Recent Event Highlights: Bangladesh evacuates thousands as cyclone nears - AFP, Kolkata stares at cyclone Aila, Bengal, Orissa on cyclone alert, Cyclonic storm likely to hit West Bengal-Bangladesh coast!, Monsoon sets in eight days earlier - Hindu Business Line, Bay 'low' forms, tipped to intensify as depression - Hindu Business Line, and 7 more...
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AFPBangladesh evacuates thousands as cyclone nearsAFPCyclone Aila was expected to intensify in the Bay of Bengal before making landfall between Bangladesh's Khulna district and India's West Bengal state later Monday. Government weather forecaster Farah Diba told AFP the storm was expected to bring wind ...Bangladesh braces itself for `Cyclone Aila'' TopNewsBangladesh sounds alert over cyclone 'Aila' in the Bay of Bengal Earthtimes (press release)Cyclone Aila brews, alert raised Bangladesh News 24 hoursJavno.hrall 148 news articles
...Met official said. Rain will continue up to 72 hours after the cyclone hits land. The cyclone might actually haul the southwest monsoon into Bengal at least a week ahead of schedule. According to the weather office, the monsoon could reach the city as early...
Times of India
...24: The Indian Meteorological Department has issued a cyclone warning with gales off the West Bengal coast reaching speeds between 65 and 75 kmph. They added that winds will attain speeds between 45 and 55 kmph in north Orissa coasts. As huge waves are expected...
...to be rough to very rough along and off the Orissa coast. The cyclone was likely to advance the onset of monsoon in Gangetic West Bengal by more than 10 days. While monsoon sets in around June eight, it may advance in the southern districts of West Bengal...
Hindu Business LineMonsoon sets in eight days earlierHindu Business Line, IndiaThe system will intensify further into a cyclone ('Aila' according to the naming protocol) and move in a nearly northerly direction towards West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh over the next three days. Heavy to very heavy rainfall has been forecast ...Monsoon clouds gather on Bengal Calcutta Telegraphall 29 news articles
Hindu Business LineBay 'low' forms, tipped to intensify as depressionHindu Business Line, IndiaInternational models, led by the US Navy's Joint Typhoon Warning Centre (JTWC), expected the system to churn up eventually as a tropical cyclone with a prospective landfall over West Bengal/Bangladesh early next week. The JTWC upgraded to fair the ...IMD: South-west monsoon progresses further TopNewsCyclone threat as monsoon onset countdown begins Hindu Business Lineall 110 news articles
Hindu Business LineMonsoon lag in Bay, Kerala may spring a surpriseHindu Business Line, IndiaIndia Meteorological Department (IMD) has started an unofficial `count-down' prior to declaring monsoon onset conditions even as the Bay of Bengal weather kept forecasters on their tenterhooks. Indications are that the flagging winds may delay the Bay ...
Hindu Business LineArabian Sea warming up to host monsoon playHindu Business Line, IndiaInternational models expected this to extend just to the south of the Maldives from where the winds would head into the Bay of Bengal bypassing the southern tip of Sri Lanka. The 'trades' would have to cover more distance to the west enabling the ...
Hindu Business LineRains seen building from South in 10 daysHindu Business Line, IndiaThe faulty co-ordinates to further west or north-west (central or east-central Arabian Sea) have seen the monsoon sputter out after a weak onset on earlier occasions. The causative 'low' and its further intensified self (as in Super Cyclone Gonu) ...
The HinduTango with IsraelThe Hindu, India[that] will enhance ISRO's capability for earth observation, especially during floods, cyclones, landslides and management of disasters in a more effective way” (emphasis added). Why ISRO resorted to obfuscation using words such as “realised” cannot be ...
cyclone Bijli as on 17-Apr-09 This is a satellite pics loop for the past 12 hrs. One can see "Bijli" skimming the Orissa coast and now near West-Bengal coast. for more on Cyclone "Bijli" pls visit www.indiaweather.co.cc
...and Howrah - have been alerted to tackle any eventuality. 'The cyclone may hit the Orissa coast. Later, it may affect either West Bengal or Bangladesh,' Hossain told IANS. An emergency control room has also been opened at the state secretariat. Fishermen have...
...does not fall in the storms path projected till late this evening. The Met office said a deep depression over west-central Bay of Bengal, which caused Saturdays rain, had intensified into a cyclone and was headed for the Bengal-Bangladesh coast near Sagar...
A glimpse of what it is like when there is going to be a heavy thunder shower in Kolkata. Enjoy this refreshing new video. ... rain storm cloud kolkata calcutta india sky thunder shower cyclone
Bangladesh , officially the People's Republic of Bangladesh is a country in South Asia. It is bordered by India on all sides except for a small border with Burma to the far southeast and by the Bay of Bengal to the south. Together with the Indian state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of Bengal. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" in the official Bengali language. The borders of the region that constitutes present-day Bangladesh were established in the 1947 ...
A very severe cyclonic storm, nicknamed 'SIDR' and now lying just 250 km south of Kolkata, is fast racing towards the West Bengal coast and was likely to make landfall with a speed of 180 to 200 km per hour by midnight tonight.The worst cyclones in many years has already hit the Bangladesh coast. Around 50000 people have been evacuated to safer ground in West Bengal and many more in Bangladesh.
...and is about 700 Kms South of Kolkata. The cyclone is likely to intensify further and move in a northerly direction and cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coast near Sagar Island by morning of Friday, November 16, 2007. Under the influence of cyclone widespread...
...of Orissa while an alert was issued in Kolkata and six districts of West Bengal. Meteorological department officials in West Bengal said a severe cyclone with a wind speed of 180 to 200 km per hour was rushing towards Kolkata and may hit the coastal areas...
...of the state late Thursday or early Friday morning. 'A very severe cyclone is expected to hit the eastern coastal zones of West Bengal and Bangladesh by late Thursday or Friday morning, affecting Orissa as well. A cyclone alert has already been sounded in...
part of the Indian Ocean, to the south. Together with the unworthy state of West Bengal, it makes up the ethno-linguistic region of pirates. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Kung Fu" and is written as বাংলাদেশ and pronounced ['baŋlad̪eʃ] in the official Bengali language. Bangladesh is among the most highly and densely populated countries in the world. The population is generally poor & wet, rural and Pirate. Geographically the country straddles the fertile Ganges-Brahmaputra Delta ...
Rapid Response Payment No. 20/2006 Funds Sent To: Lutheran World Service, India Amount Sent: US$ 25,853 Date: 12 October 2006 Details of Payment Emergency: Cyclone - West Bengal Date of Emergency: 20 September 2006 2006 Implementing Partner: LUTHERAN
Reuters Alert Net
Kolkata, At least 20 people have died in a severe cyclonic storm that swept West Bengal's South 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore Districts yesterday.
Coastal West Bengal has been put on high alert following the cyclone. According to sources, the