The Government of West Bengal vide notification No. May 22, 2020 15:39 (IST) May 22, 2020 14:04 (IST) The season was below normal with three cyclones forming with one making landfall over India. But others were broken, and many farms will be barren for years. West Bengal, Odisha flooded as cyclone Amphan wreaks havoc The toll in India from the cyclone, including the two dead in Odisha on Wednesday, stood at 74 at the time of going to print. The season was near normal with four cyclones forming and not even a single cyclone making landfall over India. Mousuni is a small island in West Bengal, India, at latitude 21.66 degrees north, longitude 88.30 degrees east. The speed reduced a bit as it neared land, with a maximum surface wind speed of 185 kilometres per hour. The above 8 countries including India would choose 8 names each and ‘the stock of the 64 names for the storms/Cyclones’ will be used in rotation, in cycles of 6 … [10] Between 1924 and 1988, tropical cyclones were classified into four categories: depression, deep depression, cyclonic storms and severe cyclonic storms. [9] Severe Cyclonic Storms have storm force wind speeds of between 48 and 63 kn (55–72 mph; 89–117 km/h), while Very Severe Cyclonic Storms have hurricane-force winds of 64–89 kn (73–102 mph; 118–166 km/h). A letter from a group of residents to Mamata Banerjee, chief minister of West Bengal, reads, “The embankment has still not been built. “It’s an extremely rare event and underlines the acute vulnerability of the area,” said Anurag Danda, senior fellow at think-tank Observer Research Foundation who has worked with the people of Mousuni for decades. For Prelims: A brief overview of recent cyclones and their origins. The season was below average with three cyclones forming but only one making landfall over India. After Amphan, residents say there is no point repeating the same housing schemes. See: People rush back to the Sundarbans, untested. See: After Cyclone Amphan, broken houses and rotting fish. The WMO/ESCAP Panel on Tropical Cyclones (PTC) at its twenty-seventh Session held in 2000 in Muscat, Sultanate of Oman agreed in principle to assign names to the tropical cyclones in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea. Here is the list of all the containment zones in 14 districts of West Bengal as per the latest list released by the West Bengal government: List for Kolkata. A woman purchases vegetables in a … But the remittances came to a sudden halt at the end of March, as millions of informal wage earners lost their incomes due to the lockdown forced by the Covid-19 pandemic. Usually, in the month of October, the Cyclones usually head towards West Bengal and Bangladesh. This super cyclone, which was tracing a path parallel to the Odisha coast, will also bring heavy to very heavy rainfall over districts of Jagatsinghpur, Balasore, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj along coastal Odisha on Monday and Tuesday. The Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan is the first super cyclonic storm and also the first pre monsoon super cyclone of this century. If you want to stand beside the affected people amid such a dual crisis, then here is a detailed list of organisations and individuals who have started relief efforts across the state in a war footing. West Bengal: Minister suggests classes on alternate days when schools re-open. According to studies done by the oceanography department in Jadavpur University, Kolkata, Mousuni has lost about one-sixth of its 28-square-kilometre land area to the rising sea in the past 50 years, while the population has increased by two-and-a-half times. Here is the list of strong tropical cyclones in India including Cyclone Thane, Cyclone Mora, Cyclone Megh, Cyclone Jal,Cyclone Roanu,Cyclone Lehar, Cyclone Nargis, Cyclone Mala and Cyclone Giri. Should a cyclonic storm move into the basin from the Western Pacific then it will keep its original name. The Great Bhola Cyclone in November 1970 killed at least 300,000 people in modern-day Bangladesh. The death toll in Super Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal increased to 72, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Thursday. Mousuni is a small island in West Bengal, India, at latitude 21.66 degrees north, longitude 88.30 degrees east. 2. They bred freshwater fish in ponds. Issued 24 hours in advance of the commencement of adverse weather over the coastal areas. 