Indian fishermen pull a boat to higher ground on a beach in Puri. Agence France-Presse
Netizens have praised the lady officer on Twitter. One user who goes by the name, Sushree said, “Inspirational... made my day.”
Fourteen villages were inundated as a tidal surge breached flood dams. The dead included a minor in Barguna district on the coast and five others killed by lightening.
India has evacuated more than a million people living along its east coast ahead of an extremely severe cyclone that is due to make landfall on Friday afternoon, government officials said.
Under the directives of Sheikh Mohammed, the UAE has dispatched emergency medical assistance to Lebanon to help healthcare facilities treat victims of the massive explosions in Beirut.
Two enormous explosions at the Beirut Port on Tuesday disrupted a Lebanese bride’s wedding photo session. The bride luckily suffered minor injuries.
Ajman Civil Defense teams were on the site to put out the massive fire at the market in the new industrial area.