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'Amphan' intensifies into severe cyclonic storm: MeT department

IndiaTimes Sunday, 17 May 2020 ()
Cyclone Amphan gathered strength and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday, raising the likelihood of heavy rainfall coupled with high-velocity wind in several coastal districts of Odisha and parts of West Bengal, officials said.
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News video: Amphan crossed as a very severe cyclonic storm: IMD Bhubaneswar

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Odisha IMD Director, HR Biswas informed that cyclone Amphan crossed as a very severe cyclonic storm. Speaking to ANI, he said, "It crossed as a very severe cyclonic storm. While crossing its wind speed was 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph. Now it's located 35 km northeast of Sagar Island (West...

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