World Vision’s community disaster preparedness training played an essential role in the successful evacuation of tens of thousands of people ahead of the storm. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam), Houses damaged, roofs blown away, livelihoods lost — Cyclone Phailin plundered the lives of thousands of people. Later on the same day, the storm was upgraded into Depression BOB 07 by the IMD, while the JTWC upgraded the system into a tropical storm. Cyclone Helen - 2013 Severe cyclonic storm Helen was a relatively weak tropical cyclone that formed in the Bay of Bengal Region on November 18, 2013, from the remnants of Tropical Storm Podul. These disastrous floods remind us that without proper planning, unusually heavy rains in densely populated areas can brew a deadly cocktail for disaster. On average, 4 to 6 storms form in this basin every season.[1]. The evacuation of about 1 million coastal dwellers was the largest evacuation for a storm in India’s history. cyclone vardah in Chennai December 2016 (natural disaster) - INDIAN ALPHA - Duration: 1:05. Nifty 11,200.15 98.5. Cyclone Helen brought heavy rainfall in eastern India and killed at least 11 people. In October 2013, Cyclone Nilam caused several deaths, including that of seafarers, in Chennai. CHENNAI: Phailin, the cyclone threatening Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast, was named by Thailand.Phailin, which means sapphire in Thai, is the last of the … It caused flooding, landslides, road blockage, uprooting of trees and damage to buildings. It intensified gradually, and the IMD classified the storm as a Depression in the early hours of July 30. Hi/Low, RealFeel®, precip, radar, & everything you need to be ready for the day, commute, and weekend! [76] The system slowly drifted northeastward over the next couple of days and slowly intensified. Nov. 20, 2013 - Tropical Cyclone Helen Headed for Landfall in India [image-78] Tropical Cyclone 04B has strengthened and been renamed "Helen" as it slowly nears landfall in southeastern India. Shortly before landfall, the storm's convection sheared to the north, causing its low level circulation to fully expose followed by the JTWC issuing its final bulletin, reporting that the storm had weakened due to land interaction. How can I help children and families in India? [24] The depression attained its minimum central pressure of 990 mbar (29 inHg) on May 30. [31] The system's precursor low caused authorities to raise cautionary signal number 3, at all maritime ports of Bangladesh. Indian sub-continent is the worst affected region of the world, having a … Get inspiration in your inbox!Join a community of change makers. After a five-month break in tropical cyclone activity over the basin, the first depression of the year developed over the southern Bay of Bengal on May 10, 2013. Madi started losing all its convection to the strong wind shear. See the latest Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India RealVue™ weather satellite map, showing a realistic view of Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India from space, as taken from weather satellites. Later, the remnants of BOB 05 redeveloped a small amount of convection, while continuing to moved westwards. India’s disaster ministry expected Phailin to come ashore as a super cyclone, with winds in excess of 157 mph, but the storm made landfall as a Category 4 at 125 mph. Later on November 16, the IMD issued its final advisory on Depression BOB 05, as the system weakened into a well-marked area of low pressure. 30th November 2016 Last updated at 14:04. [93] On December 11, Madi's LLCC became clearly exposed after dry air wrapped around the southern part of the system. (Source: File photo) Chennai 2015, Srinagar 2014, Uttarakhand 2013, Mumbai 2005. Cyclone Nilam – 2012. Family food kits and household kits were pre-positioned to be available as soon as the roads were opened. The following day, Lehar further intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm, as both IMD and JTWC reported peak winds of 140 km/h (87 mph) and a central pressure of 982 mbar (29.0 inHg). Claim: Cyclone Nivar in Tamil Nadu blowing away a hoarding injuring motorcyclist How did World Vision prepare for and respond to Cyclone Phailin? Todays weather forecast, by the hour and long term. [36] The same day, the IMD upgraded the storm to a deep depression, and subsequently a cyclonic storm, naming it Phailin. Severe storms in India and Sri Lanka were responsible for at least 16 fatalities and significant damage;[16][17] one person died in Thailand. Ahead … Cyclone … [62], The storm slowly drifted west-northwestward while deep convection consolidated around the system's well-defined center of circulation. Over the next few days, the storm moved west-northwestward, before weakening into a well-marked low pressure area on August 23. [64] Helen continued to intensify into a Severe Cyclonic Storm the following day, reaching its peak intensity of 100 km/h (62 mph) with a central pressure of 990 mbar (29 inHg). What is the difference between a cyclone, a hurricane, and a typhoon? [54] Shortly before landfall, the system weakened due to land interaction, and the JTWC issued its final warning. Early on November 23, the remnants of Depression BOB 05 dissipated just south of Socotra Island. 