Mumbai: Cyclone Amphan reached about 120 Km Southeast of Paradip, Odisha at 8:30 IST in the morning according to the Indian Meteorological Department.
Strong winds and high tides were experienced in many parts of Odisha with the wind speed of 182 kmph and rainfall measuring 11.0 mm.
#SuperCycloneAmphan about 120 km east-southeast of Paradip, Odisha at 8:30 am today. To cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sunderbans. Landfall process to commence from the afternoon: India Meteorological Dept pic.twitter.com/WTEifT0zuW
— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2020
The ‘Super Cyclone’ is currently moving with the speed of 18 kmph and is all set to make a Landfall in the afternoon.
However, the people from both the alert zones in Odisha and West Bengal have been evacuated to the shelter camps set up by the concerned governments.