Heavy crop loss after Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh

Heavy crop loss after Cyclone Fani hits Bangladesh

Tropical Cyclone "Fani" damaged about 63 063 hectares (155 832 acres) of crops since it moved into Bangladesh on May 4, 2019. The damage is estimated at about 4.5 million U.S. dollars (380 million takas). The worst affected crops include paddy, maize,…

Extensive damage in Puri after Tropical Cyclone “Fani” slams into India

Extensive damage in Puri after Tropical Cyclone “Fani” slams into India

Tropical Cyclone "Fani" made landfall close to the city of Puri, Odisha between 02:30 – 04:30 UTC (08:00 – 10:00 LT) on Friday, May 3, 2019 as Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm with winds between 180 – 190 km/h (112 – 118 mph) and gusts to 200 km/h (124…

Nearly 1 million evacuating ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Fani” landfall

Nearly 1 million evacuating ahead of Tropical Cyclone “Fani” landfall

The Government of India has started evacuating close to 1 million people living in the path of Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm "Fani." The latest forecast track by RSMC New Delhi, the authority for this region, calls for landfall to take place between…