Many parts suffered power cuts, even as educational institutions remained closed in the districts of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Virudhunagar and Thanjavur. A series of advisories were issued during this period, until the effect of the cyclone lessened over the island.  The protesters claimed that the Government of Kerala was late in issuing warning to the fishermen on November 29, when the cyclone was in depression state near Sri Lanka. , On December 3, the government allocated Rs 170 million from the national insurance trust fund for relief efforts targeting affected citizens, distributed among each divisional secretariat affected.  Rs 10,000 was pledged as an initial allowance for each family affected to a significant degree by Ockhi.  The Maldives National Defence Force was assigned to rescue and flood draining efforts predominantly on islands where the local citizenry could not manage on their own; the police too provided aid. , On December 1, several government agencies issued a series of warnings, with the country's Disaster Management Center issuing a flood warning for areas along the Nilwala, Gin and Kalu rivers, while the Irrigation Department reported Millakanda (along the Kalu), Baddegama (on the Gin) and Panadugama (on the Nilwala) as areas particularly prone to floods, with Baddegama and Panadugama already experiencing minor localized flooding. Tamil Nadu government deployed state and national disaster response force teams in … By the next day many parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala began to feel the impact of the cyclone. The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, declared a compensation of ₹20 lakh to the families of those who died and ₹5 lakh to those who were permanently disabled due to the cyclone. Heavy rain and strong winds have been lashing the islands since Friday night as Cyclone Ockhi reached the archipelago on Friday. Kerala's Director General of Police Jacob Thomas, who was suspended for criticising the Pinarayi Vijayan government in the wake of cyclone Ockhi … Authorities conducted rescue operations that attempted to locate the missing people in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep. Damage throughout Kerala was initially estimated at Rs 1843 crore (US$285.7 million). Cyclone Ockhi: In this Kerala village, they say, never seen sea this angry The death toll from the cyclone has gone up to seven in Kerala, with five bodies being fished out from the sea on Saturday. ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തിന്റെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തില് തീരദേശത്തെ മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളി വിഭാഗത്തില് നിന്നും പോലീസ് വകുപ്പില് കോസ്റ്റല് വാര്ഡډാരായി 200 പേരെ കരാറടിസ്ഥാനത്തില് നിയമിക്കും. Lakshadweep experienced massive coastal erosion, power disruption, extensive damage to property and water shortages. The cyclone, which was 70 km south of Kanyakumari in the Bay of Bengal yesterday is now moving towards the Lakshwadeep Islands in the Arabian Sea. The lead time in the forecast for cyclones such as Ockhi is (TK Deepaprasad/TOI, BCCL, Thiruvananthapuram) Just … The coasts of both, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, have been put on alert with the cyclone expected to make landfall late on Thursday. , The Maldives Meteorological Centre predicted heavy rain and strong winds across the country's atolls, particularly those in the north and center of the island chain, over the day. ഇത് സംബന്ധിച്ച ബില്ലിന്റെ കരട് അംഗീകരിച്ചു.  The government asked for a relief of ₹9,302 crore (US$1.44 billion). The navy transported relief material to Minicoy, Kavaratti, and Kalpeni on Sunday. Cyclone Ockhi developed in the Northern Indian Ocean southwest of Sri Lanka and rapidly intensified into a cyclonic storm, killing over 350 people from southern Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India between 30 November and 3 December 2017.  On December 2, police and firefighters were formally joined by the Sri Lankan Navy- followed by the army and air force in search and rescue operations, with the aid of state agencies and the Sri Lankan Red Cross.  