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ADB approves Rs 967 cr road projects for Phailin hit regions
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved Rs 966.75 crore for 484 new road projects to be implemented across 14 districts of Odisha hit by tropical cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

The Centre on Sunday announced an assistance of Rs 915-crore for reconstruction of areas affected by cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods in Odisha, and rehabilitation of victims.

NDMA urged concerned officials to submit detailed note on preparation, operations carried out and post cyclone restoration

The Odisha government's exemplary handling of the severe cyclonic storm Phailin has earned it accolades from the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA).

The severe cyclone storm "Phailin" that hit the coast of Odisha on October 12, 2013, brought with it very high speed winds and heavy rainfall that caused extensive damages particularly to houses, standing crops, power and communication infrastructure in the coastal districts of the state.

Andhra Pradesh heaved a sigh of relief as ‘Lehar’, which was initially categorised as a severe cyclonic storm, petered out into a deep depression today and made landfall near Machilipatnam in the e

Residents now worried about cyclone Lehar

Recent cyclones Phailin and Helen have severely hit the earnings of coconut growers in coastal districts like Srikakulam, East and West Godavari and Krishna. The two cyclones destroyed more than 110,000 coconut trees, resulting in an estimated loss of Rs 3.30 crore, according to government officials. Besides, crowns of thousands of coconut trees were damaged by heavy winds and now it would take more than a year for them to reach normal production. On average, a tree gives 300 nuts per year.

Swell waves reaching a height of 2-3 metres generated by the Lehar cyclone will start hitting the coast near Kakinada from the early hours of Wednesday, much before the landfall time on November 28

Army, Navy, Coast Guard alerted; 20 more NDRF teams sought

The Andhra Pradesh administration is on high alert as `Lehar’ entered the Bay of Bengal started its movement towards the State’s coastline as a very severe cyclonic storm.

Hyderabad: The Andhra Pradesh government is gearing up to face the 'very severe cyclonic storm' Lehar, expected to be almost same in the intensity as cyclone Phailin which is likely to cross the st

The local met centre has urged the state government to take necessary steps to protect the standing crops in the field in south and western Odisha
Cyclone Phailin

Several districts, particularly those in south Odisha, have been put on alert because of approaching severe cyclonic storm Lehar, that is expected to have landfall near Kakinada in neighbouring Andhra Pradesh on November 28th.