Cyclone Fani hit West Bengal post-midnight, to enter Bangladesh by noon
| Saturday | 4th May, 2019
Cyclone Fani hit West Bengal post-midnight on Saturday, hours after making a landfall in Puri wreaking havoc in the coastal districts of Odisha.
The worst cyclonic storm in decades, Fani uprooted trees and triggered rains as it entered West Bengal through Kharagpur.
“The severe cyclonic storm Fani entered Bengal at 12.30 am through Odisha’s Balasore.
(@Indiametdept) May 3, 2019Cyclone Fani lashed cities and towns in coastal Bengal including Digha, Mandarmani, Tajpur, Sandehskhali and Contai.
The West Bengal electricity board disconnected power lines to prevent any untoward situation as the storm passed through the coastal districts.
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