Tamluk: The authorities have issued alert in Digha and Mandarmani area following the cyclone Komen, which hit the state on Thursday. Police have been making regular alerts through loudspeaker.
The fishermen and tourists are warned not to venture in the sea. Alert have also been sounded across Sunderban. Although ‘Komen’ has weekend heavy to very heavy rains with strong winds have been forecasted by the Met department.
n view of the situation, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has cut short her visit to the UK by a day and is coming back to Kolkata by this evening.
The state government has sounded a high alert in all South Bengal districts and has taken necessary precautionary measures to deal with situations arising out of the cyclone.
The metropolis is also likely to be hit by the cyclone and the civic authorities have made necessary arrangements to deal with flooding of streets and low-lying areas in the city.