2012 Nilam - landfall mahabs - Chennai 120 mm in 2 days ... Tamil Nadu is in Deficit with -23% rains till date and Chennai -52% with Cyclone moving inland, the regions which has missed rains till date particularly interiors will surely benefit a lot. During the next couple of days, the storm slowly organized and consolidated, prompting the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) to issue a Tropical cyclone formation alert (TCFA) during the early hours of November 19. On Nov. 20 at 1200 UTC/7 a.m. EST, Tropical Cyclone Helen had maximum … It was the strongest storm to hit India in 14 years, bringing winds of 140 mph and torrential rain that toppled trees and power lines along 250 miles of … At least four people died and six others were reported missing. Cyclone Vardah moved west over the Bay of Bengal before hitting Chennai, capital of the southern state of Tamil Nadu, as well as neighboring Andhra Pradesh, the … With crops inundated for several days, the farmers long for the government compensation. In Tamil Nadu, the coastal Cuddalore district reported 21 deaths while the others deaths were from Villupuram (2), Tiruvallur (2) and Chennai (1). [42], In early November, a low pressure area formed over the Arabian Sea. Cyclone Phailin was also called a super typhoon, super cyclone, and superstorm because of its sustained winds of more than 150 mph before it made landfall in India. The scope of this article is limited to the Indian Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere, east of the Horn of Africa and west of the Malay Peninsula. ... 2013. The 2013 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation, in which tropical cyclones formed in the North Indian Ocean and Arabian Sea. World Vision was one of the first aid agencies to begin distributing relief supplies to families affected by Cyclone Phailin. India may not be the most disaster-prone country, but with its large population, India consistently has one of the largest number of people displaced by natural disasters. The cyclone damaged or destroyed more than 5,000 educational facilities. In Little Andaman, more than 2000 people were evacuated and kept in Onge-tikrey community hall there. The official Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in this basin is the India Meteorological Department (IMD), while the Joint Typhoon Warning Center releases unofficial advisories. The Cyclone Phailin, that has been described as "very severe" by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), is set to batter the Odisha and Andhra Pradseh, with full force, by Saturday evening. World Vision coordinated with national and local disaster management teams to meet community needs for rebuilding homes, infrastructure, water and sanitation, and restoring livelihoods to benefit 30,000 people. It gradually intensified, organizing itself into a Depression in the early hours of August 20 over coastal West Bengal and adjoining northern Odisha and Jharkhand. [43] The JTWC issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert the same day, reporting that the depression was moving into an area favorable for further intensification. Darren Bett reports. The depression brought heavy rainfall to coastal West Bengal. [79] Around the same time, the IMD started tracking this system as Depression BOB 08. [98][99] Colachel in Kanyakumari district of Tamil Nadu got the highest rainfall of 115 mm in 24 hours on December 13.[100][101]. [37] Shortly before landfall, Phailin began another eyewall replacement cycle which led to slight weakening, and the system jumped back to Category 4 status. Chennai - Stay updated with latest & flash news, Lifestyle & Entertainment, Restaurants & Food, Events, Politics, Climate Updates, from Chennai, Tamil Nadu- Page 2013 Originating from an area of low pressure over the southern Bay of Bengal in early May 2013, Viyaru slowly consolidated into a depression on May 10. