[19] On the following day, the power of the storm quickly lessened as it encountered increasingly unfavorable conditions, including high wind shear. The Centre also provide warnings about low pressure systems that develops in the Arabian Sea and Cyclone monitoring in Kerala is provided by the Cyclone Warning Centre, Thiruvananthapuram of India Meteorological Department. 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. [50] The Indian Navy and Coast Guard searched for stranded fishermen in the coastal areas of Lakshadweep. [53] The cyclone went on to hit the Lakshadweep islands on December 2. Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan hands over financial aid to families of fishermen’s who died in Ockhi disaster. [63] 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. [40] 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. ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തെത്തുടര്‍ന്ന് കേരളത്തിലുണ്ടായ നഷ്ടം നേരിട്ട് മനസിലാക്കുന്നതിന് കേന്ദ്രസംഘം എത്തി. 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. Nearly 100 houses, mostly in Puthenthode and Bazaar, were vacated and schools were used as rehabilitation centres. [54] The cyclone then moved away from Lakshadweep towards the western coast of India on December 4, bringing rare December rainfall to Mumbai and nearby. [25][45], Cyclone Ockhi passed just south of Puthalam, the southern tip of mainland India, on November 30. [13] Owing to highly favorable conditions, the storm displayed a thick convective ring, surrounding a well-defined eye feature on the same day. 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. 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The coasts of both, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, have been put on alert with the cyclone expected to make landfall late on Thursday. Strong winds of 25 km/h were also recorded. 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. [52] The cyclone claimed five lives in the Kanyakumari District of Tamil Nadu on November 30, caused by falling trees. As Cyclone Ockhi shows, this does not mean that they are immune to any cyclones at all. This cyclone is moving in a west-northwest direction towards Lakshadweep Island and may further intensify into a severe Cyclonic Storm. [2] 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. With 117 fishermen still missing, rescue operations continued on the third day. [67] The Centre inquired with Tamil Nadu's Chief Minister about the situation but did not inquire about Kerala. 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. he state government on Monday disbursed Rs 20 lakh each to families of 25 fishermen killed in Cyclone Ockhi. Many parts suffered power cuts, even as educational institutions remained closed in the districts of Tirunelveli, Tuticorin, Virudhunagar and Thanjavur. (more…). Tamil Nadu government deployed state and national disaster response force teams in … This will keep on battering the state with heavy to extremely heavy rains for the next 2-3 days. 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 has lashed Kerala and Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district.The Navy and coast guard have been working to rescue fishermen stranded in the sea. 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 Ockhi cyclone was detected only in the morning of November 29. [17] 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. Bodies of some dead fishers were found. Category 3 tropical cyclone that struck Sri Lanka and India in 2017, Cyclone Ockhi near peak intensity west of, "Cyclone Ockhi: the story behind the name...", Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Ockhi" over Bay of Bengal (29 November – 06 December 2017): A Report, "Cyclone Ockhi: rains hit Lakshadweep islands, damage houses, uproot trees", "Cyclone Ockhi dissipates, Gujarat spared", "Church to take legal action over Indian cyclone tragedy", "Will Sri Lanka turn to SMS storm warnings after 'night from hell'? a cargo boat off Taj Coral Reef in Kaafu Atoll 20195 (3 rescued). [12] The storm tracked along Sri Lanka's southwestern and western coastline, towards the west-northwest, around the southern verge of a subtropical ridge located over India. The death toll in the state has gone up to 40 but officials admit it could rise. [3] Ockhi impacted Lakshadweep on December 2, uprooting coconut trees and causing extensive damage to houses, power lines and other infrastructure on the islands. [42] 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). മരണമടഞ്ഞ 25 പേരുടെ കുടുംബങ്ങള്‍ക്ക് തുക കൈമാറി, ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തില്‍ തിരിച്ചെത്താത്ത മത്‌സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളികളെ സംബന്ധിച്ച പരിശോധന സമയബന്ധിതമായി പൂര്‍ത്തിയാക്കുമെന്ന് മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി പിണറായി വിജയന്‍ പറഞ്ഞു. [10] Due to the storm's rapidly consolidating low level circulation center, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert, shortly before classifying it as Tropical Cyclone 03B on November 29. [65] The government asked for a relief of ₹9,302 crore (US$1.44 billion). Edappadi K. Palaniswami encouraged Rajnath Singh to involve the Navy and Coast Guard in search operations. a speedboat off Maaungoodhoo island in Shaviyani Atoll (13 rescued). [61], As of December 4, 2017, the cyclone had caused 26[29] confirmed deaths, with a further 77 injured; the Disaster Management Center reported 123,217 people of 35,354 families in 16 districts as having been affected, with 5,650 individuals of 1,424 displaced families having been provided shelter at 65 emergency welfare centers. 