Billionaire brothers Shashikant and Ravikant Ruia, who run India’s second-biggest oil refinery, will increase fuel sales at home as capacity additions in China and the Middle East shrink export margins.
India braced for the country’s strongest storm in 14 years to make landfall tomorrow after moving oil vessels out to sea, closing one of its biggest ports and deploying rescue teams to the eastern coastline.
Cyclone Phailin, the most powerful tropical storm India’s eastern coast has faced since 1999, made landfall as heavy rains and winds packing up to 210 kilometers an hour lashed the region, flooding roads and uprooting trees.
India carried out the largest evacuation in the nation’s history, shifting one million people from the path of a cyclone that slammed into its eastern coast in a move that helped limit fatalities and highlighted the effective response of the government.
Following is a table of cumulative seasonal rainfall for the post-monsoon season from India Meteorological Department in New Delhi. The post-monsoon season began October 1. Prior figures are for the monsoon season.
Following is a table of cumulative seasonal rainfall for the monsoon season from India Meteorological Department in New Delhi. The monsoon season began June 1. Prior figures are for the pre-monsoon season.