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. Weak banding features also formed around the periphery of the storm. 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. [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. However the coastal areas recorded 75 km/hr winds. [14] That night, the JTWC issued their final advisory on Tropical Cyclone 01B as it rapidly weakened over Bangladesh and Myanmar. [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. A relatively strong tropical cyclone, it caused extensive damage in India and Bangladesh. Mangrol in Gujarat recorded 130 mm of rainfall on 27 June. ACT; Posted ... 26 May 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. In Chandpur, two pontoons sank while docked in port. Also read: Very severe cyclonic storm — Cyclone Amphan passes West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts at 155-165 Kmph It was the worst natural disaster to affect Bangladesh since Cyclone Sidr in November 2007. Several naval relief teams were deployed to the Sunderbans region where an estimated 400,000 people were marooned by flooding. 1.2 million (US$17,143) and 1,000 tonnes of rice for the affected areas. | Cyclone Aila causes havoc in 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. 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. [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. 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. It hovered over Gujarat as a well marked area of low pressure before moving towards the northeast and re-emerging into the Arabian Sea where it redeveloped into a depression. [14], As a tropical disturbance, Phyan caused heavy rainfall in Tamil Nadu. High waves produced by the storm inundated coastal villages, forcing residents to evacuate to safer areas. As of 27 May 2009[update], one tiger has been found alive; it was found in a waterlogged cowshed following the cyclone's landfall. [9] Later that morning RSMC New Delhi designated the disturbance as Depression BOB 02. Cyclone Aila spawned from a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal to hit West Bengal on Monday leaving twenty three persons dead. Later that day, an area of low pressure developed underneath the convection as the system developed. Over 5.1 million people have been affected in 16 districts of West 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 slammed southern Bangladesh and eastern India in 2009, the UN has said. [33], The Sunderbans, a region which houses 265 of the endangered Bengal tigers, was inundated with 6.1 m (20 ft) of water. [22] Several streets were flooded and some homes were reported to have standing water. [4], Officials in India evacuated thousands of residents from coastal areas ahead of Cyclone Aila. A maximum wind gust of 112 km/h was recorded in Kalaikunda in West Bengal. The Deep Depression gradually weakened before becoming a low pressure area early the next day. Please update this article to reflect recent events or newly available information. Numerous trees were uprooted and power lines were downed, causing widespread power outages. [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. [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. At least 350,000 people affected by Aila. Another outbreak of water borne diseases, namely dysentery, has infected over 3,000 people. 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. Sutrapada in Gujarat received 250 mm rainfall in 48 hours between 24 & 25 June.[14]. [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. Severe Cyclonic Storm Aila (JTWC designation: 02B) was the second named tropical cyclone of the 2009 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. Early on September 3, the IMD reported that an area of low pressure had formed embedded within the monsoon off the Orissa coastline. [31] The government later allocated Tk. 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. [21], The remnants of Aila produced gusty winds and heavy rains in the eastern Indian state of Meghalaya between May 25 and 26. "Rains, however, will … KOLKATA: Three people were killed here on Monday as cyclone Aila crossed the coast into West Bengal. Over the next couple of days the disturbance developed gradually with a Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert being issued early on June 23 as the disturbance had continued to organize and consolidated over the past few hours. [37] Roughly 100 relief camps were established in West Bengal shortly after the storm passed. 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 official Regional Specialized Meteorological Centre in this basin is the India Meteorological Department (IMD), while the Joint Typhoon Warning Center releases unofficial advisories. 125 crore (US$26.3 million). However, later on June 26, Depression ARB 02 dissipated completely. [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. [28] Total losses amounted to 89.46 billion taka (US$1 billion). Rediff News. [13] The areas and districts affected by the cyclone in West Bengal include East Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly, Burdwan, South 24 Parganas and Kolkata. Several rivers broke through embankments, causing widespread inland flooding. About 2,500 troops were deployed to West Bengal on May 26, 2009. 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. 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. Cyclone AILA, West Bengal India - ACT responds Source. The death toll due to Monday's havoc caused by Cyclone Aila in West Bengal rose to 45 on Tuesday. 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. 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. 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. 