Super Cyclone Reaches the Coast of West Bengal | Impact Starts to be Seen
Extremely Severe Stormy Cyclone Amphan Update.
As Amphan was proceeding towards the land of Eastern India – the wind started rumbling from last night, whereas some areas faced heavy rainfall. Now Amphan started entering our country through Digha, West Bengal at 2.30 p.m. today, moving towards the west, i.e., Odisha and inner Bengal.
The government has already evacuated more than six lakh people from vulnerable
areas and still continuing.
Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Chief Mrutyunjay Mohapatra says that the
impact of the cyclone can last up to 2-4 hours in the most affected areas including major
cities like Kolkata.
The wind had already started reaching 100 km/h by the time when Amphan was close,
as now it is reaching itself – the wind may go up to 165 km/h. IMD says the damage is
Sunderbans Tiger Reserve is going to be among the most affected. West Bengal’s
principal chief conservator of forests & wildlife Ravi Kant Sinha said that his team is ready with tranquilization, nets, and traps – in case if the Tigers somehow come out of the
We are hoping Amphan doesn’t harm any of our citizens and properties.