The Prime Minister was received at the Kolkata airport by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankar. All three will be traveling by helicopter to disaster areas. Earlier, Mamata Banerjee had reported that 80 people had died in the cyclone. Over 600,000 people have been displaced so far.
Umpun has been the worst hit in Kolkata and South Bengal. The cyclone, which hit speeds of up to 165 km / h and hit speeds of up to 190 km, tore up trees and power poles along the coast. The cyclone has been ravaged by a series of devastating losses in Odisha.