Cyclone Nivar is expected to his coastal states in next few hours, currently travelling at 11 KMPH, it may cause severe damage to houses, roads, crops, electricity and communications lines.
Supreme Court dismisses plea to transfer money collected under the PM CARES Fund set up for COVID-19 relief to the NDRF
The apex court bench comprising of justices Ashok Bhushan, R Subhash Reddy, and MR Shah held that there is no need to transfer funds under the PM CARES to NDRF.
Sorbonaash hoye gachhe: Mamata Banerjee says several districts are totally devastated as cyclone Amphan batters Odisha and WB
The cyclone has killed 12 people in West Bengal, while seven others have reportedly died in neighbouring Bangladesh. At least three people have lost their lives due to Cyclone Amphan in Odisha.
Cyclone Amphan: Over 4 lakh evacuated in Bengal, 1 lakh in Odisha as the two states brace for the landfall later today
As per the latest data released by the Indian Meteorological Department, the Cyclone Amphan is presently about 125 km away from the Odisha port city of Paradip, 240 km South of Digha and 395 km south west of Khepupara.
Cyclone Amphan to evolve into a super cyclone; Bengal, Odisha on high-alert as landfall expected on May 20
The Indian Meteorological Department today announced that Cyclone Amphan in Bay of Bengal has intensified into a super cyclone with wind speed close to 200 Kmph
No second leak at polymer plant, experts working to fix issue: NDRF chief denies rumours of another leakage in Vizag
"There are some rumours and media reports about a second leakage. I categorically clear that it is not true. It has nothing to do with leakage as such and hence there is no reason to believe that there is a second leakage", said the NDRF chief.
Vishakapatnam gas leak tragedy: NDRF evacuates 1500 people, 800 admitted in hospitals, says Director-General
the police and the local administration came into action after locals reported throat and skin irritation and some toxic smell following the leak from the polymer plant.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah held a high-level meeting to assess the situation.
Broken trees, mobile towers, wretched electric poles and debris lay scattered on roads of Puri and Bhubaneswar as a category 4 cyclone named "Fani" ripped through the Odisha coast in the early hours of 3rd May.
Cyclone Fani has devastated Odisha's Raghurajpur, the village famous for Pattachitra art.
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