Due to the poor visibility caused by rain and attendant wind, BIA was prompted to divert two SriLankan Airlines flights to Mattala early on November 30. Damage to thatched houses, power and communication lines, paddy crops, banana, papaya trees and orchards is likely. The IMD called the Kerala officials repeatedly during the day and night and also sent text messages, he insisted. , As of December 3, houses across 62 islands in the Maldives had been damaged by the fringe effects of Ockhi; 36 islands had experienced rain-induced floods while a further 4 had been inundated by storm tides.  Ockhi weakened into a well-marked low near the south coast of Gujarat, India, on December 6, before crossing the coastline and dissipating shortly afterward. ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തെത്തുടര്ന്ന് കേരളത്തിലുണ്ടായ നഷ്ടം നേരിട്ട് മനസിലാക്കുന്നതിന് കേന്ദ്രസംഘം എത്തി. Chief Minister of Kerala complained to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he had a negligent attitude towards states ruled by the Left. 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. A team of central officials arrive in Thiruvananthapuram to make an assessment of the damages caused by Cyclone Ockhi. A government release quoted 1,687 houses had been damaged completely while 2,814 houses had suffered partial damage. He accused the government of discrimination in providing help to states hit by Ockhi and said though the impact of the cyclone was severe in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, the central assistance to … a cargo boat off Taj Coral Reef in Kaafu Atoll 20195 (3 rescued). Over 200 fishermen from Kerala, who were left മരണമടഞ്ഞ 25 പേരുടെ കുടുംബങ്ങള്ക്ക് തുക കൈമാറി, ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തില് തിരിച്ചെത്താത്ത മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികളെ സംബന്ധിച്ച പരിശോധന സമയബന്ധിതമായി പൂര്ത്തിയാക്കുമെന്ന് മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി പിണറായി വിജയന് പറഞ്ഞു. Shri Pinarayi Vijayan has been elected in the 14th Kerala Legislative Assembly elections held on 16th May 2016 from Dharmadom constituency with a margin of 36,905 votes. "Ockhi cyclone intensified into severe cyclone and lies at about 110 km northeast of Minicoy (island) and it is likely to cross Lakshadweep arch during the next 24 hours," the India Meteorological Department said in a bulletin this morning. reaked unprecedented havoc, impacting the lives and livelihoods of a large number of fishermen families. (more…), The ‘OCKHI’ Cyclone that hit the Kerala coast on November 30th 2017, w Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the details of the missing were yet to be compiled. Ockhi cyclone: Delay in warning and lack of communication lead to hundreds of fishers in coastal Tamil Nadu and Kerala to go missing in Ockhi cyclone of 2017. The Centre also provide warnings about low pressure systems that develops in the Arabian Sea and An estimated number of 74 fishermen from Tamil Nadu and 93 from Kerala were missing. ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തില് മരണമടഞ്ഞ തിരുവനന്തപുരം ജില്ലയിലെ 25 മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികളുടെ കുടുംബങ്ങള്ക്ക് സര്ക്കാര് പ്രഖ്യാപിച്ച ധനസഹായമായ 20 ലക്ഷം രൂപയും പ്രധാനമന്ത്രിയുടെ ദുരിതാശ്വാസ ഫണ്ടില് നിന്നുള്ള രണ്ടു ലക്ഷം രൂപയും വിഴിഞ്ഞത്തു നടന്ന ചടങ്ങില് വിതരണം ചെയ്യുകയായിരുന്നു അദ്ദേഹം. Though it turned to northeast and headed towards the Lakshadweep Islands in the Arabian Sea, it caused havoc and destruction in the southernmost districts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, particularly the Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu and the Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. Cyclone Ockhi brings strong winds to Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala on November 30, 2017. Apart from this, Rs 2 lakh each from Prime Minister’s disaster relief fund was also disbursed. govt.  Ockhi impacted Lakshadweep on December 2, uprooting coconut trees and causing extensive damage to houses, power lines and other infrastructure on the islands. കമ്മീഷണര് ഡോ.  Afterward, the remnant of Ockhi crossed over land and dissipated several hours later. This cyclone is moving in a west-northwest direction towards Lakshadweep Island and may further intensify into a severe Cyclonic Storm.  The coastal areas of Ernakulam District, in Kerala, were affected by the cyclone. Many are still (more…), വയനാട്ടില് സര്ക്കാര് സ്വന്തം മെഡിക്കല് കോളേജ് സ്ഥാപിക്കും വയനാട് ജില്ലയില് ഡി.