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Monday, May 27, 2024

Rain with winds of 120 KM speed, 'Remal' havoc begins in Bengal


The process of landfall of cyclone 'Remal' has started in the coastal areas of Bangladesh and adjacent West Bengal. Its maximum speed in the sea in the North Bay of Bengal is 135 km per hour. Due to its effect, rain has started at various places in Birbhum, Nadia, Bankura, East Burdwan, East Medinipur, North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas, Kolkata, Bidhannagar in West Bengal. Strong winds are blowing at some places. Alipore Meteorological Department has warned that due to the effect of cyclone Remal, the wind speed in South Bengal will exceed 100-120 km.

Meanwhile, PM Narendra Modi has held a review meeting with officials. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has directed the central agencies to work on a war footing. Bengal Governor CV Anand Bose also took stock of the preparations.

The havoc will continue on the coast for the next 6 hours. Strong winds will blow at a speed of 100-120 km per hour on the coast. South 24 Parganas, East Medinipur, West Medinipur, Birbhum, Malda, Murshidabad are also cloudy. These clouds will move forward slowly in the next few hours and the devastation will continue throughout the night.

PM reviewed the preparations

PM Narendra Modi held a meeting with officials regarding preparations for Ramal. He said that preparations were reviewed in view of cyclone Ramal. Disaster management infrastructure and other related aspects were reviewed. I pray for the safety and well-being of everyone.

Agencies are working on war footing: Shah

Union Home Minister Amit Shah tweeted that Amit Shah spoke to the concerned officials in the wake of the landfall of Cyclone Remal. Adequate deployment of NDRF has been done in all the areas where the cyclone may affect. People are being evacuated to safe areas, and disaster response agencies are working on a war footing to ensure that life and property are protected. The Modi government is committed to achieving the goal of minimum loss of life in disasters.

The governor has set up a task force

Governor Dr. CV Anand Bose said, “Bengal is ready to face this crisis with confidence and courage. This is not the first time that Bengal is facing a similar crisis. We will definitely face this storm confidently, effectively and actively. A task force has also been formed by the Governor.

The wind will blow at a speed of 120 kilometers

Tree fell in Kolkata

Alipore Meteorological Department Deputy Director Somnath Dutta said that the speed of the storm can reach 100-110 kmph in North and South 24 Parganas on Sunday night. At the same time, the wind will blow at a speed of 70 to 80 kmph in Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly and East Midnapore. It can increase up to 90 kmph. The Meteorological Department said that the wind speed in Nadia and East Burdwan can be up to 60-70 kmph.

Rain will continue on Monday as well

The storm will continue from Sunday night to Monday. According to the Meteorological Department, strong winds are expected to blow across South Bengal on Monday as well. Winds are expected to blow at a speed of 50-60 km per hour between Nadia and Murshidabad on Monday. Apart from this, the Meteorological Department has warned that strong winds will blow in Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly, two 24 Parganas and other districts of South Bengal.

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