March 21, 2023

Wind speed of Cyclone Amphan will increase during landfall: IMD

The ssevere cyclonic storm Amphana is moving towards the coast line of Odisha, West Bengal and Bangladesh. Today the IMD issued an warning that the speed of cyclonic storm Amphan may be increased during landfall. It is likely to cross between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) during the afternoon/evening of 20th May with maximum sustained wind speed of 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 Kmph. Very severe CycloneAmphan over central parts of south Bay of Bengal intensifies into extremely severe cyclonic storm; it lies about 790 km away from south of Paradip ( Odisha, 940 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) & 1060 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh): IMD