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Cyclone ‘Remal’ ravages West Bengal; trees uprooted, thousands displaced | Pics

Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST
  • Cyclone ‘Remal’ swept through coastal areas of Bangladesh's Mongla port and adjacent Sagar Islands in West Bengal, bringing winds up to 135 kmph.
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The cyclone wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of the Indian state West Bengal and Bangladesh, striking between Sagar Island and Khepupara, near the southwest of Mongla, following its onset for landfall at 8.30 pm on Sunday. In the photo, commuters navigate a motorized three-wheeler along a road under the looming rain clouds brought by Cyclone Remal in Kolkata on Sunday, May 26.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

The cyclone wreaked havoc on the coastal areas of the Indian state West Bengal and Bangladesh, striking between Sagar Island and Khepupara, near the southwest of Mongla, following its onset for landfall at 8.30 pm on Sunday. In the photo, commuters navigate a motorized three-wheeler along a road under the looming rain clouds brought by Cyclone Remal in Kolkata on Sunday, May 26.(AFP)

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Severe winds and heavy rainfall battered the coastal regions of Bangladesh and India as Cyclone Remal made its late Sunday landfall. This caused widespread power outages due to fallen power poles and uprooted trees.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Severe winds and heavy rainfall battered the coastal regions of Bangladesh and India as Cyclone Remal made its late Sunday landfall. This caused widespread power outages due to fallen power poles and uprooted trees.(AFP)

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Stranded air passengers are seen waiting to reschedule their flights at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata on May 26, 2024. Airport operations were suspended as a precautionary measure ahead of Cyclone Remal's landfall in India. Kolkata airport closed from noon on May 26 until the morning of May 27 due to predicted heavy winds and rainfall. Beaches in the area were also ordered closed in anticipation of Cyclone Remal hitting parts of India and the southern coast of Bangladesh on the evening of May 26.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Stranded air passengers are seen waiting to reschedule their flights at Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport in Kolkata on May 26, 2024. Airport operations were suspended as a precautionary measure ahead of Cyclone Remal's landfall in India. Kolkata airport closed from noon on May 26 until the morning of May 27 due to predicted heavy winds and rainfall. Beaches in the area were also ordered closed in anticipation of Cyclone Remal hitting parts of India and the southern coast of Bangladesh on the evening of May 26.(AFP)

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Volunteers of the Cyclone Preparedness Program (CPP) used a megaphone to urge people to evacuate as a precautionary measure in Kuakata on May 26, 2024, ahead of Cyclone Remal's landfall in Bangladesh.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Volunteers of the Cyclone Preparedness Program (CPP) used a megaphone to urge people to evacuate as a precautionary measure in Kuakata on May 26, 2024, ahead of Cyclone Remal's landfall in Bangladesh.(AFP)

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened a meeting in New Delhi on Sunday to review the response and preparedness for Cyclone Remal.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi convened a meeting in New Delhi on Sunday to review the response and preparedness for Cyclone Remal.(PTI)

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Workers drive their motorised three-wheeler along a road as rain clouds loom over the sky due to the effect of Cyclone Remal in Kolkata on May 26, 2024. Efforts to restore normalcy are underway, with emergency services working to clear debris and restore power in the affected areas.(AFP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Workers drive their motorised three-wheeler along a road as rain clouds loom over the sky due to the effect of Cyclone Remal in Kolkata on May 26, 2024. Efforts to restore normalcy are underway, with emergency services working to clear debris and restore power in the affected areas.(AFP)

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Rains and strong winds hit South 24 Parganas district ahead of Cyclone 'Remal' landfall on Sunday.. The cyclone caused significant disruption, including blown-away roofs of thatched huts, uprooted trees, and knocked-down electric poles.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Rains and strong winds hit South 24 Parganas district ahead of Cyclone 'Remal' landfall on Sunday.. The cyclone caused significant disruption, including blown-away roofs of thatched huts, uprooted trees, and knocked-down electric poles.(PTI)

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Locals seek shelter at a relief camp in Frazerganj of Namkhana ahead of Cyclone 'Remal' landfall in South 24 Parganas district on Sunday, May 26, 2024.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Locals seek shelter at a relief camp in Frazerganj of Namkhana ahead of Cyclone 'Remal' landfall in South 24 Parganas district on Sunday, May 26, 2024.(PTI)

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Commuters in Kolkata take cover under umbrellas while crossing roads during rainfall ahead of Cyclone Remal's landfall on Sunday.(PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on May 27, 2024 09:19 AM IST

Commuters in Kolkata take cover under umbrellas while crossing roads during rainfall ahead of Cyclone Remal's landfall on Sunday.(PTI)

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