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Editorial Analysis: The five Ps of disaster management

The five Ps of disaster management Approx Read Time: 5 minutes Destruction caused by Amphan cyclone: Amphan was the first super-cyclone in the Bay of Bengal after 1999 (i.e., wind speeds beyond 220 kph). West Bengal chief minister (CM) even called Amphan “a bigger disaster than Covid-19”. In less than two days, Bengal lost an estimated …

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Nature Bytes: Odisha, West Bengal brace for Amphan

Amphan Cyclone Approx Read Time: 7 minutes In News: A rapidly intensifying Category 5 super cyclone ‘Amphan’ is moving across the Bay of Bengal and heading for the India-Bangladesh border. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the severe cyclonic storm is likely to make a landfall somewhere between Digha in West Bengal and Hatiya …

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