Effect of cyclonic storm Ramal begins in West Bengal, heavy rain with strong winds in Kolkata, watch video

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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New Delhi : Cyclone 'Remal' hit the coast of Bangladesh on Sunday midnight. After this, this cyclone is moving towards the coast of West Bengal. The effect of cyclone Remal has started appearing in West Bengal. Rain has started in Kolkata with strong winds. A tree fell near Sagar Bypass Road amid heavy rain and strong winds in Sagardwip area of ​​the state. After this, the NDRF team cleared the road.

This process will continue for four hours.

Officials of the Meteorological Department said that the process of reaching Remal will continue for four hours. A Meteorological Department official said, “The cyclone has started crossing the West Bengal coast of India through the south-western part of Mongla in Bangladesh.” In view of the arrival of cyclone 'Remal' in the coastal areas of West Bengal, more than one lakh people have been evacuated from various areas and taken to safe places.

The low pressure area formed over the Bay of Bengal has turned into cyclonic storm 'Remal'. This storm will move ahead hitting the coast between Sagardwip of West Bengal and Khepupara of Bangladesh at midnight today (May 26) i.e. in the next 3 hours.

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The wind speed will be higher in the morning

Somnath Dutta, head of the eastern region of the Meteorological Department in Kolkata, said that winds will blow at a speed of 45 to 55 kilometers per hour in many districts of South Bengal, which will affect Kolkata, Howrah, Hooghly and East Medinipur. By Monday morning, the wind speed in the coastal areas of West Bengal can reach from 100-120 kilometers per hour to 135 kilometers per hour. The Meteorological Department has warned of major damage to weak buildings, power and communication lines, unpaved roads, crops and gardens in the South and North 24 Parganas districts of West Bengal.

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