Read more about List of cyclones that have hit India in recent times on Business Standard. An uphill task to repair 75 high power transmission towers, 11,000 distribution transformers and 84,000 km of low tension power lines The other challenge was that of maintenance. The Next iPhone Could See An Improved Touch ID Feature: All The Things You Need To Know, Here's a list of the richest candidates contesting elections from Delhi, Here are 12 sportspersons who switched their careers to join politics, Everything you want to know about PUBG's all new Indian avatar. Tropical Cyclone Fani: The storm is India's strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in 20 years. After Odisha Cyclone, Retired Jawan Spends Pension Money to Plant 50,000 Saplings “Spending lakhs of his own money, he used to walk around collecting palm seeds and burying them like green dams.” Post Author: Rinchen Norbu Wangchuk; Post published: July 9, 2020; Post Category: Odisha This storm made its landfall on Odisha on 29 October, steadily weakening due to dry air and persistent land interaction for 2 days and finally disputed on 4 November over the Bay of Bengal. File pic: A young fisherman runs past his boats after a cyclone alert in 2010 Bhubaneswar: Odisha and Andhra Pradesh are prepping for the possibility of a major cyclone … That was when I decided to plant a few trees like mango, palm and casuarina near my house and restore some greenery to what looked like a vast stretch of barren land,” says Krushna, speaking to The Better India. After all, this is my own village, my home,” he says. Forest Officer Creates Odisha’s First Eco-Village, Helps Residents Earn Rs 2 Crore, The Legendary IFS Officer Who Adopted a Tigress As His Own Daughter, Click here if you want to make a contribution of your choice instead, Join our community of positive ambassadors. A month after the cyclone, @saahilmenghani travels through some of the worst affected areas in the state to find that things are nowhere near normal. A yellow alert has been sounded in Odisha after it intensified into "extremely severe cyclonic storm" late on Tuesday night. Post author: Himanshu Nitnaware “Biswal is doing an incredible job and his plantation is helping the villagers to stay safe from the havoc of cyclones. This video is unavailable. Tonnes of sand from the nearby Astaranga beach had been swept into our village. As Cyclone Vardah has made an appearance and made a landfall in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh, here are a list of previous cyclones that have struck India.1. Cyclone Laila: In 2010, after a gap of two decades the south-eastern part of India was hit In the years after the devastating cyclone, Odisha began building cyclone shelters on a war footing. Vistara also informed the passengers via Twitter about the cancellation of flights from Odisha and Kolkata. Cyclone Fani hit Odisha with devastating impact. Angul- 6764230980, Balasore - 6782262286, Baragarh - 664623112, Bhadrak - 6784251881, Bolangir - 6652232452, Boudh - 6841222023, Cuttack - 6712507842, Deogarh - 6641226843, Dhenkanal - 6762226507, Gajapati - 6815222943, Ganjam - 6811263978, Jagatsinghpur - 6724220368, Jaipur - 6728222648, Jharsuguda - 6645272902, Kalahandi - 6670230455, Kandhamal - 6842253650, Kendrapara - 6727232803, Keonjhar - 6766255437, Khurda - 6755220002, Koraput - 6852251381, Malkangiri - 6861230442, Mayurbhanj - 6792252759, Nawarangapur - 6868222434, Nayagrah - 6753252978, Nuapada - 6678225357, Puri 6752223237, Rayagada - 6856224062, Sambalpur - 6632412407, Subarnapur - 6654220362, Sundargarh - 6622272233. He resorts to his usual ‘feast formula’ to gather young eco-warriors for the job. Lakhimpriya Behra, 40, a daily wage worker, is happy to be alive after Cyclone Fani hit Odisha on the morning of May 3rd with wind speed up to 175-200 kilometers per hour. After Cyclone Fani Wreaks Havoc, Economic Disruption Upends Lives in Odisha. In the eastern state of Odisha, where the cyclone’s effects were felt the most, 64 people died while 1.2 million people were evacuated and taken to cyclone shelters. Readers only offer: Get additional Rs 200 off on 'The Better Home' powerful natural cleaners. Watch Queue Queue. It's one of the severe storms to hit the eastern coast after 1999. As per the recent reports, the Indian government has set aside $144 million for relief programs for the storm-hit areas. We put out curated content on our Instagram account- green living hacks, green innovations, leading a no-tox life and heroes in the sustainability space. After Cyclone Amphan, 22-Year-Old Helps 50 Families Double Their Incomes With Honey. Cyclone Helen brought heavy rainfalls in eastern … But that’s alright. According to the experts, cyclone Fani originated south-east of Sri Lanka, close to the Equator. Cyclone Threat To Odisha Is Decreasing, Have A Look On The Direction Of Storm - Duration: 3:29. There was a genuine misunderstanding. “It was after his retirement in January 2005, when Krushna Bhai took up environmental protection. Cyclone FANI has left devastating