Cyclone Amphan: Living on the 41st Floor During a Super Cyclone in Kolkata | The Quint

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Amphan, the second super cyclone to form over the Bay of Bengal since 1999 and "a double challenge" due to COVID-19, made landfall in West Bengal at 2:30 pm on Wednesday, 20 May, and continued to cause destruction in the form of high-velocity winds and heavy rains till about early in the morning on 21 May. The Quint's reporter from Bengal gives a first-hand account of the ferocious storm from her 41st-floor residence in Kolkata.
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  • It's not just Abt north & south 24parganas..it also included east Medinipur .. after Sunderbans ...the Digha, Haldia got heavily affected

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  • Which apartment it is ?

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  • At this point in time, its 1.21 am im watching this video..

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  • Stupid

    Rosy SahaRosy Saha3 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Idiot vedio

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  • 🤯🤯🤯🤯🤯

    Urwasi GadgadeyUrwasi Gadgadey3 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Really that was a bad night for us.

    Anindita HalderAnindita Halder4 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Ignore

    sravan kumarsravan kumar5 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • If u scared it’s ur problem why u r showoff in video is this for views lot I’d people are staying in tent out side go take their video and post

    Venkata ChappidiVenkata Chappidi5 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • It was a drastic evening!!

    Shreyee PalShreyee Pal5 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I hate 2020

    UnicornLizzie GalaxyUnicornLizzie Galaxy7 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I am glad if they provide their phone number .

    Mamud AktarMamud Aktar7 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • How scary it is😵

    Satvik ShuklaSatvik Shukla7 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • A lesson not to live in .high rises. Its completely unsustainable development

    Anjali SharmaAnjali Sharma7 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • In this pray almighty God atleast this can be done!

    Kaleem KhanKaleem Khan8 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Wat is the name of the place , building residence.

    Ranjeeta GomesRanjeeta Gomes8 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Overreacting to the power of infinity ... Get out and see still our ngo ar helping people who barely have anything to eat ... Living a lavish lifestyle on, and analysing the Strom stupidest presentation ever **** unsubscribed ...

    Siddhartha deySiddhartha dey8 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Feel sorry. What to say ? God's fury ? May god bless the human race from the terrible times we are going through and return our khushhali back to us. Hare Krishna .

    Madhav NawareMadhav Naware9 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Lie

    Natasha's KitchenNatasha's Kitchen10 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Those who suffered that amphn they all were crying on that day N I m one of them.🤦 When ever think about that day my goosebumps.

    Puja GoswamiPuja Goswami10 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Bangali hoye bangla bolte paren na? Nijer bhasa ke sanman korun....kuchu mone korben naa bollam bole

    Kiran BanerjeeKiran Banerjee11 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Omo are you ok

    ichu haa yoonichu haa yoon11 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • God help them !

    Baseerat ShahBaseerat Shah12 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Have you heard of cyclone hudhud which came in 2014. We stayed with out electricity for 2weeks,we had no water for 2days when the water came it was muddy and we got mobile signals after 2weeks and cable signals after 3 or 4 months..the cyclone made the complete city a trash and water flooded from driange and started to enter the homes, it was like hell for 28hrs 🙁

    Sandhya IsaiSandhya Isai12 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Omg... Wind sounds horrible..

    Vara PrasadVara Prasad13 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • in 2014 vizag faced hudhud. our governments constantly advised people to store additional gas supplies, rations, candles, water, vegetables etc. hud hud is having wind power of more than 200 kmph. but we are saved my trees and plants. they have fallen and saved us. we are in 2nd floor of apartment. carrying water by climbing steps is very difficult. u r good self is in 41st floor. omg

    Pvsk RAOPvsk RAO13 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 2020 is so sad year

    akkatai pawarakkatai pawar16 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 😥so sad

    Lucymanipur DilbungLucymanipur Dilbung16 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Very sad... Very sad mam ...

    bhabesh barmanbhabesh barman19 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I can't imagine how this brave lady did the filming of all this, during such a scary situation. Thoughts and prayers to all who have been affected with this cyclone. Stay safe ❤️ and to the ones commenting about 'how privileged this girl is, think about the poor people', this girl had mentioned that too in the video. Video toh pura sunn lo pehle. 😅

    Meera NairMeera Nair19 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • In this bad situation she 👧 dared to explain everything as live to us. Thanq

    Sreenu VasuSreenu Vasu20 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • God bless you I suffer like that when hurricane María cat five hit Puerto Rico.

