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May 29, 2024 8:53 AM

Cyclone Remal claims 27 lives in Aizawl, Mizoram CM announces over Rs 15 crore as state relief fund

Cyclone Remal has claimed the lives of 27 people in the Melthum, Hlimen, Falkawn, and Salem Veng areas of the state's capital, Aizawl, the state government said in a release. According to the Directorate of Information, Public Relations (DIPR), Mizoram, "27 bodies have been found so far as search and rescue operations continue, with State Disaster Response Force personnel teaming up with Melthum Local Council and YMA." Chief Minister Lalduhoma has announced a State Disaster Relief Fund (SDRF) ...

May 28, 2024 1:49 PM

Cyclone Remal leaves trails of destruction in Bangladesh, Sylhet at flood risk

Cyclone Remal has left a trail of destruction in the coastal regions of Bangladesh. At least 13 people died in the cyclone, most of them crushed under fallen houses or collapsed walls or trees. The storm has destroyed over 30,000 thatched homes and over 150,000 damaged in Khulna, Barisal and Chattogram Divisions of Bangladesh. The storm has seriously affected more than 37 lakh people. According to Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD)’s special weather bulletin on Tuesday, the land depre...

May 27, 2024 5:58 PM

Cyclone Remal leaves trails of destruction in coastal Bangladesh

In Bangladesh, at least 10 people died and over 30,000 homes destroyed after cyclone Remal smashed into low-lying areas of Bangladesh on Sunday night. Severe Cyclone Remal made landfall between Khepupara and West Bengal’s Sagar Island on Sunday night. The storm weakened after it crossed onto the land, eventually becoming a depression. A wind-driven surge and heavy rain have inundated a vast area of Sundarbans and embankments in low-lying regions of Satkhira, Khulna, Begarhat, Patuakhali, Bhol...

May 27, 2024 9:22 AM

Cyclone ‘Remal’ makes landfall on Bangladesh coast, over 8 lakh people evacuated

Severe cyclonic storm ‘Remal’ made landfall on Bangladesh’s coast with strong wind and heavy rainfall. The cyclone began to make landfall on the Sagar Island, West Bengal- Khepupara, Bangladesh coast (Sundarvan Coast) at midnight of Sunday and it was expected to complete crossing the coast by 06 am (BST), according to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD). The coastal areas are experiencing heavy rainfall due to the influence of cyclonic storm Remal. Maximum sustained wind speed ...

May 27, 2024 8:44 AM

PM Modi reviews preparedness for cyclone “Remal” over North Bay of Bengal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the preparedness for cyclone ‘Remal’ over North Bay of Bengal. The cyclonic storm caused rainfall in West Bengal and Northeastern States. PM said that the Government of India has extended full support to the State Governments and will continue to do so. In the meantime, fishermen have been advised not to venture into South Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea. As per IMD forecasts, the cyclonic storm is likely to cross Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal coas...

May 27, 2024 8:19 AM

Severe Cyclone ‘Remal’ leaves trail of destruction, to gradually weaken into Cyclonic storm today

After making landfall over coastal areas of West Bengal and Bangladesh, severe Cyclonic storm 'Remal' would continue to move nearly northwards for some more time and then north-northeastwards and weaken gradually into a Cyclonic Storm, as per the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday. The cyclone moved northwards and crossed the Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal Coasts between Sagar Islands and Khepupara close to southwest of Mongla, said IMD. "The Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Remal' ov...

May 26, 2024 10:31 AM

Deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensified into cyclone ‘Remal’: BMD

The deep depression over east-central Bay of Bengal and adjoining west-central Bay moved northwards, and intensified into cyclonic storm 'Remal'. The Cyclonic storm 'Remal' is likely to hit southern districts of Bangladesh by Sunday evening, a meteorologist of Bangladesh Meteorological Department (BMD) said. It was centred at 6pm on Saturday about 455 kms southwest of Chattogram port, 400 kms southwest of Cox's Bazar port, 405 kms south of Mongla port and 365 kms south of Payra port. It is li...

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