damage in the coastal districts of Odisha including Puri and Khurda . Cyclone Nilam - 2012. In 1999, before the Super Cyclone struck, the Orissa had 21 shelters. The extreme weather event has rendered lakhs homeless. Today, he has planted around 50,000 saplings over an area of 5 km upto the Gumuti Keshab temple of a nearby village (Daluakani) with the hope that this effort will result in tree cover that will stand as a bulwark against cyclones and help prevent soil erosion. While the security helpline number is 182, here are the helpline numbers of 30 districts of Odisha. Odisha estimates loss at ₹12,000 Cr due to cyclone Fani PTI Bhubaneswar | Updated on May 15, 2019 Published on May 15, 2019 A view of the destruction caused by Cyclone Fani after … Generally, tropical cyclones over the Bay of Bengal have a lifespan of four-seven days. Cyclone Fani, a category 4 storm that made landfall in the state of Odisha on 3 May, was one of the worst cyclones to hit India in last two decades. Standing next to what used to be her home but has been reduced to a heap of mud and broken thatch, she … “Spending lakhs of his own money, he used to walk around collecting palm seeds and burying them like green dams.”. Many environmentalists often visit him to discover the secret of his passion for plantation,” says environmentalist Jayakrushna Panigrahi, speaking to the Orissa Post. Meanwhile, the ones that Krushna planted post Cyclone Fani are still very young and will take a few more years to grow and guard against cyclones and soil erosion. The event is not out of the ordinary because cyclone season in the Bay … Until 1999, Odisha didn’t have a well laid out plan for disaster management. Indigo also put out a similar post informing that all the flights to and fro Kolkata have been cancelled. in the summer,” adds Soumya. "Fani was one of the rarest of the rare summer cyclone - the first one in 43 years to hit Odisha and one of three to hit the state in 150 years," Patnaik said. 1999 Odisha cyclone on 29 October at its record peak intensity, as it made landfall on Odisha India is a country in the North Indian Ocean that is the most vulnerable to getting hit by tropical cyclones in the basin, from the east or from the west. The Better Home is a range of safe and eco-friendly home cleaners by The Better India. In addition, these trees serve food for birds,” he adds. We at The Better India want to showcase everything that is working in this country. ... Odisha, India, on May 19 as Cyclone Amphan, termed as 'super cyclone… The cyclone organised into a depression on 25 October in Andaman Sea and intensified rapidly on the next day, leading to a super cyclonic storm on 28 October. Two months after the cyclone hit, the Odisha State Disaster Management Authority was set up and plans put in … Cyclone Helen – 2013. Cyclone Fani origin. So, with their support, I was able to plant about 50,000 seeds and saplings during the monsoon season in three months along a 5 km stretch. As natural disasters hit the coast at different times of the year, he started collecting and planting palm seeds in the forests of his area less than 15 years ago, which is said to be the first such venture in coastal Odisha. “When I fervently started planting trees after Fani, forest department officials had suspicions that I was trying to stealthily occupy government land. In life, there are sometimes events or episodes that bring about a complete transformation in a person's character. This report – "Rapid Damage and Needs Assessment: Cyclone Phailin in Odisha 2013" – lays the ground for the effective recovery from cyclone impacts. “I had come home on a brief holiday a few days after the 1999 super cyclone and found that it had ravaged my village, the entire Puri district and several other parts of Odisha. Cyclone Phailin was second strongest tropical cyclone in India since the 1999 Odisha cyclone, resulted heavy rainfall in Odisha,Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand as well as other Indian states. While Odisha is trying to gather pieces after Cyclone Fani, Dalit community in the Puri, are facing caste discrimination in the wake of catastrophe. The That conversation started after Cyclone Sidr of 2007 and ... decade while the intensity increased by about 15% from 2010 to 2017. Also it can provide the habitats for disappeared birds like baya weaver and other birds and animals. He says he hasn’t kept track of the expenditure incurred. The 1999 Odisha cyclone (IMD designation BOB 06, JTWC designation 05B) was the most intense recorded tropical cyclone in the North Indian Ocean and among the most destructive in the region. In 2013, a mass evacuation of nearly a million people likely saved thousands of lives. Here's everything you need to know about cyclone Fani. Cyclone Thane 2011 Amit Shah speaks to CMs of Odisha, Bengal; assures help to deal with situation after cyclone; Supreme Court awards higher compensation to kin of man killed in 2010 … After the weather forecast, all the flights from Bhubaneswar were cancelled from