Which date cyclone hit Odisha?

April 26, 2019 – May 5, 2019Cyclone Fani / Date

What is the biggest cyclone in Odisha?

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.

What is the name of cyclone which made a landfall in Odisha in 2021?

Cyclone Jawad is likely to make landfall in Odisha’s coastal Puri district around noon on December 5, 2021, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) tweeted December 3.

When did second cyclone hit Orissa?

Cyclone Phailin made landfall near Gopalpur in Ganjam district on October 12, 2013, becoming the second strongest tropical cyclone in India since 1999. It had hit Odisha at a wind speed of 140 mph leading to more than 550,000 people to move from the coastal to interior and safer regions.

How many cyclones in Odisha?

Odisha has encountered 10 cyclones, including the approaching Jawad, in a span of 22 years and the frequency of such natural disasters is on only on the rise, official records of State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) said.

Which was the first cyclone in Odisha?

The IMD reported that the system had intensified into a cyclonic storm and named it Phailin.

How many super cyclone are there in Odisha?


Name Dates as a super cyclonic storm Damage (USD)
Odisha October 28 – 29, 1999 $4.44 billion
Gonu June 6, 2007 $4.44 billion
Kyarr October 27 – 29, 2019
Amphan May 18 – 19, 2020 $14.3 billion

Is any cyclone coming to Odisha 2021?

The Odisha government is bracing for Cyclone Jawad, which is likely to strike the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts on December 4, 2021. The storm system can trigger heavy rainfall in these states, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

When did cyclone hit Odisha 1999?

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.

How many cyclones are there in Odisha 2021?

After three cyclonic storms in 2021, another cyclone is expected to hit the Indian states of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The Met Department has issued a warning that the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours.