Massive storm wreaks havoc in West Bengal’s Jalpaiguri, 4 killed

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Four individuals had been killed and at the very least 70 individuals injured as a storm wreaked havoc in components of Jalpaiguri district in northern West Bengal on Sunday.

Four individuals had been killed and at the very least 70 individuals injured as a storm wreaked havoc in components of Jalpaiguri district in northern West Bengal on Sunday, officers mentioned. Several homes had been broken, bushes uprooted and electrical poles fell as robust winds devastated most components of the district headquarters city and plenty of areas of neighbouring Mainaguri, they mentioned.

Among probably the most affected areas had been Rajarhat, Barnish, Bakali, Jorpakdi, Madhabdanga and Saptibari, they mentioned. The deceased had been recognized as Dijendra Narayan Sarkar (52) of Senpara, Anima Burman (45) of Paharpur, Jagen Roy (72) of Putimari and Samar Roy (64) of Rajarhat, they added.

“A rescue operation is underway,” a catastrophe administration officer mentioned. Dhupguri MLA Nirmal Chandra Roy informed PTI that a number of individuals had been admitted to hospital with accidents.

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee mentioned personnel of the civil administration, police and catastrophe administration have been deployed for the reduction works. Quick response groups (QRTs) have additionally been deployed, and the affected individuals had been being shifted to safer locations, she mentioned.

“Sad to know that sudden heavy rainfall and stormy winds brought disasters today afternoon in some Jalpaiguri-Maynaguri areas, with loss of human lives, injuries, house damages, uprooting of trees and electricity poles etc,” she posted on X.

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“District administration will provide compensation to next of kin in the case of the deaths, and the injured as per rules and following the MCC (model code of conduct),” she added. Stating that she was with the affected households, Banerjee assured them that the administration would supply all types of help. 

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by DNA workers and is printed from PTI)




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