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'Amphan' is serious; landfall on May 20 could be like 'Fani': NDRF
NDRF chief said the coming cyclone is a "serious" one as it is only the second time after 1999 in Odisha that a storm hitting the country's coast has been categorised as a 'super cyclone'. The 1999 super cyclone was very deadly and it is expected that Amphan upon landfall will be like the 'Fani' cyclone that hit the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coasts in May 2019.
Cyclone 'Amphan': 41 NDRF teams deployed in West Bengal, Odisha
A total of 41 NDRF teams including reserves are deployed in two Amphan-affect...
'Amphan' to intensify into super cyclone by Monday evening
Storm is likely to intensify into a super cyclonic storm by Monday evening. It is ...
World Meteorological Organization appreciates India's highly-accurate cyclone forecasting system
WMO has applauded the India Meteorological Department’s forecast and updates on super cyclone Amphan as "best practice" as the weather office made a series of predictions that correctly anticipated the path of the cyclone and the associated wind speed.
WMO applauds India Meteorological Department for its prediction of cyclone Amphan
Terming the handling of the cyclone situation as an "excellent lesson", the WMO said the IMD was also to be commended for aiding India's neighbouring nations with accurate forecasts and preventing further loss of life and property.
Cyclone 'Amphan' rolls towards Indian shores, unleashes downpour, flattens dwellings
Despite losing its force a bit since Tuesday, the storm, which was categorised as super cyclone at one point of time, has left the two eastern states on edge as it hollered on its destructive path over the Bay of Bengal.
'Amphan' moves closer to Odisha coast, rain lashes several areas
In the morning, 'Amphan' lay centred over west-central Bay of Bengal, about 520 km south of Paradip (Odisha), 670 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 800 km south-southwest of Khepupara in Bangladesh, said H R Biswas, the director of Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar.
Odisha, West Bengal brace to fight cyclone 'Amphan' amid COVID crisis; NDRF deployed
As it rolls in towards the Indian shores ominously, the cyclone is likely to unleash heavy rain and high-velocity winds in large swathes of coastal Odisha and West Bengal.
Cyclone Fani intensifies into 'extremely severe cyclonic storm'
IMD has issued a formal cyclone alert for Odisha, West Bengal and parts of Andhra Pradesh, and suggested evacuation of costal areas.
Cyclone Fani Updates: 8 lakh people evacuated; Kolkata airport to suspend operations
Impact of 'Fani' is likely to be much more severe than 'Titli' that had killed at least 60 people.
Cyclone Amphan makes landfall in West Bengal, NDRF teams take Covid-19 precautions
While more than 500,000 people in West Bengal and 158,640 people in Odisha have been evacuated, disaster management officials said they are taking extra caution in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Cyclone Fani: 6 things you should know about this severe cyclone
The name of the Cyclone 'Fani', pronounced as 'Foni' was suggested by Bangladesh. It means 'Snake' or 'hood of snake'.
Almost 1 million being evacuated as Cyclone Fani nears India
Cyclone Fani is set to hit India today, with wind speeds likely reaching as high as 200 kilometers per hour.
Fani likely to intensify into severe cyclonic storm in next 12 hours
Fani is very likely to move northwestwards till May 1 and thereafter recurve towards northeast gradually.
Indian Navy on high alert for cyclone Fani
The Navy ships are embarked with additional divers, doctors, inflatable rubber boats and relief material that include food, tents, clothes, medicines and blankets.