According to the news agency AP, Cyclone Sitrang ploughed into heavily populated. Cyclone Sitrang was active on low-lying parts of Bangladesh on Monday night, killing at least 24 people.
The districts of Barguna, Narail, Sirajganj, and the island district of Bhol all recorded death. However, the officials warn that the death toll may increase from other areas.
Meanwhile, the India Meteorological Department issued a warning for sudden strong winds on Tuesday morning along. And off the coast of West Bengal, with gusts up to 60 kmph.
By afternoon, these winds would gradually weaken to 30 to 40 kmph increase to 50 kmph.
According to the IMD, Tuesday’s forenoon is expected to see an improvement in the weather in south Bengal regions.
In West Bengal’s coastal districts of South 24 Parganas, North 24 Parganas, and East Midnapore, the cyclone bring moderate to heavy rain between 9.30 p.m. and 11.30 p.m. on Monday. It also affects Diwali and Kali Puja celebrations.
Adding more into Cyclone Sitrang Live Updates, Sitrang quickly degraded into a deep depression after crossing Bangladesh.
And as of Tuesday morning, it had further reduce into a low-pressure region.
Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, and Tripura may see widespread moderate to heavy rainfall on Tuesday due to the system. Cyclone Sitrang is presently heading towards northeastern areas of India.
For your assistance, here are the West Bengal State control room number: 1070, 033-23571075.
Tropical storm Sitrang in Bangladesh results in at least 24 fatalities
According to authorities and press reports on Tuesday, at least 24 people has been died till midnight of Tuesday and approximately 8 million people were left without electricity in Bangladesh during a tropical cyclone.
However, as per the latest report of The Hindu, 35 people have been killed by the deadliest cyclone sitrang. You can also check Tropical Cyclone Sitrang Tracker on google to get the updates.
Cyclone Sitrang is the most recent cyclones in Bangladesh and according to the administration department, more than 6,000 hectares (15,000 acres) of crops has already destroyed. And around 10,000 dwellings were damaged. Additionally, several fishing ventures were swept away due to the Tropical Cyclone Sitrang.
As per the United News of Bangladesh news agency, floods brought on by tidal surges left nearly 20,000 people stranded in the southern coastal area of Bhola.
Hundreds of thousands of people were evacuated to cyclone shelters on Monday as Tropical Storm Sitrang developed in the Bay of Bengal before heading toward north Bangladesh’s extensive coast.
Throughout the day, Bangladesh was hammered by torrential rain, which caused flooding in numerous coastal locations in the south and southwest of the nation.
Though the Sitrang weakened Tuesday afternoon with the speed of 65 kilometer’s per hour (40 miles per hour) and wind gusts of up to 85 kph reported on Tuesday afternoon.
According to Minhazur Rahman, a government official in Mirshorai, Chattogram, after a dredger overturned in the Bay of Bengal on Monday night, eight dead bodies were found on Tuesday.
According to him, the water was still rough on Tuesday.
Death due to fallen trees
The trees collapsed on a family’s home as two parents and their 4-year-old daughter were sleeping late on Monday night, according to Raihan Mehbub, an official in Cumilla district.
According to Somoy TV, located in Dhaka, at least 13 other people died in various instances around the nation.
The majority of fatalities happen due to fallen trees. Although other causes included drowning and collapsed buildings, according to local media.
Nasrul Hamid, the junior minister for power and mineral resources inform that out of a total of 48 million consumers, 8 million were still without energy. This happens due to trees fallen on electric poles.
Mostly fallen trees reported in rural regions.
Nasrul Hamid also inform that the country’s electricity distribution wouldn’t return to the normal until Wednesday.
About 10,000 homes damage or destroy nationwide, according to Enamur Rahman, junior minister for disaster management and assistance.
After 21 hours of closure, the government reopened the three airports on Tuesday to make passengers life easy.
The government requested fishing boats to return from the deep sea. And remain secure in the Bay of Bengal on Monday. Three airports also closed and stopped all river transport operations throughout the nation by the government.
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