Friday, Jun 21 2024 | Time 16:58 Hrs(IST)
image
India


Cyclone Remal to hit WB coast; heavy rain & high winds expected: IMD

Cyclone Remal to hit WB coast; heavy rain & high winds expected: IMD

New Delhi, May 26 (UNI) Severe cyclonic storm ‘Remal’ over the North Bay of
Bengal is expected to intensify further and cross the Bangladesh and West Bengal coasts by midnight today with maximum sustained wind speeds of 110-120 kmph, the India Meteorogical Department said on Sunday.
“Severe cyclonic storm Remal has moved nearly northwards at a speed of 13 kmph during past 6 hours and lay centered over the same region today. Currently maximum sustained wind speed of 95-105 kmph gusting to 115 kmph prevail around the cyclone centre,” the IMD said.
“It is very likely to continue to move nearly northwards, intensify further and cross
Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal coasts between Sagar Island and Khepupara, close to southwest of Mongla (Bangladesh) by today midnight as a Severe Cyclonic Storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph,” the weather department added.
The cyclone is expected to make landfall between West Bengal's Sagar Island and Bangladesh's Khepupara tonight.
Under its influence, heavy to very heavy rainfall is expected to occur in coastal districts of West Bengal and Odisha and Northeastern states till 28th May.
Fishermen are advised not to venture into central Bay of Bengal till today and North Bay of Begal till tomorrow. Also, fishermen out sea are advised to return to the coast.
UNI PSP GNK

More News
Bhima Koregaon case: SC grants Raut interim bail

Bhima Koregaon case: SC grants Raut interim bail

21 Jun 2024 | 3:56 PM

New Delhi, June 21 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday granted interim bail to Mahesh Raut, an accused in the Bhima Koregaon violence case of 2018, for two weeks to attend the last rite rituals of his grandmother on June 27.

see more..
SC issues notice to NTA on ambiguous questions in NEET-UG 2024 exams

SC issues notice to NTA on ambiguous questions in NEET-UG 2024 exams

21 Jun 2024 | 2:45 PM

New Delhi, June 21 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Friday issued notice to the National Testing Agency on a plea by a student alleging that one of the questions framed by the NTA for the NEET-UG 2024 exam was "ambiguous" as it had two correct options.

see more..
Atishi to begin indefinite fast over Delhi water crisis

Atishi to begin indefinite fast over Delhi water crisis

21 Jun 2024 | 2:12 PM

New Delhi, June 21 (UNI) Delhi Water Minister and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Atishi will begin an indefinite fast over the water crisis in the national capital around Friday noon.

see more..
Times Square, Dhaka, Fiji, Tokyo, UN - Yoga enthusiasts across world mark IYD with enthusiasm

Times Square, Dhaka, Fiji, Tokyo, UN - Yoga enthusiasts across world mark IYD with enthusiasm

21 Jun 2024 | 1:34 PM

New Delhi, June 21 (UNI) From doing basic yoga postures, to some attempting the difficult headstand or even the mayurasana (peacock pose), yoga enthusiasts across the world marked the 10th International Yoga Day, from Times Square in New York, to Dhaka, Fiji, Oman, Muscat and Tokyo and many other places on Friday.

see more..
Yoga helps in harnessing aggressive capabilities of soldiers: Rajnath Singh

Yoga helps in harnessing aggressive capabilities of soldiers: Rajnath Singh

21 Jun 2024 | 1:25 PM

New Delhi, June 21 (UNI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asserted that yoga helps in harnessing the aggressive capabilities which is important for the soldiers doing duty for the security of the country.

see more..
image