Cyclone Remal: Malaysians in affected areas urged to remain vigilant

PUTRAJAYA — Malaysia’s Foreign Ministry through its High Commissions in Dhaka and and New Delhi, is closely monitoring the impact of Cyclone Remal, which made landfall between the coasts of Bangladesh and West Bengal, India on Sunday, May 26.

The Ministry in a statement Tuesday said Malaysians in the affected areas are strongly urged to remain vigilant, follow the latest updates, and adhere to the instructions and guidance provided by the local authorities.

Malaysians requiring consular assistance can contact the High Commission of Malaysia in Dhaka, Bangladesh at No. 19, Road No. 6, Baridhara Diplomatic Enclave, Dhaka, phone number: +88 018 4179 8077 or email: [email protected].

They can also contact the Malaysian High Commission in New Delhi, India at 50-M, Satya Marg, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi or via phone: +91 859 5550594 and e-mail to [email protected].

The Foreign Ministry will strive to keep the public informed of any recent developments, the statement added. 

At least 10 people were killed in coastal districts in Bangladesh and another two killed in India, while millions of people were affected by the tropical cyclone.

The storm also caused disruption to telecommunication and aviation services, and damages to properties in the affected areas. — BERNAMA / pic AFP