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India Cyclone

A Tale of Two Cyclones

Jeremy Konyndyk | Posted 10.25.2013 | World
Jeremy Konyndyk

While much now remains to be done to help bring relief and recovery to those affected by the storm, Cyclone Phailin has shown India's ability to address a major disaster using its own disaster management institutions.

'If We Had Stayed Here, Everyone In The Village Would Be Dead'

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEHRAMPUR, India — BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — The Indian coast guard rescued 17 sailors on Monday whose cargo ship sank during Cyclone Phailin, o...

Powerful Cyclone Hammers India

AP | KAY JOHNSON | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

BEHRAMPUR, India — BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — Mass evacuations spared India the widespread deaths many had feared from a powerful cyclone that ro...

Powerful Cyclone Displaces Hundreds Of Thousands

AP | SHONAL GANGULY | Posted 12.12.2013 | World

BEHRAMPUR, India — BEHRAMPUR, India (AP) — Hundreds of thousands of people living along India's eastern coastline were taking shelter Saturday...

Strongest Indian Cyclone Since 1999 Nears Coast

AP | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

BHUBANESHWAR, India -- BHUBANESHWAR, India (AP) — The strongest cyclone to threaten India in more than a decade bore down on its east coast Saturday...

Tropical Storm Forces Tens Of Thousands To Flee

AP | R. RANGARAJ | Posted 12.31.2012 | World

CHENNAI, India — A tropical storm slammed into southern India, bringing heavy rain and a storm surge flooding low-lying areas and displacing mor...

One Million Left Homeless In India After Devastating Cyclone

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

After a devastating cyclone ripped through the Indian states of Bihar and West Bengal last week, an estimated one million people have been left homele...

Cyclone Aila kills nearly 120 in Bangladesh, India

Reuters | Anis Ahmed | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHAKA (Reuters) -- Nearly 120 people have been killed by a cyclone that ripped through Bangladesh and eastern India, officials and local media said on...