Cyclone 'Amphan' LIVE updates: NDRF teams deployed in Odisha to shift villagers to shelters

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Odisha and West Bengal state government have started evacuating people from coastal areas to safer places in view of the warning of strong winds and heavy rains.

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Cyclone Amphan: NDRF teams deployed in Odisha
Teams of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been deployed ahead of Cyclone Amphan, which is likely to make landfall in between Sagar Islands (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) on May 20. The teams are gearing up for rescue and relief operation. 10 teams are deployed in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur and Mayurbhanj. Seven teams are at 3rd NDRF BN Mundali in Cuttack. Odisha government has urged Central Government to suspend Shramik Special trains passing through its coastal area due to cyclone.

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