Cyclone Amphan ravages Kolkata, India

The cyclone nicknamed Amphan has completely ravaged the city of Kolkata in eastern India. The storm with a wind speed of 185 kilometers per hour and heavy rains killed at least 84 people in India and Bangladesh.

Thousands of trees were uprooted, homes collapsed and electricity and telephone services were cut off for some 14 million people.

Currently a number of rescue teams are engaged in rescuing those who ended up in danger of losing their lives and to try to return the City to normalcy. Millions of people had to be evacuated from the area and given shelter in safer places.

Other News
Foreign Affairs

In Japan, sixteen persons are believed to have died and nine others reported missing following heavy rainfall on the island of Kyushu which was hit by flooding and landslides. Fourteen…

Covid-19

Mexico registered over 30,000 coronavirus deaths as the virus continues to spread in the central American country, which is among the worst hit by the pandemic. Mexican Health Ministry stated…

Covid-19

In Spain, the Catalonia region has re-imposed restrictions to contain the pandemic at a zone where 210,000 persons live, which experienced an recent increase in new coronavirus cases. The restrictions…

Covid-19

U.S. President Donald Trump said that his strategy against coronavirus is moving along well, despite the increase in cases around the whole country. In his 4th of July message, Trump…

View More