West Bengal govt announces Rs 2 lakh financial assistance for single screen theatres damaged in cyclone Amphan
The financial package was being given in response to an appeal by the apex body of the producers and distributors forum of eastern India in August.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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 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
Cyclone Amphan, which has been intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, will most probably make landfall over West Bengal on 20 May.