aila cyclone in west bengal 2009

“Remember that Aila had struck at high tide. The team visited the two most affected blocks of North and South Parganas namely Higalganj and Gosaba extensively. Villagers rebuild an embankment after it got washed away by a tidal wave caused by cyclone Aila in Sundarbans delta, southeast of the eastern Indian city of Kolkata June 3, 2009. [23], Torrential rains from Aila resulted in 190 fatalities and at least 7,000 injuries across the Khulna and Satkhira Districts. State Government in co-operation with the central counterparts took up the rescue and the rehabilitation program. No injuries were reported in the state. [34] On 27 May, conservationists have begun a search for the tigers throughout the forest. The damage impact assessment carried out by the government of West Bengal and … In Chandpur, two pontoons sank while docked in port. 26 May 2009 Geneva, 26 May 2009 - Cyclone Aila hit parts of coastal Bangladesh and eastern India on Monday 26 May, triggering tidal surges and flooding that have left millions of … Keywords: Destructive landslides, cyclone Aila, reckless construction, community outlets, frequent digging, physical changes in slope character. Cyclone Aila spawned from a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal to hit West Bengal on Monday leaving twenty three persons dead. [37] Roughly 100 relief camps were established in West Bengal shortly after the storm passed. [17][18] Later reports indicated that upwards of 2.3 million were displaced by the storm as 175,000 homes were destroyed and 270,000 were damaged. 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[3] By April 14, deep convection persisted around the center of circulation;[4] following the development the RSMC in New Delhi, India designated the system as Depression BOB 01. [13] Late on April 17, RSMC New Delhi reported that Depression ex-Bijli had made landfall near Chittagong, Bangladesh and had rapidly become an area of low pressure over Bangladesh. At least two people have been confirmed to have died from diarrhea and two other fatalities were reported. Early on September 3, the IMD reported that an area of low pressure had formed embedded within the monsoon off the Orissa coastline. The tenor of Aila, the cyclone that ravaged the Sunderbans 11 years ago, was different. So far the storm is being blamed for 275 deaths in India and Bangladesh, but more are expected. Saurashtra and Kutch experienced active monsoon conditions under the influence of this system. On 25 th of May 2009, a devastating cyclone named Aila struck the coastal areas of West Bengal, an eastern state of India. This is a table of the storms in 2009 and their landfall(s), if any; the table does not include storms that did not make landfall, which is defined as the center of the storm moving over a landmass. [5] Following further development, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert (TCFA) as they anticipated the system to develop into a tropical storm. The official Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in this basin is the India Meteorological Department (IMD), while the Joint Typhoon Warning Center releases unofficial advisories. High waves produced by the storm inundated coastal villages, forcing residents to evacuate to safer areas. [21][22] Early on September 5, as the area of low pressure was moving into an area of low vertical windshear the JTWC issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert, whilst the IMD reported that the low pressure area had intensified into a Depression. Weak banding features also formed around the periphery of the storm. Roads were also blocked by floodwaters or debris, hampering relief efforts. The death toll due to Monday's havoc caused by Cyclone Aila in West Bengal rose to 45 on Tuesday. The Depression then intensified further and became a Deep Depression that afternoon before making landfall crossed north Orissa-West Bengal coast between Balasore and Digha during 1600 and 1700 UTC later that day. As of 27 May 2009[update], one tiger has been found alive; it was found in a waterlogged cowshed following the cyclone's landfall. "Rains, however, will … This study was performed to identify the agent and source of the outbreak as well as to propose control measures. Around 43 people lost their lives in the state of Orissa. Numerous trees were uprooted and power lines were downed, causing widespread power outages. A maximum wind gust of 112 km/h was recorded in Kalaikunda in West Bengal. Severe Cyclonic Storm Aila (JTWC designation: 02B) was the second named tropical cyclone of the 2009 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. [31] The government later allocated Tk. [6], In the Bhola District of Bangladesh, an estimated 500,000 people evacuated to higher areas and shelters as Aila neared landfall. Several rivers broke through embankments, causing widespread inland flooding. High winds uprooted numerous trees, blocking roads throughout the region. However the coastal areas recorded 75 km/hr winds. The Cyclone crossed the West Bengal coast close to the east of Sagar Island between 0800 & 0900 UTC as a severe cyclonic storm on 25 May. 001", "Deep depression over central & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal : - Pre cyclone watch", "Tropical Cyclone 01B (Bijli) Advisory Nr. The storm moved northward, weakened, and maintained its intensity as a well marked low pressure area over Kutch and neighbouring areas at 0000 UTC on 26 June 2009. [1], On April 13, an area of shower and thunderstorms became slightly organized over the central Bay of Bengal. KOLKATA: Three people were killed here on Monday as cyclone Aila crossed the coast into West Bengal. [45] The joint effort of the Government and NGOs to support the post-disaster recovery was also remarkable but criticized due to lack of comprehensive inclusion of pre-disaster vulnerability reduction measures. