Scientists are urging immediate combat measures, including climate-proofing of our cities, to mitigate the impact of disasters.
CM Mamata Banerjee has made it clear that separate task forces, set up at the state, district, sub-divisional and block levels, will work under the direct supervision of the chief secretary.
Mamata Banerjee said West Bengal is targeting to shift at least 10 lakh people to safer places in a bid to avoid any loss of life.
About 2.4 million people were displaced in India, mostly in West Bengal and Odisha, and 2.5 million were displaced in Bangladesh due to the cyclone, it added.
"Didi is only interested in making his nephew the next chief minister. Do you want the nephew to be the CM? If not, then vote for the BJP," he said.
Refusing to entertain the state government's prayer, the division bench comprising Chief Justice TBN Radhakrishnan and Justice Arijit Banerjee directed the CAG to complete the process.
Flashpoints in Bengal politics were one too many, as the state hogged national limelight for all the wrong reasons and witnessed widespread political violence, as parties are gearing up for 2021 polls
Over 2,000 people died between June & October amidst floods, the highest toll due to climate change-induced weather events
Cyclone Amphan had brushed past the Odisha coast and made landfall in neighbouring West Bengal.
The funds will be released to West Bengal, Odisha, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Sikkim as assistance for the damage caused by cyclone, floods and landslides during the year.