എം. He is a member of the Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist). The government claimed the relief material would last for a week for 2,000 people. Kerala Budget 2018: Finance Minister Thomas Issac announces Rs 2,000 crore for coastal area development after Cyclone Ockhi Of the Rs 2,000 crore fund, Rs 584 crore has been allocated for port development, Rs 150  In its entirety, Ockhi left a trail of massive destruction in Sri Lanka, Lakshadweep, South India, and The Maldives, as it strengthened from a depression to a mature cyclone. സാംസ്കാരിക വകുപ്പിനു കീഴിലുളള സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളുടെ ചെയര്മാډാരുടെയും വൈസ് ചെയര്മാډാരുടെയും ഓണറേറിയം പുതുക്കി നിശ്ചയിക്കാന് തീരുമാനിച്ചു.  4 tonnes of material, including rice, dal, salt and potatoes, water, blankets, raincoats, disposable clothes, mosquito nets and dhurries, were given to the local government.  On December 2, the cyclone hit the Lakshadweep islands, suffering more than Rs 500 crore (US$77.5 million) loss. a cargo boat off Cinamon Dhonveli island in Kaafu Atoll (3 rescued). The cloudy and chilly weather also affected people and crops. The storm is moving towards the west-north westwards towards Lakshadweep islands and adjoining areas.  Torrential overnight rains, accompanied by squally winds lashed the district, uprooted 550 trees and 950 electric poles, disrupting normal life. , According to government officials, about 33,000 people from Kerala and another 2,800 from Tamil Nadu were affected by the cyclone as of November 30, 2017. The central team is being led by Vipin Mallik, a top official in the home department and consists of disaster management experts. In this video, the Navy is involved in a rescue operation off I write to express my deep and sincere gratitude to you for visiting the Ockhi affected coastal areas in Trivandrum on 19.12.2017, despite your busy schedules just before the parliament session. Strong winds of 25 km/h were also recorded. Falling trees and damage to power transmission lines resulted in power outages in affected areas, with Matara, Galle and Ambalangoda among the worst affected. Apart from this, Rs 2 lakh each from Prime Minister’s disaster relief fund was also disbursed. 180 families in Chellanam, 17 in Kannamaly and 18 in Edavanakad were moved to these centres, where food and medicine was available.  Unseasonal rain and inclement weather in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi had severely impacted grape farms in Maharashtra. I convey my sincere and whole hearted gratitude to the Government of India for the timely help.  Sekhar Kuriakose, the member secretary of the Kerala Disaster Management Authority, claimed in a press statement on December 1 that it was not possible for the MET department to issue a cyclone warning on November 29, as the cyclone was still a deep depression on November 30 until noon. , The system produced heavy rainfall and gale-force winds in Sri Lanka, initially affecting the southern coastline, with Matara, and the general Matara District in particular, experiencing wind speeds of 70–80 km/h (40–50 mph) and bearing the brunt of the cyclone. , As Ockhi moved further into the Arabian Sea, it traveled through an area of sea surface temperatures of 31 °C (89 °F) and decreasing wind shear; a 23 mi (37 km) eye became visible on satellite imagery, prompting the JTWC to upgrade it to a Category 3-equivalent cyclone early on December 2. cyclone-ockhi Thiruvananthapuram: With over 100 fishermen still missing in the cyclone Ockhi that hit the state 18 days ago, the Kerala government today decided to … The ‘OCKHI’ Cyclone that hit the Kerala coast on November 30th 2017, w reaked unprecedented havoc, impacting the lives and livelihoods of a large number of fishermen families. At present, Cyclone Okhi is over Comorin area, 60 km away from Kanyakumari and 120 km away from Thiruvananthapuram. The Central agency's director at Thiruvananthapuram, S Sudevan, said warnings were given to the State Disaster Management Authority (SMDA) and top officials a day before the cyclone hit the state's coastline. The system produced heavy rainfall and gale-force winds in Sri Lanka, initially affecting the southern coastline, with Matara, and the general Matara District in particular, experiencing wind speeds of 70–80 km/h (40–50 mph) and bearing the brunt of the cyclone.  