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8 May, 2018 4:22 PM Government plans region-specific SMS service to alert people about natural disasters

New Delhi: The government is planning to launch a localised, region-specific SMS service to alert people about natural disasters, officials said on Tuesday. According to the plan, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) will rope in the India Meteorological Department and telecom service providers to send the alerts free of cost in a particular 66

16 March, 2018 3:20 PM Avalanche warning issued for J&K, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

New Delhi: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has issued an avalanche warning on Friday for the next 24 hours for some districts of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. They said that an avalanche warning will be valid from 5 pm on Friday to 5 pm on Saturday. The authority issued the warning after a report from the Snow and Avalanche 74

13 March, 2018 6:13 PM NDMA issues avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

NDMA has issued an avalanche warning for next 24 hours for Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara. New Delhi: The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Tuesday issues an avalanche warning for next 24 hours for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand. "The most likely affected area with danger level-3 are Baramulla, Bandipora and Kupwara 54

13 March, 2018 10:11 AM Heavy rainfall predicted in coastal Kerala and Tamil Nadu, fishermen advised caution

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning of heavy to very heavy rainfall between Tuesday and Thursday (March 13 and March 15) in coastal areas of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and in Lakshadweep. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has advised fishermen in the region to exercise caution as the sea is expected to be extremely 71

4 March, 2018 12:31 PM Avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand

The National Disaster Management Authority on Sunday issued an avalanche warning for Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand on Sunday evening. The authority said that warning will be valid from 5 pm on Sunday to 5 pm on Monday. The NDMA issued the warning after a report from the Snow and Avalanche Study Establishment (SASE) Chandigarh. The areas 37

13 July, 2017 12:20 PM Kiren Rijiju undertakes aerial survey of flood-hit areas in Assam

Rijiju - accompanied by NDRF, NITI Ayog and NDMA officials - met district administration officials in Lakhimpur, which has been hit the hardest by floods, and visited deluge-ravaged Pasnoi Baolidan village. LAKHIMPUR: Union minister Kiren Rijiju on Thursday undertook an aerial survey of flood-hit districts in Assam, where the death toll due to the deluge 36

12 December, 2016 9:02 AM Cyclone: Govt taking precautions for Kalpakkam nuclear plant

"All precautions are taken at nuclear plant Kalpakkam to face Vardah. So far all is well and plant operation is normal. The plant is in touch with the India Meteorological Department," the National Disaster Management Authority said in a statement. Kalpakkam is in Kancheepuram, which along with Chennai, Tiruvallur and Villupuram in northern Tamil Nadu, has been pounded 132

11 December, 2016 11:01 AM Cyclonic storm 'Vardah' to make landfall near Chennai tomorrow

"Vardah lay centred at about 440 km east of Chennai (at 0830 hrs today) and the system is expected to move westwards and cross Chennai by December 12 afternoon," S Balachandran, Director, Area Cyclone Warning Centre, said in Chennai. K J Ramesh, Director General of the IMD said, "I have personally spoken to chief secretaries of Tamil Nadu and Andhra 182

11 December, 2016 5:57 AM Cyclone Vardah to cross south coast of Andhra, Met dept issues alert for fishermen

The Meteorological Department has issued a cyclone alert for fishermen and advised them not to venture into Andhra Coast. According to the alert, the severe cyclonic storm Vardah over Bay of Bengal is south-east about 580 km south east of Nellore, 550 km east-southeast of Machilipatnam and 540 km east-northeast of Chennai. It is likely to move northwest 136

10 December, 2016 9:36 AM Andhra Pradesh Braces To Face Cyclone Vardah

Amaravati: With severe cyclone Vardah expected to cross the Bay of Bengal coast in the next two days, the Andhra Pradesh government today placed the administrative machinery in SPS Nellore, Prakasam, Guntur and Krishna districts on high alert to meet any eventuality. Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu conducted a teleconference with officials of different 253