Knocksense: A local content and recommendations platform

NDRF team arrives in Goa as the state amps up caution measures fearing Tauktae storm!

A grave cyclonic storm is expected to prevail in Goa from May 15 to May 17.

Alerted by early warnings of the Indian Meteorological Department, the Goa government has buckled up its disaster mitigation plans in view of Cyclonic storm Tauktae. As per the current indications, the storm is gaining strength along the western coastline of the country. It has been stated by the Goa branch of the Indian Meteorological Department that a grave cyclonic storm is expected to prevail in the state from May 15 to May 17.

Extensive measures underway to prevent any accidental circumstances

Due to the spiraling weather conditions, lightning, thunder and heavy downpour were observed in the state on Friday. Now, it is anticipated that the winds would blow at a speed of 100 to 175 Km per hour in the 2 days to come. Making a note of this, officials from NDRF have been stationed in the state to evaluate the circumstances and take necessary action.

"A National Disaster Response Force team from Pune has arrived in Goa to assess the situation," a state government official. The Police, Fire and Emergency Department authorities have also been apprised to keep their services ready so that their help can be immediately procured when needed. Further, the district-level disaster management force has been activated to make sure acute interventions can be worked out at the time of requirement.

Next two days crucial for the state

According to the authorities, the storm is expected to intensify in the upcoming two days and necessary steps are required to ward off the possibilities of any untoward circumstances. Keeping this view, the state and its coastline will be kept on high alert for this period while all precautious measures are being undertaken.

Indore's dengue tally reaches the highest in 6 years with a total of 384 cases

Around 17 new dengue cases were reported in Indore in the past 24 hours.

Indore has reported the highest dengue cases in 6 years. As per reports, around 17 fresh cases were recorded here in the past 24 hours, taking the total tally to 384 cases. According to the health department, around nine males and eight females contributed to the day's dengue count, marking the rise of an endemic in the city.

Keep reading... Show less

UP to soon get a new 200-acre-wide data centre park

The new data centre will come up in Noida's Sector-28

In a bid to cultivate Uttar Pradesh's commercial landscape, the state administration has planned to develop data centre park in Noida. This structure will reportedly spread over 200 acres of land at Sector 28 of the Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority and attract investments from IT industry giants in India and abroad. The plan is expected to roll out by the end of August.

Keep reading... Show less

Most Read