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

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

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 citizens to stay indoors.

Multiple NDRF teams have been deployed in Odisha and West Bengal.


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