The next day, the army used helicopters to provide food to the affected population. The outbreak is described by time, place and person. 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. 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. [35], State Government in co-operation with the central counterparts took up the rescue and the rehabilitation program. 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. The Food and Disaster Management Ministry said Cyclone Aila had killed 113 people in Bangladesh, and a government official in West Bengal state … 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. 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. Cyclone Aila … On average, 4 to 6 storms form in this basin every season. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening. [16] At least 50,000 hectares of agricultural land was lost during the storm, costing an estimated Rs. [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. Seven persons died and about 44 fishermen were missing due to the cyclone. 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). There are two main seas in the North Indian Ocean — the Arabian Sea to the west of the Indian subcontinent, abbreviated ARB by the India Meteorological Department (IMD); and the Bay of Bengal to the east, abbreviated BOB by the IMD. Tourists were advised to stay in their hotels due to the short amount of time to prepare for the storm. 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. Another outbreak of water borne diseases, namely dysentery, has infected over 3,000 people. [14], The remnants of this storm caused heavy to very heavy downpours in coastal Pakistan.[19]. 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. [28] Berhampur received 210 mm of rainfall on 6 September. It was the worst natural disaster to affect Bangladesh since Cyclone Sidr in November 2007. [7] Dozens of people are reportedly missing throughout the country. Cyclone victims wait across a damaged bridge at Akshaynagar in the Sundarbans delta, about 100 km (62 miles) south from the eastern Indian city of Kolkata, May 26, 2009. [20] During the next day it developed further with the IMD reporting that the low pressure area had become well marked with deep convection starting to consolidate around a developing low level circulation center in an area of moderate vertical wind shear. [41] These amounts further increased to Tk. 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. 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Impact Evaluation of the Post Aila Recovery Project in Sundarbans, West Bengal, India: Executive Summary. As of 27 May 2009[update], one tiger has been found alive; it was found in a waterlogged cowshed following the cyclone's landfall. The last time the city was majorly affected by a cyclone was when it was hit by the “the tail” of Aila in 2009. A maximum wind gust of 112 km/h was recorded in Kalaikunda in West Bengal. Over the next couple of days the disturbance gradually developed before weakening as it made landfall on Southern India on November 7. [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. Cyclone … The North Indian Ocean cyclone season has no official bounds, but cyclones tend to form between April and December, with peaks in May and November. Several rivers broke through embankments, causing widespread inland flooding. [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. A Local Cautionary Signal Number Three was issued for the Gopalpur, Puri, Paradeep and Chandabali ports. Sutrapada in Gujarat received 250 mm rainfall in 48 hours between 24 & 25 June.[14]. [16] During May 22 the disturbance developed further with a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert being issued early the next day by the JTWC as the low level circulation center had become stronger and more defined. The storm tracked towards the west-northwest due to a mid-level ridge over India. Weak banding features also formed around the periphery of the storm. [4], Officials in India evacuated thousands of residents from coastal areas ahead of Cyclone Aila. [3] Aila became a severe cyclonic storm at 06UTC on May 25 and made landfall at its peak intensity (60kt, 967hPa) between 08 and 09UTC. Like its parent system, it was mostly monitored through synoptic and satellite analysis. At least two people have been confirmed to have died from diarrhea and two other fatalities were reported. Chandwad in Maharashtra recorded 240 mm of rainfall in 48 hours between 11 and 12 November. It is moving in a northerly direction and will weaken gradually, Regional Meteorological Centre Director G C Debnath, said. “Remember that Aila had struck at high tide. The 2009 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. Early on June 25 at 0900 UTC, the remnants of Depression ARB 01 emerged into the Arabian Sea, and intensified into Depression ARB 02. Weak banding features also formed around the periphery of the storm. [44], In comparison to earlier cyclones, that of similar magnitude, Cyclone Aila caused lower death toll due to implementation of efficient early warning systems, cyclone shelters and disaster relief allocation system. [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. Damage and deaths include totals while the storm was extratropical or a wave or low. [31] In Patuakhali, a dam broke and submerged five villages. ... West Bengal… Sirkali in Tamil Nadu recorded 140 mm of rainfall on 15 December. [15], Bijli developed as a depression in the first fortnight of April. Army was deployed to the affected areas. Binika in Orissa received 220 mm rainfall on 21 July. Introduction On 24 th May, 2009 a cyclonic storm named as Aila occurred in the southern part of west Bengal, the effect of which was reverberated in the Darjeeling Hills from 25 th to 27 th May, Cyclone Amphan batters West Bengal, Odisha . 