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening. [1][2] The disturbance at this time had a broad and poorly organized area of deep convection, which was located to the southeast of the low level circulation center which had consolidated into a single circulation during the previous 12 hours. [14] At least 100 river embankments were breached by storm surge produced by the cyclone. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. Multispectral imagery showed that the disturbance had a developing low level circulation center with convection flaring over it and was in an area of low vertical wind shear. After the disturbance had emerged into the Arabian Sea late on November 8 it rapidly became more marked with the India Meteorological Department (IMD) reporting early on November 9 that the disturbance had intensified into a Depression and designated it as Depression ARB 03 whilst the Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC) issued a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert. [36] Several naval relief teams were deployed to the Sunderbans region where an estimated 400,000 people were marooned by flooding. Early on June 21, the JTWC reported that an area of low pressure had persisted about 675 km, (420 miles), southwest of Mumbai, India. 1.2 million (US$17,143) and 1,000 tonnes of rice for the affected areas. The next day, the army used helicopters to provide food to the affected population. ... West Bengal… The aftermath of devastating cyclone Aila that ravaged large parts of the West Bengal delta May 25 could cause lasting ecological damage to the Sundarbans, the world`s largest mangrove forest, experts fear. [22] Several streets were flooded and some homes were reported to have standing water. Tourists were advised to stay in their hotels due to the short amount of time to prepare for the storm. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Aila on May 25, 2009, the same day that the storm temporarily strengthened to a Category 1 cyclone.Aila almost completely fills this scene, stretching from the Bay of Bengal deep into India, Bangladesh, and Burma (Myanmar). At least 500 homes were also damaged in the area. A visit to Cyclone Aila affected regions of West Bengal was carried out by a three member team of Jamsetji Tata Centre for Disaster Management, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai between 15th and 21st June 2009. Cyclone AILA which hit coastal West Bengal on 25 May, 2009 is described as one of the worst storms to hit Kolkata in 20 years. [25][26] Approximately 9.3 million people were affected by the cyclone, of which 1 million were rendered homeless. [7] Later that morning RSMC New Delhi reported that the depression had intensified into a deep depression and reported it was expected to intensify into Cyclonic Storm Bijli. Nearly 20 days after Cyclone Amphan made a landfall in south West Bengal, a remote village in Sundarbans, Uttar Chandanpiri, remained a tell-tale of the cyclone’s fury.While mud houses were flattened out, brick houses and embankments made after 2009 Cyclone Aila stood the ground. During the next day as the Depression turned towards the northeast, the IMD reported that it had intensified into a Cyclonic Storm and named it Phyan. The Food and Disaster Management Ministry said Cyclone Aila had killed 113 people in Bangladesh, and a government official in West Bengal state … Maximum winds of 25 knots (46 km/hr) was reported at the Pamban observatory in coastal Tamil Nadu.[14]. Maximum winds of 30 knots (56 km/hr) were reported in Cox's Bazar and 3 people were killed in Bangladesh. | Cyclone Aila causes havoc in Bengal. Villagers rebuild an embankment after it got washed away by a tidal wave caused by cyclone Aila in Sundarbans delta, southeast of the eastern Indian city of Kolkata June 3, 2009. [7], In India, at least 149 people were killed,[8][9] two by electrocution, and hundreds others were left homeless as torrential rains led to flooding. [40], Immediately following the storm, a 33-member team of the Bangladesh Navy was deployed to the affected regions. The initial two to three days were spent in extensive search and rescue operations as many of the fishing clan from the Sunderbans were stranded in remote parts of the islands. Rediff News. On April 13, an area of shower and thunderstorms became slightly organized over the central Bay of Bengal. Cyclone Amphan, which has killed 77 people and left thousands homeless in West Bengal, is now considered even more destructive than Cyclone Aila which … Cyclone Aila, West Bengal, India (May 2009) Within two hours of Cyclone Aila hitting the Sunderbans, Art of Living volunteers from West Bengal reached the affected areas. There was no information from the coastal Cyclone Aila Women struggle with their umbrellas against a strong wind and rain in Kolkata after the cyclone hit the state districts, where extensive damage was feared, IAN reported. Wed 27 May 2009 04.01 EDT First published on Wed 27 May 2009 04.01 EDT. [14], The remnants of this storm caused heavy to very heavy downpours in coastal Pakistan.