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Cyclone Alert
News  /  Published 14.05.22

Rainy Rabindra Jayanti, Sourav Ganguly, Bowbazar tragedy and more...

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By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.05.22

Cyclone Asani: How it matches up against its predecessors since May 2020

Cyclone Asani is tipped to fizzle out before coming near the Bengal coast by May 12. It is the fifth cyclone on Bay of Bengal since 2020. Here's a snapshot of how it fares against its predecessors...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Power supply to 9,000 trident lamps cut across Kolkata

Civic officials said electrical department engineers were assessing the condition of the wires supplying power to trident lamps since Sunday afternoon. “The engineers found that in some places ...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri, Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Tide moderate in Hooghly river, water flows fast

On Monday morning, the water level of the river rose to 3 metres at the peak of high tide. “As a result we did not have to close the gates of the drainage channels, which open into the river, re...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: KMC, police, PWD, NDRF brace for fallout with dedicated teams

Disaster management  Two teams from the National Disaster Response Force are being kept ready.  Dedicated team A 13-member team of mayoral council members from the KMC will be coordinati...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 10.05.22

Cyclone Asani: Effect felt a day before in the City of Joy

The storm is likely to start losing steam after May 10. By the time it comes close to the Bengal coast, on May 12, it is expected to have lost much of its strength. “The storm is likely to be a ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.05.22

Districts to bear brunt of ‘weakened’ Asani, moderate rain likely in Kolkata

A much-depleted version of Cyclone Asani is tipped to come near the West Bengal coast around Thursday. It is likely to be too weak to have any considerable impact on Kolkata, said Met officials. The...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 07.05.22

Cyclone Asani to bring heavy rain, thunderstorm to Kolkata between May 10 & 13

Q: Does that mean it will make landfall between Andhra Pradesh and Odisha? A: Not necessarily. “There are several possibilities. The cyclone might take a recurve and move towards Bangladesh. It...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

India  /  Published 07.05.22

Cyclone alert for Odisha districts

The Odisha government on Friday alerted the district collectors to keep men and machinery ready to face any sort of natural disaster after the IMD made it clear that the low-pressure area formed over ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

News  /  Published 04.12.21

Rain alert for three days: Cyclone Jawad set to head towards Bengal after landfall

“It is likely to move northwestwards and reach west-central Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts by the 4th December morning. It is likely to recurve north-northeastwards a...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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