Cyclone Phailin Latest Update – To cross Orissa, Andhra Pradesh by 6 to 8 PM

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Cyclone Phailin Latest – Live Cyclone Update in  Orissa, Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Phailin Latest Updates

60 Navy and State Department teams ready, flights to Odisha has been stopped

More than two lakh in Andhra Pradesh, and more than 5 lakh in Orissa have been evacuated so far
4.5 lakh people evacuated ahead of Cyclone Phailin, says Odisha government.
ORISSA CM Naveen Patnaik says necessary relief will be provided to those affected by Cyclone Phailin and all arrangement are being made in relief centers across ORISSA
In 1999 cyclone that hit ORISSA, wind speed was 260km/hr and storm wave was six metres high, says LS Rathore, Director General, IMD. More than 14000 died in that cyclone.

Cyclone Phailin will be most destructive and severe storm effect will last even after six hours hitting the landfall, says IMD.


Cyclone Phailin will be a very severe cyclonic storm, says IMD. Wind speeds of more than 235 kmph will hit the land.

Cyclone Phailin is now 10 kms away from Gopalpur in Odisha, says IMD. Will hit Odisha in Gopalpur around 6 to 8 pm tonight.
Over 4.25 lakh people in Odisha and more than 1 lakh in Andhra Pradesh have been evacuated so far, says Home Secretary Anil Goswami,reports PTI.
All trains in north coastal Andhra including services between Andhra-Odisha cancelled. Flights between Vizag-Bhubaneswar suspended  and almost all flights are cancelled sighting unstable weather
Navy deploys team of divers, doctors, helicopters and relief materials across CYCLONE hit areas
More than 56 trains cancelled, and 16 long distance trains diverted 
Heavy Rainfall is likely in all major districts in AP, Orissa up to 20 cms in the next 24 hours is expected
Power supply in Bhubaneswar is almost down; people stock up essential food items and are buying candles, torches and listening to radios to get latest updates on CYCLONE
All facilities for relief is being arranged – Boats, drinking water is also available across all relief centers. Wireless, hand radios are in place: Andhra chief miniser Kiran Kumar Reddy
Strong rainfall and severe cyclone winds being reported from Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh
Over four lakh people move to safety areas.  All TV channels in Orissa have their reports covering extensive in all areas in Orissa

  • Orissa TV
  • Naxatra News
  • Kanak TV
  • STV Samachar
  • ETV KHabar (From 15th August)
  • Ama TV
  • Aji News
Central Reserve Police Force units deployed in vulnerable districts of Orissa. Army deployed in Bhubhaneshwar, TV reports. All News TV channels have their reporters covering from different places in Andhra Pradesh and Orissa.  NDTV, CNN IBN, Headlines Today, TimesNow , Aajkal, ZEE NEWS, SUN TV, ORISSA DD, MaaTV, Andhra Tv9, Eenadu, Ntv  

All trains cancelled on Howrah-Vishakapatnam route

IMD (Indian Met Dept) has said that all districts of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, and few districts in Chhattisgarh, coastal districts West Bengal, parts of Vidarbha and Madhya Pradesh will be affected



Cyclone Phailin position

Due to the Cyclone Phailin about 250,000 Villagers on the coastal areas had fled their homes and evacuated to Schools in the north of the state.

The Cyclone Phailin warning had been issued for the 3 districts of Andhra Pradesh state and 5 districts of Orissa state in India.

As per the report from the Indian Meteorological Department IMD Cyclone Phailin would hit between Kalingapatnam District located in Andhra Pradesh and the port of Paradip in Odisha state.

Apart from Orissa and Andhra Pradesh the Cyclone Phailin warning had been issued to Thailand, Myanmar, Andaman and Nicobar Islands and West Bengal.

The name Phailin refer the last of the 1st set of 32 names for tropical cyclones in the North Indian Ocean.

Cyclone Phailin in Orissa:

The Orissa State Government had issued a high alert to the districts like Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam and Gajapati.

Cyclone Phailin in Andhra Pradesh:

The Andhra Pradesh state Government had issued a high alret to 6 districts of the Andhra Pradesh state.

The State Government of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa had stocked up the food and relief materials at storm shelters.

The Cyclone Phailin latest news update as on 12th October 2013 is located at 17.5°N, 86.5°E which is about 310 KM SSE of Paradip in Orissa state, about 260 KM SE of Gopalpur in Orissa state and about 270 KM ESE of Kalingapatnam of Andhra Pradesh state.

Due to the Cyclone Phailin the Winds moves 15 kilometer per hour(130 mph) and 260 kilometer per hour (160 mph).

All TV news channels in India provides the live updates on the Cyclone Phailin which is to batter today that is on 12th October 2013 Evening.




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