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Immediate renewal: Typhoon Amphan has lost millions in India and Bangladesh

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Immediate renewal: Typhoon Amphan has lost millions in India and Bangladesh

Where is the storm? At present, Typhoon Amphan is in the Bay of Bengal, which is located in the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia all border with the Bay of Bengal. This region often gets strong storms during the rainy season, which usually occurs between June and September.

Where and when will it land? Amphan is expected to reach the coast in the Ganges Delta, the largest river delta in the world. This is a densely populated, low-lying area with a notoriously unreliable infrastructure, so meteorologists and governments in the region are worried that the typhoon could bring a very destructive storm surge after crashing.

How strong is the storm? It was the most powerful storm ever formed in the Bay of Bengal, but has weakened in the last few hours as it approaches the landing. Before weakening, Amphan became the second super typhoon to hit the Bay of Bengal since records began. During the latter, which struck in 1999, nearly 10,000 people killed.

How many people are in their lane? Possible tens of millions. Hundreds of millions of people live in the delta, but not all are in the direct path of the storm. The largest city threatened seems to be Kolkata, the capital of the Indian state of West Bengal, which holds 14 million people. Bangladesh’s capital, Dhaka, is located further inland, and is unlikely to be hit as hard as the coastal region.

Are people being evacuated? More than 2 million people have been displaced in Bangladesh and around 400,000 have been evacuated in India, local officials said.

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How about a pandemic? Covid-19 adds another layer of difficulties to disaster response authorities. One of the biggest concerns is staying alert to social distance, especially when considering how crowded evacuation centers can be. According to senior information official of the Bangladesh Ministry of Disaster Management Selim Hossain, there is a capacity of 9.1 million people to be placed in typhoon shelters while practicing social distance.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets Ptix.bm For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS ‘There will be room’

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CRISTANO RONALDO CAN MAKE UP A GIANT IN CARIOCA AND PORTUGUESE TECHNICIAN SAYS 'There will be room'

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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