Cyclone Phailin hits Odisha & Andhra Pradesh at 210 km wind speed – Phailin meaning, Effect and Live status update
Cyclone Phailin will soon reach cost of Orrisa and Andhra Pradesh. Phailin cyclone moving north west and cross north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast on saturday evening at Kalingapatnam, in Srikakulam district and Paradip, close to Gopalpur (Odisha). Dussehra holiday cancelled in Odisha for State government Employees
What is Phailin ? - Very Severe Cyclonic Storm threatening the eastern coast of India and Phailin is a Category 4 cyclone.
Phailin name meaning – What is meaning of Phailin cyclone :
Phailin means sapphire, it is a Thai word. Phailin Cyclone name suggested by Thailand in the list of assigned names and next cyclone in the region will be called Helen, a named by Bangladesh.
Effect of Phailin cyclone
This Phailin is very severe cyclonic storm with wind speed of 205-215 km per hour.
This was compared with hurricane Katrina, which affected America in 2005.
The U.S. Navy’s Joint Typhoon Warning Centre predicted gusts of up to 305 kph.
Satellite images showed the storm is nearly half the size of India.
It is rated as Category 4 Cyclone which is Very destructive winds of 225-279 kph.
Preparations and impacts - Actions taken for Cyclone Phailin
Odisha state’s Special Relief Commissioner, Pradeep Kumar Mohapatra told ” we are planning to move 100,000 families to safer place before phailin affects the orrisa. They were moved more than 5000 families to schools and other shelters where they will be safe from phailian.
People are warned through television and radio.
No Government holiday for Vijayadashami/Dashahara,/Dussehra.
Distant warning signal number II announced at Visakhapatnam, Machilipatnam, Nizampatnam, Paradip, close to Gopalpur and Krishnapatnam ports. Distant warning signal number III was kept hoisted at Kakinada and Gangavaram ports.
Cyclone Phailin Emergency
control room numbers for Srikakulam district - 08942 240557 and 9652838191.
Phailin Cyclone Emergency toll free number 180042500002.
Ganjam, Khurda, Puri and Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Cuttack, Nayagarh and Gajapati
Cyclone Phailin case study, phailin pronunciation, cyclone affected areas, location. when Cyclone Phailin hits orissa port.