(Kajal Singh intern journalist): Super Cyclone Amphan will collide between West Bengal and Bangladesh between 4-6 pm today and also reach Odisha. Tides in the sea can rise higher than normal, which will damage the coastal areas.
Cyclone Amphan has already knocked in a country already suffering from Coronavirus infection. Hurricane Amphan in the Bay of Bengal will hit the coast of West Bengal and Odisha this evening. The Meteorological Department has already declared it a super cyclone and according to the information, the ‘super cyclone’ is going to come this time more dangerous than the 1999 storm.
In view of the storm, for the past few days, the central government and the governments of the states along the Bay of Bengal have been busy in the system. On this, PM Modi had sat with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Monday and took stock of the situation.
Speed up to 185 kilometers, the tide will be higher than normal
Now on Wednesday, this cyclonic storm Amphan will hit the coastal areas. According to the meteorological department, storm winds have seen a rapid rise since Wednesday morning. According to the information, on Wednesday, the storm was moving at a speed of about 100 km per hour in Paradip, Odisha.
According to the Meteorological Department, this storm may hit Digha in West Bengal and Hatia Island in Bangladesh between 4 pm and 6 pm. The Meteorological Department has said that there was some weakness in it on Tuesday evening, in spite of it, when it hits the coast, it can reach 185 kilometers per hour, which will be horrific.
At the same time it is feared that due to the storm, the tide coming into the sea may rise 5-6 feet higher than the astronomical tide, due to which the coastal areas may be submerged.
People displaced in West Bengal-Odisha-Bangladesh
States present in the entire coastal areas of the country are on high alert. West Bengal and Odisha have maximum preparation. So far, the Odisha government has evacuated about 1.5 lakh people to safe places, while the West Bengal government has sent 3 lakh people to safe places. At the same time, it can also have a tremendous impact in Bangladesh and 20 lakh people have been displaced in the country.
The Indian Navy has also tightened its waist for the situation arising due to the storm. Navy has kept many of its fleet ships ready to deal with the situation. Indian Navy ships in Andhra Pradesh’s coastal city of Visakhapatnam are on standby.

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