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East Midnapore
West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Three rivers swell, run amok

Breaches in the banks and embankments of three major rivers in East Midnapore led to severe flooding across Chandipur, Nandigram, Haldia, Mahisadal, Tamluk and Kolaghat on Wednesday. While a fisherie...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 27.05.21

Yaas: Planning helps and how

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By Our Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.21

Yaas inundates large parts of coastal Bengal

Yaas weakened into a severe cyclonic storm on Wednesday afternoon after pounding the beach towns in north Odisha and Bengal with a wind speed of 130-145 kmph, inundating the low-lying areas amid a sto...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.05.21

Before Yaas, winds and tides break dykes

Much before Cyclone Yaas’s expected landfall, several areas in three coastal districts of Bengal were swept away on Tuesday morning because of high tidal waves coupled with strong winds. Over t...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri , Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.05.21

High tide fear adds to cyclone worry

Government officials in the three coastal districts of Bengal — South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas and East Midnapore — are hoping the timing of Cyclone Yaas doesn’t coincide with ...
By Snehomay Chakraborty in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 24.05.21

Drive to supply power to hospitals during cyclone

On Sunday, South 24-Parganas reported 1,248 new Covid-19 infections, while East Midnapore reported 780. The total active cases are 8,379 and 5,713, in South 24-Parganas and East Midnapore, respectivel...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Shelters: at least 12 in poor state

At least a dozen cyclone shelters out of 43 in East Midnapore, constructed by the district administration in 2009, are decrepit and unfit to be used in the lead-up to Cyclone Yaas that is set to make ...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

West Bengal  /  Published 23.05.21

Evacuation: CM to be at control cell

The Mamata Banerjee government has nearly completed the planning to evacuate people in vulnerable areas, particularly coastal belts of East Midnapore, as the Met office has warned the state that cyclo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 22.05.21

Bengal races to face Cyclone Yaas

Administrations in three coastal districts of South 24-Parganas, North 24-Parganas and East Midnapore have started search for more buildings to house people to be evacuated from vulnerable areas in th...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 20.05.21

Trinamul leader’s Covid hospital ‘nightmare’

A Trinamul leader from East Midnapore, on Tuesday, alleged scanty infrastructure and manpower at a district Covid-19 hospital where he was admitted for treatment. Partha Pratim Das, the health execut...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)


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