In Tamil Nadu, damage was estimated more than Rs 1000 crore (US$155 million). (more…), ഓഖി ചുഴലിയില് നിന്നു രക്ഷപ്പെട്ട മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികള് മറ്റേതെങ്കിലും രാജ്യത്തോ ദ്വീപിലോ എത്തിയിട്ടുണ്ടെങ്കില് അവരെ തിരിച്ചുകൊണ്ടുവരുന്നതിന് കേന്ദ്ര സര്ക്കാരുമായി ബന്ധപ്പെട്ട് അടിയന്തര നടപടി സ്വീകരിക്കുമെന്ന് മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി പിണറായി വിജയന് കന്യാകുമാരിയില് നിന്നെത്തിയ മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികള്ക്ക് ഉറപ്പു നല്കി. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Cyclone Ockhi that hit Kerala two days ago claimed seven more lives on Saturday, taking the toll in the state to 13.   Increasing vertical wind shear along with a deep layered subtropical ridge to the east steered it north-northeast, and a dry air intrusion from the west gradually weakened the system. The state government on Monday disbursed Rs 20 lakh each to families of 25 fishermen killed in Cyclone Ockhi. As Ockhi became embedded within a deep mid-latitude trough, the storm rapidly underwent an extratropical transition. Around 2,648 people were evacuated to seven shelters over by Kochi. Cyclone Ockhi continues to batter coastal Kerala, more than 2600 evacuated from Ernakulam district Cyclone Ockhi: rains hit Lakshadweep islands, damage houses, uproot trees Cyclone … The support has brought the much needed hope in this time of adversity. limped back to normal, Lakshadweep islands await relief", "Navy Dispatches Relief To Ockhi Cyclone-Hit Lakshadweep as Navy ships carried the relief material to the island of Minicoy on Sunday and the Kavaratti and Kalpeni islands yesterday", "Cyclone Ocki: T.N. The Kerala Disaster Management Authority blamed the India Meteorological Department, claiming that they had only issued a fishing advisory, and not a warning. , On November 28, an area of low pressure developed about 425 km (265 mi) to the south-southeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka.  Tamil Nadu's government stated on December 6 that as many as 4,501 houses in Cyclone Ockhi-hit Kanyakumari had suffered partial and full damage and relief to the tune of ₹41 lakh had been provided. , In Gujarat, parts of southern region received significant rains, with the highest rainfall in Umargam of 90 mm, causing damage to vegetables and banana crops.  The Meteorological Department issued a Red Alert early on November 30, with schools in the Western, Central, Southern and Uva provinces given a holiday on the same day by order of the Ministry of Education, postponing exams meant to be held on the day. More than 400 people were rescued and evacuated, and few cadavers were found. This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 03:17. കടകളിലും ഹോട്ടല്, റസ്റ്റോറന്റ് ഉള്പ്പെടെയുളള സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളിലും ജോലിക്ക് നിയോഗിക്കപ്പെടുന്ന സ്ത്രീകള് ലൈംഗിക പീഡനത്തിന് ഇരയാകുന്നത് തടയാന് 1960-ലെ കേരള കടകളും സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളും ആക്ടില് ഭേദഗതി വരുത്തുന്നതിന് മന്ത്രിസഭ തീരുമാനിച്ചു. (more…).  The complaint was that in the matter of Ockhi and the natural calamity that followed, the Centre had a different attitude.  In Goa, beach shacks were hit by high tides caused by Cyclone Ockhi.  823 houses were reported completely destroyed, with a further 32,347 sustaining damage to varying degrees. Although Cyclone Ockhi affected several states on India's coast, Kerala was the worst hit.  Due to high atmospheric moisture and warmer oceanic surface temperature between Sri Lanka and Kanyakumari (Cape Comorin) in mainland India, Ockhi intensified into a cyclonic storm on November 30. 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 വിംസ് എന്ന സ്വകാര്യ മെഡിക്കല് കോളേജ് ഏറ്റെടുക്കാനുള്ള…, പ്രദേശിക സ്ഥാപനങ്ങള്ക്ക് രാഷ്ട്രീയത്തിനതീതമായ പിന്തുണ കൂടുതല് തൊഴിലവസരം സൃഷ്ടിക്കണം പ്രാഥമിക ഉല്പന്ന വിപ്ലവം വേണം സംരംഭകരുടെ മനംമടുപ്പിക്കുന്ന സമീപനം പാടില്ല…, ശബരി പാത യാഥാര്ത്ഥ്യമാകുന്നു: ചെലവിന്റെ പകുതി സംസ്ഥാനം വഹിക്കും അങ്കമാലി-ശബരി റെയില്പാതയുടെ മൊത്തം ചെലവിന്റെ (2815 കോടി രൂപ) അമ്പതു….  The Department of Meteorology also issued a weather advisory for heavy rain, strong winds, and rough seas on the morning of November 28, at 1130 IST.  Falling trees and damage to power transmission lines resulted in power outages in affected areas, with Matara, Galle and Ambalangoda among the worst affected. People were provided with humanitarian assistance and disaster relief by the Indian Navy in Lakshadweep.  The disturbance was located within an area of warm sea surface temperatures and moderate to strong vertical wind shear, with atmospheric convection scattered around the disturbance's ill-defined low-level circulation center.  