Predicted Path Map of Amphan Cyclone

  • With winds gusting up to a whopping 255 kmph, Cyclone Amphan intensified into a Super Cyclonic Storm on Monday.
  • Cyclone Amphan is the strongest tropical cyclone over Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha cyclone.
  • A storm surge of about 4-5 m above the normal tidal height is forecast across the West Bengal and Bangladesh coast.

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Affected cities of Odisa and West Bengal

[20th May 2020 01.40PM] Amphan Cyclone will hit the coastal of West Bengal by 2.30 PM today. [20th May 2020 11.00AM] On Wednesday and Thursday, extremely heavy rain falls are forecast across coastal West Bengal in districts like East Medinipur and West Medinipur, South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogli and Kolkata.

[20th May 2020 11.05AM]High alert districts of Odisha are Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, and Myurbhanj

[20th May 2020 08.30AM]Gale winds with speeds ranging from 155 – 165km/hr is expected along east and west Mednipore, south and north 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogli, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur, Kendrapara from forenoon onwards.
[20th May 2020 07.30AM] North coastal districts of Odisha will experience heavy rainfall whereas very heavy to extremely heavy rains will lash west Mednipore, south and north 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogli and Kolkata districts of West Bengal.
Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak, and Myurbhanj these are the cities of Odisa and now we moving towards the cities of west bengal i.e east Medinipur, Sour 24 Paraganas, North 24 Paraganas, West Medinipur, Howrah, Hoogli and Kolkata.
Source: weather.com/en-GB/ and accuweather.com

Intensity of Amphan Cyclone

Predicted Path map of Cyclone Amphan

Predicted timeline of Amphan Cyclone

TimeSpeedLocationStatus
Tuesday, 19 May 2020 5:30 PM100 knots17.4, 87.0Confirmed
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 5:30 AM85 knots19.5, 87.6Predicted
Wednesday, 20 May 2020 5:30 PM70 knots21.9, 88.3dissipating
Thursday, 21 May 2020 5:30 AM45 knots24.1, 88.9dissipating
Thursday, 21 May 2020 5:30 PM30 knots25.5, 89.4dissipated

Predicted Path map of Cyclone Amphan

Predicted Path map of Cyclone Amphan

Quick Facts about Cyclone Amphan

NameAmphan
StatusSuper Cyclonic Storm
OriginBay of Bengal
Position15.6° N, 86.8° E
Affected statesOdisha and West Bengal
Winds222 km/h
Date of Origin13th May 2020
Wind Gusts268 km/h
Predicted hit to India20th May 2020
MovementNNE 17 km/h

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