Weather Forecast Super Cyclone Amphan Live Tracking: Amfan Cyclone is moving at a speed of 200. According to the Meteorological Department, it can hit the coast of Odisha in the afternoon. In view of the threat of cyclone, 8 states including Odisha and West Bengal have made full preparations.
The super cyclone ‘Amphan Cyclone’ is likely to hit the coast of West Bengal today. During this period winds up to 155 to 185 km per hour and heavy rain are expected. According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), during this time, the coastal districts of Bengal will receive heavy rains and four-five meter high waves will rise in the sea.
According to the Meteorological Department, this cyclone is moving at a great speed in the north and northwest direction. It is estimated that its speed will increase further. Cyclone Amfan can collide in Digha in West Bengal and Hadiya in Bangladesh by this afternoon.
The cyclonic storm is approaching Odisha’s Paradip coast. At 8:30 in the morning, it was just 120 km east-southeast of Paradip. It is near the Sundarbans. The Meteorological Department has expressed the possibility of hitting the coast by noon.
SUCS AMPHAN about 120 km east-southeast of Paradip (Odisha) at 0830 IST of 20th May. To cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digh (west Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sunderbans. Landfall process to commence from afternoon.
In view of the threat of the storm, 1704 camps have been built in Odisha. Also, 1,19,075 people have been taken away from the coastal area.
According to the Meteorological Department, the speed of the cyclone is increasing significantly. Cyclone Amfan is moving at a speed of 200 kilometers per hour in its center.
Apart from the camps, there are more than 2000 houses ready in Odisha, in which people from the coastal area have to be kept, if needed. Before this, fishermen and people living on the shores of the sea have been removed from there.
In Odisha at around 4:30 in the morning, wind was blowing at a speed of 82 kmph in some parts. People of the coastal area have been evacuated to a safe place. State government officials are watching. Also, many teams of NDRF have been deployed there.
Strong winds have started blowing in Bhadrak, Odisha. The Meteorological Department has estimated that the cyclone will hit the coast of Odisha around 2:30 pm.
Strong winds have increased in Chandipur in Balasore. There is a stir on the coast. Amfan can cause havoc in 8 states along the coast including Odisha. In view of this, an alert has already been issued in Bengal, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Tamil Nadu. NDRF teams have been deployed in Odisha and West Bengal. The Chief Minister of Odisha has said that not a single person is killed by the storm, it has been arranged.
At the same time, the effect of super cyclone amphon may also be on the monsoon. According to the Meteorological Department, there may be some delay in arrival of monsoon. The Indian Meteorological Department says that earlier the monsoon was expected by June 1, but now it may take a few days more due to the Amphon cyclone. At the same time, Kerala is also expected to reach the late monsoon. The Indian Meteorological Department said in its forecast that the monsoon will arrive late this time in Kerala. The Meteorological Department said that the monsoon in Kerala this year may come till June 5.
Last year, the monsoon arrived in Andaman and Nicobar on 18 May, two days before its due date, but due to slowing down, it was late in Kerala, while the monsoon started in the whole country on 19 July. According to the department, the monsoon will be normal this year.