Amphan to turn into a super cyclone before making a landfall in West Bengal, predicts IMD

Credit: Zee News- Published on May 18, 2020
Cyclone Amphan has gathered strength and is expected to intensify into an “extremely severe cyclonic storm” in the next six hours, the Indian Meteorological Body (IMD) said in its latest bulletin on Monday (May 18). According to IMD, cyclone Amphan would cross the coasts of West Bengal and Bangladesh on May 20 and before...

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Published on May 20, 2020 -  00:30
Cyclone Amphan hits India blowing tin roofs off apartment block in Kolkata
Footage shows the tin roofs on homes being blown away as Cyclone Amphan struck India today (May 20). Shocked residents can be heard screaming as the powerful wind and rain struck the block of homes in Kolkata, West Bengal, shortly after 6 pm local time. Heavy rains and winds are lashing large parts of eastern India and Bangladesh as the super cyclone makes landfall. Millions of people have been evacuated as the storm rips in from the Bay of Bengal. The cyclone, one of the worst in decades, is forecast to cause deadly storm surges.

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