Phailin, a storm as big as Hurricane Katrina at left New Orleans a ghost town, is heading tods nor ern Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and is expected to make landfall at 5:30 pm on Saturday. It has started raining in Andhra Pradesh as well as Odisha and e Met department has predicted heavy rainfall at most places in e two states for e. 13, · Wall Street Journal: Cyclone Phailin tore rough e eastern coast of India Saturday night, uprooting trees, sweeping away houses and downing power lines. Around half a . 12, · Cyclone Phailin is larger an France, according to satellite images, and is expected to cause a storm surge of 20-30 feet, a giant wall of water at is more le al an e high winds. 11, · Cyclone Phailin not have made landfall yet, but e storm is already drenching India. Cities as far inland as New Delhi are experiencing heavy rains. Officials are predicting e storm will make landfall along a 250-mile, or 400-kilometer, stretch on e coast. Satellite images showed e storm barreling rough e Bay of Bengal and officials say Phailin is growing stronger. 12, · Cyclone Phailin, being described as possibly e biggest cyclone ever to hit India, has triggered India's biggest evacuation programme in 23 years, reports said today. Over 5 . 11, · A cyclone slammed into India’s eastern seaboard on ursday, destroying huts, uprooting trees, snapping power lines and telephone poles, leaving hundreds of . Phailin was e second-strongest tropical cyclone ever to make landfall in India, behind only e 1999 Odisha cyclone. e system started off on ober 4, wi in e Gulf of ailand, to e. 24, · When meteorologists reported at Cyclone Phailin was heading tods e states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on e east coast of India, communities and au orities took immediate action. Emergency response teams and supplies were moved into position, helicopters and rescue boats were readied, and e armed services and various levels of government were put on [ ]. Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Phailin (/ ˈ p aɪ l ɪ n /. ai: ไพลิน, romanized: Phịlin, lit. 'sapphire') was e most intense tropical cyclone to make landfall in India since e 1999 Odisha cyclone. e system was first noted as a tropical depression on ober 4, wi in e Gulf of ailand, to e west of Phnom Penh in Cambodia.Over e next few days, it moved. 15, · When Cyclone Phailin strikes e coastal areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh is evening, nearly 1.2 crore people are likely to be affected. 'Cyclones In India' - 12 News Result(s). Cyclone Phailin. Extremely severe cyclonic storm Phailin was e most intense tropical cyclone to make landfall in India since e 1999 Odisha cyclone. e system was first noted as a tropical depression on ober 4, wi in e Gulf of ailand, to e west of Phnom Penh in Cambodia. 11, · e cyclone at is headed tods e Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast along e Bay of Bengal is named 'Phalin'. Phailin is e ai word for sapphire and according to e followed procedure of naming tropical cyclones over nor Indian Ocean it was turn of a name suggested by ailand in e list of assigned names. 13, · .25 am: Joint Typhoon ning Centre of e US Navy predicts at Cyclone Phailin would be Category 5 at landfall - strongest in India`s history. .12 am: No electricity in most parts of Bhubanes for last 3 hours. . am: e wind speed could be 215-220 km/hr. Cyclone Phailin will reach Gopalpur coast by evening, says Shashidhar Reddy. 13, · A day after Cyclone Phailin hit e coast of Andhra Pradesh, NDTV travelled to Kaviti, one of e worst affected regions in e state's Srikakulam district. 18, · Twitter India creates a subscribers list of people tweeting about Cyclone Phailin. Sambit Satpa y. ober 12, 7:15 PM IST. Google is doing its bit by launching e People Finder app. 01, · Bhubanes: Strong winds and heavy rains pounded India's eastern coastline on Saturday, as hundreds of ousands of people took shelter from a massive, powerful cyclone expected to reach land in a few hours. e skies were dark - almost black - at midmorning in Bhubanes, e capital of Odisha and about 60 miles (about 0 kilometres) from e coast. India braces for Cyclone Phailin Jump to media player More an 200,000 people in India are being evacuated as a massive cyclone is sweeping rough e Bay of Bengal tods e east coast. 13, · Forecast on Phailin was more or less accurate: IMD. Despite international agencies predicting Phailin as a `super cyclone`, e Indian Meteorological Department stuck to its stand at its intensity would be modest an e one witnessed by Odisha in 1999, and on Sunday it said its forecast was more or less accurate. 12, · e Indian Air Force, fully geared up, has also put its choppers on standby and is ready to swoop in wi relief. Comments Cyclone Phailin Cyclone in India Cyclone in Odisha. 21, · Cyclone Phailin made landfall near Gopalpur, in India’s Odisha state, on. 12, at 9 p.m. local time. It was e strongest storm to hit India in 14 years, bringing winds of 140 mph and torrential rain at toppled trees and power lines along 250 . 12, · e Cyclone Phailin, at has been described as very severe by e Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), is set to batter e Odisha and Andhra Pradseh, wi full force, by Saturday evening. 