Articles by: Sampurna Das

A survivor’s tale: “Two weeks since Amphan. No sign of electricity”.

A survivor’s tale: “Two weeks since Amphan. No sign of electricity”.

This is a story of a survivor of the recent cyclonic storm Amphan. Amphan, (150-160 mph) a super cyclonic storm caused widespread damage in Eastern India and Bangladesh. This is the first super cyclone in the Bay of Bengal region since the Odisha cyclone of 1999 (160 mph). This is the strongest tropical cyclone to hit the Gangetic deltaic region[Read More…]

June 6, 2020 India