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. [18] 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. [27] The Government of Maharashtra announced a holiday on December 5 for schools in the MMR and in some other selective districts, for safety purposes. Authorities conducted rescue operations that attempted to locate the missing people in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshadweep. Apart from this, Rs 2 lakh each from Prime Minister’s disaster relief fund was also disbursed. Over 200 fishermen from Kerala, who were left 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. (TK Deepaprasad/TOI, BCCL, Thiruvananthapuram) Just … [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. 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. [14] The storm tracked westwards and intensified further into a Severe Cyclone Storm early on December 1. Colomboand its suburbs, along with the southwestern and western coastal regions, were also … 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. [60], Kerala and Tamil Nadu sent special rescue teams on December 2 to track missing fishermen who were at sea during the onset of the cyclone, due to protests in coastal areas over the unsatisfactory response from government agencies. [36] 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. By the next day many parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala began to feel the impact of the cyclone. [22] The department instead predicted rain of 75 mm (3.0 in) or more over various parts of the island over the period of November 28–30. 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. The Nashik District received 125.5 mm of rain, due to the impact of Ockhi. [43][44], Several seafaring vessels were capsized on November 30:[25], In all, 14 separate incidents were reported in the Maldivian seas as a result of Ockhi's effects. [5] During its lifetime as a tropical cyclone, Ockhi traveled a distance of 2,538 km. 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 … Falling trees and damage to power transmission lines resulted in power outages in affected areas, with Matara, Galle and Ambalangoda among the worst affected. [46][47][48] I am also thankful to your promise to look into the ‘Reconstruction and Rehabilitation package proposed for Coastal Kerala’ submitted to you. 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 [23], 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. [60] 823 houses were reported completely destroyed, with a further 32,347 sustaining damage to varying degrees. [16], 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. ഓഖി ദുരന്തത്തിന്‍റെ പശ്ചാത്തലത്തില്‍ തീരദേശത്തെ മത്സ്യത്തൊഴിലാളി വിഭാഗത്തില്‍ നിന്നും പോലീസ് വകുപ്പില്‍ കോസ്റ്റല്‍ വാര്‍ഡډാരായി 200 പേരെ കരാറടിസ്ഥാനത്തില്‍ നിയമിക്കും. 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 ninth depression, and the third and strongest named storm of the 2017 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, Ockhi originated from an area of low pressure that formed over the southwest Bay of Bengal on November 28. കടകളിലും ഹോട്ടല്‍, റസ്റ്റോറന്‍റ് ഉള്‍പ്പെടെയുളള സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളിലും ജോലിക്ക് നിയോഗിക്കപ്പെടുന്ന സ്ത്രീകള്‍ ലൈംഗിക പീഡനത്തിന് ഇരയാകുന്നത് തടയാന്‍ 1960-ലെ കേരള കടകളും സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളും ആക്ടില്‍ ഭേദഗതി വരുത്തുന്നതിന് മന്ത്രിസഭ തീരുമാനിച്ചു. The Centre Government reported that 39 people had died and 167 were missing, after the cyclone hit parts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The storm is moving towards the west-north westwards towards Lakshadweep islands and adjoining areas. [38][39] Falling trees and damage to power transmission lines resulted in power outages in affected areas, with Matara, Galle and Ambalangoda among the worst affected. A series of advisories were issued during this period, until the effect of the cyclone lessened over the island. [56] Unseasonal rain and inclement weather in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi had severely impacted grape farms in Maharashtra. A view of a flooded locality following Cyclone Ockhi in Lakshadweep on Sunday. Indian Coast Guard ship Sarthi rescued a fisherman in rough seas during Cyclone Ockhi off Kerala coast. (more…). The Konkan coastline was rampaged by the Ockhi storm on Tuesday. 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. 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 lead time in the forecast for cyclones such as Ockhi is 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. 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. Around 2,648 people were evacuated to seven shelters over by Kochi. Almost 50 shacks in the Morjim, Mandrem, Arambol and Querim Beaches in Pernem taluka were damaged. 