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Cyclone Remal: 4 Death in West Bengal

Cyclone 'Remal' hit the coast between Bangladesh and West Bengal on Sunday night. 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that Cyclone Remal hit the coast between West Bengal and Bangladesh on Sunday night. It has left a trail of devastation in West Bengal.

In Kolkata, strong storms uprooted trees and knocked down electricity poles. So far 4 people reportedly died due to cyclone remal.

 A 51-year-old man died due to the severe cyclonic storm 'Remal'. According to the information, the man died after a wall collapsed and concrete pieces fell on him during the peak of the storm.

Two deceased are from Memari in the East Burdwan district of West Bengal. The deceased persons have been identified as Fore Singh (64) and his son Tarun Singh (30).

One more death is reported from Mousuni Islands in South 24 Parganas as a tree was uprooted by a strong wind which fell on Renuka Mondal (80).

qHeavy rains occurred when Cyclone Remal made landfall in Canning, a coastal area of ​​West Bengal. Winds blew at a speed of 135 kmph between Sagar Island of West Bengal and Khepupara of Bangladesh. It's continue rainfall in Kolkata as last report came in.

The storm has caused massive devastation in the coastal areas of West Bengal. Trees were uprooted in many areas, houses collapsed, and electricity poles were uprooted. 

Heavy rain has been continuing in Kolkata since the arrival of Cyclone Remal. Due to the rain, many areas of Kolkata are waterlogged. Electricity has been cut off at many places in Kolkata. All agencies including NDRF are busy in work.