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Added on : 2024-05-28 09:20:43

West Bengal on Monday said nearly 29,500 houses in 24 blocks and 79 municipal wards, mostly in the south coastal areas of West Bengal, were partially or entirely damaged by Cyclone Remal. The state officials said at least six people lost their lives in the severe cyclone.

Six persons — one in Kolkata, two women in South 24 Parganas district, one in Panihati in North 24 Parganas district and a father-son duo in Memari in Purba Medinipur — lost their lives due to the cyclone.2,140 trees were uprooted, and about 1,700 electric poles fell in various parts of the state, he added.Out of the damaged houses, 27,000 suffered partial damage, while 2,500 were completely destroyed, the authority said.


Editor & Publisher : Dr Dhimant Purohit


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