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Rainfall, strong winds hit Odisha’s Bhadrak ahead of cyclone Amphan landfall

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday spoke to Members of Parliament of areas that could be affected by Cyclone Amphan.

india Updated: May 20, 2020 06:19 IST
Asian News International | Posted by: Prashasti Singh
Asian News International | Posted by: Prashasti Singh
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Cyclone Amphan will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (WB) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sundarbans during the afternoon to evening hours of May 20., IMD said.
Cyclone Amphan will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (WB) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sundarbans during the afternoon to evening hours of May 20., IMD said.(PTI Photo)

As Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall today, rainfall and strong winds hit Bhadrak in Odisha.

According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Amphan will cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (WB) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sundarbans during the afternoon to evening hours of May 20.

“Cyclone Amphan is over Bay of Bengal, near latitude 18.4°N and longitude 87.1°E, about 210 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha). It is to cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (WB) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sundarbans during the afternoon to evening hours of 20th May,” tweeted IMD.

Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday spoke to Members of Parliament of areas that could be affected by Cyclone Amphan.

“He urged them to be in touch with the people of their areas proactively and guide them about the arrangements being made by the agencies concerned,” read a Lok Sabha press release.

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