9. One of the many broken homes in Mousuni [Image by: Medha Basu], “Almost 85% of around 6,500 houses on the island were badly damaged during Amphan,” Manna told The Third Pole. India experienced five cyclonic storms in 2020, as against the eight encountered in the previous year. At a Glance. Death toll due to Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal now 98: CM She has strictly instructed her party leaders & administration relief has to reach the people who have been affected due to Amphan. Kolkata, the capital of West Bengal with a population of more than 14 million people, lay in the cyclone’s path as it made landfall along the India-Bangladesh frontier on Wednesday night. [9] Should the depression intensify further then it will become a Deep Depression, which has winds between 28 and 33 kn (32–38 mph; 50–61 km/h). Then Amphan blew it away,” said Muslima Bibi, a resident of Baliara, Mousuni’s southernmost village. However, due to the lack of any such presence between the Pacific and the Bay, cyclonic winds easily move into the Bay of Bengal. Stronger cyclones are the most dramatic impact of climate change in Mousuni, but not the only one. The destructive effect of cyclonic storms is confined to coastal districts and the maximum destruction being within 100 km from the centre of the cyclones. The season was the first instance when naming of storms over North Indian Ocean basin has begun with Cyclone Onil formed in the month of September. Districts in West Bengal, including east and west Mednipore, south and north 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogli and Kolkata would be affected severely,” he said. But only one makes landfall over India and another threatening the coast. Issued 48 hours in advance of the commencement of adverse weather over the coastal areas. This maximised the impact and damage,” said Saral Das, a local community worker. As it moved inland it weakened and dissipated on May 10. The season was third consecutive year of above average activity as five cyclones formed this year with three making landfall over India. West Bengal is undergoing one of the darkest days in history with Supercyclone Amphan striking the state amid the aggravating COVID-19 pandemic. In some cases, they enabled a change from mud to brick walls for the home, from thatch to a tin or even asbestos roof. Ranjita Mondal, from the adjoining village of Kusumtala, also lost her house twice. Fifteen of the deceased were from Kolkata, she said. See: Rising sea swamps island along Bengal coast. Displacement has become routine in Mousuni. Last year, Cyclone Fani hit Odisha in May, killing more than 70 people in Odisha and West Bengal. There are two definite peaks of tropical cyclones in the North Indian Ocean. After Amphan, about 65 families have now had to shift again,” observed an elderly resident. So Amphan directly hit the mud houses built in the shade of those trees. West Bengal has two Cyclone seasons – pre-monsoon and post-monsoon cyclone during April-May and Nov-Dec, respectively. Sheikh Mantaj of Kusumtala said, “I am about 75 and when Bulbul hit last November, I thought that I had seen the strongest cyclone in my lifetime, but within six months, Amphan came. Even the land used to bury the dead has not been spared,” said Sakina Bibi of Baliara. Now, a complete list of containment zones in West Bengal has been accessed, which easily identify the COVID-19 containment zones in the worst-affected districts of Kolkata and Howrah. List for Howrah. Unless otherwise stated, this work is under Creative Commons' Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 2.0 England & Wales License. “Though the external displacement [away from the island] is still limited, the internal displacement within Mousuni is very high,” said Danda. [4] In May 2020, the naming of Cyclone Amphan exhausted the original list of names established in 2004. • The 1990 Andhra Pradesh cyclone formed on 4 May 1990. Nisarga: Within just two weeks of Amphan, Cyclone Nisarga struck the Indian subcontinent. The waves topped six-metre-high embankments and flooded farms and ponds with saline water, killing plants and freshwater fish. The season was above average with five cyclones forming and four making landfall over India. “They keep taking punches and often don’t get the chance to recover.”. The local panchayat has calculated that 15 km of embankments was damaged by Bulbul and 16.5 km by Amphan. “Disaster-prone areas like Mousuni are almost like punchbags,” said Sanjay Vashist, director of Climate Action Network, South Asia. Odisha informed that … [6][7], The IMD issues warnings in four stages for the Indian coast. With the promise of these remittances, many residents who lost their roofs or walls to Cyclone Bulbul last November borrowed to rebuild. Usually, in the month of October, the Cyclones usually head towards West Bengal and Bangladesh. Most casualties are caused by flooding on the coast from tidal waves and storm surges. And then came Amphan, with Mousuni in the eye of the storm for the second time in just over six months. [9] The lowest official classification used in the North Indian Ocean is a Depression, which has 3-minute sustained wind speeds of between 17 and 27 kn (20–31 mph; 31–49 km/h). About eight percent of the total land area, particularly along the eastern coast and Gujarat coast is vulnerable to tropical cyclones. For north Indian Ocean including Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea, the RSMC, New Delhi assigns the name to tropical cyclones following a standard procedure. With Assembly elections due less than a year from now, TMC cutting loose its corrupt leaders so that it doesn't pay a heavy price in the crucial state election. [1], Within the North Indian Ocean between 45°E – 100°E, tropical cyclones are named by the