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41 NDRF teams deployed in West Bengal, Odisha

New Delhi: A complete of 41 Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF) groups have been deployed in West Bengal and Odisha to cope with any emergency state of affairs arising out of cyclone ‘Amphan’, NDRF chief S N Pradhan stated on Tuesday.

Addressing a press convention right here, Pradhan stated cyclone Amphan is a second catastrophe coming within the time of already prevailing COVID-19 and it requires steady monitoring.

“A total of 41 NDRF teams including reserves are deployed in two Amphan-affected states of Odisha and West Bengal,” he stated.

The NDRF Director Common stated Amphan will likely be extraordinarily extreme cyclonic storm when it makes landfall on Might 20 and its hit potential stays robust.

He stated the NDRF has learnt from its expertise of dealing with cyclone Fani’ and has deployed tree-pole cutters within the areas that are anticipated to be hit.

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“Wireless sets, satellite phones and other communication equipment are also with our teams. Our preparation is on par with facing a super cyclone like the one that hit the Odisha coast in 1999,” he stated.

Cyclone ‘Amphan’ has developed into a brilliant cyclone over the Bay of Bengal on Monday and has the potential to trigger intensive injury within the coastal districts of West Bengal when it makes landfall, the federal government had stated.

That is the second tremendous cyclone over the Bay of Bengal in twenty years.

The cyclone is anticipated to make landfall on the West Bengal coast within the afternoon of Might 20 between Digha in West Bengal and Hatia island in Bangladesh as a particularly extreme cyclonic storm.

Shah speaks to Mamata and Navin, assures all assist for cyclone Amphan

Union Dwelling Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday spoke to chief ministers of West Bengal and Odisha — Mamata Banerjee and Navin Patnaik respectively — and warranted them of all doable assist to cope with the state of affairs arising out of the tremendous cyclone ‘Amphan’, officers stated.

In the course of the telephonic dialog with Banerjee, Shah took inventory of the state of affairs in West Bengal, the place the cyclone is anticipated to make landfall on Wednesday.

The house minister assured the chief minister of all doable assist to cope with the state of affairs arising as a result of cyclone ‘Amphan’, a house ministry official stated.

In his telephone name with Patnaik, Shah reviewed the state of affairs in Odisha and warranted him of the required help from the central authorities to tide over the state of affairs.

Cyclone “Amphan” developed into a brilliant cyclone over the Bay of Bengal on Monday and has the potential to trigger intensive injury within the coastal districts of West Bengal when it makes landfall, the federal government had stated.

That is the second tremendous cyclone over the Bay of Bengal in twenty years.

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The cyclone is anticipated to make landfall on the West Bengal coast within the afternoon of Might 20 between Digha in West Bengal and Hatia island in Bangladesh as a particularly extreme cyclonic storm with wind speeds ranging as much as 195 kmph.

It has the potential to trigger intensive injury within the coastal districts of West Bengal, the federal government stated.

Amphan will trigger heavy to extraordinarily heavy rainfall within the coastal districts of West Bengal, it added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, together with the house minister, on Monday had reviewed the state of affairs arising from the cyclone and warranted of all doable help from the central authorities.

(PTI)

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