Gorakhpur-bound shramik special train from Mumbai diverted via Odisha due to 'heavy traffic congestion', says Western Railways
Incidentally, when the train reached Rourkela station in Odisha on Saturday morning, reports said passengers were confused and suspected that the driver had lost his way.
'First COVID-19 and now Amphan': Farmers in coastal Odisha stare at an uncertain future as cyclone destroys crops, only means of livelihood
Cyclone Amphan made its landfall in the Sundarban area of West Bengal, but before that, on its way, it left destruction in hundreds of villages in Odisha's Balasore district
Cyclone Amphan: Narendra Modi announces Rs 1,000-cr aid for Bengal, Rs 2 lakh ex-gratia for kin of deceased; toll jumps to 80
Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced an advance assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for restoration work in areas in West Bengal that were decimated by cyclone 'Amphan'
Cyclone Amphan leaves 80 dead, millions without power in West Bengal; Narendra Modi arrives in Kolkata
Many parts of Kolkata, home to more than 14 million people, were under water, and its airport was closed briefly by flooding.
72 dead as Cyclone Amphan weakens into deep depression after battering Bengal; 'worse than coronavirus' says Mamata as Modi vows support
Amphan weakened into a deep depression on Thursday afternoon and moved over to Bangladesh but not before leaving at least a dozen dead and wreaking devastation on several parts of West Bengal, including Kolkata.
Cyclone Amphan Updates: Heavy to very heavy rainfall expected in Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal, says IMD
Cyclone Amphan LIVE Updates: Director General of National Disaster Relief Force informed the media today that four additional teams of NDRF will be airlifted to Kolkata to boost the rescue and relief operations
WBBSE to declare Class 10 result in June, Class 12 exams to be held from 29 June to 6 July; check wbbse.org for details
The WBBSE Madhyamik 2020 result will be declared on the official website of the Board at http://wbbse.org/.
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.
Super Cylone Amphan leaves at least 12 dead, several parts of West Bengal ravaged; 'worse than coronavirus,' claims Mamata Banerjee
Super Cyclone Amphan has killed at least 12 persons and ravaged Kolkata and several parts of West Bengal as it left behind a trail of destruction by uprooting trees, destroying thousands of homes and swamping low-lying areas of the state.
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, which has been categorized as a 'super cyclonic storm' by the Indian Meteorological Department, is likely to hit West Bengal today.
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: 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
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.
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