The tragedies of 2020 are not ending it seems. The natural disasters are taking many lives and here us another update on it. The Indian Meteorological Department IMD has warned about the super cyclone that may have adverse effects in the next 12 hours.
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India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, West Bengal, Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya till May 21st in the light of extremely severe cyclonic storm #Amphan. pic.twitter.com/0srUREY8NL
— ANI (@ANI) May 18, 2020
Home Minister Amit Shah and PM Modi will hold a chair meeting on this, tweeted Shah:
To review the arising cyclone situation in various parts of the country, PM @narendramodi ji will chair a high level meeting with MHA & NDMA, today at 4pm.
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) May 18, 2020
The effects of this cyclone will be seen on West Bengal, Odisha and the southern regions early on Monday.
Heavy rainfall was observed in Coastal Karnataka, Malnad and the southern interior region. The Met dept has predicted rainfall for three days more.
“Cyclone Amphan in Bay of Bengal, intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm at 2:30 am today. It is expected to further intensify into a super cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours:,” IMD director general Mrutyunjaya Mohapatra said.
“It is very likely to intensify further during next six hours. It is very likely to move north-northeastwards and move fast across northwest Bay of Bengal and cross West Bengal–Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) during the afternoon/evening of May 20,”
Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ with Eye Pattern: 18th May 2020 (0730 to 0750 IST) pic.twitter.com/GAhQO3tGTz
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) May 18, 2020
VSCS ‘AMPHAN’ over central parts of South BoB near latitude 12.0°N and longitude 86.0°E, about 930 km south of Paradip (Odisha). To intensify further into an ESCS during next 24 hours. To cross WB, Bangladesh coasts btw Digha (WB) & Hatiya in evng of 20th May as VSCS. pic.twitter.com/JYRzURrPut
— India Met. Dept. (@Indiametdept) May 17, 2020
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