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam), Madhuri Maharana couldn’t hold back tears. Cyclone Rainfall Atlas Aviation Met Reports Site best viewed at Screen Resolution 1280 x 960 pixels | Maintained by ACWC, Office of Deputy Director General of Meteorology, Regional Meteorological Centre India Meteorological Department, College Road, Chennai Chennai, formerly known as Madras, city, capital of Tamil Nadu state, southern India, on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal. [50] Around 300 fatalities were reported in the wake of the storm, as well as livestock casualties and damaged infrastructure. As per the figures from the Chennai Municipal Corporation, there are 4,000 people affected and moved to 64 relief camps across North Chennai. More than 1 million people were evacuated ahead of its landfall to avoid a repeat of the death toll of a 1999 cyclone, which killed 10,000 people. The system made landfall between Balasore, Odisha and Digha, West Bengal by the same evening at peak winds of 45 km/h (28 mph) and a minimum central pressure of 990 mbar (990 hPa). In nearby Havelock Island, about 1500 people sought shelter in the Panchayat community hall. Kolkata received 206 mm (8.1 in) of rainfall over a span of three days, the wettest spell of the monsoon season, causing flooding. [82], Tracking slowly north-northwestward under the influence of a deep shortwave trough,[83] the storm quickly intensified into a severe cyclonic storm. Cyclone Thane to hit Tamil Nadu coast early on Friday morning [4] Operationally, the system was referred to as Mahasen;[5][nb 1] however, this was altered in 2014 with the final report and all archived advisories changed to show Viyaru. [7] On May 14, the exposed circulation of Viyaru turned northeastward. The system subsequently developed into Cyclonic Storm Viyaru during May 12, before it made landfall near Chittagong, Bangladesh during May 16. Family food kits include rice, jaggery sweetener, beans, puffed rice, high energy biscuits, and bottled water. 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Cyclone Phailin. “We are happy how small yet important things like the megaphones can help in such crucial times,” says Dharmender, director of World Vision’s work in Nirman. Cyclone Phailin killed 23 people and affected about 9 million residents. [72] Thereafter, Lehar rapidly weakened into a depression and made landfall near Machilipatnam on November 28. Originating from an area of low pressure over the southern Bay of Bengal in early May 2013, Viyaru slowly consolidated into a depressionon May 10. Srini adds that though Cyclone Nivar did not cause the heavy losses estimated by the authorities, relief would have to continue for the next five days at least. The following is the list of all tropical storms (including depressions and cyclones) that hit Chennai or had an influence over the city’s weather. On November 12, the system began to reorganize gradually, while continuing to move westwards. Owing to adverse atmospheric conditio… Over the next two weeks one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed After the monsoon had set in over Kerala, one of the fastest onsets of the monsoon over India was observed, with the whole nation covered by June 16 or about a month earlier than normal. [22], An upper air cyclonic circulation developed into a low pressure area on May 28. This list was adopted by the World Meteorological … [65] Helen made landfall south of Machilipatnam, Andhra Pradesh and rapidly deteriorated into a deep depression. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Dharmendra Nayak), Women carry a relief pack of dry rations from a World Vision distribution for families in the community of Berhampur Town after Cyclone Phailin. During June 1, the south-west monsoon set in over Kerala, the Maldives and parts of the south and central Arabian Sea. 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Cyclone Nada will bring heavy rain to Tamil Nadu state and southern parts of India. [33] Under the influence of an upper air cyclonic circulation, it regenerated into a low pressure area over the Andaman Sea and adjoining Tanintharyi region. Nov. 20, 2013 - Tropical Cyclone Helen Headed for Landfall in India [image-78] Tropical Cyclone 04B has strengthened and been renamed "Helen" as it slowly nears landfall in southeastern India. [12][13] In preparation for the storm, large-scale evacuations were recommended for parts of Myanmar. Mayiladuthurai, a town in Nagapattinam district, experienced the highest rainfall, amounting to 220 mm. During the next several days, BOB 05 moved westwards across the Arabian Sea as a convectionless low. NSE Gainer-Large Cap . CHENNAI: Phailin, the cyclone threatening Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast, was named by Thailand.Phailin, which means sapphire in Thai, is the last of the … 1:05. In this small settlement outside the town of Berhampur, more than 200 homes were damaged. On November 8, the remnants of Tropical Depression 30W (Wilma) crossed the Malay Peninsula, and emerged into the eastern Bay of Bengal. Benchmarks . [19][20] Losses to crops exceeded ৳2.75 billion (US$35.3 million). [41] 44 deaths related to the cyclone were reported. On Nov. 20 at 1200 UTC/7 a.m. EST, Tropical Cyclone Helen had maximum … [92] Another subtropical ridge located over India had steered the system southwestward. The task force includes men, women, and youth from within the community who are trained in disaster preparedness, including search and rescue, basic first aid, and protecting livestock. A Year After Cyclone Vardah, Chennai Students To Restore Green Cover. At 1500 UTC/10 a.m. EST, Tropical cyclone Madi was centered near 15.1 north latitude and 84.9 west longitude, about 295 nautical miles/339.5 miles/ 546.3 km east-northeast of Chennai… This cyclone storm-affected badly and created damage worth of $3.4 billion and 124 were dead in which 81 were from India. Cyclone Vardah which slammed Chennai and adjoining Andhra Pradesh coast two days back has left the city in a paralytic state.. A lot of relief and rehabilitation measures have been undertaken by the state to curb the disaster caused by the cyclone. Cyclone in Chennai News and Updates from The Economictimes.com. [40], The cyclone prompted India's biggest evacuation in 23 years with more than 550,000 people moving up from the coastline in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh to safer places. The super cyclone of Orissa in 1999 and the tsunami on the southeastern coast in 2004, both led to major developments in disaster management abilities in the country. A total of 95,003 poorly constructed huts were damaged or destroyed, 17 people died, and nearly 1.3 million were affected across the country. Late on November 21, the remnants of BOB 05 turned to the southwest, affecting Socotra Island on November 22. The differences among cyclones, hurricanes, and typhoons are their locations, although scientifically, they are all known as tropical cyclones. At least four people were reported to have been killed across the state due to rain-related events. [52] During the next several days, the system drifted towards the west while weakening further. [9] Shortly thereafter Viyaru made landfall near Chittagong, Bangladesh. As per the state Chief Minister, the state disaster response fund will not suffice the damage caused to property in the city. [2] A depression developed and made landfall on West Bengal, during May 29, before it was last noted during May 31. [77] On December 5, the JTWC issued a TCFA on the system. [96] Overnight, Madi weakened further into a depression[97] and crossed the Tamil Nadu coast close to Vedaranyam around 1330 UTC on December 12, 2013. ===== 1972 November Cyclone - Not much rains for Chennai maybe 100 -150 mm, but was a cat 2 off North TN coast. Household kits contain bed nets, plastic mats, cotton bed sheets, tarpaulin, women’s saree dress, men’s traditional dhoti, cooking utensils, plates, and a bucket. In 2016, disasters displaced about 2.4 million people. East facing Webcam and Timelapse Cyclone Phailin made landfall near Gopalpur, in India’s Odisha state, on Oct. 12, 2013, at 9 p.m. local time. The cyclone was classed as “Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm”. [8] The following day, conditions again allowed for the storm to intensify. A cyclone is a rotating, organized storm that originated over tropical or subtropical waters and maintains a wind speed stronger than 74 mph. [89] Despite the wind shear, Madi developed an eye on December 10,[90] and the JTWC assessed the system as a Category 1 equivalent for a second time. By the time Cyclone Fani reaches Puducherry, Chennai, rest of Tamil Nadu and southern Andhra Pradesh, it will bring wind swirling at speeds of up to 100 km/hr. [75], On November 30, a low pressure area formed south of India close to the equator. (©2013 World Vision/photo by Theodore Sam). [84] Madi accelerated slightly while maintaining a large area of convection. [58], Late on November 17, the remnant energy of Tropical Storm Podul contributed to the development of a trough over the Bay of Bengal, located near the Andaman Islands. Why is Cyclone Phailin sometimes called a super typhoon, super cyclone, or superstorm? [39] Phailin rapidly weakened as it tracked over rugged terrain, eventually dissipating into a well marked low pressure area over the state of Bihar on October 14. Cyclone Helen – 2013. Winds were estimated at 65 mph (105 km/h) during landfall. Spending an entire day inland, the depression weakened into a well-marked low pressure area on August 1 over the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. CHILLRA ILLA PA - … It was then classified as a tropical depression later that day. It slowly organized itself and consolidated into a depression on October 8, followed by the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issuing a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert (TCFA) the same day. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) released a new list of 169 cyclone names this week. It is currently about 350 km away from Tamil Nadu capital Chennai, which has … The season had no official bounds, but cyclones typically formed between May and December, with the peak from October to November. Task force members used the megaphone’s siren to alert and call villagers together to evacuate. New Delhi, Nov 24 (ANI): Cyclone Nivar is currently 50km south-west of Chennai and is moving north-westward, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) Scientist RK Jenamani informed on November 24. [57] 13 people were killed as the Depression crossed the state's coast. A total of 11 deaths were reported in incidents related to the cyclone.[68][69]. Early on November 27, the JTWC reported the storm's low-level circulation center (LLCC) was losing its structure due to vertical wind shear, indicating a weakening trend. [21] Myanmar was spared damage and further casualties. As per the figures from the Chennai Municipal Corporation, there are 4,000 people affected and moved to 64 relief camps across North Chennai. Early on December 7, the IMD further upgraded BOB 08 into a Deep Depression,[81] and later upgrading it to Cyclonic Storm Madi about 370 km (230 mi) from Trincomalee, Sri Lanka. With an early warning of a depression forming over the Andaman Sea near Thailand, communities, aid groups, and government authorities prepared to cope with a historic storm. [47] The system rapidly deteriorated due to land interaction, and both the JTWC and the IMD issued their final warnings on the system later that day. A day later, microwave satellite imagery revealed a broad low-level circulation center (LLCC). Cyclone Nada approaches Chennai. Tropical cyclones are weather systems in which winds equal or exceed gale force (minimum of 34 knot, i.e., 62 kmph). The prediction is that it is likely to move towards Tamil Nadu coast & cross close to Puducherry at … Cyclone Nilam was the deadliest tropical cyclone in India, Originating from an area of Bay of Bengal in South India. Gopal Live debate on Thanthi TV - Dec 5th, 2015. Phailin also destroyed crops worth more than $394 million along with hundreds of thousands of houses, schools, and other buildings. [56] Over the next several hours, the remnant low of BOB 05 moved across the central part of Southern India, and the system continued to weaken. Hurricanes occur in the Atlantic and Northeast Pacific. [86] With this, the IMD upgraded Madi to a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, the third in 2013. 3 January : First professional cricket match in the year 2013 and the 2nd ODI against Pakistan was played in the Eden Gardens , Kolkata in which India was defeated. [80] The storm remained nearly stationary over the next 24 hours. This is a table of all storms in the 2013 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. In Jagatsinghpur district, World Vision provided megaphones, life jackets, torchlights, and ropes to equip the community task force. Cyclone Nilam - … Explore frequently asked questions about Cyclone Phailin, and learn how you can help children and families in India today. 1 ... November 2013 near latitude 11.5 0N and longitude 86.5 E, about 700 km east-southeast of Chennai, 770 km east-southeast of Nellore and 730 km east-northeast of Nagapattinam. Cyclone Maarutha – 2017 Gujarat Cyclone – 2015 Cyclone Viyaru – 2013 Cyclone Laila – 2010 Cyclone Bijli – 2009 [14][15] The storm's expansive cloud mass also brought unsettled weather to Sri Lanka, Thailand, and southeastern India. The wind speeds around the depression in the Bay of Bengal have been gradually picking up speed from 35 km/hr on Thursday and may hit 80-90 km/hr on Sunday. A low pressure area formed over the South China Sea on November 18. A tropical depression formed along the Gulf of Thailand on October 4. If it originates in the northern hemisphere, it rotates counterclockwise, and in the southern hemisphere, it rotates clockwise. Continuing its rapid intensification, the storm reached Category 5 status the following day, the first storm to do so in the North Indian Ocean since Cyclone Sidr in 2007. Staying almost a day inland maintaining depression strength, it weakened gradually and dissipated over the states of Bihar and Jharkhand in the evening hours of May 31 due to land interaction and reduced moisture availability. Operationally, the system was referred to as Mahasen; however, this was altered in 2014 with the final report and all archived advisories changed to show Viyaru. Three days after Cyclone Phailin hit the coast of India’s Odisha state in October 2013, people who had evacuated to save their lives returned to their destroyed houses to pick up the pieces. A monsoonal low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal on August 16. The cyclones that occur between Tropics of Cancer and Capricorn are known as Tropical Cyclones. 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