180 families in Chellanam, 17 in Kannamaly and 18 in Edavanakad were moved to these centres, where food and medicine was available. [51] The coastal areas of Ernakulam District, in Kerala, were affected by the cyclone. I convey my sincere and whole hearted gratitude to the Government of India for the timely help. Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Monday handed over Rs 2.2 million each to the family of 25 fishermen who died when Cyclone Ockhi struck the southern districts of Kerala … The navy transported relief material to Minicoy, Kavaratti, and Kalpeni on Sunday. [28], 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. [4] 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. We are grateful also for your support for the efforts of the State of Kerala in trying to save the lives lost at sea. സഞ്ജയ് പാണ്‌ഡേ എന്നിവര്‍ സെക്രട്ടേറിയറ്റിലെത്തി മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി പിണറായി വിജയനുമായി കൂടിക്കാഴ്ച നടത്തി. "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. The support has brought the much needed hope in this time of adversity. കമ്മീഷണര്‍ ഡോ. സാംസ്കാരിക വകുപ്പിനു കീഴിലുളള സ്ഥാപനങ്ങളുടെ ചെയര്‍മാډാരുടെയും വൈസ് ചെയര്‍മാډാരുടെയും ഓണറേറിയം പുതുക്കി നിശ്ചയിക്കാന്‍ തീരുമാനിച്ചു. [25][45] 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. (more…). രക്ഷപ്പെട്ട ചിലര്‍ ഒമാനിലും മാലി ഉള്‍പ്പെടെയുളള ചില ദ്വീപുകളിലും എത്തിപ്പെട്ടതായി വിവരമുണ്ടെന്ന് തൊഴിലാളികള്‍ പറഞ്ഞപ്പോഴാണ് മുഖ്യമന്ത്രി ഈ ഉറപ്പു നല്‍കിയത്. [68] 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. [58], 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. At present, Cyclone Okhi is over Comorin area, 60 km away from Kanyakumari and 120 km away from Thiruvananthapuram. [22] 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. [62] The Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan, claimed that 400 stranded fishermen were rescued. Damage to thatched houses, power and communication lines, paddy crops, banana, papaya trees and orchards is likely. [24][25] It issued a Yellow Alert warning on November 30 for the area between Haa Alif Atoll and Kaafu Atoll, between 10:30 am and 3:30 pm on December 1, later extending this warning to 8:00 pm. The state government on Monday disbursed Rs 20 lakh each to families of 25 fishermen killed in Cyclone Ockhi. Although Cyclone Ockhi affected several states on India's coast, Kerala was the worst hit. [35] In Tamil Nadu, damage was estimated more than Rs 1000 crore (US$155 million). [60][61] A parliamentary debate held on the same day saw the government pledge to upgrade the country's meteorological department with an automated network of rain gauges, and announce state compensation for damaged housing and businesses, as well as for domestic appliances damaged by the cyclone or resultant effects, and compensation for lives lost. [68] 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. 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 … [64] 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. 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 cloudy and chilly weather also affected people and crops. THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Cyclone Ockhi that hit Kerala two days ago claimed seven more lives on Saturday, taking the toll in the state to 13. [33], 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. [8], On November 28, an area of low pressure developed about 425 km (265 mi) to the south-southeast of Colombo, Sri Lanka. [49] Torrential overnight rains, accompanied by squally winds lashed the district, uprooted 550 trees and 950 electric poles, disrupting normal life. The IMD called the Kerala officials repeatedly during the day and night and also sent text messages, he insisted. Chief Minister of Kerala complained to Prime Minister Narendra Modi that he had a negligent attitude towards states ruled by the Left. [37], The Southern Railway announced partial cancellation of train services between Nagercoil and Kanyakumari, Nagercoil and Thiruvananthapuram, and Nagercoil and Tirunelveli due to heavy rain caused by Ockhi. The Kerala Disaster Management Authority blamed the India Meteorological Department, claiming that they had only issued a fishing advisory, and not a warning. This page was last edited on 11 December 2020, at 03:17. Seen here is a partly submerged beach shacks at Morbi beach, Madgaon, Goa. [57] Cyclone Ockhi dumped more than 80,000 kg or 80 tonnes of waste from the ocean on the Mumbai beaches, according to estimates released by the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation's (BMC) solid waste management (SWM) department. [39] 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. Ockhi caused at least 245 fatalities, including 218 in India[6] and 27 in Sri Lanka,[7] and the storm left at least 550 people missing, mainly fishermen. He also announced that fishermen and their children will be paid ₹60 and ₹ 45 as an allowance for a week along with free food and rations for the residents of the coastal villages for a period of a month.[66]. [5] 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. Many are still Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan said that the details of the missing were yet to be compiled. In this video, the Navy is involved in a rescue operation off 170 million for relief to weather affected", "JO faults govt. 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