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Super cyclone Amphan reduced speed only to become more dangerous

Severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' in the Bay of West-Central Bengal is expected to weaken as a 'very severe cyclonic storm' by Tuesday afternoon.  The Meteorological Department said that this storm, located 670 km f…




Severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' in the Bay of West-Central Bengal is expected to weaken as a 'very severe cyclonic storm' by Tuesday afternoon.  The Meteorological Department said that this storm, located 670 km from Digha, south-southwest of West Bengal, will move in a north-northeast direction near the Bay of Northwest Bengal and take the form of a 'very severe cyclone' this afternoon or Wednesday evening.  - Will hit the banks of Bangladesh. 

Meteorologists have said that 'Amfan' may pass through West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha in West Bengal and Hatia Island in Bangladesh as a very severe cyclonic storm on 20 May.  Before hitting the coasts, its intensity will be slightly lower and the wind speed will be sustained at 155 to 165 kmph, which can hold a speed of 180 km per hour in between.  Stormy winds with gusts of 240 to 250 km per hour are being created over the Bay of Central Bengal.  At the same time, by Tuesday evening, this speed will be reduced from 200 to 210 kilometers per hour, in which strong winds can sometimes be 230 kilometers per hour.  The Meteorological Department has issued an "Orange" alert for West Bengal and cautioned that there may be widespread damage in Kolkata, Hooghly, Howrah, South and North 24 Parganas and East Midnapore districts. 

Meteorologists said that rail and roadways could be disrupted in many places, power and communication poles uprooted and all types of 'raw' houses would be severely damaged.  The Meteorological Department has predicted heavy damage to finished crops, orchards and gardens.  Regional Meteorological Department Director GK Das said that in the coastal areas and adjoining areas of West Bengal on Tuesday afternoon, the wind speed can reach 45 to 55 kmph and the wind speed can reach 65 kmph.  And on the morning of 20 May, in the North and South 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore, Kolkata, Howrah and Hooghly districts, it gradually transformed into a storm wind from 75 to 85 km.  Omitr can catch per hour.

  Das said, "It will gradually pick up speed in western Midnapore, Howrah, Hooghly, Kolkata and reach 110 to 120 km per hour and 165 to 175 km over the North and South 24 Parganas districts from noon to May 20.  Winds will run at an hourly pace. "  He said that due to this effect, light to moderate rains will occur on Tuesday in many places of the North and South 24 Parganas of West Bengal, Kolkata, East and West Midnapore, Howrah and Hooghly Summit Ganges, while in the remote areas heavy  There is a possibility of rain. "  Das said that on Wednesday, there will be rain at many places in the districts of West Bengal adjacent to the Ganges where heavy rains will occur at one or two places in Kolkata, Howrah, East Midnapore, North and South 24 Parganas and Hooghly districts.

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