Ten additional National Disaster Response Force, NDRF teams from other locations have been deployed for rescue operations in West Bengal. Teams are likely to reach Kolkata by late night today. West Bengal government had earlier requested NDRF for the deployment of additional teams.
Presently 26 NDRF teams are deployed in cyclone-affected areas of West Bengal. The additional teams will bring the total NDRF team deployment across 6 districts of West Bengal affected by Cyclone Amphan to 36 teams. (AIR NEWS)