What happen in 1999 in Odisha?
Bhubaneswar: On October 29, 1999, a super cyclone with a wind speed of 300 mph had struck Odisha, making it probably the greatest cyclonic disaster ever recorded in the last century. It was first detected when it was at its low pressure stage over the gulf of Siam on the morning of October 24.
When was Orissa hit by a super cyclone?
29 October, 1999
Orissa was battered by a Super Cyclonic Storm on 29 October, 1999 that made landfall near Paradip (43976). The estimated maximum wind speed reached 260-270 kmph in the core area which produced a huge storm surge that led to sea-level elevation of more than 20 feet and took away valuable lives of nearly 10,000 people.
When did super cyclone hit Orissa?
The severe cyclonic storm made landfall in Odisha’s Balasore district on the morning of 26 May 2021, affecting 60 lakh people in 11,000 villages and caused financial losses to the tune of Rs 610 crore.
What hit Orissa on 27th Oct 1991?
What happened when Prashant had gone to visit his friend in Ersama? On that day, a super cyclone with a speed of 350 km per hour hit the coastal areas of Orissa. It was followed by continuous heavy rains for two days. Raging ocean waves flooded Orissa.
What is the name of super cyclone 1999?
On 29th October 1999, the Super Cyclone, also known as Paradip Cyclone, hit Odisha with wind speeds of up to 250 kmph. It caused the deaths of about 10,000 people, and heavy to extreme damage in its path of destruction.
Is Jawad cyclone in Odisha?
School and train operations were disrupted and canceled, and disaster teams were deployed in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha for the storm….Cyclone Jawad.
|Cyclonic storm (IMD scale)|
|Areas affected||Bangladesh, India (Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal)|
|Part of the 2021 North Indian Ocean cyclone season|