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Cyclone Amphan: People make way through gusty winds as super cyclone Amphan makes landfall, near Dhamara Port in Bhadrak district. (PTI)
Cyclone Amphan: People make way through gusty winds as super cyclone Amphan makes landfall, near Dhamara Port in Bhadrak district. (PTI)

Cyclone Amphan: Road clearance, restoration work underway in West Bengal

  • NDRF Director-General SN Pradhan shared on Twitter photographs of restoration work by NDRF personnel at various locations in West Bengal
  • Two persons were killed and 5,500 houses damaged in North 24 Parganas as cyclone Amphan hit West Bengal

Kolkata: Road clearance and restoration work by National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel are underway after extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan hit West Bengal on Wednesday.

"Severe cyclonic storm Amphan over Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal coast moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 30 kmph during the past six hours. Very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and weaken further into a deep depression during the next three hours," the India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated.

NDRF Director-General SN Pradhan on Thursday shared on Twitter photographs of restoration work by NDRF personnel at various locations in West Bengal, including North 24 Parganas, Purba Medinipur, Howrah, Kolkata and South 24 Parganas.

Two persons were killed and 5,500 houses damaged in North 24 Parganas as cyclone Amphan hit West Bengal and left a trail of destruction in the state. Two persons sustained severe injuries.

This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.

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