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Cyclone Remal leaves 1 dead, disrupts public transport in Kolkata

Kolkata, May 27 (UNI) One woman died of wall collapse as Severe Cyclone Remal triggered heavy overnight rains and winds gusting up to 135 kmph disrupting normal life, inundating parts of the city besides uprooting hundreds of trees and knocking down electric poles in West Bengal on Monday.
The woman died of wall collapse in Bibibagan locality of central Kolkata's Entally area late Sunday, official sources said. There were reports of another woman perishing when she was crushed under a falling tree in Namkhana of South 24 Parganas' district, but there was no official confirmation as yet.
Initial reports said several persons were injured due to house collapse or when hit by flying debris as Remal made its landfall between the coasts of West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh. The state government has already shifted to safer places around 1.10 lakh people living in low-lying areas.
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