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Tag: Cyclone Aila

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  • Thunder on the Coast

    Thunder on the Coast

    As battered Odisha languishes in unsplendid isolation, one must give credit to the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) for the precautionary measures, which have arguably checked the number of casualties.

    May 7, 2019
  • Battered & Bruised

    Battered & Bruised

    There was no howling of the wind in Kolkata on Tuesday night ~ close to ten years after Cyclone Aila devastated West Bengal on 23 May 2009. The city hadn’t experienced a thundersquall of such velocity for a long time; the windspeed was an almost incredible 98 km an hour ~ marginally less than Aila’s …

    April 21, 2018