Kolkata/Basirhat/IBNS: To combat the devastating impact of Cyclone Amphan which hit southern parts of West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an advance Rs. 1,000 crore for the state after an administrative meeting with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Governor Jagdeep Dhankhar and some union ministers were also present.
Basirhat, West Bengal/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced an immediate assistance of Rs 1000 crore for Cylcone Amphan relief in West Bengal at a press conference with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. He also announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh for the dead and Rs 50,000 for the injured.
Kolkata/Basirhat/IBNS: After conducting an aerial survey of Cyclone Amphan-hit areas in West Bengal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee reached Basirhat for an administrative meeting on Friday.
Kolkata/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Kolkata a shortly before 11 am for a joint survey of Cyclone Amphan affected regions in south Bengal with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who received him at the airport along with the Governor. Also present were BJP leaders and lawmakers from West Bengal.
Kolkata/IBNS: Ahead of her survey of Cyclone Amphan-hit areas with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said the calamity was more than "national disaster".
Kolkata/IBNS: Responding to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's appeal to visit West Bengal which has been battered by Cyclone Amphan on Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be in the state on Friday to take stock of the present situation.
New Delhi/UNI: Super Cyclone Amphan weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred over Bangladesh.
New Delhi/IBNS: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said no stones will be left unturned in helping the people of West Bengal and Odisha ravaged by super cyclone Amphan on Wednesday, which left a trail of destruction as it progressed towards Bangladesh.
Kolkata/IBNS: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has said 10-12 people have lost lives in her state due to cyclone Amphan which has almost paralysed all sectors of the eastern region.
Kolkata/UNI: Union Home minister Amit Shah on Tuesday held a telephone discussion with West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and assured all sorts of assistance in facing the cyclonic storm ‘AMPHAN’ which is likely to cause massive harm to the Gangetic and coastal districts of West Bengal.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: Odisha government today alerted 12 coastal districts, pre-positioned NDRF, ODRAF and Fire Services in vulnerable locations in view of a cyclonic storm likely to hit the coast from May 18 to 20 next.
Bhubaneswar/UNI: The cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’, likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm within the next 24 hours, will weaken into a cyclonic storm, Centre for Environment and Climate (CEC) Director Dr.Sharat Sahu said here today.
Pune, Sep 13 (UNI) During next 24 hours, strong winds with speed reaching up to 40-50 kmph are likely over southwest and westcentral Arabian Sea whereas squally weather is likely along and on Gujarat coast.
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (UNI) The extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ hit Odisha coast near Puri this morning, causing extensive damage to power infrastructure, thatched houses and trees.
Bhubaneswar, Apr 29 (UNI): The Odisha government today cancelled the leave of all government officials in four coastal districts, opened 24X7 control room and made all necessary preparedness for relief and rescue operation in the wake of the cyclonic storm “Fani” approaching the coast.