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Lakhs of people without electricity, 1 dead… Cyclone 'Remal' wreaks havoc from West Bengal to Bangladesh


Ramal cyclone has wreaked havoc from Bangladesh to West Bengal. The cyclone has caused devastation. Due to the cyclone, heavy rains are falling from the coastal areas of Bangladesh to West Bengal, strong winds are blowing due to which trees have been uprooted, mud houses have been destroyed and there is no electricity in the areas due to the falling of electric wires.

Police said the storm brought heavy rains and strong winds to Kolkata, killing one person after a piece of concrete fell on him. According to the Meteorological Department, Cyclone Ramal crossed the coastal areas of Mongla Port in Bangladesh and the Sagar Islands of the Indian state of West Bengal at a speed of 135 km per hour (about 84 mph).

Storm havoc

The Meteorological Department said that the storm will slowly move towards the northeast on Monday morning. Roofs of kutcha houses were blown away, and mud houses were damaged from Bangladesh to West Bengal. While one person died due to the storm, lakhs of people are forced to live without electricity. Areas are covered in darkness due to falling of power lines.

people were shifted

This is not the first time that West Bengal and neighboring country Bangladesh are facing a cyclone together. Bangladesh and India have faced dangerous storms before this too. Bangladesh prepared before the cyclone's arrival on Sunday morning and sent about 8 lakh people from Mongla and Chittagong ports and nine coastal districts to shelters to save them from the storm. In India too, 1 lakh people were sent to shelters.

What preparations did the country make

8 thousand shelters have already been built in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka to avoid the cyclone disaster. Along with this, the Indian Navy has also kept water ships, aircraft, medical aid ready to avoid the cyclone. Due to the cyclone, heavy rains also occurred in Bangladesh's capital Dhaka, due to which the roads were flooded. Heavy rains were also seen in Alipur and other places in West Bengal. The roads were flooded with water and trees were uprooted, the NDRF team is busy removing them.

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