PM Modi reviews Cyclone Amphan situation in meeting with MHA, NDMA
Monday, 18 May 2020 () Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to review the Cyclone Amphan situation in different parts of the country. Amphan in the Bay of Bengal has intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Monday and is expected to further intensify into a super cyclonic storm, said Mrutyunjaya Mohapatra, India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director-General.
As cyclone 'Amphan' is approaching Odisha, the State has to evacuate around 50,000 to 60,000 people, said Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy. While speaking to ANI, he said, "Going with the past experiences, we are taking IMD forecast seriously. We will have to evacuate around 50,000-60,000 people....
Check out these insane visuals of Cyclone Amphan earlier from Andhra Pradesh before it left for coastal areas of Bengal & Odisha. Note: There is no driver in this bus! Credit: Rahul Jha @JhaRahul_Bihar..