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Pakistan, expresses, grief, cyclone, devastation, Bangladesh, India

Pakistan expresses grief over cyclone devastation in Bangladesh, India

05 May, 2020 7:41 pm 7:41 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – The government and people of Pakistan are saddened over the deaths and widespread devastation caused by Cyclone Amphan in Bangladesh and India. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Foreign Office spokesperson said: “We extend sympathies and condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones and pray for speedy … Read More

Cyclone, Amphan, estimated, $13 billion, India, Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan loss estimated at $13 billion in India, may rise in Banglade...

05 May, 2020 4:50 pm 4:50 pm

KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone that tore through India’s eastern state of West Bengal this week has caused a damage of 1 trillion rupees ($13 billion) to infrastructure and crops, state officials said. Neighbouring Bangladesh, which also fell in Cyclone Amphan’s path on Wednesday, initially said it had suffered a loss of 11 billion … Read More

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Cyclone kills at least 82 in India and Bangladesh, flooding lowlands

05 May, 2020 9:27 am 9:27 am

KOLKATA/DHAKA (Reuters) – The most powerful cyclone to strike eastern India and Bangladesh in over a decade killed at least 82 people, officials said, as rescue teams scoured devastated coastal villages on Thursday, hampered by torn down power lines and widespread flooding. Mass evacuations before Cyclone Amphan made landfall undoubtedly saved countless lives, but the … Read More

Cyclone, pounds, Vanuatu, leveling, buildings, virus, shutdown

Cyclone pounds Vanuatu, levelling buildings, amid virus shutdown

04 April, 2020 4:49 pm 4:49 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A powerful tropical cyclone made landfall on the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, witnesses said, levelling buildings in a country already in a state of emergency due to concerns about the coronavirus. Cyclone Harold approached Sanma province, an island north of the capital Port Vila, with winds of up … Read More

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain, Australia's coasts

Bushfires, cyclone, torrential rain hit Australia’s coasts

02 February, 2020 8:13 am 8:13 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Severe bushfires burned through parts of Western Australia on Sunday, with other areas of the state dealing with the aftermath of a powerful cyclone, while the country’s east coast was facing potential life-threatening flash flooding. After months of destructive wildfires that have razed millions of hectares of land, Australia has been hit … Read More

One dead, 2500 evacuated, Cyclone, Sarai lashes, Fiji

One dead, more than 2,500 evacuated as Cyclone Sarai lashes Fiji

12 December, 2019 10:18 am 10:18 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – One person was killed in Fiji and one is missing as tropical cyclone Sarai battered the South Pacific nation with strong wind and heavy rain, authorities said on Sunday. The Fiji National Disaster Management Office said one person was in intensive care and more than 2,500 people had moved to 70 evacuation … Read More

Pak Navy, rescues, cyclone, affectees, Thatta, Sajawal

Pak Navy rescues cyclonic storm ‘Kyarr’ affectees in Thatta & Saja...

10 October, 2019 6:48 pm 6:48 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Pakistan Navy conducted a rescue operation in suburb areas of Keti Bandar and ShahBandar in Thatta and Sajawal districts of Interior Sindh which were affected by sea cyclonic storm ‘Kyarr’. Pakistan Navy, on receipt of information, reacted promptly and dispatched the rescue teams along with requisite equipment and boats to the … Read More

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Cyclone Kyarr intensifies as surge in water levels affect coastal areas

10 October, 2019 1:02 pm 1:02 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – The super Cyclone Kyarr intensified as the surge in water levels along Sindh’s coast from Karachi. According ot the details garnered, Karachi to Badin has resulted in water entering in Rerhi Goth, Latt Basti and Chashma Goth in Karachi and coastal settlements in Thatta and Badin districts due to high tides. … Read More

Emergency, hospitals, coastal, areas, cyclone, 'Kyarr', moves, further

Emergency in all hospitals in coastal areas as cyclone ‘Kyarr’ ...

10 October, 2019 5:34 pm 5:34 pm

KARACHI (92 News) – Emergency has been declared in all hospitals along coastal areas as cyclone ‘Kyarr’ moved further on Monday. Hawks Bay Road has been closed due to an increase in water. Water has entered coastal residential areas and DHA Golf Club. Meanwhile, Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar has declared an emergency in Metropolitan Corporation. … Read More

Cyclone, Vayu, spares, Indian, west, coast, direct, hit, skirt, coast

Cyclone Vayu spares Indian coast Gujarat a direct hit, to skirt coast

06 June, 2019 3:11 pm 3:11 pm

MUMBAI (Reuters) – A powerful cyclone that threatened the western Indian state of Gujarat, has changed course and it is now expected to just brush past the coast, authorities said on Thursday, although ports and coastal airports remained shut. Cyclone Vayu, with wind speeds equivalent to those of a Category 1 hurricane, is moving in … Read More

India, evacuate, thousands, Gujarat, braces, severe, cyclone

India to evacuate thousands as Gujarat braces for severe cyclone

06 June, 2019 10:09 am 10:09 am

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat. Storm Vayu, which formed in the Arabian Sea, is likely to cross the Gujarat coast with gust speeds as high as 135 kmph … Read More

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Cyclone Fani kills at least 12 in India before swiping Bangladesh

05 May, 2019 12:15 pm 12:15 pm

DHAKA (Reuters) – The strongest cyclone to hit India in five years killed at least 12 people in eastern Odisha state, before swinging north-eastwards into Bangladesh on Saturday where more than a million people have been moved to safety. Having hit land, tropical cyclone Fani had lost some of its power and was downgraded to … Read More

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India evacuates more than a million people ahead of cyclone Fani’s la...

05 May, 2019 9:30 am 9:30 am

BHUBANESHWAR, India/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – India has evacuated more than a million people living along its east coast ahead of an extremely severe cyclone that is due to make landfall on Friday afternoon, government officials said. Cyclonic storm Fani, which has been churning up the Bay of Bengal, is currently about 150 km (93 miles) … Read More

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India launches mass evacuation, warns tourists, as cyclone bears down on ea...

05 May, 2019 5:46 pm 5:46 pm

BHUBANESHWAR, India (Reuters) – India has started evacuating hundreds of thousands of villagers living along its northeastern coastline ahead of a severe cyclone due to make landfall. The state of Odisha has also moved in thousands of disaster management personnel to help those living in mud-and-thatch homes in low-lying areas take shelter from Severe Cyclonic … Read More

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Flooding starts in Mozambique after cyclone, death toll rises to five

04 April, 2019 8:26 am 8:26 am

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – Mozambican officials urged those living near two rivers in the country’s north to move to higher ground, as Cyclone Kenneth dumped heavy rains and caused some flooding. The cyclone killed five people and flattened homes around Mozambique’s northern coast before moving inland and pounding the province of Cabo Delgado with rain, fuelling … Read More