12, · 7.54 p.m. Cyclone Phailin static, gains streng . 30 km from Gopalpur 7.41 p.m. Windspeeds in Gopalpur is about 180-190 kmph. 7.40 p.m. Impact on coastline between Paradip in . 14, · India: full extent of Cyclone Phailin's damage realised - video Massive plots of land in eastern India are submerged in water after Cyclone Phailin ripped across e region's coast. 12, · India: full extent of Cyclone Phailin's damage realised - video Massive plots of land in eastern India are submerged in water after Cyclone Phailin ripped across e region's coast 1:15. 11, · Preparations are under way Friday on India's east coast ahead of e expected landfall of Phailin, a massive cyclone ga ering streng in e Bay of Bengal. 16, · arately, Indian PM Manmohan Singh has announced compensation of 200,000 rupees ($3,234.2,028) for e family of each person killed in e cyclone . 30, · e UN has praised Odisha’s efforts in tackling Cyclone Phailin in . After 1999, e state has been witness to several cyclones — Phailin (), Hud Hud (), Titli (), Fani. Find e latest headlines and stories for Cyclone Phailin. Read Latest News stories about Cyclone Phailin. View photos and videos about Cyclone Phailin from e Times of India. 11, · Cyclone Phailin lay centred at 600 kms east-sou east of Visakhapatnam as on ursday night and is expected to hit e nor AP coast in e next 48 hours, wreaking havoc in its wake. According to e Bhubanes Met Dept Director Sarat Chandra Sahu, e system if moves tods Odisha, e Cyclone is likely to move only along e Odisha coast tods nor and so e impact on Odisha would not be like at of Cyclone Phailin in or Hudhud in . e cyclone was in e process of crossing e coast near Gopalpur in Ganjam district in Odisha wi a sustained wind velocity of around 200km per hour, India Meteorological Department (IMD. 12, · ober 12, 1 0 UTC (6.m. CDT). Cyclone Phailin is now officially e strongest storm ever measured in e Indian Ocean. It is striking India’s east coast today. Cyclone Phailin: All at you need to know. Cyclone Phailin is a very severe cyclonic storm which originated from an area of low pressure over e Andaman Sea in early ober . It streng ened into a depression on ober 8. 11, 18:33 PM IST. 11, · at official wind speed has tied Phailin wi e devastating 1999 Orissa Cyclone which killed more an ,000 people—currently India’s strongest storm ever. Cyclones in India . 12, · At least 500,000 people had been forced from eir homes as Cyclone Phailin reached e coast. In Gokhorkuda in Ganjam district, villagers took refuge in cyclone shelters. 11, · Cyclone Phailin, e strongest tropical storm to hit India in more an a ade, destroyed hundreds of millions of dollars' wor of crops, but a . Mass evacuation underway as Cyclone Phailin heads for Odisha. Au orities continued eir efforts to evacuate people from e low-laying areas of e coast to e cyclone shelters and high rise. Phailin is likely to be e strongest tropical cyclone to affect India in fourteen years, since e great 1999 Odisha Cyclone. at terrible storm hit Nor east India in e Indian state of Odisha. 02, · India is preparing for e strongest tropical cyclone to make landfall in 20 years. Track Tropical Cyclone Fani as it moves up e east coast of e subcontinent. Once launched at e end of is year, is satellite is expected to take over some of e functions of OCEANSAT-2, a satellite at had accurately predicted e landfall of cyclone Phailin on e Orissa coast in ober . is prediction had helped in timely evacuation and minimise human casualties. 03, · New Delhi: Cyclone Fani made its landfall in Odisha’s Puri on Friday, wi e India Meteorological Department (IMD) categorising it as an ‘extremely severe cyclonic storm’ — e second most intense category. Sudarshan Chhotoray, director of e Focus Odisha foundation, said on ursday at about 2.5 lakh people engaged in fishing and related activities were still living along e. 12, · Cyclone Phailin has made landfall in India, bringing 130 m.p.h. winds, flooding, and a major storm surge. It's one of e worst storms to hit India's east coast since 1999. Is India ready? 12, · Hundreds of ousands are evacuating in India as a powerful cyclone prepares to make landfall. 12, · Bhubanes: At least ree persons died on Saturday after uprooted trees fells on em in Odisha ahead of Cyclone Phailin`s landfall at Gopalpur. While a 35-year-old man of Garama village in Jagatsinghpur district died after a tree fell on him amidst gusty winds, a 42-year-old woman also met e same fate in e state capital here. 12, · Sunday morning light showed damage from Tropical Cyclone Phailin, e strongest storm to hit India in 14 years. 14, · e Vice Chairman of India’s National Disaster Management Au ority, Shashidhar Reddy, said on Sunday in Delhi at e evacuations had kept e dea toll from Cyclone Phailin to a . 01, · India is preparing for e strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in nearly five years. Track Tropical Cyclone Fani as it moves up e east coast of e subcontinent. 12, · Storm: Cyclone Phailin has made land on India's east coast wi winds being measured at up to 167mph Men wearing motorcycle helmets walk along e shore in Orissa. e storm made landfall near e.