Kalpana Rani had forcibly been taken to a shelter before cyclone Amphan hit last week. When she returned, she found her house situated in the vicinity of the Sholmarri River completely shattered.
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UN chief lauds life-saving work in face of Cyclone Amphan
23 May 2020 – The UN chief António Guterres commended the governments and people of India and Bangladesh on Saturday, for their life-saving efforts ahead of devastating Cyclone Amphan, and for the effective relief effort, wishing those survivors injured and…
Bagerhat suffers Cyclone Amphan losses worth Tk 400cr
Cycone Amphan, which made landfall in the coastal districts on Wednesday, has caused an estimated loss of Tk 400 crore in Bagerhat alone.
20 million electricity connections cut off by Cyclone Amphan
Around 20 million (2 crore) electricity connections, out of total 36.4 million (3.64 crore ) across the country, were cut off by Cyclone Amphan as it hit the country’s south western region on Wednesday night.
176 thousand hectare crop yield damaged by Cyclone Amphan
According to primary information, Cyclone Amphan damaged 1.76lakh hectares of crop yield across the country.Agriculture Minister Dr. Abdur Razzaque came up with the information from an online press briefing on Thursday.
Cyclone Amphan caused damage worth Tk 1,100cr: Minister
Initial estimates by four ministries suggest that cyclone Amphan badly affected 26 districts and caused damage worth Tk 1,100 crore, State Minister for Disaster Management and Relief Dr Md Enamur Rahman said Thursday.
Cyclone Amphan claims 12 lives in coastal districts
Dhaka, May 21: At least 12 people including children have died in different coastal districts as super cyclone ‘Amphan’ battered the country on Wednesday night, according to government account.
Cyclone Amphan causes extensive damage, weakens over Rajshahi
The extremely severe Cyclone Amphan crossed the Bangladesh-West Bengal coasts on Wednesday evening with its main fury on West Bengal 24 Parganas leaving a trail of devastations.
Two deaths reported as Cyclone Amphan batters, crosses coast
Extremely severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ roared into West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts at 2.30 pm on Wednesday between Digha in WB and Hatiya island in BD, unleashing heavy rain and high-velocity winds that left a trail of destruction.
Cyclone Amphan: Nearly 2 million people evacuated in BD
The government has evacuated about 18.61 lakh people and 3.61 livestock to 14,636 shelter centres in coastal districts until Wednesday noon as super cyclone ‘Amphan’ is likely to make landfall this (Wednesday) evening.
Cyclone Amphan batters Bangladesh, West Bengal coasts
Cyclone ‘Amphan’ is likely to make landfall on the coast by 8pm tonight, with a 180-200 kph wind speed at its centre.
BNP asks its men to stand by people facing Cyclone Amphan
As the country braces for Super Cyclone ‘Amphan’ amid coronavirus pandemic, BNP secretary general Mirza Fakhrul Islam Alamgir on Tuesday asked their party leaders and activists to stand by people to be affected by the natural disaster.
Cyclone Amphan: PM asks AL men to stay beside people
Awami League President and Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has asked the leaders and activists of Awami League and its associate bodies to stand beside people as they brace for cyclone Amphan.
Cyclone Amphan: Thousands evacuated in Satkhira
As Cyclone ‘Amphan’ is approaching fast, the district administration of Satkhira has taken all the necessary preparations to tackle the super cyclone in addition to evacuating thousands of vulnerable people.
Rain, gusty winds in Bangladesh coast as Cyclone Amphan hits
The super cyclone ‘Amphan’ over west-central bay and adjoining area moved north-northeastwards as an extremely severe cyclonic storm after slightly weakening. Under its influence, the coastal districts of Bangladesh started experiencing rain accompanied with gusty or squally winds from late…
Cyclone ‘Amphan’ warning signal hoisted at Rohingya camps
Dhaka, May 18 – With the intensification of an area of low pressure into a severe cyclone in the Bay of Bengal, partners and volunteers in the Rohingya camps have hoisted the “First Flag” of warning.