Hurricanes and rains are a setback for Kovid’s preventive measures
03 June 2020
If the hurricane hit the East Coast on the 20th of last month, this time it would have hit the Arabian Sea. Hurricane Umpan was hit by a devastating storm in West Bengal and Odisha on Sunday.
Cyclone 19, Cyclone 19 If the hurricane hit the East Coast on the 20th of last month, this time it would have hit the Arabian Sea. Hurricane Umpan was hit by a devastating storm in West Bengal and Odisha on Sunday. The heavy rains that followed resulted in the loss of many lives and caused billions of dollars in damage. 77 people have died in West Bengal alone.
This was a major blow to Kovid’s defense efforts. In Odisha and West Bengal, power and telephone connections in the coastal belt for more than four days came to a complete standstill. Many roads were damaged. The villages were isolated. None of these have ever been restored. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the loss was Rs. Odisha is a huge loss.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on the air in these states despite the Kovid crisis. In the days following the cyclone, Kovid’s preventive actions in both states were in decline. The winds are likely to hit the states of Maharashtra and Gujarat, the worst in the country. Mumbai is one of the fastest growing cities in India.
Between 1 pm and 3 pm, the cyclone landed in Alibag, about 100 km south of Mumbai. The Meteorological Department said that strong winds and strong rains could bring up to 110 km / h. Winds are expected to hit speeds of up to 120 km / h. B
Mumbai is about to face the first hurricane of the century. Tens of thousands were evacuated from the coasts of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray said more than 19,000 people were evacuated from Maharashtra. The rescue operation was under threat from Kovid.