Articles about Cyclone Amphan

Odisha possibly staring at another cyclone: Details

05 May 2022

India
Odisha possibly staring at another cyclone: Details

An alert has been issued by the Odisha government as the state faces a possible cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal in the coming days.

Kolkata: Durga puja committees cut costs to support orphans, poor

06 Sep 2021

India
Kolkata: Durga puja committees cut costs to support orphans, poor

With West Bengal still recovering from the ravages of the COVID-19 second wave and Cyclone Yaas, several Durga puja committees in Kolkata have decided to allot a portion of this year's budget for humanitarian causes.

Economic losses sparked by Cyclone Amphan pegged at $14 billion

03 Dec 2020

India
Economic losses sparked by Cyclone Amphan pegged at $14 billion

Cyclone Amphan, which battered West Bengal and parts of Bangladesh, could be the costliest tropical cyclone to be recorded in the North Indian Ocean, according to the World Meteorological Organization's (WMO) provisional report on the State of Global Climate.

Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

02 Jun 2020

India
Cyclone approaches Mumbai, NDRF teams deployed

Less than two weeks after India's eastern coast was blown by Cyclone Amphan, the Western coast is prepping to deal with a fast-approaching storm that could amplify into a cyclone in the next 12 hours.

Shah Rukh Khan to support cyclone-ravaged West Bengal

29 May 2020

Entertainment
Shah Rukh Khan to support cyclone-ravaged West Bengal

Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan has come forward to support the people of West Bengal, who are currently reeling under the aftermath of the catastrophic Amphan cyclone.

India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions

25 May 2020

India
India takes to skies again, air travel resumes with precautions

Two months after all air travel was suspended in India, amid coronavirus crisis, domestic operations restarted from today, with a number of precautions.

Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists

24 May 2020

India
Domestic flights to resume from tomorrow, but confusion persists

Even as domestic passenger flights are set to resume in India from Monday, some states have questioned the move citing issues with rules and their reluctance to accept flights.

PM Modi visits cyclone-ravaged Bengal, announces Rs. 1,000 crore aid

22 May 2020

Politics
PM Modi visits cyclone-ravaged Bengal, announces Rs. 1,000 crore aid

Today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in West Bengal, to take stock of the situation in the state. Bengal is dealing with catastrophic damage, that the landfall of Cyclone Amphan caused on Wednesday.

Cyclone Amphan: 72 dead in Bengal; Rs.  2.5L compensation announced

21 May 2020

India
Cyclone Amphan: 72 dead in Bengal; Rs. 2.5L compensation announced

A day after Cyclone Amphan made landfall at West Bengal's Digha, the super cyclonic storm left the state in ruins.

Cyclone Amphan leaves behind trail of destruction; 12 dead

21 May 2020

India
Cyclone Amphan leaves behind trail of destruction; 12 dead

After brewing over the Bay of Bengal for some days, the severe cyclonic storm, Cyclone Amphan, made landfall on Wednesday, battering parts of West Bengal and Odisha.

4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall

20 May 2020

India
4 dead in Bengal, Odisha as Cyclone Amphan makes landfall

After Cyclone Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday, reports emerged of the deaths of two people in the state.

Cyclone Amphan hurtles towards Bengal coast, rains lash Odisha

20 May 2020

India
Cyclone Amphan hurtles towards Bengal coast, rains lash Odisha

Cyclone Amphan, whom the IMD yesterday called the worst cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal since 1999, is likely to make landfall in West Bengal today afternoon.

Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

19 May 2020

India
Worst cyclone since 1999: IMD on fast-approaching Cyclone Amphan

At a press briefing, called to shed light on the preparedness about the impending Cyclone Amphan, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Tuesday that it is the most intense cyclone to have been formed over the Bay of Bengal after 1999.

Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

18 May 2020

India
Cyclone Amphan becomes 'extremely severe storm'; Odisha, Bengal on alert

After brewing over the South Bay of Bengal, Cyclone Amphan has now intensified into an "extremely severe storm" and is likely to turn into a "super cyclonic storm" on Monday.

NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

17 May 2020

India
NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, Bengal as Cyclone Amphan approaches

The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 17 teams to Odisha and West Bengal as the approaching Cyclone Amphan threatens the two states.