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No Significant Damage, Loss of Life For Cyclone Remal in Tripura

Due to the impact of the cyclone Remal Tripura received an average rainfall of 40.73 mm from 8:30 am to 2:30 pm on Monday. Maximum rainfall is 59.5 mm in West Tripura district and minimum is 27 mm in North Tripura district. The highest wind gust recorded was 53.7 kmph at AD Nagar in West Tripura District.

Moreover, there are no reports of any significant damage or loss of life from any district except trees uprooted and roads blocked at a few places. Disaster Management Team, SDRF, trained Apda Mitra and Civil Defense Volunteers, NDRF are pressed into action to clear roads and restore essential services. 

Roads were cleared in most places within hours. Damage work is going on in many places

The Meteorological Department has issued red and orange warnings across the state for Monday and Tuesday. Thunderstorms and heavy rain are likely at isolated places across the state. 

Line departments including power, health, education, transport, forest, food etc., ground level staff are working with district administration. Moreover, volunteers are on alert to take immediate response measures to mitigate any impact of the cyclone. 

Hospitals and health centers are ready and alert to take care of health needs. Relief and rehabilitation centers have been kept ready for people who need shelter due to the cyclone.

Cyclone 'Remal' made landfall between the coast of Bangladesh and adjacent West Bengal on Sunday midnight. According to the latest report of  IMD the cyclone is weakening gradually.