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Cyclone Remal Situation Report-2

Severe Cyclonic Storm Remal was a moderately intense and deadly tropical cyclone that affected West Bengal and Bangladesh in May 2024. It was the first depression and the first cyclonic storm of the 2024 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. According to the Bangladesh Meteorological Department, it turned into a cyclone from a deep depression on the evening of 25 May. The cyclone made landfall on West
Bengal’s Sundarban Delta at 8:30 pm on Saturday, 26 May as a severe cyclonic storm. The storm’s speed was between 90 and 120 kilometers per hour during landfall in the coastal area. It killed at least 84 people including 65 in India and 19 in Bangladesh. About
27 million people in Bangladesh were affected by power outages.