During its lifetime as a tropical cyclone, Ockhi traveled a distance of 2,538 km. , Close to 220 families were moved from the coastal areas of Kochi as a precaution, due to a storm surge at Chellanam.  On December 4, analysis showed that Ockhi was maintaining a source aloft, but there was restricted outflow on the western edge[further explanation needed], due to a deepening trough advancing rapidly from the west. Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Ockhi[nb 1] was a strong tropical cyclone that devastated parts of Sri Lanka and India in 2017, and was the most intense tropical cyclone in the Arabian Sea since Cyclone Megh in 2015. Colomboand its suburbs, along with the southwestern and western coastal regions, were also … This will keep on battering the state with heavy to extremely heavy rains for the next 2-3 days. (more…), കടകളില് ജോലി ചെയ്യുന്ന സ്ത്രീകളുടെ സുരക്ഷ ഉറപ്പാന് നിയമം ഭേദഗതി ചെയ്യുന്നു  On November 29, the storm organized into a depression just off the southeastern coast of Sri Lanka, and the India Meteorological Department (IMD) gave the system the identifier BOB 07. Almost 50 shacks in the Morjim, Mandrem, Arambol and Querim Beaches in Pernem taluka were damaged.  Owing to highly favorable conditions, the storm displayed a thick convective ring, surrounding a well-defined eye feature on the same day.  The Government of Maharashtra announced a holiday on December 5 for schools in the MMR and in some other selective districts, for safety purposes.  Colombo and its suburbs, along with the southwestern and western coastal regions, were also affected, with many parts of the capital city and its suburbs experiencing power outages and property damage; several roads were obstructed by falling trees and power lines, including that leading to the Supreme Court complex at Aluthkade. A desalination plant at Kavaratti was also damaged. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan hands over financial aid to families of fishermen’s who died in Ockhi disaster. for ignoring storm warnings and placing people at mercy of weather gods", "Cyclone Ockhi updates: Palaniswamy urges Rajnath Singh to involve Navy, Coast Guard in search operations LIVE News, Latest Updates, Live blog, Highlights and Live coverage", "While southern Kerala and parts of T.N.  The cyclone went on to hit the Lakshadweep islands on December 2. , Despite international weather reports on November 26–27 warning of a possible storm condition over parts of the island, the Meteorology Department of Sri Lanka issued no warning on the lead-up to the cyclone, dismissing in a statement on November 28 reports of any possible adverse weather systems forming off the country's coast, citing insufficient data to arrive at such a conclusion.  The Department of Meteorology issued heavy rain warnings for the Northern, North-Central, Uva, Southern, Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces, and an additional one to fishing communities warning of rough seas and winds up to 70 km/h (43 mph). 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. The three major islands of Lakshadweep—Minicoy, Kalpeni, and Kavaratti—suffered major damages. I am also thankful to your promise to look into the ‘Reconstruction and Rehabilitation package proposed for Coastal Kerala’ submitted to you. on മന്ത്രിസഭാ തീരുമാനങ്ങള് 31/08/2018, on മന്ത്രിസഭാ തീരുമാനങ്ങള് 04/07/2018, on CM Speech on Financial Aid Distribution for the ockhi Victims families, on CM Hands over Financial Aid to Ockhi Victims Families, on ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തില് തിരിച്ചെത്താത്ത മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികളെ സംബന്ധിച്ച പരിശോധന സമയബന്ധിതമായി പൂര്ത്തിയാക്കും, on ഓഖി ദുരന്തം: കേന്ദ്ര സംഘം മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയുമായി കൂടിക്കാഴ്ച നടത്തി, on Letter to the Prime Minister (Ockhi – rehabilitation package), on മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിക്ക് നന്ദിപറയാന് കന്യാകുമാരിയില് നിന്ന് മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികള്, on Letter to the Prime Minsiter (Ockhi cyclone package), kerala shops and commercial establishment, CM Speech on Financial Aid Distribution for the ockhi Victims families, CM Hands over Financial Aid to Ockhi Victims Families, ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തില് തിരിച്ചെത്താത്ത മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികളെ സംബന്ധിച്ച പരിശോധന സമയബന്ധിതമായി പൂര്ത്തിയാക്കും, ഓഖി ദുരന്തം: കേന്ദ്ര സംഘം മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിയുമായി കൂടിക്കാഴ്ച നടത്തി, Kerala State Disaster Management Authority, representatives of the Latin Catholic community, Letter to the Prime Minister (Ockhi – rehabilitation package), മുഖ്യമന്ത്രിക്ക് നന്ദിപറയാന് കന്യാകുമാരിയില് നിന്ന് മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികള്, Letter to the Prime Minsiter (Ockhi cyclone package), Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License. രക്ഷപ്പെട്ട ചിലര് ഒമാനിലും മാലി ഉള്പ്പെടെയുളള ചില ദ്വീപുകളിലും എത്തിപ്പെട്ടതായി വിവരമുണ്ടെന്ന് തൊഴിലാളികള് പറഞ്ഞപ്പോഴാണ് മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി ഈ ഉറപ്പു നല്കിയത്. The advisory was extended into the land areas on the morning of November 29, at 0500 IST. Edappadi K. Palaniswami encouraged Rajnath Singh to involve the Navy and Coast Guard in search operations. The Ockhi cyclone was detected only in the morning of November 29.  Close to 12 boats, housing 138 fishermen in total, arrived at Kalpeni, while four other boats arrived at Androth, Kithan and Chatlet, all of which were in Lakshadweep. കേന്ദ്ര ആഭ്യന്തര വകുപ്പിന് കീഴിലുള്ള ദുരന്ത നിവാരണ വിഭാഗം അഡീഷണല് സെക്രട്ടറി ബിപിന് മല്ലിക്, കേന്ദ്ര ഫിഷറീസ് വകുപ്പ് അസി. It was reported that dry provisions and ready to eat meals were also being transported to Bitra Island by helicopter from Dweeprakshak base in the island of Kavaratti. Chennai: The death toll due to the very severe cyclonic storm Ockhi in Kerala rose to 23 on Sunday. Indian Coast Guard ship Sarthi rescued a fisherman in rough seas during Cyclone Ockhi off Kerala coast. a speedboat off Maaungoodhoo island in Shaviyani Atoll (13 rescued). Cyclone Ockhi: 10 Dead In Tamil Nadu, Kerala Rain, "Red Warning" For Lakshadweep - 10 Facts Cyclone Ockhi intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and … The government sought a relief package, worth ₹7,340 crore (US$1.14 billion). സഞ്ജയ് പാണ്ഡേ എന്നിവര് സെക്രട്ടേറിയറ്റിലെത്തി മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി പിണറായി വിജയനുമായി കൂടിക്കാഴ്ച നടത്തി. A view of a flooded locality following Cyclone Ockhi in Lakshadweep on Sunday. Ockhi cyclone a view from thiruvananthapuram The cyclonic storm is moving west-northwestwards towards Lakshwadeep Islands and in the next 24 … Several major beaches in the state were affected due to the sudden ingress of water, which resulted in inundation of the shacks and soil erosion. The death toll in the state has gone up to 40 but officials admit it could rise. offers ₹41 lakh relief for damaged houses in Kanyakumari district", "Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala, Tamil Nadu announce relief measures for affected people as The cyclone has claimed 74 lives and affected 36,000 people in the two southern states", 2010–2019 North Indian Ocean cyclone seasons, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Cyclone_Ockhi&oldid=993534930, All Wikipedia articles written in Indian English, Short description is different from Wikidata, Wikipedia articles needing clarification from August 2018, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Cyclone Ockhi is expected to cause damage in south Kerala (Alappuzha, Kottayam, Idukki, Kollam, Pathanathitta, Thiruvananthapuram districts), south Tamil Nadu (Kanyakumari, Tutukudi and Tirunelveli districts) and Lakshadweep Islands. Bodies of some dead fishers were found. (more…). Cyclone Burevi – named by the Maldives – is about 70 kms west-northwest of Mannar and 230 km east-northeast of Kanyakumari, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its latest update at 4 pm on Thursday.  The storm tracked westwards and intensified further into a Severe Cyclone Storm early on December 1. 170 million for relief to weather affected", "JO faults govt. With 117 fishermen still missing, rescue operations continued on the third day. We are grateful also for your support for the efforts of the State of Kerala in trying to save the lives lost at sea. The Nashik District received 125.5 mm of rain, due to the impact of Ockhi.  The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, claimed that 400 stranded fishermen were rescued. , Cyclone Ockhi passed just south of Puthalam, the southern tip of mainland India, on November 30. (more…).  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