India Meteorological Department (IMD/RSMC New Delhi) when they are judged to have intensified into cyclonic storms with 3-minute sustained wind speeds of at least 34 kn (39 mph; 63 km/h)[2]. [11], The United States Joint Typhoon Warning Center also monitors the basin, and issues warnings on significant tropical cyclones on behalf of the United States Government,[12] also assigning them TC numbers as in all other basins above (albeit in an unofficial manner for this and subsequent basins; cyclones originating in the Arabian Sea are assigned suffix "A" while those in the Bay of Bengal get suffix "B"). A depression formed in the Bay of Bengal and Indian Meteorological Department named in BOB 03. The season was second consecutive year of above average activity. The very next day after the identification, the BOB 03 hit the north Odisha-West Bengal coastline and caused huge destruction of the lives and property. Sheikh Adalat, a former panchayat head, said most betel leaf plantations have been damaged. The cyclone has claimed at least 106 lives, leaving a trail of destruction in WB, Odisha and Bangladesh. “Four-fifths of those houses are completely gone. By July, the Bay storms form north of 18°N and west of 90°E. [10] However, a change was made during 1988 to introduce the category "severe cyclonic storm with core of hurricane winds" for tropical cyclones, with wind speeds of more than 64 kn (74 mph; 119 km/h). Cyclone Bulbul was a very severe cyclonic storm that hit the West Bengal in India. Only about 7 percent of the tropical cyclones in the world originate in the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal but these are some of the most devastating and damaging, says the IMD. The horrifying cyclone Amphan has wreaked havoc all across West Bengal. According to the IMD, the extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan crossed West Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) across Sunderbans (West Bengal) near latitude 21.65N & longitude 88.3E between 3.30 pm and 5.30 pm with … The one lucky break during Amphan was that the storm made landfall at low tide, so the sea’s waves were not as high as they might have been. Cyclone Amphan made landfall on May 20, 2020 at latitude 21.65 degrees north, longitude 88.3 degrees east. Their desperate journeys to get back to their home villages exhausted all their savings. Cyclone Amphan made landfall on May 20, 2020 at latitude 21.65 degrees north, longitude 88.3 degrees east. It is also noteworthy that most July storms move along a westerly track. The season was near normal with four cyclones forming and one making landfall over India. The other season to do so was 2012. Only 25 % of the cyclones that develop over the Arabian Sea approach the West Coast. km of agricultural land since 1986 to saltwater. The island is located in the southwestern corner of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest on the shore of the Bay of Bengal. List for Nadia. 31 October, 1831: Very Severe Cyclonic Storm: Crossed Odisha Coast near Balasore, Loss of life-50,000: 3. On December 1 st, the Calcutta High Court directed the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India to audit the distribution of relief to those affected by the Amphan Cyclone in West Bengal. Date/Year : Category of Cyclone : Landfall and loss: 1. “Though the state government is doing what it can, we need national and international support not only to reconstruct the Sundarbans but also to minimise damage in case of future disasters,” said Javed Ahmed Khan, West Bengal’s minister in charge of disaster management. A catastrophe of this scale has never been witnessed before. West Bengal: TMC Chief Mamata Banerjee had made it very clear that corruption within the Trinamool Congress will not be tolerated.That has now been proven; the party has expelled Manoj Singh, the Pradhan of Garalgacha Gram Panchayat in Hoogly district over corruption charges. Cyclones are strong spiraling winds characterized by a low pressure and numerous thunderstorms. from a list arranged alphabetically.The ‘Tropical cyclones’ in the ‘Bay of Bengal’ and the ‘Arabian Sea’ are being named since 2004. With about six percent of the worldwide cyclones, the Indian subcontinent is one of the most affected areas by cyclone in the world. Pre-monsoon cyclone, which causes wide spread hailstorm and it is traditionally called n the state as Kalbaishaki. There are two definite peaks of tropical cyclones in the North Indian Ocean. This state has a diverse range of flora and fauna. There are mainly 6 National Parks in West Bengal. [5] A fresh list of names has been prepared and will be used in alphabetical order for storms after Amphan. We need to push for more support for the affected people through the international mechanism,” said Harjeet Singh, global climate lead of Action Aid. “Despite facing severe and repeated climate impacts over the last many years, the vulnerability of people living in Mousuni and elsewhere in the Sundarbans has not yet been recognised. “The rate of relative sea level rise is about 8 to 12 millimetres per year, as measured at Sagar island