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Cyclone Remal kills 16 in India and Bangladesh, millions without power

Updated On May 28, 2024 10:17 AM IST
  • Cyclone 'Remal' is the first cyclone in the Bay of Bengal ahead of this year's monsoon season, which runs from June to September.
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As many as 16 people were killed in Bangladesh and India as cyclonic storm Remal, the first major cyclone of the year, lashed their coastlines and cut power to millions.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 28, 2024 10:17 AM IST

As many as 16 people were killed in Bangladesh and India as cyclonic storm Remal, the first major cyclone of the year, lashed their coastlines and cut power to millions.(AFP)

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Bangladesh's junior minister for disaster management and relief, Mohibur Rahman, said that 10 people were killed in the official count so far. "At least 10 people were killed in the cyclone," Rahman told reporters.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Bangladesh's junior minister for disaster management and relief, Mohibur Rahman, said that 10 people were killed in the official count so far. "At least 10 people were killed in the cyclone," Rahman told reporters.(REUTERS)

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Officials and journalists in coastal areas said that of those deceased, some drowned while others were crushed when their houses collapsed.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Officials and journalists in coastal areas said that of those deceased, some drowned while others were crushed when their houses collapsed.(PTI)

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The deceased in Bangladesh include three people in the Bhola and Barisal districts, and one each in Satkhira, Khulna, Chittagong and Patuakhali districts. (AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The deceased in Bangladesh include three people in the Bhola and Barisal districts, and one each in Satkhira, Khulna, Chittagong and Patuakhali districts. (AFP)

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In India's West Bengal state, four people were electrocuted, authorities said, taking the death toll in the state to six.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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In India's West Bengal state, four people were electrocuted, authorities said, taking the death toll in the state to six.(AFP)

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Both nations moved nearly a million people to storm shelters, about 800,000 in Bangladesh and roughly 110,000 in India, authorities said.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Both nations moved nearly a million people to storm shelters, about 800,000 in Bangladesh and roughly 110,000 in India, authorities said.(AFP)

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A damaged house is seen during rainfall in Patuakhali following the landfall of Cyclone Remal in Bangladesh.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A damaged house is seen during rainfall in Patuakhali following the landfall of Cyclone Remal in Bangladesh.(AFP)

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'Remal' weakened into a cyclonic storm on Monday morning, sustaining wind speeds of 80-90 kilometres per hour, following landfall around midnight of Sunday, the Met Department said.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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'Remal' weakened into a cyclonic storm on Monday morning, sustaining wind speeds of 80-90 kilometres per hour, following landfall around midnight of Sunday, the Met Department said.(AFP)

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Strong winds and heavy rain battered the coastal regions of Bangladesh and India as Cyclone Remal made landfall late Sunday. The severe storm left millions without electricity as power poles fell and gusty winds uprooted trees.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 28, 2024 10:17 AM IST

Strong winds and heavy rain battered the coastal regions of Bangladesh and India as Cyclone Remal made landfall late Sunday. The severe storm left millions without electricity as power poles fell and gusty winds uprooted trees.(REUTERS)

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Authorities in Bangladesh shut down electricity supply to many areas in advance to avoid accidents while many coastal towns were left in the dark as fallen trees and broken lines disrupted supply, power ministry officials earlier said.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Authorities in Bangladesh shut down electricity supply to many areas in advance to avoid accidents while many coastal towns were left in the dark as fallen trees and broken lines disrupted supply, power ministry officials earlier said.(ANI)

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Commuters travel on a motorised three-wheeler along a road as rain clouds loom over the sky, due to the effect of cyclone Remal, in Kolkata.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Commuters travel on a motorised three-wheeler along a road as rain clouds loom over the sky, due to the effect of cyclone Remal, in Kolkata.(AFP)

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Flights services from the Kolkata airport resumed on Monday after remaining suspended for 21 hours in view of the cyclone Remal, an official said on Monday.(ANI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flights services from the Kolkata airport resumed on Monday after remaining suspended for 21 hours in view of the cyclone Remal, an official said on Monday.(ANI)

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Cyclone 'Remal' weakened into a cyclonic storm on Monday morning, sustaining wind speeds of 80-90 kilometres per hour, following landfall around midnight of Sunday, the Department said.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 28, 2024 10:17 AM IST

Cyclone 'Remal' weakened into a cyclonic storm on Monday morning, sustaining wind speeds of 80-90 kilometres per hour, following landfall around midnight of Sunday, the Department said.(PTI)

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The storm crossed the coastal regions of Bangladesh's Mongla port and the adjoining Sagar Islands in India's West Bengal state with wind speed measuring up to 135 kmph (about 84 mph), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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The storm crossed the coastal regions of Bangladesh's Mongla port and the adjoining Sagar Islands in India's West Bengal state with wind speed measuring up to 135 kmph (about 84 mph), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.(AFP)

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The landfall process began around 9 pm local time in India on Sunday and continued for about five hours, the regional meteorological office in Kolkata said.(REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 28, 2024 10:17 AM IST

The landfall process began around 9 pm local time in India on Sunday and continued for about five hours, the regional meteorological office in Kolkata said.(REUTERS)

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