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Modi announces advance Rs. 1,000 cr for Bengal to recover from Cyclone Amphan, praises Mamata govt

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.

Modi announces Rs 1000 crore immediate aid for Cyclone Amphan recovery in Bengal

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. 

Bengal: Modi, Mamata Banerjee reach Basirhat after survey of Amphan-hit areas

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.

Prime Minister Modi reaches Kolkata, Mamata receives him at airport, heads for Basirhat

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.   

Cyclone Amphan more than national disaster, challenge now is rescue of people: Mamata Banerjee

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".

PM Modi to visit Amphan-affected Bengal today, to conduct chopper survey with Mamata

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.

Amphan weakens into cyclonic storm over Bangladesh

New Delhi/UNI: Super Cyclone Amphan weakened into a cyclonic storm and lay centred over Bangladesh.

'No stones will be left unturned in helping the affected by Amphan, nation stands with West Bengal': PM Modi

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.

Cyclone Amphan left at least 10 dead in Bengal: Mamata Banerjee

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.

Home Minister Amit Shah speaks to Mamata Banerjee, assures all sorts of assistance to face AMPHAN

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.

Cyclone to hit Odisha coast: Govt alerts 12 districts, deploys NDRF, ODRAF teams

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.

Severe Cyclonic storm 'Bulbul’ likely to weaken into a cyclonic storm- CEC

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.

Squally weather likely along and on Guj coast & parts of Arabian Sea

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.

Fani wreaks havoc in Odisha, heading towards Bengal

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.

Cyclone Fani: Odisha govt cancels leave of all govt officials in four coastal districts

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.