adjacent to Mousuni, which is three to four times over the global average,” said Sugata Hazra of the oceanography department. During the same period 48 tropical cyclones crossed the West Coast, of which 24 were severe cyclonic storms. The Baliara mauza is flooded with rising seawater every year. 3. The season was near normal with four cyclones forming and three making landfall over India. “Bulbul’s landfall point seems to be around 20 km east of Amphan’s landfall,” observed GK Das, director of the centre. List for Hooghly. On the north, east and west, Mousuni is separated from the mainland by two distributaries of the Ganga, Chinai and Muri Ganga. Depression BOB 02 formed on October 23 and remained quasi-stationary near Andhra Pradesh coast. India is a country in the North Indian Ocean that is the most vulnerable to getting hit by tropical cyclones in the basin, from the east or from the west.On average, 2–3 tropical cyclones make landfall in India each year, with about one being a severe tropical cyclone or greater. Bangaon: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asserted that her government will not allow implementation of National Register of Citizens (NRC) or National Population Register (NPR) in the state.. The season was below average with only three cyclones forming with only one making landfall over India. Bangla Newspaper। List of West Bengal Newspapers. The Great Bhola Cyclone in November 1970 killed at least 300,000 people in modern-day Bangladesh. 3100 -F(P2) has released the General List of Holidays for the year 2021 . Issued 72 hours in advance, it discusses the likelihood of development of a cyclonic disturbance in the north Indian Ocean and the coastal region likely to experience adverse weather. Deep Depression BOB 03 was formed on July 27 which was weak depression with minimal damage. The island is located in the southwestern corner of the Sundarbans, the world’s largest mangrove forest on the shore of the Bay of Bengal. "It intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm at 2:30am today. Further details may exist on the. List for North 24 Parganas. Cyclones usually weaken if they encounter a large landmass. The MeT department stated that Cyclone Amphan, formed in the Bay of Bengal with Odisha and West Bengal in its crosshairs, is likely to become a super cyclone in 12 hours. This season had the latest start in the North Indian Ocean basin on record by first system forming on 12th October. Mousuni is part of Namkhana block (a number of blocks make a district, a number of districts a state). The season was above average with six cyclones forming and three making landfall over India and one threatened the coast. More cyclones form in the Bay of Bengal than in the Arabian Sea. The cyclone killed 967 people and caused $600 million (1990 USD) in damages. Records at the block’s office show that Baliara has lost over half of its 19.25 sq. The season was near normal with four cyclones forming and two making landfall over India. “This is my fourth house in the past 10 years. Nowadays almost all people have a smartphone. Cyclone Amphan, one of the worst storms over the Bay of Bengal in years, has killed 12 people in West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee … Cyclone Amphan has claimed 77 lives in West Bengal and Banerjee said the state suffered losses to the tune of Rs 1 lakh crore because of it. West Bengal Voter List 2020 Electoral Roll PDF Download. “Our house was badly damaged during Bulbul. Almost all storms in the Bay of Bengal have their genesis between 16°N and 21°N and west of 92°E in June. “This is mainly due to significant rise of the sea surface temperature since the end-1990s.”. During the same period 48 tropical cyclones crossed the West Coast, of which 24 were severe cyclonic storms. Mousuni is a small island in West Bengal, India, at latitude 21.66 degrees north, longitude 88.30 degrees east. The women would search for shrimp fry in the brackish water, which they sold to aquaculture farms. Those who did not own land worked as farm labourers. The deadliest storm in world history, the 1970 Bhola Cyclone of 1970, killed an estimated 300,000 to 500,000 when it made landfall in Bangladesh on Nov. 12, bringing a storm surge estimated at up to 10.4 meters (34 feet) to the coast. List of Cyclones in India and the World 2019-20: Recently many areas were hit by the Tropical cyclones across the globe.In this article, we will enlist some of the cyclones along with their place of origin and the areas in which they caused havoc. It was the last season to have unnamed cyclones in the North Indian Ocean basin. Traditionally, they farmed rice and vegetables in one of the world’s most fertile deltas. West Bengal has informed the Centre that there were major damages to agriculture, power and telecommunication facilities in cyclone-affected areas. We had just finished repairs. 