy rain in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, predicts Skymet. The Indian Navy has launched search and rescue operations in southern part of the state. Cyclone Ockhi crossed the sea near Kanyakumari, the southern tip of mainland India, on November 30. 4.30 pm: The southern districts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu received heavy rainfall as Cyclone Ockhi, which originated near the Sri Lankan coast, rattled through the Arabian Sea towards Lakshwadeep islands. 9:05 am:  In 24 hours from 8:30 am yesterday,Minicoy in Lakshadweep has witnessed 191 mm of rain. Cyclone Ockhi was first declared on the surface of the sea between Sri Lanka and Kanyakumari, India on November 30, 2017 and was the most intense cyclone over the Arabian Sea since 2015. India, ... Director S Sudevan in Trivandrum, though it is likely to lose intensity. 10:55 am: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh speaks to DG NDRF and reviews the situation in the areas affected by cyclone Ockhi. The leader said that he discussed the ongoing situation with Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, who promptly assured of immediate action. 2018-04-01 . In Kollam, a man died after a tree fell on an auto rickshaw he was in. The people of Lakshadweep heaved a sigh of relief as there was a mild let up in wind and rain by Saturday afternoon.. Cyclone In Lakshadweep. 06.30pm: The Indian Coast Guard continues rescue operations with 09 Ships and 02 Dornier Aircraft off Kerala and Tamil Nadu Coast. No need to panic just be cautious: S Sudevan, MET Kerala pic.twitter.com/hpGB90zysW. Let's face it, summer or winter, a suntan is really hard to hide from. 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 trapped at sea. It’ll intensify further & become severe cyclonic storm, by tomorrow it’ll be over Lakshadweep. Kathmandu [Nepal], January 11 (ANI): Calling the Nepal government's move to dissolve the lower house of the Parliament to be a 'political move', Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli said the Supreme Court should dismiss the case. IN Ships Sharda & Shardul also sailing out soon to augment search effort. Cyclone Okchi. 7 people have died in coastal Kerala and 6 in Tamil Nadu and nearly 90 fishermen are missing as a depression above the Bay of Bengal turned into a cyclonic storm. Search and rescue efforts are progressing off Vizhinjam port where approximately 40 people were stranded at sea. According to a report released by the State Revenue Control Room, about 690 people have been rescued so far from the Ockhi cyclone in Tamil Nadu while 197 from Kerala. Seven people, five in Trivandrum and one each in … Fisherman go … Meanwhile, the Coast … Cyclone Ockhi: Thousands take out protest march to Raj Bhavan The Polish sexologist who took on a communist regime OnePlus fires up the holiday cheer with OnePlus 7th Anniversary Sale - … Cyclone Ockhi claims 14 lives in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, may make landfall in Lakshadweep Thiruvananthpuram district collector Dr K Vasuki, who is co-ordinating rescue works in … 12: 25 pm: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said there were serious lapses from the side of state disaster management department. 8:00 am: Schools in Chennai, Kanchipuram, Villupuram, Kanyakumari, Nellai, Theni, Dindigul, Madurai and Thoothukudi to remain closed today, reports Skymet. Have spoken to Inspector General Nautiyal, Regional Commander (West) Coast Guard to step up on rescue measures. Aircraft drops life raft in the vicinity and reported the exact position. By: Matters India. 52 Fishermen rescued so far . 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