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Purba Medinipur district

District of West Bengal in India

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Purba Medinipur district: District of West Bengal in India
Purba Medinipur district is an administrative unit in the Indian state of West Bengal. It is the southernmost district of Medinipur division – one of the five administrative divisions of West Bengal. The headquarters in Tamluk. It was formed on 1 January 2002 after the Partition of Medinipur into Purba Medinipur and Paschim Medinipur which lies at the northern and western border of it. The state of Odisha is at the southwest border; the Bay of Bengal lies in the south; the Hooghly river and South 24 Parganas district to the east; and Howrah district to the north-east.

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Cyclone Amphan: People from coastal areas shifted at 'Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter' in WB [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: People from coastal areas shifted at 'Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter' in WB

In the view of cyclone Amphan, residents of Ramnagar I panchayat, Digha of East Midnapore were shifted at 'Multipurpose Cyclone Shelter' in West Bengal. Arrangement of foods has also been done for them..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:25Published
Watch: NDRF in action as landfall process of cyclone Amphan commences [Video]

Watch: NDRF in action as landfall process of cyclone Amphan commences

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel cleared electricity wires and uprooted trees off the road between Digha in East Midnapore district and Odisha border. The landfall process of cyclone..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:13Published
Cyclone Amphan: Citizens urged to stay indoors after WB coastal town sees high tides [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: Citizens urged to stay indoors after WB coastal town sees high tides

West Bengal's Digha in East Medinipur witnessed high tide and strong winds as cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall on May 20. A disaster management and civil defence personnel also urged..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:39Published
Amphan Cyclone: NDRF conduct awareness drive in WB's East Midnapore [Video]

Amphan Cyclone: NDRF conduct awareness drive in WB's East Midnapore

National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel made announcements for people in Digha of East Midnapore district, as a part of their awareness drive, ahead of the landfall of Amphan Cyclone. The..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:59Published
With wind speed of 200-240 kmph, Amphan Cyclone moving towards north-westward: IMD [Video]

With wind speed of 200-240 kmph, Amphan Cyclone moving towards north-westward: IMD

IMD Chief Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Amphan Cyclone said that this is the most intense cyclone which has been formed in Bay of Bengal after 1999. He informed that its wind speed in the sea is 200-240 kmph..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:26Published
Cyclone Amphan: NDRF officials warn people to not to go near sea in WB's East Midnapore [Video]

Cyclone Amphan: NDRF officials warn people to not to go near sea in WB's East Midnapore

Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed ahead of Cyclone Amphan, which is likely to make landfall in between Sagar Island (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) on..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:52Published

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