Cyclone Sitrang hits Bangladesh, 7 die
Dhaka: At least seven people died due to collapse of brick railing and falling down of trees as Cyclone Sitrang hit Bangladesh on Tuesday.
Sitrang to intensify into severe cyclonic storm in next 12 hours: Met
Hyderabad/UNI: The Cyclonic Storm Sitrang pronounced as “Si-Trang” over East Central and adjoining areas of Westcentral & Northwest Bay of Bengal moved north northeast wards with a speed of 21 kmph during the past 6 hours and lay centered at 0830 hours on Monday over Northwest and adjoining Central Bay of Bengal near latitude 18.3 °N and longitude 88.9 °E, about 380 km south of Sagar Island and 520 km south southwest of Barisal (Bangladesh).
Cyclone Sitrang to hit four dists of West Bengal; Kolkata and other southern dists to be partially affected
Kolkata: A low-pressure area developed over the north Andaman sea and adjacent south Andaman sea deepened into a depression on Saturday morning, the IMD said in its bulletin.