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). [45], Severe Cyclonic Storm Aila at peak intensity. So far the storm is being blamed for 275 deaths in India and Bangladesh, but more are expected. Additionally the forest remains under an estimated 2.4 m (7.9 ft) of water. The tenor of Aila, the cyclone that ravaged the Sunderbans 11 years ago, was different. 1. Late on May 21, the JTWC reported that a Tropical Disturbance had persisted about 515 nm to the south of Kolkata, India. Despite warnings to remain at port, numerous fishing vessels sailed into the storm. Unusually strong lightning storms associated with the depression killed at least nine people in Gujarat. 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. Throughout the state, an estimated 40,000 homes were destroyed and 132,000 others were damaged. The Food and Disaster Management Ministry said Cyclone Aila had killed 113 people in Bangladesh, and a government official in West Bengal state … [38] On 27 May, 400 troops form the National Disaster Response Force were deployed to the state for relief operations. Throughout the country, at least 150,000 people were left homeless. [7] Dozens of people are reportedly missing throughout the country. [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. [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. Maximum winds of 25 knots (46 km/hr) was reported at the Pamban observatory in coastal Tamil Nadu.[14]. It is moving in a northerly direction and will weaken gradually, Regional Meteorological Centre Director G C Debnath, said. [28] Berhampur received 210 mm of rainfall on 6 September. [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. The tropical cyclone scale for this basin is detailed on the right. [15] In northern areas of the state, heavy rains triggered numerous landslides in Darjeeling that killed 22 people and left 6 others missing. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening. Binika in Orissa received 220 mm rainfall on 21 July. Early on June 21, the JTWC reported that an area of low pressure had persisted about 675 km, (420 miles), southwest of Mumbai, India. 'Even before the Left could come to terms with the disastrous results of the Lok Sabha election, Cyclone Aila wreaked havoc in West Bengal… [19], The outer bands of the storm also produced torrential rains and high winds in eastern portions of Orissa state, with the heaviest rainfall being recorded at Paradip at 260 mm (10 in) and winds peaked at 90 km/h (56 mph). The 2009 North Indian Ocean cyclone season was an event in the annual cycle of tropical cyclone formation. Cyclone Aila exposes Left. During last year’s Cyclone Bulbul, the city escaped any major damage. 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. 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. [31] After wandering some time to the east of Sri Lanka, the system made landfall near Trincomalee on December 14 as a Deep Depression. West Bengal Chief Minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee slammed the IMD for its failure to inform the state government about the direction of Cyclone Aila9. [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). [1], On April 13, an area of shower and thunderstorms became slightly organized over the central Bay of Bengal. Two MI-17 helicopters were also sent to air-drop food supplies to the worst affected areas in 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. Roads were also blocked by floodwaters or debris, hampering relief efforts. 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 … 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. 68.50E about 50 km west-northwest of Dwarka and 300 km south-southeast of Karachi at 0900 UTC on 25 June. • Hasan, M., (july, 2010). Tropical Depression ARB 01 dissipated early on June 26. ... May 26, 2009 20:56 IST. Convection had been gradually organizing itself over the last 12 hours, and was in an area of low to moderate vertical wind shear. Cyclonic Storm Laila was the first cyclonic storm to affect southeastern India in May since the 1990 Andhra Pradesh cyclone.The first tropical cyclone of the annual season, Laila developed on May 17 in the Bay of Bengal from a persistent area of convection.Strengthening as it tracked northwestward, it became a severe cyclonic storm on May 19. It was a short-lived system, existing for about 25 hours. In the West Bengal state, more than 100,000 people were left homeless as a result of Aila. [36] Several naval relief teams were deployed to the Sunderbans region where an estimated 400,000 people were marooned by flooding. Later that day the JTWC designated the system as Cyclone 04A. "The cyclone, now lying stationery 50 km west of Kolkata, hit West Bengal coast at 1:30 pm near Sagar Island. Rainfall amounts peaked at 213.4 mm (8.40 in) and winds reached 60 km/h (37 mph). The storm tracked towards the west-northwest due to a mid-level ridge over India. Early on June 25 at 0900 UTC, the remnants of Depression ARB 01 emerged into the Arabian Sea, and intensified into Depression ARB 02. [10] On April 16, the storm turned towards the northeast, paralleling the eastern coast of India. [10][11] More than 15,000 people in eight villages were reportedly isolated from relief crews by severe flooding. Following Cyclone Aila, a block of Sundarban area, West Bengal, India, reported an increased number of diarrhoea cases at the end of May 2009. Health officials in Bangladesh confirmed a deadly outbreak of diarrhea on 29 May, with more than 7,000 people being infected and four dying. 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. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening. [35], State Government in co-operation with the central counterparts took up the rescue and the rehabilitation program. Seven persons died and about 44 fishermen were missing due to the cyclone. On 25 th of May 2009, a devastating cyclone named Aila struck the coastal areas of West Bengal, an eastern state of India. On April 13, an area of shower and thunderstorms became slightly organized over the central Bay of Bengal. [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. 