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Overall Orange alert Tropical Cyclone for OCKHI-17
in India, Maldives, Sri Lankafrom 29 Nov 2017 18:00 UTC to 05 Dec 2017 06:00 UTC
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Cyclone Ockhi gone but the aftermath is beyond repair; read heart wrenching accounts
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 04:12:00 +0100   financialexpress (en)

The perilous Cyclone Ockhi might have dissipated but the fear that it has instilled in people’s mind is still there. The cyclone was as fearsome as December 2004 tsunami for the fishermen who were one of the first ones to witness the storm at sea. Yonas Aruldas, 38, from Kanyakumari said, “We understand fear.

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Cyclone Ockhi’s gone but not the fear as boats wait in huddle
Fri, 08 Dec 2017 03:48:00 +0100   expressindia (en)

Cyclone Ockhi first arrived on their boats over the radio transmitters, through the panic-stricken voices of other fishermen. “Kopam, kadalode kopam… kaattru… bayangarmaana kaattru (Anger, sea’s anger… winds… terrible winds),” says Yonas Aruldas, 38, from Kanyakumari, recalling the loud screams that woke him.

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Ockhi fallout: Kozhikode suffers ₹24.87-crore loss
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 04:34:00 +0100   thehindu (en)

The district administration has estimated a loss of ₹24.87 crore after the cyclone Ockhi ravaged the coastal areas in Kozhikode. According to a press release here on Wednesday, the loss incurred due to the destruction of seawalls has been put at ₹23.9 crore.

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What's worse: Natural disasters like Ockhi or man-made ones like our govts?
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:06:00 +0100   business-standard (en)

has come and gone, and we’re picking up the pieces of many of the same lessons from yet another natural event that ended a major disaster. As state and central relief agencies tweet out self-congratulatory photographs, questions remain on whether the disaster itself could have been averted, mitigated or managed better.

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Counting Cyclone Ockhi losses: Deadly storm leaves trail of destruction across Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Goa and more
Wed, 06 Dec 2017 08:06:00 +0100   financialexpress (en)

Cyclone Ockhi , the first tropical storm of the season, has wreaked havoc across parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Lakshadweep and is now heading north towards Maharashtra and Gujarat. The deadly cyclone has left a long trail of destruction behind it. As per a statement by Home Ministry, on Wednesday,....

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NASA Gets a Final Look at Tropical Cyclone Ockhi's Rainfall
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 19:28:00 +0100   enn (en)

Tropical Cyclone Ockhi is quickly weakening in the Arabian Sea and is expected to dissipate on Dec. 6 when it makes landfall in northwestern India . The Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over Ockhi and looked at its rainfall as wind shear was affecting the storm. On Dec.

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Mumbai gears up for cyclone Ockhi
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 06:27:00 +0100   thehindu (en)

A steady drizzle dominated most of Monday evening as Cyclone Ockhi headed towards the Mumbai coastline. While the cyclone is currently categorised as ‘very severe’, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said it will weaken to a deep depression when it reaches Gujarat.

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Ahead of Ockhi Landfall in Gujarat, Modi Attacks Congress Over Handling Natural Calamities
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:26:00 +0100   news18 (en)

Jamnagar : Asserting that the BJP governments at Centre and Gujarat are prepared to tackle the situation when Cyclone Ockhi makes a landfall on state's coast on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on monday took a jibe at the Congress over its "inefficient handling" of natural calamities in the past.

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Cyclone Ockhi: Rajnath Singh speaks to CMs of Tamil Nadu, Kerala; National Crisis Management Committee meets
Tue, 05 Dec 2017 05:22:00 +0100   financialexpress (en)

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday called up Tamil Nadu and Kerala chief ministers and assured them of all help in dealing with the situation arising out of Cyclone Ockhi while the National Crisis Management Committee reviewed rescue and relief operations in affected areas.

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National Crisis Management Committee reviewing cyclone situation in high seas and coastal areas post Ockhi
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 11:10:00 +0100   financialexpress (en)

The National Crisis Management Committee, headed by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha, has reviewed rescue and relief operations being carried out in high seas and coastal areas hit by cyclone Ockhi . In a series of meetings, the NCMC took stock of the situation in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka and Lakshadweep, an official spokesperson said today.

