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Cyclone Fani
North East  /  Published 05.05.19

8 villages, crops under water in lower Assam

More than 3,000 bighas of land under paddy cultivation and eight villages were affected in flash floods after two days of heavy rainfall induced by Cyclone Fani in lower Assam’s Boko constituency on...
By Kulendu Kalita in Boko

North East  /  Published 05.05.19

21 villages hit in Meghalaya

Twenty-one villages in Meghalaya have been affected by Cyclone Fani on Saturday, with the maximum in East Khasi Hills district.According to an official status report of the State Disaster Management A...
By Our Correspondent in Shillong

India  /  Published 05.05.19

Scars of Fani emerge in Puri

Cyclone Fani has uprooted trees and loosened sculptures at the Jagannath Temple, forcing the shrine to close indefinitely for repairs, and ransacked seaside hotels, stripping off doors and air-conditi...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Puri

West Bengal  /  Published 04.05.19

Five hurt as Fani blows over

A portion of a house in Beniatola Lane in the Jorabagan area collapsed around Friday midnight leaving five people injured as Cyclone Fani blew over Calcutta and headed towards Bangladesh. At least 17 ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

World  /  Published 04.05.19

14 killed as Fani barrels into Bangla

At least 14 people were killed and 63 were injured as Cyclonic Fani barrelled into Bangladesh on Saturday after leaving a trail of destruction in eastern Indian coastlines, media reports said.However,...
By PTI in Dhaka

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Cyclone Fani: Schools get shut order

To deal with the spectre of Cyclone Fani, the Bengal government has declared holiday over the weekend in all its schools and several private institutions have done the same following an appeal from th...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.05.19

Cyclone Fani helps clean up rivers in Jamshedpur

Cyclone Fani, the cause of massive destruction in neighbouring Odisha, ended up being a boon for two of Jharkhand’s rivers that were miraculously cleared of thick layers of water hyacinth. Two days ...
By Pinaki Majumdar in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.19

Suicide after Fani crop blow

A debt-ridden farmer allegedly committed suicide in East Midnapore’s Patashpur after rain in the aftermath of Cyclone Fani swamped most of his harvested paddy before it could be carried away from th...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Patashpur(EastMidnapore)

India  /  Published 05.05.19

How Odisha saved lives

Why is everyone talking about the Odisha crisis-management model?Cyclone Fani could have been catastrophic for Odisha. But as of Saturday evening, while the full extent of the destruction remained unc...
By New York Times News Service in

West Bengal  /  Published 03.05.19

Early landfall leads to early Calcutta airport closure

The Calcutta airport was shut down around 4pm on Friday — more than five hours before the scheduled suspension of operations — following a warning from the meteorological department that Cyclone F...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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