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Cyclone Amphan

Education the significant channel to raise climate awareness: Bhumi

"The effects are already visible and will be catastrophic unless we act now. We need everyone to join hands to ensure that we leave behind barrels of hope and prosperity."

Wells Fargo India supports cyclone Amphan-hit families

The company's assistance is helping 'Habitat for Humanity India' provide transitional shelters, drinking water and other services for more than 120 families in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal.

Cyclone Amphan: Sunil Chhetri urges people to reach out to needy, help

"Cyclone Amphan may not be in the news anymore, but the trail of devastation it has left is a long one," Chhetri said in a tweet from his Twitter handle.

WMO lauds IMD for its accurate prediction of Cyclone Amphan

Amphan intensified into a super cyclonic storm. It hit the Sunderbans and West Bengal coast as an extremely severe cyclonic storm on May 20.

NDRF teams working tirelessly to restore normalcy in Bengal: Official

Over 80 people died and lakhs were rendered homeless as cyclone Amphan cut a path of destruction through half-a-dozen districts of West Bengal.

‘India For Bengal’ initiative to raise funds for cyclone- ravaged state

With more than 1.36 crore people affected and 10.5 lakh houses damaged, the cyclone shattered and unhinged lives of many, resulting in extensive loss.

Odisha receives Rs 500-cr interim aid from Centre for restoration work

Four districts -- Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur -- have been severely impacted by the heavy downpour and high velocity winds triggered by cyclone 'Amphan'.

‘Everything gone’: Sundarbans stares at bleak future, fresh wave of migration

The ecologically fragile Sundarban region, nestled around the world's largest mangrove forest, is home to the endangered Royal Bengal Tiger. For the residents of the area, the fight for survival with nature and wildlife is a routine affair.

Cyclone Amphan toll mounts to 22 in Bangladesh

Around 1,100 kilometres of road in 26 districts, including Bagerhat, Khulna and Satkhira, have been damaged by the cyclone.

Cyclone Amphan ‘more than a national disaster’: Mamata Banerjee

"It will take some time to restore normalcy... It's a catastrophic disaster. Our officials and ministers are all working," she said.

PM Modi arrives in Kolkata, to take stock of post-cyclone situation

According to official sources, Mamata Banerjee will be first holding a short meeting with the prime minister, during which she would brief Prime Minister Narendra Modi about the ground situation.

PM Modi leaves for West Bengal to assess cyclone impact

Cyclone Amphan has left 77 people dead and thousands homeless in West Bengal, battering several parts of the state and washing away bridges and swamping low-lying areas.

72 killed by deadly cyclone Amphan in West Bengal

The chief minister also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to Rs 2.5 lakh for the family members of each of the deceased.

10 killed as cyclone Amphan batters Bangladesh

Many low-lying areas were inundated, embankments collapsed, trees uprooted and houses damaged by the cyclone in the coastal districts of Bangladesh.

Cyclone Amphan: ‘Massive challenge’ for NDRF to carry out restoration work

"It will take some time to restore electricity and telecom services in affected areas which will need the assistance of technicians, and we are ready to help them wherever required," NDRF Director General SN Pradhan said.

Cyclone Amphan: Vice President Naidu anguished at loss of lives

The extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' has left at least 12 people dead and ravaged Kolkata and several parts of West Bengal.

Cyclone Amphan hits Bengal; high-speed winds in Kolkata

The cyclone is said to be one of the worst to form over the Bay of Bengal in many years.

Cyclone Amphan uproots trees, flattens houses in Odisha

The evacuees were accommodated in 2,921 shelters where cooked food and other facilities were provided, he said, adding that the cyclone developed and moved as per the IMD forecast.

Cyclone Amphan: 1.4 mn people evacuated in Bangladesh

Last year, 1.8 million people were taken to the shelters ahead of cyclone Fani while another 2.2 million were moved to safety from the imminent dangers of cyclone Bulbul.

Cyclone Amphan: Heavy rain, strong winds in coastal Odisha

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena informed that over 1.37 lakh people have been evacuated to cyclone shelters till morning and the figure may go up.

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