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Cyclonic storm to hit coastal Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Kolkata/IBNS: A cyclonic storm is likely to hit coastal Odisha and Andhra Pradesh following the formation of a low-pressure area in the next 12 hours over the Andaman Sea, the India Meteorological Department, or IMD said.

Mumbai to be hit by heavy rains tomorrow, cyclonic storm in Odisha, Andhra Pradesh: IMD

New Delhi/IBNS: Mumbai is likely to face heavy rains along with Palghar and Thane in Maharashtra, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has forecast.

Central team visits West Bengal to access the damage caused by Cyclone Yaas

New Delhi/UNI: The Centre on Sunday dispatched an inter- Ministerial team, headed by a Union Home Ministry’s Joint Secretary level officer to West Bengal to access the damage caused by the recent Cyclone Yaas, a Home Ministry official confirmed here on Sunday.

PM Modi to visit Odisha, West Bengal tomorrow to assess cyclone Yaas impact

New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will on Friday visit Odisha and West Bengal, which have been hit by cyclone Yaas, to assess the damage caused by the calamity.

Cyclone Yaas approaching: Andaman witnesses strong wind and heavy rain, 1 die

Port Blair/UNI: Several parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday witnessed cyclonic weather conditions, including strong wind and heavy rain due to the depression over east-central Bay of Bengal.

Cyclone Tauktae: Indian Navy dispatches INS Kochi for SAR Ops in Bombay High area

New Delhi/UNI: The Indian Navy on Monday has deployed INS Kochi for Search and Rescue Operation to assist 273 ONGC personnel at Bombay High areas wherein a barge carrying these people adrift off of Heera Oil fields.

Cyclone Tauktae may now intensify by evening, NDRF teams deployed in 5 states to combat situation

New Delhi/UNI: Cyclone Tauktae is likely to intensify into a "severe cyclonic storm" within 12 hours and hit Gujarat coast by Tuesday, the Indian Meteorological Department has said.

India sends 6 ton of relief materials to Fiji

New Delhi/UNI: Reflecting its close ties with the island nation in the South Pacific, India on Tuesday delivered six tonnes of relief materials for the cyclone-affected people in Fiji.

Central team to visit West Bengal today for ground assessment of Cyclone Amphan impact

New Delhi/Kolkata/IBNS: Almost 15 days after severe cyclonic storm Amphan devastated  large parts of the coastal districts of West Bengal, an Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) will arriving on Thursday for making ground level assessment of the damages, sources in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said on Wednesday late night.

Cyclone Nisarga to cross North Maharashtra, South Gujarat coasts on Jun 3; Met issues red alert

New Delhi/IBNS: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has warned that cyclone Nisarga will cross North Maharastra and South Gujarat coasts late in the evening on June 3, said reports.

Congress MP Adhir Chowdhury requests PM Modi to deploy more Army personnel in Amphan-hit Bengal

New Delhi/IBNS: Congress Lok Sabha leader Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury on Tuesday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deploy more Army personnel to manage the post-Cyclone Amphan situation in West Bengal, blaming the Trinamool Congress (TMC) government for the prevalent mismanagement in the state.

Cyclone Amphan: Army deployed in Bengal as state govt seeks support to restore normalcy

Kolkata/IBNS: The Indian Army on Saturday provided three columns to assist the Kolkata administration while two more columns were sent to North and South 24 Paraganas district to help the authorities in restoring normalcy in the wake of massive destruction inflicted by Cyclone Amphan, said reports.

West Bengal seeks Army support from Centre to manage post-Amphan situation

Kolkata/New Delhi/IBNS: The Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal on Saturday sought the support of the Indian Army from the central government to mange the post-Cyclone Amphan situation in the state.

KMC Commissioner Khalil Ahmed removed

Kolkata/UNI: Trinamool Congress-run Kolkata Municipal Corporation's Commissioner Khalil Ahmed has been removed with an immediate effect from his post amid crisis of drinking water and disruption of power in this metropolis following Wednesday's super cyclone Amphan that uprooted scores of trees and lightposts.

Cyclone Amphan: PM Modi announces Rs. 500 crore as 'advance assistance' for Odisha

Bhubaneswar/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced Rs. 500 crore as an "advance assistance" for the eastern state of Odisha which was hit by Cyclone Amphan along with West Bengal.