Tropical Cyclone Phailin will soon make landfall on the east coastal parts of India. The cyclone will affect coastal Odisha and coastal Andhra Pradesh the most. Last time a cyclone hit Odisha, thousands perished. So hopefully this time the authorities and the National Disaster Management Authority is better prepared. Thankfully because of better communications and an active internet community can atleast get information through very quickly.
Here are some useful links to track, find and contribute information regarding Cyclone Phailin.
Odisha State Emergency Numbers
Odisha State Emergency Operation Centre No- 0674-2534177
- Ganjam- 06811-263978
- Puri- 06752-223237
- Jagatsinghpur- 06724-220368
- Kendrapada- 06727-232803
- Bhadrak- 06784-251881
- Balasore- 06782-262674
- Mayurbhanj- 06792-252759
- Jajpur- 06728-222648,
- Cuttack- 0671-2507842
- Khordha- 06755-220002
- Nayagarh- 06753-252978
- Gajapati- 06815-222943
- Dhenkanal- 06762-221376
- Keonjhar- 06766-255437
Andhra Pradesh Emergency numbers of Cyclone
- Srikakulam – 0894-2240557/ 9652838191
- Visakhapatnam- 1800425002
- Vizianagaram- 1077/0892-2236947,
- East Godavari- 0884-2365506
- West Godavari- 0881230617
- Krishna- 086722525 Toll Free – 1077,
- Guntur- 08632345103/08632234990
- Nellore- 08612331477
Google has crowd-sourced some very useful information to track the cyclone and also has a person finder dedicated for cyclone Phailin.
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