    Yayi PomalesYayi Pomales23 ਘੰਟੇ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 2020 gives a very strong message to all people irrespective of caste, creed, religion and race that you should change the way you are treating to nature. It's a time for repentance and this repentance should be reflected in our actions with a commitment to preserve the mother earth. If we don't realize from our mistakes then there will be a repetition of amphan, corona, forestfires, locusts, earthquakes and many more things. Let us take this as a warning.

    Roshan MaharanaRoshan Maharanaਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Be brave sis..

    Varalakshmi PVaralakshmi Pਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Byosed news channel the quint

    PROBLEM SOLVERPROBLEM SOLVERਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Don't worry you all will be safe just believe in it

    Rich DanRich Danਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Time waisted

    Ajit ChinaraAjit Chinaraਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Ya Allah rehem

    Shadow KillerShadow Killerਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Sound of winds are really super scary

    Pallavi priyadarshiniPallavi priyadarshiniਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Prarthna 🙏🇮🇳 hum sab deshvasiyo ke liye, hum sab ko himmat mile, ye sari mushkilo se nikale ke liye. Koi na koi madad sab ko mile,, 🙏 hum sab ekdusre ki himmat ban kr sath den. 🙏🙏 Jai Hind......... Aap sab surakshit hey👍🙏 jin ko mushkil ho rahi hogi, apna khyaal rakhey, himmat rakhey. 👍🙏🙏

    Kiran BaseraKiran Baseraਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I like my own house. Not multistoried luxurious flat..

    Marmita PandeyMarmita Pandeyਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • She just know one word. At this point in time😀😀😀😀😀

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  • Prayers to all

    Dr Aishwarya AshishDr Aishwarya Ashishਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • nice video

    M A WM A Wਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I'm from West Bengal and the electricity has been cut off after cyclone we are still living in darkness even after 10 day's later.

    NoobclashNoobclashਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • The seriousness of issue can be gathered by your voice ...... it's really very sad.

    Shreyansh NigamShreyansh Nigamਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Thank you for your class consciousness.

    Ayush PrasadAyush Prasadਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I think How she is feeling unsafe even in that posh apartment, and what about poor people downside in those slums.

    Vaibhav SharmaVaibhav Sharmaਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • She is the residence of Urbana

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  • Same thing happened in vizag years back...hud hud toofan...same sound of air...I can still remember...it still scares me....no lights, no current, no charging in phones literally for one week...

    Shaheen ShaikShaheen Shaikਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Hey,you are not going to deaths now the God will protect us

    prity kumariprity kumariਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I can understand you plight... as I too faced a super cyclone at jamnagar... I tried to rescue a lamb caught in a cactus shrub. I couldn't stand . I had to crawl with very thick electrical gloves . The sand particles hit my face like bullets... but I couldn't be gentle while rescuing.. I was lil rough. But rescued it. A 5000 ltr PVC tank was tied secured tightly with a thick poly propylene rope, that too snapped and in 2 minutes that tank was out of sight.. but god bless you are safe. Even a big branch of a mangoe tree snapped at my house in salt lake.. that branch was not traceable either within 30 sec.. my mom 85 yrs. Who stays alone was simply paranoid coupled with palpitations.. I just kept calling her and pacified her. And warned no to open and of doors and windows... as if the wind enters the house.. it would be a disaster.... stay BLESSED.... I stay at Mumbai

    Ginu BanerjeeGinu Banerjeeਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • 41st floor during a cyclone? lol the building should have been completely vacated. People in even 1 floor buildings are not safe on the ground.

    amir khanamir khanਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Think of Poor people

    Monika BhagatMonika Bhagatਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • You should move out of that building, try to buy or rent a 3 storey house

    Jove JoveJove Joveਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Think of the birds and their nests.. Think about animals of Sundarban

    Tara SharmaTara Sharmaਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • She is so upset and making a big deal lol there are people whoes shelters have been blown away due to Cyclone Amphan. They have lost their loved ones home land everything.. and there she is crying from her luxurious apartment which is built to deal with storms Cyclone and earthquakes.. due to modern technology and also crying over gas and cable. Absolutely pathetic!

