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How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss
India

How the shrinking island of Mousuni in the Sundarbans underlines the region's growing concerns about rapid land loss

In the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan, a small island lying on the border of the Sundarbans tells the tale of the ecological and economic damage sustained by the mangrove forests guarding the east coast of the country.

Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner
science

Monsoon madness: COVID-19 is still active but India's large-scale extreme events are just around the corner

A “normal” monsoon does not guarantee there won't be floods and droughts across the country as everything about the monsoon is changing.

Surviving Cyclone Amphan: Kolkata, a city battling coronavirus, now faces flooded streets, broken buildings and trauma
Lifestyle

Surviving Cyclone Amphan: Kolkata, a city battling coronavirus, now faces flooded streets, broken buildings and trauma

How Cyclone Amphan, in the middle of a pandemic, has rendered the city of Kolkata and its neighbouring districts handicapped, with shattered homes, severed communication channels and people in search of hope.

Cyclone Amphan caused damage worth $13 billion, say West Bengal government officials; $130 million losses in Bangladesh likely to rise
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Cyclone Amphan caused damage worth $13 billion, say West Bengal government officials; $130 million losses in Bangladesh likely to rise

Powerful cyclone Amphan that tore through India’s eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to infrastructure and crops

'Don't indulge in politics, have patience,' says Mamata Banerjee after protests in cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal
India

'Don't indulge in politics, have patience,' says Mamata Banerjee after protests in cyclone-affected areas in West Bengal

After protests in several cyclone-affected areas of West Bengal, chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday urged people to have patience as the administration was working tirelessly to restore water and power supply

Cyclone Amphan makes landfall: Scientists say tropical cyclones have become more destructive due to global warming, climate change
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Cyclone Amphan makes landfall: Scientists say tropical cyclones have become more destructive due to global warming, climate change

Scientists, while analysing satellite data from 1979 to 2017, came across the fact that destructive cyclones risen in numbers during this period.

Cyclone Amphan: Suspension on cargo operations at Kolkata airport ends; flights were called off till 5 am due to severe cyclonic storm
India

Cyclone Amphan: Suspension on cargo operations at Kolkata airport ends; flights were called off till 5 am due to severe cyclonic storm

Cargo and evacuation flight operations at the Kolkata airport have been suspended till 5 am of Thursday due to the cyclonic storm 'Amphan', airport officials said. The cyclone is expected to make a landfall between West Bengal and Bangladesh coast this afternoon or evening.

Cyclone Amphan: Two killed in West Bengal; winds of up to 190 kmph flatten thatched houses, uproot trees
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Cyclone Amphan: Two killed in West Bengal; winds of up to 190 kmph flatten thatched houses, uproot trees

After making landfall at 2.30 p.m. between Digha in West Bengal and and Hatiya island in Bangladesh, Cyclone Amphan raged through the coastal areas.

Cyclone Amphan: First arm touches land along West Bengal coast, storm to reach near Kolkata by evening, says IMD
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Cyclone Amphan: First arm touches land along West Bengal coast, storm to reach near Kolkata by evening, says IMD

Cyclone Amphan is currently crossing the West Bengal coast near the Sunderbans and will reach near Kolkata by evening, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said on Wednesday as the storm was making landfall

Cyclone Amphan: Heavy downpour along coastal Odisha, West Bengal as govt evacuates over 4 lakh people; cyclonic storm to make landfall near Sunderbans
India

Cyclone Amphan: Heavy downpour along coastal Odisha, West Bengal as govt evacuates over 4 lakh people; cyclonic storm to make landfall near Sunderbans

Extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' hurtled towards Indian shores on Wednesday, triggering downpour in coastal Odisha and Gangetic West Bengal, uprooting trees, flattening fragile dwellings and forcing the evacuation of over four lakh people, officials said.

Super Cyclone Amphan weakens into extremely severe cyclonic storm; rains lash several parts of Odisha
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Super Cyclone Amphan weakens into extremely severe cyclonic storm; rains lash several parts of Odisha

Super cyclone ‘Amphan’ weakened into an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Tuesday as it moved closer to the coast, triggering rainfall in several parts of Odisha, where the state government stepped up efforts to evacuate people in vulnerable areas.

Cyclone Amphan to make landfall today; West Bengal evacuates over 3 lakh people from three coastal districts
India

Cyclone Amphan to make landfall today; West Bengal evacuates over 3 lakh people from three coastal districts

West Bengal on Tuesday mounted one of its biggest evacuation exercises by moving more than three lakh people to safer places as the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' roared towards the coastal areas of the state, officials said.

Cyclone Amphan: Evaluation of Odisha SSLC exam answer sheets postponed as cyclonic storm set to lash state tonight
India

Cyclone Amphan: Evaluation of Odisha SSLC exam answer sheets postponed as cyclonic storm set to lash state tonight

The announcement of deferment of evaluation of Odisha matric exam 2020 answer sheets was made by the state School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash.

Cyclone Amphan likely to hit West Bengal tomorrow: Why do we name catastrophes and how cyclonic storms get their names
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Cyclone Amphan likely to hit West Bengal tomorrow: Why do we name catastrophes and how cyclonic storms get their names

For tropical cyclones developing in the North Indian Ocean, countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan and Thailand send their names to the regional tropical cyclone committee

Cyclone Amphan: Cyclonic storm to make landfall on West Bengal coast on Wednesday; 200-250 mm rain likely to lash Bengal, Odisha coast
India

Cyclone Amphan: Cyclonic storm to make landfall on West Bengal coast on Wednesday; 200-250 mm rain likely to lash Bengal, Odisha coast

Cyclone Amphan, which has been intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, will most probably make landfall over West Bengal on 20 May.

Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi reviews situation; 25 NDRF teams deployed on ground, 24 teams on standby in other parts of India
India

Cyclone Amphan: PM Narendra Modi reviews situation; 25 NDRF teams deployed on ground, 24 teams on standby in other parts of India

Cyclone 'Amphan' intensified into a super cyclonic storm on Monday and is likely to move across the northeast Bay of Bengal

Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi to chair high-level meet this evening; storm likely to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening
India

Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi to chair high-level meet this evening; storm likely to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening

Cyclonic storm Amphan is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and hit the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts as a very severe cyclone with a wind speed upto 185 km per hour on Wednesday, the home ministry said.

Cyclone Amphan to intensify by 16 May; IMD warns of heavy rainfall across Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Odisha and West Bengal
India

Cyclone Amphan to intensify by 16 May; IMD warns of heavy rainfall across Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Odisha and West Bengal

IMD said that Cyclone Amphan is likely to bring heavy rain in some parts of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on 15 and 16 May, in parts of coastal Odisha on Tuesday, and in a few places in West Bengal on Wednesday