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. Mangrol in Gujarat recorded 130 mm of rainfall on 27 June. The next day, the army used helicopters to provide food to the affected population. 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. However, later on June 26, Depression ARB 02 dissipated completely. Late on May 21, the JTWC reported that a Tropical Disturbance had persisted about 515 nm to the south of Kolkata, India. 68.50E about 50 km west-northwest of Dwarka and 300 km south-southeast of Karachi at 0900 UTC on 25 June. 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. 125 crore (US$26.3 million). This study was performed to identify the agent and source of the outbreak as well as to propose control measures. The team visited the two most affected blocks of North and South Parganas namely Higalganj and Gosaba extensively. 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. On the island of Nizum Dwip, nearly all structures were severely damaged or destroyed, leaving roughly 20,000 people homeless. This study was performed to identify the agent and source of the outbreak as well as to propose control measures. [25][26] Approximately 9.3 million people were affected by the cyclone, of which 1 million were rendered homeless. So the noise, the only noise, that I could hear from the school that I take shelter in during cyclones was that of the river splitting open the embankments,” reminisced Biswas. The outbreak is described by time, place and person. The scope of this article is limited to the Indian Ocean in the Northern Hemisphere, east of the Horn of Africa and west of the Malay Peninsula. [28] Total losses amounted to 89.46 billion taka (US$1 billion). At least 350,000 people affected by Aila. The death toll due to Monday's havoc caused by Cyclone Aila in West Bengal rose to 45 on Tuesday. On April 13, an area of shower and thunderstorms became slightly organized over the central Bay of Bengal. 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. [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). Roughly 100 relief camps were established in West Bengal shortly after the … Severe cyclone ‘Aila’ hit the coastal parts of West Bengal, particularly in South 24-Parganas and North 24-Parganasat around 14.00 hours on 25th May 2009, with wind speed ranging between 120 to 130 kmph and it continued its devastating journey northwards affecting the districts of North 24-Pargnas, Purba Medinipur, Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, Burdwan, Birbhum, Uttar Dinajpur, Dakshin Dinajpur and … Climatologically, the formation of tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal at this time of the year is rare. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening. Only ten cyclones have developed over the Bay of Bengal during 1891-2008.[14]. Severe Cyclonic Storm Aila (JTWC designation: 02B) was the second named tropical cyclone of the 2009 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. [6] Early the next morning the JTWC reported that the depression had intensified into a tropical storm and designated it as Cyclone 01B. The storm was responsible for at least 339 deaths across Bangladesh and India; more than 1 million people were left homeless. 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. 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The Deep Depression gradually weakened before becoming a low pressure area early the next day. [22] Several streets were flooded and some homes were reported to have standing water. A relatively strong tropical cyclone, it caused extensive damage in India and Bangladesh. [21], The remnants of Aila produced gusty winds and heavy rains in the eastern Indian state of Meghalaya between May 25 and 26. Dozens of the tigers are feared to have drowned in Aila's storm surge along with deer and crocodiles. Throughout the state, an estimated 40,000 homes were destroyed and 132,000 others were damaged. [13] The areas and districts affected by the cyclone in West Bengal include East Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly, Burdwan, South 24 Parganas and Kolkata. Even at the peak of its rampage through West Bengal, Aila’s wind speeds rose up to 120 km/hour, well short of the ferocity unleashed by the Wednesday’s cyclone. Cyclone Aila has reported claimed the lives of three in West Bengal. Cyclone Aila devastates Sundarbans . Two MI-17 helicopters were also sent to air-drop food supplies to the worst affected areas in West Bengal. In Dacope Upazila alone, more than 50,000 people were left homeless. [17][18] Officials in the region warned residents about the likelihood of severe flooding from the depression. The Deputy Commissioner of Satkhira district allocated ten tonnes of rice and Tk.100,000 (US$1,450) in immediate relief funds for that district. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. 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. [14], Cyclonic Storm Phyan developed as a tropical disturbance to the southwest of Colombo in Sri Lanka late on November 4, 2009. 