    Mahfujur RahmanMahfujur Rahmanਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • <a href="#" class="seekto" data-time="124">02:04</a> man that wind howl scared the shit out of me. The derelict passage just adds to the creepy vibe.

    Ranjit CherianRanjit Cherianਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I saw this report and wish to ask one questions: Ms. Das showed that there's no tv working at around 6 pm but she never showed when it started back or that it's coming on & off. During the same period she forwarded information that one Bangladeshi man is dead. At that point of time how she got so specific information? Instead of one man dead she even forwarded the identity also --- stranged me and in the morning at 7 am she explained all details on hourly basis as she was in the control room whole night. Does this report is a good example of modern day technic I.e. mix of visuals & audio ? I appreciate your efforts.

    Satish ChhabraSatish Chhabraਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • At this point in time

    Richie MalhotraRichie Malhotraਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • case that building company

    sandeep mahisandeep mahiਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Oh my god that wind sounds were... 💀

    Vaishali RajputVaishali Rajputਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Its an Urbana project at Ruby, kolkata, West Bengal one of the luxurious High rise apartment. I feel a bit of pain about you people after spending crores on flats if u get to see this kind of situation then it doesn't worth it of crores despite of being at 41st floors.

    Saif AhmedSaif Ahmedਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Brave Lady. It's a Short Film with a Real Life Story to me. Please don't be so desperate again. My Salute 🙏🙏🙏

    LEARN TO DRAW Santanu PramanikLEARN TO DRAW Santanu Pramanikਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I live on 4th floor but I still got scared sometimes I feel like my building might collapse and you staying in 41st floor how scary you feel everytime when strong wind blow all the time

    Shabbir AhmedShabbir Ahmedਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Now you wealthy high rise people understand the pain of poor people living on the ground.. you had tears just by your window flying away, while that are faced by poor people every monsoon that there roof top flies away... And you at high rises make fun of them see them with neglect and hoard money and resources, do politics with there life when lot can be done by you.

    Divyanand TiwariDivyanand Tiwariਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Similar to jet engine omfg

    Hell RaiserHell Raiserਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Cyclone or no cyclone u sud be scared stying this up

    neha chauhanneha chauhanਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • U sud nt stay this up ..these things are already known in such areas..use ur brains bfore getting a house people to refrain cry later

    neha chauhanneha chauhanਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I think you are crying

    just pass time without crimejust pass time without crimeਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • God bless you and your family!! I experienced hurricane Sandy in NYC, the wind sounds the same, but the apartments are much safe than my individual home then. Luckily just my street had power back in 2 days. Where as the rest if the affected areas had no power for a month or so. I dislike how Indian govt doesn't have certain laws and rules before constructing. Yes sometimes we can't do anything in front of mother nature.

    Google UserGoogle Userਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Joto boro lok, toto boro natok. Jottoshob.

    Marcus DanubeMarcus Danubeਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Now imagine how would have people lived 200 years ago when there was no concrete or even today or people living under thatched roofs

    No nameNo nameਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • I would prefer to live in woods rather staying in high rise buildings!

    Chainrup SharmaChainrup Sharmaਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • paproject.info/it/vidio/u617nsiQhrqLo3w

    Bihan SanyalBihan Sanyalਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • its all because of Modi. he is making a hell out of this country.

    adipandey26adipandey26ਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Really it's very dangerous ..be safe guys.....2020 really wt will happen and who will be thr for nxt 2021 ...we do no even myself.....be safe be strong god bless all.

    RR creationRR creationਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Let people die...Let population reduce

    Anmol SinghAnmol Singhਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Kolkata London ho gaya...

    Student PowerStudent Powerਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ
  • Living in high rises is really risky. This building is near ruby.

    Kunal SobtiKunal Sobtiਦਿਨ ਪਹਿਲਾਂ