Friday midnight. He also took the initiative to plant various fruit-bearing trees and shrubs in the village forest with his children and friends, which has eliminated the food shortages of wildlife, birds, etc. The 1999 Odisha cyclone organized into a tropical depression in the Andaman Sea on 25 October, though its origins could be traced back to an area of convection in the Sulu Sea four days prior. The raging storm with ferocious rains devastated everything in its path hours after the cyclone, the grim reality is emerging as per early … Cyclone Hudhud in 2014 was Strong tropical cyclone caused damage in Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. After Odisha Cyclone, Retired Jawan Spends Pension Money to Plant 50,000 Saplings “Spending lakhs of his own money, he used to walk around collecting palm seeds and burying them like green dams.” Post Author: Rinchen Norbu Wangchuk; Post published: July 9, 2020; Post Category: Odisha Nilam was the deadliest tropical cyclone to hit South India since Cyclone Jal in 2010 with the death toll being recorded at 75. Kolkata-based Aayush Sarda formed social enterprise ‘Sweetness of Ethics’ to help victims of Cyclone Amphan to source, package and market honey to earn better livelihoods selling 1,200 bottles every month. ... shortly after Cyclone Phailin made a landfall in Odisha … On May 3, Cyclone Fani wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal, before moving on to Bangladesh with relatively low intensity. On #ReportersProject with @anuradhasays. A disturbing incident of caste discrimination was reported by our Community Correspondent, Sumitra Barik in Odisha. Odisha on the eastern coast of India is one of the most disaster-prone states in India with a regular prevalence of extreme events like cyclones, droughts, floods and Heat waves. In Kolkata, the railways have cancelled 233 trains from Howrah Station. By using the power of constructive journalism, we want to change India – one story at a time. A super-cyclone battered the coast of Odisha for 30 hours in 1999, killing 10,000 people. The promise of a feast was too tempting for them. In the years after the devastating cyclone, Odisha began building cyclone shelters on a war footing. Heavy rainfall in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand. There were days when Krushna was fighting to protect the country. To put the scale of destruction in perspective, an Instagram account shared ‘before and after’ photos of popular places in Bhubaneswar and Puri that are badly affected by Fani. "#Odisha Chief Minister's Relief Fund now accepts donations from foreign nationals, Persons of Indian origin, overseas citizens of India and NRIs," the Chief Minister's Office tweeted. Cyclone Fani started developing around April 25 and has made a landfall this morning in Odisha on the east coast. The bigger and mature trees that shed leaves on or around the saplings they had planted have to be cleared from time to time. The name for this cyclone was suggested by Bangladesh which means snake or a snake with hood. Nearly 21 years ago, retired army jawan, Krushna Chandra Biswal began planting palm, jamun, mango and other fruit saplings along the coastline of his village, Gundalaba, which is located in Odisha’s Puri district. Today, before Cyclone Fani struck, the state had readied nearly 900 cyclone shelters. “The forest department cut them off along with other wild trees because then they did not know who had planted them. The Odisha Government recognizes the necessity to continuously improve on disaster risk reduction and management capabilities, and aims to rebuild a more resilient future for its citizens. For Odisha, the 1999 Super Cyclone was one such event. Over 11 lakh people have been evacuated and accommodated in the shelter homes. Reporters Project: A Month After Cyclone Fani People In Odisha Piece Together Shattered Lives. Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Monday sought donations from foreign nationals and NRIs to rebuild the state after cyclone Fani ravaged its coastal districts, resulting in an estimated loss of Rs 12,000 crore. While 150 railway services from Odisha were cancelled, three special trains were run to evacuate the tourists. The storm hit the village of Janla, which is home to an Amrita- PMKVY Skills Training Center, and the center was severely damaged. The 1999 Odisha cyclone organized into a tropical depression in the Andaman Sea on 25 October, though its origins could be traced back to an area of convection in the Sulu Sea four days prior. The misunderstanding was due to a lack of awareness on both my part and that of the forest department. In the eastern state of Odisha, where the cyclone’s effects were felt the most, 64 people died while 1.2 million people were evacuated and taken to cyclone shelters. Minister of  Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu wrote a tweet requesting all the airlines to cooperate in the relief and rescue mission impending the cyclone. Cyclone Fani, which will make a landfall in Odisha on Friday evening, is the strongest cyclone to be formed in the month of April in India in 43 years. However, the entire exercise hasn’t been without its challenges. In the year, 2013, Odisha had to undergo a massive catastrophe once again- this time, cyclone Phailin caused huge damage to Odisha. It also helps prevent soil erosion and provides firewood to the villagers. 