'Even before the Left could come to terms with the disastrous results of the Lok Sabha election, Cyclone Aila wreaked havoc in West Bengal… 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. [16] 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. [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. [14] That night, the JTWC issued their final advisory on Tropical Cyclone 01B as it rapidly weakened over Bangladesh and Myanmar. Moving in a north-northwesterly direction, the Depression, which was located over Saurashtra, Kutch, and neighbouring areas, which was the system, re-intensified into the depression over northeast Arabian Sea, and lay centred near lat. Despite warnings to remain at port, numerous fishing vessels sailed into the storm. 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. rediff.com. Cyclone Amphan, which has killed 77 people and left thousands homeless in West Bengal, is now considered even more destructive than Cyclone Aila which … Port officials stated that more than 500 fishermen had gone missing since the storm made landfall. [9] [40], Immediately following the storm, a 33-member team of the Bangladesh Navy was deployed to the affected regions. So far the storm is being blamed for 275 deaths in India and Bangladesh, but more are expected. During last year’s Cyclone Bulbul, the city escaped any major damage. Cyclone AILA, West Bengal India - ACT responds Source. In the West Bengal state, more than 100,000 people were left homeless as a result of Aila. Several homes were damaged in the area and power was cut due to fallen trees and power lines. Cyclone Aila exposes Left. Early on June 21, the JTWC reported that an area of low pressure had persisted about 675 km, (420 miles), southwest of Mumbai, India. Additionally the forest remains under an estimated 2.4 m (7.9 ft) of water. [5] In addition, several warning alerts were issued before the cyclone hit Kolkata; however, no alarm bells were rung. In Chandpur, two pontoons sank while docked in port. Army was deployed to the affected areas. [30] The next day it strengthened to become Cyclonic Storm Ward. About 2,500 troops were deployed to West Bengal on May 26, 2009. Wed 27 May 2009 04.01 EDT First published on Wed 27 May 2009 04.01 EDT. Rainfall amounts peaked at 213.4 mm (8.40 in) and winds reached 60 km/h (37 mph). [1], On April 13, an area of shower and thunderstorms became slightly organized over the central Bay of Bengal. [34] On 27 May, conservationists have begun a search for the tigers throughout the forest. No injuries were reported in the state. Shiv Sahay Singh Satyasundar Barik KOLKATA/BHUBANESWAR , May 20, 2020 20:09 IST Updated: May 20, 2020 23:30 IST ... (2019) and Aila (2009). [9] All four ports in Orissa were placed on high alert due to rough seas produced by the storm. Saurashtra and Kutch experienced active monsoon conditions under the influence of this system. [32] An estimated 58,950 animals were killed by the storm with up to 50,000 deer missing. 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. [15] In northern areas of the state, heavy rains triggered numerous landslides in Darjeeling that killed 22 people and left 6 others missing. 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. All transit systems in the city of Kolkata were halted and daily life was at a standstill due to the storm. [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. The Red Cross also quickly responded, supplying water purifying tablets and other relief items. | 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. High winds uprooted numerous trees, blocking roads throughout the region. The official Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in this basin is the India Meteorological Department (IMD), while the Joint Typhoon Warning Center releases unofficial advisories. The tenor of Aila, the cyclone that ravaged the Sunderbans 11 years ago, was different. The tropical cyclone scale for this basin is detailed on the right. [31] The government later allocated Tk. Over 5.1 million people have been affected in 16 districts of West Bengal. [14] At least 100 river embankments were breached by storm surge produced by the cyclone. Later that morning RSMC New Delhi designated the disturbance as Depression BOB 02. 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). The team visited the two most affected blocks of North and South Parganas namely Higalganj and Gosaba extensively. [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. The Government of Bangladesh was praised domestically and internationally for its implementation of effective disaster management projects that have reduced death tolls in Cyclone Aila and future cyclones that have struck the country it since. [6], In the Bhola District of Bangladesh, an estimated 500,000 people evacuated to higher areas and shelters as Aila neared landfall. KOLKATA: Three people were killed here on Monday as cyclone Aila crossed the coast into West Bengal. 001", "Deep depression over central & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal : - Pre cyclone watch", "Tropical Cyclone 01B (Bijli) Advisory Nr. One person drowned in Digha after being swept away by high waters. 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. [10] On April 16, the storm turned towards the northeast, paralleling the eastern coast of India. [31] After wandering some time to the east of Sri Lanka, the system made landfall near Trincomalee on December 14 as a Deep Depression. Cyclone Aila devastates Sundarbans . It was a short-lived system, existing for about 25 hours. 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