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North Indian cyclone in 2020

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Cyclone Amphan: North Indian cyclone in 2020
Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan was a powerful and deadly tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage in East India and Bangladesh in May 2020. It was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Ganges Delta since Sidr of the 2007 season and the first super cyclonic storm to occur in the Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha cyclone. Causing over US$13 billion of damage, Amphan is also the costliest cyclone ever recorded in the North Indian Ocean, surpassing the record held by Cyclone Nargis of 2008.

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COVID-19: All private, public and govt offices to open from June 08, informs Mamata Banerjee [Video]

COVID-19: All private, public and govt offices to open from June 08, informs Mamata Banerjee

While addressing a video conferencing in West Bengal's Nabanna on May 29, the Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee spoke on coronavirus pandemic. She said, "All places of worship, mandir,..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:21Published
Slum dwellers clash in Kolkata over electricity restoration [Video]

Slum dwellers clash in Kolkata over electricity restoration

Clash erupted between people from two slums in Metiabruz area after power was restored to one of the slum areas, following cyclone Amphan on May 26. Police dispersed the crowd as bricks were hurled..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:16Published

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