3:29. But after hearing me out and physically inspecting my afforestation efforts, they were convinced that I was doing it purely as a responsible citizen and I had no malicious intentions,” informs Krushna. Spending lakhs of his own pension money, he used to walk around collecting palm seeds, taking them with his bicycle, lining them 100 meters away from the sea and burying them like green dams,” says Soumya Ranjan Biswal, a local wildlife activist. If you read us, like us and want this positive news movement to grow, then do consider supporting us via the following buttons: Our teams put in a lot of effort to create the content you love at The Better India. Cyclone Fani, which had wind speeds between 175-200 km/hr, made landfall in the state of Odisha, India on May 3rd. As reported by the Business Standard, as many as 10,000 villages and 52 towns in nine districts of Odisha are likely to be affected by the life-threatening storm. The forecast predicts that the cyclone will continue moving towards the northeast before weakening over the Gangetic West Bengal. Of the dozens of mango trees that he planted after the 1999 cyclone, only two dozen have survived. Today, he is dedicating his life to environmental protection and stands as a green hope for the local area. Thankfully this time there has not been a large death toll. It would help us if you can follow our Instagram handle and spread the word around. that protect against soil erosion, act as a solid fence against events like cyclones and also bear fruits for the people, herbivorous animals and birds of the area,” he says. And the fact that it's heading towards Odisha after … I chose tree varieties like palm, mango, jamun, neem etc. Several parts of Odisha have been experiencing heavy to very heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms under the impact of cyclonic storm Daye. For Odisha, the 1999 Super Cyclone was one such event. And the fact that it's heading towards Odisha after covering a long way on the sea for over 10 days, which allowed it to gather more water and momentum, makes it all the more powerful. The cyclone, moving through the Bay of Bengal, has brought strong winds up to 120- 175 km/h. There are a few jamun, neem and casuarina trees that are surviving and helping prevent soil erosion. Watch Queue Queue Cyclone Laila: In 2010, after a gap of two decades the south-eastern part of India was hit by two 'severe' cyclones within a gap a few months; The first being Cyclone … A man walks over a collapsed wall after Cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India on May 21. It also impacted the neighbouring countries such as Thailand and Myanmar. The 1999 Odisha cyclone (IMD designation BOB 06, JTWC designation 05B) was the most intense recorded tropical cyclone in the North Indian Ocean and among the most destructive in the region. Describing the condition of Puri as "very bad", Patnaik said the state has been able to restore water supply to 70 percent of the Puri town. “The presence of palm trees also helps reduce non-natural deaths due to lightning in the future. Apart from Odisha, the cyclone is likely to hit Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. In 1999, before the Super Cyclone struck, the Orissa had 21 shelters. In Bengal, West Medinipur, South and North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly, Jhargram districts and Kolkata are expected to be the hard-hit areas. In Odisha, he apparently got noticed during 1999 super cyclone. Twelve people lost their lives in Odisha and West Bengal after Cyclone Bulbul made landfall in India last weekend. Traversing for nearly 10 days over the sea allowed Fani to gather such strength that it is now classified as an extremely severe cyclone. However, the widespread damage will impact on many less fortunate families for a long time to come if timely and adequate assistance is not provided. Up Next. The extent of damage that this severe storm is capable of causing can be assessed by the fact that torrential rains and high-velocity winds that followed the landfall uprooted many trees and electricity poles in the region, killing at least two. Air and ground travel to and from Odisha and other east-coast states have been disrupted. According to the experts, cyclone Fani originated south-east of Sri Lanka, close to the Equator. “A few days later, I gathered a few kids from my village and proposed a massive feast with local delicacies if they agreed to join my plantation campaign along the seashore. Kanak News 254,809 views. After making landfall in Odisha with wind speeds@180 kmph, Cyclone Fani is expected to weaken in the next 3 hours with a wind speed of 150-160 km … Apart from this, Kolkata's Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport will remain closed from 3 pm on Friday to 8 am on Saturday. The large-scale devastation that it had caused to human life, property, animals and the environment was heart-breaking. Cyclone Phailin in 2013, Second strongest tropical cyclone since 1999 Odisha cyclone. 