Following the landslide, cyclone Amphan possibly to maintain the severity of a cyclonic storm until tomorrow morning: IMD

On Wednesday, The Indian Meteorological Department mentioned that the super cyclone ‘Amphan’ causes landslide across the Bengal coast and is likely to keep moving further north-northeastwards over the Gangetic West Bengal and Bangladesh before slowly weakening. 

Adding more to the ‘Amphan’ cyclone report, The Indian Meteorological Department stated that “It is likely to maintain the intensity of cyclonic storm till the morning of May 21.” The IMD added that this cyclone will weaken into a Deep Depression across Bangladesh. 

Under Amphan’s impact, gale wins speed reaching 70-80 kmph storming to 90 kmph is possible across the internal districts of Murshidabad and Nadia of Gangetic of West Bengal in the course of 20th May to the morning of 21st May.

On 21st May, light to moderate rainfall almost everywhere with isolated heavy rainfall is potential to happen over the inland districts of Gangetic West Bengal. 

On 20th May, light to moderate rainfall nearly everywhere whereas heavy to extremely heavy rainfall is expected to happen in several places over Malda and Dinajpur districts on Bengal. 

Furthermore, majority districts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim may experience heavy to extremely heavy rainfall on 21st May state the bulletin.

Assam and Meghalaya may also experience light to moderate rainfall exclusive of few areas that may experience heavy to extremely heavy rainfall on May 21st. 

The IMD even indicated that the internal districts of Gangetic West Bengal are likely to experience few damages considering the communication and electrical cables whereas some major damage is expected for non-bricked houses, uncemented roads in this area. However, people are appealed to stay indoors as tress are also likely to get pulled out owing to the power of cyclone. 

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