Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday conducted an aerial survey of areas affected by cyclone amfan in Orissa.
pm modi has decided to give Rs 500 crore as advance system to Odisha. He expressed condolences to the families of the casualties in this cyclonic storm.
He announced to give ₹ 200000 to the families of the deceased and ₹ 50000 to the seriously injured.
As we all know, The Meteorological Department had predicted the storm to reach the coast of West Bengal by the evening of 20 May.
Cyclonic storms warned of strong winds and rain due to the storm.
narendra modi appreciated the leadership of Mamta ji during the amfan storm in West Bengal.
Although, narendra modi said, we are with him in these adverse circumstances. He said that all aspects related to rehabilitation and reconstruction in Bengal and Orissa will be looked into and we all want West Bengal to move forward.
It is to be known that during the press conference on Thursday evening. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee appealed to pm narendra modi to visit the state.
Hours after this appeal, pm narendra modi decision to visit West Bengal and Orissa came to light.
mamta banerjee said that cyclone should be considered a national disaster.
The calamity in the Vijaygarh area of West Bengal Kolkata has caused heavy havoc.
About 80 people have died due to the storm in Bengal. The strong winds of the 6-hour storm storm disrupted Kolkata Airport.
Runways and hangars are immersed in water. In one part of the airport, many infrastructure is submerged in water.
According to him, the state has lost one lakh crore rupees due to this cyclonic storm. Army, Navy and Air Force teams are engaged in rescue work in Bengal.
Amfan is said to have been the strongest storm in 283 years in Bengal.
In 1737, 300,000 people were killed from the Great Bengal Cyclone. On the other hand, the super cyclone came in Orissa in 1999, in which 10,000 people died.