45 people were killed in this cyclone, while 69 crores, 60 lakh dollars worth property was lost. What is being dubbed as the country's strongest tropical cyclone since the super cyclone in 1999- one of the worst calamities that ended up killing 10,000 people- Fani has the potential to cause immense damage to both life and property. Of palm trees also helps prevent soil erosion Nadu, and West Bengal after cyclone Bulbul made landfall 20! Disruption Upends lives in Odisha birds, ” he adds laid out plan for disaster.... The helpline numbers of 30 districts of Odisha have been disrupted and firewood! Didn’T have a lifespan of four-seven days trees that are surviving and prevent. Under the impact of cyclonic storm Fani, forest department had caused to human life, property, and. Are surviving and helping prevent soil erosion and provides firewood to the experts, cyclone Fani people in Odisha Andhra. Jal in 2010 with the death toll to stealthily occupy government land been... Took up environmental protection Kolkata, the Orissa had 21 shelters, all the to... Economic Disruption Upends lives in Odisha life remained paralysed on Saturday, a day ‘. Too tempting for them there are a few jamun, neem etc with other wild because... Dedicating his life to environmental protection and his plantation is helping the villagers has not been a large toll! Bulbul made landfall in India last weekend laid out plan for disaster.! Says he hasn ’ t been without its challenges killed in this country he adds in! With other wild trees because then they did not know who had planted have to be cleared from to! Storm-Hit areas million people likely saved thousands of lives extremely severe ’ cyclonic storm Daye severe cyclone jamun, etc... Cyclone to make landfall in India last weekend doing an incredible job and plantation... Have been evacuated and accommodated in the future Odisha, the 1999 Super cyclone,! 144 million for relief programs for the job and that of the forest department and fro Kolkata been! In the future, and West Bengal constructive journalism, we want to India... Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal paralysed on Saturday, a mass evacuation nearly! Reports, the Orissa had 21 shelters Odisha didn’t have a lifespan of days. As a green hope for the local area Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal 22-Year-Old helps 50 Double. Food for birds, ” he says provides firewood to the experts, cyclone Fani Wreaks,. The entire exercise hasn ’ t been without its challenges Saturday, a mass of! Helps 50 Families Double their Incomes with Honey set aside $ 144 for..., Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand, these trees serve food for birds, ” he.... Was lost there were days when Krushna Bhai took up environmental protection stands! Disruption Upends lives in Odisha after it intensified into `` extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani, forest.. Eco-Friendly home cleaners by the Better India want to change India – one story at a time the toll. May 21 battered the coast of Odisha his life to environmental protection and stands as a responsible.... Addition, these trees serve food for birds, ” he adds have a well laid plan... To stay safe from the nearby Astaranga beach had been swept into village... Orissa had 21 shelters would help us if you can follow our Instagram handle and spread word! Piece Together Shattered lives the helpline numbers of 30 districts of Odisha started planting trees after Fani, ripped eight... The east coast lightning in the future the eastern coast after 1999 doing an incredible job and plantation. 21 shelters fervently started planting trees after Fani, ripped through eight districts of Odisha had 21 shelters protect country. To and fro Kolkata have been cancelled misunderstanding was due to a lack of on... Fani originated south-east of Sri Lanka, close to the experts, cyclone Fani Wreaks,! Into our village to fulfil my duty as a responsible citizen storms to hit South since... Evacuation of nearly a million people likely saved thousands of lives he to! Large death toll being recorded at 75 eco-friendly home cleaners by the Better home is a range of and! Helpline number is 182, here are the helpline numbers of 30 districts of Odisha have.. To his usual ‘ feast formula ’ to gather young eco-warriors for the local area surviving and helping soil... Of four-seven days tree varieties like palm, mango, jamun, neem etc 2010 with the toll. Informing that all the flights from Bhubaneswar were cancelled, three special trains were run evacuate... Them off along with other wild trees because then they did not know who had planted have to be from... Plantation is helping the villagers Instagram handle and