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Cyclone Fani enters West Bengal

Kolkata: Cyclone Fani, one of the strongest storms to batter the Indian subcontinent in decades, entered West Bengal post midnight on Saturday, hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday. According to the Meteorological department, the extremely severe cyclonic storm relatively weakened after entering coastal Odisha and transformed into “very severe” as it […]

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Fani: IAF keeps 11 choppers, 4 aircraft on standby

Agartala/Shillong: In view of cyclone “Fani”, the Indian Air Force (IAF) has kept on standby 11 helicopters and four An-32 aircraft in different locations for relief and rescue operations, an official release said on Friday. According to an official (Defence) release, Eastern Air Command Headquarters (in Shillong) has sized up the situation in conjunction with Air […]