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The season was above average with five cyclones forming with two Indian landfall and one threatening the coast of India. But two cyclones threatened the coast of India. “The [landfall] points are quite close,” said Sanjib Banerjee, deputy director-general at India Meteorological Department’s regional centre in Kolkata. Worst Cyclones … All National Parks In West Bengal : West Bengal is known for its famous Bengali culture and beautiful landscape along with delicious Bengali foods. We can read all the news paper news every day with the help of our smartphone.. [10] Other classifications historically used include: cyclonic storm where the winds did not exceed force 10 on the Beaufort scale and a Cyclone where the winds are either force 11 and 12 on the Beaufort scale. Now, this list of 64 cyclone names proposed back in September 2004 is about to get exhausted, ... RSMC, New Delhi is also responsible for naming cyclones over the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea. This website is built on WordPress using the JEO Newsroom theme. Universities in West Bengal - Find a list of best universities in West Bengal with location map, address, email-id and website details here. Cyclone Amphan toppled around 1,750 electricity poles in Mousuni, as well as the main tower through which India’s electricity grid reached the island. Later in the month of November, Andhra Pradesh and Odisha are vulnerable to these cyclones. It caused rainfall in Eastern India and no damage was reported. Kyarr and Maha 2019 (Vayu and Hikka) For more information about how we handle your data, please read our Privacy Notice, Life is increasingly dangerous on Mousuni in the Sundarbans, which has been dealt consecutive blows by cyclones Bulbul and Amphan, A house completely devastated in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan [image: Avishek Das / SOPA Images / ZUMA Wire/ Alamy Live News]. Despite residents asking repeatedly for embankments, many parts of the island are still without them. Cyclone Bulbul made landfall on November 9, 2019 at latitude 21.55 degrees north, longitude 88.5 degrees east. I do not know what more is in store for us.”. Panchayat figures say the two cyclones destroyed 2,537 betel leaf plantations, uprooted 31,232 trees and inundated 10,514 ponds with saltwater. But depressions formed in this season were the deadliest. Cyclone Kyant formed in the month of October but well remained offshore in Bay of Bengal. [10] During 2015 another modification to the intensity scale took place, with the IMD calling a system with 3-minute maximum sustained wind speeds between 90 and 119 kn (166–221 km/h, 104–137 mph): an extremely severe cyclonic storm. Bulbul affected one, Amphan destroyed the other. The cyclone made its impact on India’s financial hub Maharashtra. They want enough financial support to be able to build concrete roofs that will not blow away in the next cyclone. Parts of West Bengal and Orissa (also known as Odisha) states in India, and areas in south-west Bangladesh, bore the brunt, with winds gusting up to 185km/h (115mph). Heavy rainfall and floods come next in order of devastation. All four have been affected twice over,” said Debesh Manna, an elderly resident who owns two betel leaf plantations. Cyclone Amphan: India’s first major cyclone of 2020, Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan caused major damage in West Bengal, as well in the neighbouring country of Bangladesh. Like Amphan and Bulbul, the wind caused by Cyclone Aila blew away roofs, flattened huts, felled trees and electricity poles. The season was below average with three cyclones forming with one affecting India. Only brick houses with concrete roofs survived.”. The season includes the most intense cyclone ever recorded in North Indian Ocean basin on record. The season was near normal with four cyclones forming and two making landfall over India. Issued 12 hours in advance of the commencement of adverse weather over the coastal areas. At a Glance. Now you can download Voter List 2020 West Bengal in PDF format. History of cyclones in Odisha: SI.No. The season was above average with four cyclones forming with one Tropical Storm Vamei entering from the West Pacific ocean making a total of five cyclones. List for East Midnapore. 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Cyclone Amphan made landfall on the West Bengal Coast with wind speed of 110-120 kmph in Kolkata on Wednesday. Depressions and Deep Depressions BOB 04,05,06,07,08 which formed in the months from July to November brought damages over India killing many people. The strongest embankments in Mousuni did save some farms and ponds from saltwater. 7-12 October,1737: Super Cyclone: Crossed West Bengal Coast over Sunderbans: 2. The Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) of West Bengal has issued the final WB Voter List 2020 With Photo (Updated).Apart from that, you can also download Old Voter List West Bengal (1952, 1966, 1967, 1971 PDF). This season was below average with two cyclones forming with one making landfall over India. Find West Bengal Cyclone Latest News, Videos & Pictures on West Bengal Cyclone and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. Since then, the land has been unable to support all its people. 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