Mumbai streets deserted as India’s biggest city braces for cyclone

The streets of Mumbai emptied as a rare cyclone headed for India’s most populous metropolis as thousands of people moved away from the coast. The cyclone is piling the pressure on authorities who are already grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic. Subscribe to us on YouTube: https://goo.gl/lP12gA Download our APP on Apple Store (iOS): https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cctvnews-app/id922456579?l=zh&ls=1&mt=8 Download … Read more Mumbai streets deserted as India’s biggest city braces for cyclone

Storm Amanda kills at least 20 in Central America before degrading and reaching Mexico

Tropical storm Amanda continues its deadly path, leaving at least 20 dead as it could become a cyclone as it reaches Mexico. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our website: http://www.france24.com Subscribe to our YouTube channel: http://f24.my/youtubeEN Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FRANCE24.English Follow … Read more Storm Amanda kills at least 20 in Central America before degrading and reaching Mexico

Civilians in Armed Conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2020)

Noon briefing by Stéphane Dujarric, Spokesperson for the Secretary-General. Highlights: – Security Council – Protection of Civilians in Armed Conflict – High-Level Event on Financing for Development – ECOSOC – Women’s Participation in Peacebuilding – Afghanistan – Cyclone Amphan – Airline Crash – Africa Day – Syria – Peacekeeping Support to COVID-19 Response – World … Read more Civilians in Armed Conflict & other topics – Daily Briefing (27 May 2020)

Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Frequent handwashing and physical distancing are the pillars of efforts around the world to prevent the spread of coronavirus. But for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in southern Bangladesh who are now directly threatened by COVID-19, effectively practicing that advice is nigh on impossible, especially after Cyclone Amphan left the camps in Cox’s Bazar … Read more Is a coronavirus catastrophe looming for Rohingya refugees? | The Stream

Just Terrifying! Massive LOCUST swarms attack several Indian regions

Vast hordes of locusts have overrun at least five states in India, showing no signs of slowing down and adding insult to injury as the country grapples with the twin evils of a pandemic and the aftermath of a super-cyclone. MORE: https://on.rt.com/ahuy Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on … Read more Just Terrifying! Massive LOCUST swarms attack several Indian regions

Amphan aftermath: Seawater destroys farmland in Sundarbans

The Indian government has deployed soldiers to help with rescue and relief efforts after Cyclone Amphan hit the country’s eastern coast last week. More than 20 rivers have breached their banks and seawater is seeping into farmlands in the Sundarbans mangroves region – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Al Jazeera’s Priyanka Gupta reports. – Subscribe … Read more Amphan aftermath: Seawater destroys farmland in Sundarbans

Storm hits Perth as ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga delivers wild weather across WA | ABC News

People throughout the state of Western Australia are mopping up after a rare and intense storm carved a path of destruction along the length of the coast. Emergency services received hundreds of calls for help, and at its peak, more than 65,000 properties were without power. James Carmody reports. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-05-25/massive-storm-hits-perth-as-ex-tropical-cyclone-mangga-strikes/12281886 For more … Read more Storm hits Perth as ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga delivers wild weather across WA | ABC News

Film-maker captures dust storm enveloping Western Australia beach

Film-maker Chris Lewis has captured a blaze of red dust covering a beach in Geraldton, Western Australia, as ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga batters the southern part of the state. Lewis said the dust had travelled ‘hundreds of kilometres away’ to meet the sea. The ex-tropical cyclone has damaged homes and left thousands without power Video courtesy … Read more Film-maker captures dust storm enveloping Western Australia beach

Ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga delivers wild weather across WA, power cut to thousands | ABC News

A massive storm is wreaking havoc on southern coastal parts of Western Australia, including Perth, with thousands of homes without power, trees down and reports of widespread property damage. State Emergency Services (SES) staff have answered hundreds of calls for help overnight and this morning. Most were for structural and roof damage with the majority … Read more Ex-Tropical Cyclone Mangga delivers wild weather across WA, power cut to thousands | ABC News

Bangladesh struggles to aid cyclone-stricken communities

More than 90 people have been killed and tens of thousands left homeless after Cyclone Amphan slammed into coastal towns and cities in India and Bangladesh. Authorities are now working to help communities already stricken by the coronavirus, but are hampered by damaged power and communication lines. Al Jazeera’s Tanvir Chowdhury reports from Dhaka, Bangladesh’s … Read more Bangladesh struggles to aid cyclone-stricken communities

India PM visits areas devastated by cyclone

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has visited areas hardest hit by the region’s most powerful cyclone in decades. Modi surveyed the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan from the air – before announcing financial aid for affected regions. At least 96 people were killed when Amphan hit India and neighbouring Bangladesh. Authorities are struggling to restore … Read more India PM visits areas devastated by cyclone

Cyclone Amphan: more than 80 dead after storm lashed India and Bangladesh | ABC News

The eastern Indian city of Kolkata has been devastated by a powerful cyclone which has killed at least 84 people across India and Bangladesh. For more from ABC News, click here: https://ab.co/2kxYCZY You can watch more ABC News content on iview: https://ab.co/2OB7Mk1 Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://ab.co/1svxLVE Go deeper on our ABC News In-depth … Read more Cyclone Amphan: more than 80 dead after storm lashed India and Bangladesh | ABC News

Cyclone Amphan batters India and Bangladesh

A deadly super-cyclone has hit parts of India and Bangladesh, destroying millions of homes. The eastern Indian city of Kolkata has been hit hard as aerial views show its airport flooded and hangars damaged. Coronavirus and social-distancing measures made mass evacuations more difficult, with shelters unable to be used to full capacity. #coronavirus #COVID19 SUBSCRIBE … Read more Cyclone Amphan batters India and Bangladesh

Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation

Clean up operations have begun in India and Bangladesh after the most powerful cyclone to hit the Bay of Bengal in 20 years. Cyclone Amphan killed at least 84 people and destroyed thousands of homes. There are now concerns about the spread of coronavirus in emergency shelters where millions of people sought safety. Al Jazeera’s … Read more Cyclone Amphan: India and Bangladesh clean up after devastation