Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 fishermen missing

Cyclone Ockhi: 39 dead, 167 fishermen missing

A Navy helicopter rescues fishermen in the wake of cyclone Ockhi, in Lakshadweep on Saturday. (PTI)   New Delhi, December 5 (PTI) As many as 39 people have perished and 167 fishermen were still missing after cyclone Ockhi hit Tamil Nadu and Kerala coasts while 809 others were swept away to Maharashtra, the Union Home […]

Cyclone Ockhi: Families of 1,000 missing Kanyakumari fishermen demand intensified searches

Cyclone Ockhi: Families of 1,000 missing Kanyakumari fishermen demand intensified searches

 A washed-away road in Suchindram at flood-hit Kanyakumari district on Friday. PTI Photo   Chennai, December 2 (IANS) Family members of around 1,000 fishermen from Kanyakumari district who ventured into the deep seas when Cyclone Ockhi struck the southern Tamil Nadu coast have demanded that aerial searches and rescue operations be launched to trace the […]

Cyclone Ockhi: Two dead, 214 Kerala fishermen rescued

Cyclone Ockhi: Two dead, 214 Kerala fishermen rescued

 Thiruvananthapuram: A fisherman being taken to a hospital in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday, after being rescued by defence personnel from rough seas. PTI Photo   Thiruvananthapuram, December 1 (IANS) Two fishermen died while 214 others were safely evacuated in rescue operations jointly launched by the Indian Navy, Air Force and Coast Guard in the seas off […]