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June 2, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Cyclone Nisarga intensified in Maharashtra: Landfall likely tomorrow

Cyclone Nisarga, a deep depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm. It will further turn into a severe cyclonic storm by tonight and cross north Maharashtra and Gujarat coasts between Harihareshwar in Raigad district and Daman on early Wednesday morning, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

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May 20, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Millions hunker down in India and Bangladesh as cyclone arrives

Millions of people were evacuated in anticipation of the storm, which originated in the Bay of Bengal. The storm, the first super cyclone in the area since 1999, is forecast to cause deadly storm surges, severe flooding and mudslides.

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May 1, 2020 Covid-19 BDP Newswatch

India lockdown extended for two more weeks

New guidelines, outlined on Friday, update the country's designated red, green and orange zoning system.

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April 14, 2020 BDP Newswatch

PM Narendra Modi says India will extend coronavirus lockdown until 3 May

The announcement comes on what was to be the last day of the initial lockdown, which began on 25 March.

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April 3, 2020 BDP Newswatch

Singapore announces "circuit breaker" measures to slow the spread of COVID-19

Singapore will shutter schools and most workplaces as the city-state unveiled a raft of stricter measures to slow the spread of coronavirus, shifting away from an approach crafted to limit interruptions to daily life and commerce.

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