Articles tagged "west bengal"

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Rivers overflow after heavy rain, affecting 1.2 million and claiming 10 lives in West Bengal, India

More than 1.2 million people have been affected after heavy rains over the past couple of days caused rivers to overflow and embankments to fail in the Indian state of West Bengal. The situation worsened after dam releases in the neighboring state of Jharkhand. At...

September 21, 2021

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Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Yaas" makes landfall over Odisha, India

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm "Yaas" crossed the north Odisha coast, India about 20 km (12.4 miles) south of Balasore from 05:00 to 06:00 UTC (10:30 to 11:30 IST) on May 26, 2021, with an estimated wind speed of 130 - 140 km/h (80 - 87 mph) gusting to 155...

May 26, 2021

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Massive evacuations ahead of Tropical Cyclone "Yaas" landfall, India

Tropical Cyclone "Yaas" formed at 03:00 UTC on May 24, 2021, as the second named storm of the 2021 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. The system is expected to cross the north Odisha - West Bengal coasts on May 26 as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm, with wind...

May 24, 2021

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Severe thunderstorms hit parts of West Bengal, leaving 8 people dead and crops damaged, India

Severe thunderstorms battered parts of West Bengal, India, on Tuesday afternoon May 11, 2021, resulting in at least eight fatalities. The storm system also brought hailstorms, which ravaged wide swaths of crops. Authorities are yet to confirm the extent of the...

May 12, 2021

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200 homes destroyed, 300 damaged as severe thunderstorm hits Nadia, West Bengal

A severe thunderstorm that swept over east India's West Bengal on May 6, 2018 destroyed about 200 houses and injured at least 7 people. The storm hit Bengal's Nadia district with a speed of about 90 to 100 km/h (62 mph). Places such as Ranaghat, Henshhkhali...

May 07, 2018