Amphan to turn into a super cyclone before making a landfall in West Bengal, predicts IMD
Monday, 18 May 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 making a landfall, the intensity of Amphan would be of a Super Cyclone.
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.
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Chief Secretary of West Bengal has written a letter to the Chairman of Railway Board. The letter stated, "As the district administration is involved with relief and rehabilitation works, it will not be..