'Amphan' to hit coast with very high wind speed

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on May 19, 2020
uper cyclone 'Amphan' is likely to make landfall along the West Bengal coast on Wednesday with very high wind speeds ranging up to 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph and heavy rains.This was conveyed to the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), headed by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, which met here on Tuesday to review the...

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Published on May 19, 2020 -  01:26
With wind speed of 200-240 kmph, Amphan Cyclone moving towards north-westward: IMD
IMD Chief Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Amphan Cyclone said that this is the most intense cyclone which has been formed in Bay of Bengal after 1999. He informed that its wind speed in the sea is 200-240 kmph and it is moving towards north-westward direction." IMD Chief further said, "As far as West Bengal is concerned, the districts which can be possibly affected are North and South 24 Parganas and East Midnapore districts. Kolkata, Hooghly, Howrah and West Midnapore districts will face wind speed of 110-120 kmph gusting up to 135 kmph."

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