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Photos: Cyclone Ockhi moves towards Maharashtra, Gujarat; death toll at...
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 10:00:00 +0100   HindustanTimes (en)

A view of a flooded locality following Cyclone Ockhi in Lakshadweep on Sunday. Leaving behind a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep, cyclone Ockhi is now over the Arabian Sea around 690km south-southwest of Mumbai and 870km south-southwest of Gujarat’s Surat, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Monday.

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Cyclone Ockhi survivor in Kerala recounts ordeal at night
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:29:00 +0100   newindianexpress (en)

Annamma with her husband at a relief camp set up in St Mary’s LP School, Chellanam | Melton Antony. KOCHI: Four days after ‘ Ockhi ’ hit Chellanam, Annamma Pouly, 67, is yet to recover from the troubles she went through to shift her 74-year-old immobile husband from their house as sea water gushed in during the middle of the night.

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Cyclone Ockhi: In ravaged hamlets, kin battle despair
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 03:25:00 +0100   HindustanTimes (en)

Kochu Thresya can’t speak properly now. Her eyes are puffy and throat sore from crying for days. Whenever a vessel appears on the horizon, she rushes to see whether her 16-year-old grandson Vineesh is there. Vineesh is among 96 fishermen still missing from Thiruvananthapuram district’s fishing....

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Inde-Sri Lanka : le cyclone Ockhi fait au moins 26 morts
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 18:17:00 +0100   sudouest (fr)

Quelques milliers de personnes avaient été évacuées, samedi, au Sri Lanka et dans le sud de l’Inde à cause d’un cyclone, dont le bilan humain est de 26 morts. Depuis vendredi, le cyclone Ockhi a tué 13 personnes au Sri Lanka et un nombre équivalent dans les États du Kerala et du Tamil Nadu, dans le sud de l’Inde.

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Cyclone Ockhi ravages Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Lakshadweep
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 10:01:00 +0100   thehindu (en)

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India: NASA sees Ockhi strengthening off southwestern coast of India
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 01:14:00 +0100   reliefWeb (en)

When NASA's Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Storm Ockhi , it measured cloud top temperatures that showed strongest storms were off the coast of southwestern India . Infrared data showed Ockhi intensifing into a typhoon. The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured an infrared image of Ockhi on Nov.

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Cyclone Ockhi : des dizaines de morts, Sri Lanka et Inde dévastés
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 18:50:00 +0100   estrepublicain (fr)

Des milliers de personnes ont encore été évacuées samedi au Sri Lanka , où le cyclone Ockhi dévaste l'île de l'océan Indien depuis trois jours. La tempête a également frappé le sud de l'Inde. Au total, le bilan s'élève déjà à au moins 26 morts. Mais de nombreuses personnes sont portées disparues. 9 000 personnes évacuées.

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Cyclone Ockhi : des dizaines de morts, Sri Lanka et Inde dévastés
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 18:38:00 +0100   dna-france (fr)

Des milliers de personnes ont encore été évacuées samedi au Sri Lanka , où le cyclone Ockhi dévaste l'île de l'océan Indien depuis trois jours. La tempête a également frappé le sud de l'Inde. Au total, le bilan s'élève déjà à au moins 26 morts. Mais de nombreuses personnes sont portées disparues. 9 000 personnes évacuées.

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Cyclone Ockhi : des dizaines de morts, Sri Lanka et Inde dévastés
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 18:14:00 +0100   vosgesmatin (fr)

Des milliers de personnes ont encore été évacuées samedi au Sri Lanka , où le cyclone Ockhi dévaste l'île de l'océan Indien depuis trois jours. La tempête a également frappé le sud de l'Inde. Au total, le bilan s'élève déjà à au moins 26 morts. Mais de nombreuses personnes sont portées disparues. 9 000 personnes évacuées.

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Cyclone Ockhi : des dizaines de morts, Sri Lanka et Inde dévastés
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 17:33:00 +0100   LeBien (fr)

Des milliers de personnes ont encore été évacuées samedi au Sri Lanka , où le cyclone Ockhi dévaste l'île de l'océan Indien depuis trois jours. La tempête a également frappé le sud de l'Inde. Au total, le bilan s'élève déjà à au moins 26 morts. Mais de nombreuses personnes sont portées disparues. 9 000 personnes évacuées.

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