MHA rushes ten additional NDRF teams to WB

New Delhi (UNI)

Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has decide to send ten additional teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) West Bengal for post cyclone Amphan management in the state. 'A total of ten additional teams have been mobilized and are being rushed at earliest from N

PM announces Rs 1000 crore relief for Bengal

Kolkata (UNI)

Announcing an advance assistance fund of Rs 1,000 Crore to West Bengal in the wake of extremely severe Cyclone Amphan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said the cyclonic storm had badly affected large parts of the state.

Addressing a review meeting at Basir

Cyclone Amphan led to the flash flood in Meghalaya

Shillong, (UNI)

Heavy rains and strong wind triggered by cyclone Amphan led to the flash flood in low-lying area of Meghalaya’s capital Shillong on Thursday.

However, there has been no report of loss of life or serious damage to properties.

All the ar

Cyclone Amphan kills at least 72 in West Bengal

Kolkata (UNI)

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said at least 72 people have died in the state due to extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ Ms Banerjee said most of them died due to uprooting of trees and electrocution. Fifteen of the 72, who died wer

Cyclone Amphan: Central agencies asked to provide all assistance to Odisha, WB

New Delhi,  Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Thursday directed the Central Ministries, agencies to provide all required assistance expeditiously to Odisha and West Bengal governments in the aftermath of Super Clone Amphan which badly hit the coastal areas. 

Reviewing t

Amphan weakens into cyclonic storm over Bangladesh

New Delhi,  Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan has weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred over Bangladesh.

In its latest report, the Indian Meteorological Department(IMD) has said that the Cyclone Amphan is very likely to continue to move north-northeast wards and weaken furt

Cyclone Amphan to cause heavy rainfall over Odisha, WB

Agencies, New Delhi

Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan was located near 14.8N, 86.5E on Monday, at 23:30 IST, with a max wind speed of 240 kmph, gust 290 kmph. It has moved north-northeastward at 15 kmph during the early hours of Tuesday.

Amphan is set to move northnortheastward, tow