In view of Cyclone Amphan which is likely to make landfall in West Bengal and Odisha several netizens users shared images of the upcoming Cyclone Amphan’s landfall. Meanwhile, at least three lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal areas of West Bengal, ahead of the extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan', and all steps have been taken to deal with the cyclone.
According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha and Hatiya islands on Wednesday afternoon. While the government has taken precautionary measures ahead of the severe cyclonic storm. Meanwhile, all operations at Kolkata airport, including special flights, have been suspended till 5 am on Thursday. Indian Coast Guard ships and aircraft have been kept on stand by for deployment to undertake area scan, search and rescue and relief efforts. Let us have a look at some of the pictures of the upcoming landfall.
I urge people not to get out of houses until cyclone subsides.— Rachna Shrivastava (@gumnaampatr) May 20, 2020
Wind speed is reported between 90 to 120 kmph. #CycloneAmphan causes uprooting of trees, poles. Stay safe People. #CycloneAmphan#AmphanCyclone Prayers🙏🏼 pic.twitter.com/B1uaFtl2ZV