News Desk: The very severe cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’ is likely to hit between the coastal areas of Kalkata and the Bangladesh in anytime from late Tuesday night and Wednesday evening,
The people who are living in coastal area are in danger. Meanwhile, India and Bangladesh have begun evacuating more than two million people as Cyclone Amphan is threatening. Indian forecasters said Cyclone Amphan had reached winds of up to 240 kilometres (145 miles) per hour with gusts of 265 kmph (164 mph) and the lowest pressure is 925 hPa over the Bay of Bengal late on Monday. The storm surge will be more than 5-10 feet height And the expected landfall on tomorrow.
The cyclone ‘Amphan’ is one of the strongest storms in year. And it is also the strongest cyclone in the bay of bengal history. ‘Amphan’ winds will up to 185 kmph (115 mph) per hour expected when the cyclone makes landfall on Wednesday.
The coast guard of Bangladesh has been called into action. They are now helping thousands flee from remote islands. And the volunteers are also helping in the coastal areas for evacuating people. The authorities fear that cyclone ‘Amphan’ made be even more powerful than the ‘Sidr’ cyclone in 2007 and that cyclone killed about 3,500 people.
On May 16, a depression formed in the southeast Bay of Bengal and was identified as BOB 01. After Six hours , the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) upgraded the system to a deep depression. The system began bringing heavy to heavy rainfall to Sri Lanka and Southern India.