According to the IMD, the extremely severe cyclonic storm Amphan crossed West Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) across Sunderbans (West Bengal… West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee claimed at least 10-12 people lost their lives ue to the cyclone Amphan. Bengal has reported 12 deaths so far. At least 6.58 lakh people were evacuated in Bengal and Odisha before the cyclone struck. I have experienced a war-like situation today. Banerjee urged PM Modi to visit affected districts. Cyclone Amphan made landfall in the coastal areas of the state at around 2.30 pm on Wednesday. Weather Forecast Today, Cyclone Fani: Cyclone Fani that entered Bangladesh on Saturday a day after wreaking havoc on Odisha and West Bengal, led to the death at least 16 people. New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday issued a cyclone alert for West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts after Cyclone Amphan intensified over the Bay of Bengal. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said as many has 72 people have died in the state in the aftermath of Cyclone Amphan . Cyclone Fani. A tree fell during cyclone Amphan, in Tollygunge area of Kolkata on Thursday morning. The current path of the cyclone takes it across West Bengal on Friday and Saturday. The intensity of the cyclone near its centre as the landfall process started was recorded at 160-170 kmph, gusting to 190 kmph," said the weather … The West Bengal government estimates that 21,560 sq km of area has been affected in the cyclone impacting the lives of millions of people. Over five lakh people have been evacuated in West Bengal while over 1.58 … "It intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm at 2:30am today. It was the second pre monsoon cyclone to form in the Bay of Bengal after Cyclone Fani. "There are 5 lakh persons in relief centers. Cyclone Amphan, an extremely severe cyclonic storm is expected to hit West Bengal today afternoon, moving at a speed of 220 to 230 kilometers per hour. And it had made landfall over West Bengal as a Cat-2(153kph+) Cyclone by 20th May 2020. Cyclone Fani hit the eastern coast of India in May 2019. It is predicted that the cyclone is the worst storm which will hit the Bay of Bengal after the 1999 super cyclone. The MeT department stated that Cyclone Amphan, formed in the Bay of Bengal with Odisha and West Bengal in its crosshairs, is likely to become a super cyclone in 12 hours. The fiercest cyclone to hit West Bengal in 100 years destroyed mud houses and crops, and uprooted trees and electric poles. It was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Ganges Delta since Sidr of the 2007 season and the first super cyclonic storm to have formed in the Bay of Bengal … Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan (/ ˈ ɑː m p ɑː n /) was a powerful and catastrophic tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage in Eastern India, specifically West Bengal, and in Bangladesh in May 2020. The cyclone has claimed at least 106 lives, leaving a trail of destruction in WB, Odisha and Bangladesh. The cyclone affected Odisha, West Bengal and Bangladesh. Cyclone Amphan, the strongest storm on record in the Bay of Bengal, began landfall on Wednesday afternoon in West Bengal around 2.30 pm, ANI reported quoting the India Meteorological Department. The India Meteorological Department said that the Cyclone ‘Amphan’ lay centered over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal, about 155km south-southeast of Paradip, Odisha, 280 km south of Digha, West Bengal at … The extremely severe Cyclone Fani will weaken into a severe cyclonic storm by the time it hits West Bengal, the India Meteorological Department in Kolkata said on … Cyclone Amphan is the strongest tropical cyclone over Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha cyclone. Before the cyclone hit the coast of Odisha, the Chilika … The forecast suggests that West Bengal will be severely affected due to the cyclone… Around 10-12 persons died due to the cyclone which completely ravaged North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and even Kolkata. West Bengal. Cyclone Amphan Latest Updates, West Bengal Weather Today: সুপার সাইক্লোন আমফানের তাণ্ডবে বাংলায় ৭২ জনের মৃত্য়ু হয়েছে। এর মধ্য়ে কলকাতায় মৃত্য়ু হয়েছে ১৫ … New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday departed for West Bengal and Odisha to take stock of the situation in the wake of Cyclone Amphan. The Amphan cyclone has caused extensive damage in Bengal … The extremely severe cyclone packed winds of up to 190 kmph rampaged through coastal Odisha and West Bengal West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee claimed at least 10-12 people lost their lives An extremely severe cyclone Amphan packing winds of up to 190 kmph Wednesday rampaged through coastal Odisha and West Bengal… 1954-10-02 Former French possession of Chandernagore made part of West Bengal, India; 1960-10-10 Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 4000 die; 1960-10-31 Cyclone hits coast of Gulf of Bengal; about 10,000 die; 1963-05-28 Estimated 22,000 die in a cyclone in the Bay of Bengal (India); 1971-09-29 Cyclone & tidal wave off Bay of Bengal … It created four new mouth in Chilika Lake. Live updates: Cyclone Amphan made landfall at 2.30 pm. Cyclone Amphan: West Bengal takes Rs 1 lakh crore hit, 61% of state revenues. Max wind estimated 270km/h(1min) at peak intensity.- CYCLONE NIVAR (19-28 NOV):-Cyclone NIVAR was the Second Tropical Cyclone … West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee told televsion reporters that at least 10-12 persons have been killed in Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal. Notably, Cyclone ‘Amphan’ left 76 people dead eand thousands homeless in West Bengal, battering several parts of the state and washing away bridges and swamping low-lying areas. Cyclone Amphan has left widespread destruction in its wake in West Bengal as the state incurred loss of hundreds of crores said Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday evening. - Cyclone Amphan: After West Bengal's Request, Army Sends 5 Columns For Help in Relief Work With the cyclone 'Bulbul' over the Bay of Bengal set to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm, triggering heavy rain in parts of Odisha and West Bengal, the two states are bracing for the situation. Cyclone AMPHAN was the first & strongest Tropical Cyclone of this year. Intensive damage observed. Amphan cyclone caused extensive damage in North and South 24 Parganas districts, Kolkata, Howrah and Hooghly. Cyclone Amphan battered coastal districts of West Bengal, including Kolkata, on Wednesday and claimed at least 72 lives. "Area after area has been ruined. According to media reports, the chief minister has said that three lakh (300,000) people have been evacuated to relief shelters in West Bengal. The cyclone, which made its landfall on Wednesday, has left a trail of destruction in the state. "The forward sector of the wall cloud region is entering into land in West Bengal. The Met department said that the cyclone, situated 750 kilometres south of Kolkata in the afternoon, is likely to intensify into … Super cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall on the coast on West Bengal and Bangladesh on Wednesday evening. 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