Cyclone Amphan Updates: Cyclone reaches Kolkata

Cyclone ‘Amphan’ Aftermath in Kolkata.

 

Cyclone Amphan Updates in Kolkata.

Cyclone Amphan completely entered land by 7 pm on Wednesday and reached West Bengal capital Kolkata and its adjoining districts accompanied by strong winds with an intensity of 110-120 kilometers per hour.

More than 5 lakh people have been evacuated from nearby coastal areas in the state and another 1,58,640 people have been removed to safer areas in neighbouring Odisha, with both states being hit by the cyclonic storm.

The severe cyclonic storm will reach Assam and Meghalaya on May 21 and it will bring heavy to very heavy rainfall in these two northeastern districts.