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. 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. [39] The Government of India released Rs.10 million (US$209,775) in relief funds to the affected areas on 26 May. 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. 22.50N/long. “Remember that Aila had struck at high tide. 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. [31] In Patuakhali, a dam broke and submerged five villages. 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. All transit systems in the city of Kolkata were halted and daily life was at a standstill due to the storm. Saurashtra and Kutch experienced active monsoon conditions under the influence of this system. 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. [32] An estimated 58,950 animals were killed by the storm with up to 50,000 deer missing. At least two people have been confirmed to have died from diarrhea and two other fatalities were reported. [12] At least 18 of the 45 fatalities in West Bengal were in Kolkata, the region where Aila made landfall. 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The team visited the two most affected blocks of North and South Parganas namely Higalganj and Gosaba extensively. [40], Immediately following the storm, a 33-member team of the Bangladesh Navy was deployed to the affected regions. One person drowned in Digha after being swept away by high waters. The JTWC then cancelled their Tropical Cyclone Formation Alert, with the IMD issuing their final advisory later that day. Cyclone Aila devastates Sundarbans . 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. Warned by both the Regional Specialized Meteorological Center (RMSC) and Joint Typhoon Warning Center (JTWC), Aila formed over a disturbance over the Bay of Bengal on May 23, 2009 and started to intensify and organize reaching sustained wind speeds of 110 kmh (70 mph). 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). About 2,500 troops were deployed to West Bengal on May 26, 2009. [12] Early on April 17, RSMC New Delhi reported that Bijli had weakened to a deep depression as it moved northwest. [16] At least 50,000 hectares of agricultural land was lost during the storm, costing an estimated Rs. [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 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. Shiv Sahay Singh Satyasundar Barik KOLKATA/BHUBANESWAR , May 20, 2020 20:09 IST Updated: May 20, 2020 23:30 IST ... (2019) and Aila (2009). Port officials stated that more than 500 fishermen had gone missing since the storm made landfall. [2] Later that day, an area of low pressure developed underneath the convection as the system developed. 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. Damage and deaths include totals while the storm was extratropical or a wave or low. Around 43 people lost their lives in the state of Orissa. 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. 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. The storm was responsible for at least 339 deaths across Bangladesh and India; more than 1 million people were left homeless. Army was deployed to the affected areas. [23][24] Later that day the IMD reported that the depression had intensified further and had become a Deep Depression, whilst the JTWC designated the depression as a Cyclone 03B, with winds equivalent to a tropical storm. 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. Cyclone Amphan batters West Bengal, Odisha . Later, RSMC New Delhi downgraded the deep depression to a depression. The damage impact assessment carried out by the government of West Bengal and … Cyclone Amphan, which has killed 77 people and left thousands homeless in West Bengal, is now considered even more destructive than Cyclone Aila which … Sirkali in Tamil Nadu recorded 140 mm of rainfall on 15 December. Tourists were advised to stay in their hotels due to the short amount of time to prepare for the storm. The Red Cross also quickly responded, supplying water purifying tablets and other relief items. KOLKATA: Three people were killed here on Monday as cyclone Aila crossed the coast into West Bengal. [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. Over the next couple of days the disturbance gradually developed before weakening as it made landfall on Southern India on November 7. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest to hit the region in nearly two decades, made landfall on Wednesday evening. 001", "Deep depression over central & adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal : - Pre cyclone watch", "Tropical Cyclone 01B (Bijli) Advisory Nr. The outbreak is described by time, place and person. Roughly 100 relief camps were established in West Bengal shortly after the … [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. These dates conventionally delimit the period of each year when most tropical cyclones form in the northern Indian Ocean. The outbreak is described by time, place and person. 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. 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. Like its parent system, it was mostly monitored through synoptic and satellite analysis. [30] The next day it strengthened to become Cyclonic Storm Ward. rediff.com. Climate induced displacement:case study of cyclone Aila in the southwest coastal region of Bangladesh. In Bangladesh, an estimated 20 million people were at risk of post-disaster diseases due to Aila. 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. 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