West Bengal Hazard Mapping : Cyclone

Cyclone Aila ripped through the state of West Bengal on Monday, claiming more than 60 lives. Gales, at a speed of more than 80 kmph accompanied by heavy rains, displaced over 1 lakh people from their home. Rivers breached their embankments and trees got uprooted at more than 100 places in the city of Kolkata, leading to disruption of road transport. The cyclone also resulted in blockage in rail and air transport, leaving a number of people stranded on the way. The army has been pressed into operations and rescue operation is going on in full swing. More than 80,000 people have been evacuated to temporary relief shelters.

Cyclone Aila Hits West Bengal


Picture of Cyclone Aila Hits West Bengal

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  1. Report of Cyclone Prone District
  2. Design & Construction of Cyclone Sheleter
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