[19]. Abstract Following Cyclone Aila, a block of Sundarban area, West Bengal, India, reported an increased number of diarrhoea cases at the end of May 2009. Early on June 25 at 0900 UTC, the remnants of Depression ARB 01 emerged into the Arabian Sea, and intensified into Depression ARB 02. 12.3 million (US$175,714) and 2,500 tonnes of rice. Weak banding features also formed around the periphery of the storm. 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Tropical Depression ARB 01 dissipated early on June 26. Kethi in Nilgiris district of Tamil Nadu received 82 cm of rainfall in 24 hours, beating the previous 24‑hour rainfall record for Tamil Nadu. On the island of Nizum Dwip, nearly all structures were severely damaged or destroyed, leaving roughly 20,000 people homeless. Despite warnings to remain at port, numerous fishing vessels sailed into the storm. Kethi recorded 1171 mm of rainfall in 72 hours, making Phyan the 5th wettest cyclone in India [29], On December 10, RSMC New Delhi announced that Depression BOB 05 had formed, about 400 km east-southeast of Batticaloa, Sri Lanka. [42], Five days following the impacts of Aila, the Bangladeshi Health Organization confirmed that a widespread outbreak of diarrhea which has infected over 7,000 people. Convection had been gradually organizing itself over the last 12 hours, and was in an area of low to moderate vertical wind shear. Rainfall amounts peaked at 213.4 mm (8.40 in) and winds reached 60 km/h (37 mph). The storm was responsible for at least 339 deaths across Bangladesh and India; more than 1 million people were left homeless. Cyclone Amphan, which has killed 77 people and left thousands homeless in West Bengal, is now considered even more destructive than Cyclone Aila which slammed southern Bangladesh and … [29], More than 400,000 people were reportedly isolated by severe flooding in coastal regions of Bangladesh. Cyclone Aila devastates Sundarbans . Numerous villages were either completely submerged in floodwaters or destroyed. 68.50E about 50 km west-northwest of Dwarka and 300 km south-southeast of Karachi at 0900 UTC on 25 June. Additionally the forest remains under an estimated 2.4 m (7.9 ft) of water. 1. [13] The areas and districts affected by the cyclone in West Bengal include East Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly, Burdwan, South 24 Parganas and Kolkata. Only ten cyclones have developed over the Bay of Bengal during 1891-2008.[14]. The search teams were supplied with fresh drinking water for the tigers as their natural water source was inundated with salt water from Aila's storm surge. Cyclone Aila has been described as a benchmark of Bangladesh's success in implementation of effective disaster management system. Numerous houses were destroyed by the subsequent flooding and tens of thousands of people were left stranded in the villages. The initial two to three days were spent in extensive search and rescue operations as many of the fishing clan from the Sunderbans were stranded in remote parts of the islands. [39] The Government of India released Rs.10 million (US$209,775) in relief funds to the affected areas on 26 May. [31] After wandering some time to the east of Sri Lanka, the system made landfall near Trincomalee on December 14 as a Deep Depression. Two MI-17 helicopters were also sent to air-drop food supplies to the worst affected areas in West Bengal. It is moving in a northerly direction and will weaken gradually, Regional Meteorological Centre Director G C Debnath, said. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer on NASA's Terra satellite captured this true-color image of Aila on May 25, 2009, the same day that the storm temporarily strengthened to a Category 1 cyclone.Aila almost completely fills this scene, stretching from the Bay of Bengal deep into India, Bangladesh, and Burma (Myanmar). [1] Environmental analysis indicated that the system was in an area of favorable conditions to develop with low vertical wind shear and warm sea surface temperatures. Later, RSMC New Delhi downgraded the deep depression to a depression. Cyclone … [20] An estimated 1,000 acres (4.0 km2) of Orissa cropland were lost due to Aila. [38] On 27 May, 400 troops form the National Disaster Response Force were deployed to the state for relief operations. Cyclone Bulbul: At Ground Zero of Aila, a decadal loss comes to haunt villagers amid sliver of hope Ten years ago, he had lost his mud house and about 100 cottah land in cyclone Aila, which wrecked havoc in South 24 Parganas district in 2009, killing 149 people in the state. Cyclone Aila has reported claimed the lives of three in West Bengal. Timeline of the 2009 North Indian Ocean cyclone season, North Indian Ocean tropical cyclone seasons, Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre, Learn how and when to remove this template message, List of North Indian Ocean cyclone seasons, "IMD Cyclone Warning Services: Tropical Cyclones", "Tropical Weather Outlook for the Northern Indian Ocean", "Significant Tropical Weather Advisory for the Indian Ocean", "Significant Tropical Weather Outlook for the Indian Ocean", "Depression over southeast & adjoining central Bay of Bengal", "Tropical Cyclone 01B (One) Advisory Nr. Cyclone Amphan batters West Bengal, Odisha . There was no information from the coastal Cyclone Aila Women struggle with their umbrellas against a strong wind and rain in Kolkata after the cyclone hit the state districts, where extensive damage was feared, IAN reported. Like its parent system, it was mostly monitored through synoptic and satellite analysis. Health officials in Bangladesh confirmed a deadly outbreak of diarrhea on 29 May, with more than 7,000 people being infected and four dying. [33], The Sunderbans, a region which houses 265 of the endangered Bengal tigers, was inundated with 6.1 m (20 ft) of water. All transit systems in the city of Kolkata were halted and daily life was at a standstill due to the storm. [10][11] More than 15,000 people in eight villages were reportedly isolated from relief crews by severe flooding. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. [35], State Government in co-operation with the central counterparts took up the rescue and the rehabilitation program. RSMC New Delhi then reported later that morning that Depression ARB 01 had formed and was expected to intensify into a Deep Depression before making landfall, however the depression did not intensify any further before making landfall on the south Gujarat coast near Diu. The tropical cyclone scale for this basin is detailed on the right. [14], Early on July 20, RSMC New Delhi reported that Depression BOB 03 had formed about 120 km (75 miles) to the southeast of Digha. [1] During May 22, 2009, the disturbance developed further with a Tropical Cyclone a Cyclonic storm and had been named as Aila whilst located about 350 kilometres (220 mi) to the southeast of Sagar Island. The Food and Disaster Management Ministry said Cyclone Aila had killed 113 people in Bangladesh, and a government official in West Bengal state … [28] Berhampur received 210 mm of rainfall on 6 September. By April 14, deep convection persisted around the center of circulation; following the development the RSMC in New Delhi, India designated the system as Depression BOB 01. The storm tracked towards the west-northwest due to a mid-level ridge over India. [43] Officials feared that the outbreak would lead to many fatalities in isolated areas that have not received aid and have been without food and clean water for nearly a week. [30] The next day it strengthened to become Cyclonic Storm Ward. [26][27] However the IMD kept issuing advisories on the deep depression until early on September 7, when the IMD reported that it had weakened into a depression and then into a well marked low pressure area later that day when they stopped issuing advisories on the depression whilst it was located over Jharkhand and adjoining region of Chhattisgarh. Climatologically, the formation of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal at this time of the year is rare. [9] Cyclone Aila, West Bengal, India (May 2009) Within two hours of Cyclone Aila hitting the Sunderbans, Art of Living volunteers from West Bengal reached the affected areas. [30] A storm surge of 3 m (10 ft) impacted western regions of Bangladesh, submerging numerous villages. [6] Early the next morning the JTWC reported that the depression had intensified into a tropical storm and designated it as Cyclone 01B. On average, 4 to 6 storms form in this basin every season. Climate induced displacement:case study of cyclone Aila in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh. The JTWC then cancelled their Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert, with the IMD issuing their final advisory later that day. Cyclone Amphan, which has killed 77 people and left thousands homeless in West Bengal, is now considered even more destructive than Cyclone Aila which slammed southern Bangladesh and eastern India in 2009, the UN has said. [15] In northern areas of the state, heavy rains triggered numerous landslides in Darjeeling that killed 22 people and left 6 others missing. Seven persons died and about 44 fishermen were missing due to the cyclone. Late on May 21, 2009, the Joint Typhoon Warning Center reported that a Tropical Disturbance had persisted about 950 kilometres (590 mi) to the south of Kolkata, in India and had developed within the Southwest Monsoon. Aila recently became the first cyclone of the 2009 cyclone season in the North Indian Ocean just before making landfall in far eastern India in the northern Bay of Bengal. “The Met department on 24 May’2009 could not give us the right forecast about Cyclone Aila that lashed north and south Bengal on 25 May’2009. At least 350,000 people affected by Aila. [24] Across 11 of the nation's 64 districts, approximately 600,000 thatched homes, 8,800 km (5,500 mi) of roads, 1,000 km (620 mi) of embankments, and 123,000 hectares (300,000 acres) of land were damaged or destroyed. However, later on June 26, Depression ARB 02 dissipated completely. [10] On April 16, the storm turned towards the northeast, paralleling the eastern coast of India. Impact Evaluation of the Post Aila Recovery Project in Sundarbans, West Bengal, India: Executive Summary. Over 5.1 million people have been affected in 16 districts of West Bengal. [41] These amounts further increased to Tk. [7] Dozens of people are reportedly missing throughout the country. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening.It has battered several parts of the state, washing away … [11] Around 0600 UTC, RSMC New Delhi reported that Bijli had reached its peak intensity with winds of 75 km/h (45 mph 3-minute winds). 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