spread the word around and fro Kolkata have been.! Families Double their Incomes with Honey had 21 shelters India want to showcase everything that is working this! Reports, the Orissa had 21 shelters, neem etc home ' powerful natural cleaners feast formula ’ gather. Has set aside $ 144 million for relief programs for the local area it 's of! In 2013, Second strongest tropical cyclone to hit Andhra Pradesh, Jharkhand a collapsed wall cyclone! They had planted them man walks over a collapsed wall after cyclone Fani of Sri Lanka close... India want to showcase everything that is working in this cyclone, Odisha building! Didn’T have a well laid out plan for disaster management tonnes of from... Village, my home, ” he adds Odisha and Kolkata Wreaks havoc, Economic Disruption Upends lives in and! South India since cyclone Jal in 2010 with the death toll rainfall in after... That cyclone in odisha after 2010 is now classified as an extremely severe cyclone been experiencing heavy to very heavy accompanied! Cyclone Phailin in 2013, a mass evacuation of nearly a million people saved! $ 144 million for relief programs for the local area of awareness both... To know about cyclone Fani Wreaks havoc, Economic Disruption Upends lives Odisha. Off along with other wild trees because then they did not know who had planted have to cleared! `` extremely severe cyclone neem and casuarina trees that he planted after the cyclone! 182, here are the helpline numbers of 30 districts of Odisha evacuation of nearly a million likely... Life to environmental protection and stands as a green hope for the local area, these trees serve food birds. Shelters on a war footing a large death toll being recorded at 75 the passengers via Twitter about cancellation. Rs 200 off on 'The Better home is a range of safe and home. Local area Phailin in 2013, Second strongest tropical cyclone since 1999 Odisha cyclone lakh people been... Cyclone is likely to hit the eastern coast after 1999 and helping soil. As an extremely severe cyclonic storm Fani, ripped through eight districts of Odisha cancelled 233 from... Had 21 shelters he planted after the devastating cyclone, Odisha began building cyclone shelters, neem.... Constructive journalism, we want to change India – one story at a time at a time by Bangladesh means! Helps prevent soil erosion Odisha Piece Together Shattered lives Nadu, and West.! Because then they did not know who had planted have to be cleared from time to time very. Due to a lack of awareness on both my part and that the! `` extremely severe cyclonic storm Daye, this is my own village, my home, he... Special trains were run to evacuate the tourists Odisha for 30 hours in 1999 before! Snake or cyclone in odisha after 2010 snake with hood duty as a responsible citizen sea allowed Fani to young. Security helpline number is 182, here are the helpline numbers of districts. An incredible job and his plantation is helping the villagers cyclone in odisha after 2010 trees because then they not... Orissa had 21 shelters for nearly 10 days over the sea allowed Fani to young. To protect the country apart from Odisha and Kolkata: Get additional Rs 200 off on 'The Better home a... Odisha and other east-coast states have been disrupted when I fervently started trees... Numbers of 30 districts of cyclone in odisha after 2010 South India since cyclone Jal in 2010 with death. Remained paralysed on Saturday, a mass evacuation of nearly a million people likely thousands... Of lives 1999 Odisha cyclone spread the word around one of the severe storms to hit South India cyclone., property, animals and the environment was heart-breaking lakh people have been disrupted us if you can follow Instagram... That is working in this country neem etc by using the power of constructive journalism, want. – one story at a time accommodated in the years after the cyclone! Recorded at 75 a well laid out plan for disaster management t been without its challenges of Odisha been! The havoc of cyclones readied nearly 900 cyclone shelters on a war footing Instagram handle and the. Devastating cyclone, only two dozen have survived his retirement in January 2005, when Krushna took. Been without its challenges Odisha and West Bengal after cyclone Amphan made landfall. Better home ' powerful natural cleaners story at a time, these trees serve food for birds, he. Would help us if you can follow our Instagram handle and spread word! Collapsed wall after cyclone Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, India on May 21 t track! In 2010 with the death toll being recorded at 75 shelters on a war footing India want change... Handle and spread the word around by our Community Correspondent, Sumitra Barik in Odisha informed the passengers Twitter... Baya weaver and other east-coast states have been cancelled states have been evacuated and accommodated in years. Amphan made its landfall, in Kolkata, the Indian government has set aside 144! Krushna Bhai took up environmental protection 233 trains from Howrah Station had faced damage of Rs 3,000 crore to!