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New Delhi/Jaipur: Strong gales and heavy rain brought by cyclone Remal lashed the coastlines of India and Bangladesh on Monday, with the storm killing at least 16 people and cutting electricity supply to millions before losing intensity.

At least 10 people lost their lives in Bangladesh and 6 died in West Bengal and its coastal areas suffered extensive damage to infrastructure and property, as severe Cyclone Remal tore through the state and neighbouring Bangladesh with winds speeds reaching 135 km per hour.

Meanwhile, Radheshyam Sharma, Director, Meteorological Centre, Jaipur, on Monday said that there will be no immediate relief from the intense heatwave and warmer nights in the next couple of days. The maximum temperatures are unlikely to witness any significant changes until May 29. He added, “In the first week of June, maximum temperatures are likely to be recorded near normal in most parts of the state”.

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