IMD: Deep depression to intensify into cyclone in 12 hours

In the next 12 hours, the deep depression in the Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean will intensify into a cyclone, according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD). Cyclone Fani, as it has been named, has developed from a depression into a deep depression. Continue Reading

Cyclone Phethai to lose intensity, cross Andhra Pradesh coast afternoon

According to the Met department, Phethai is moving at a speed of 23 kmph and is headed for the Andhra Pradesh coast. But it is likely to lose its intensity and cross the Andhra Pradesh coast this afternoon. Continue Reading

Deep depression to turn into cyclone Phethai in 12 hours

Met office sources said it is very likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours and into a severe cyclonic storm in the subsequent 36 hours. Once it becomes a cyclone, it would be named ‘Phethai’, a name given by Thailand. Continue Reading

Gaja fallout: Flights to Tiruchi diverted due to heavy winds

High speed winds are beating down on Tiruchi in the aftermath of severe cyclonic storm Gaja making landfall at Adhiramapattinam last night.  Continue Reading