Question: When and where did the cyclone amphan hit West Bengal?

When did cyclone amphan hit?

Amphan made landfall near Bakkhali in West Bengal at 2:30 p.m. IST on 20 May, buffeting the region with strong winds and heavy rains.

Which cyclone is coming in 2021?

As of October 2021, the strongest tropical cyclone is Cyclone Tauktae, with maximum wind speeds of 185 km/h (115 mph) and a minimum barometric pressure of 950 hPa (28.05 inHg).

Severe Cyclonic Storm Shaheen.

Severe cyclonic storm (IMD)
Category 1 tropical cyclone (SSHWS)
Duration September 30 – October 4

At what time amphan will hit Kolkata?

Cyclone Amphan To Hit Bengal Between 4 And 6 PM, Heavy Rain Along Coast: 10 Points.

Where is the amphan cyclone now?

Cyclone Amphan is currently crossing the West Bengal coast near the Sunderbans and will reach near Kolkata by evening, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said as the storm was making a landfall. He said strong winds with an intensity of 160 kilometres per hour have commenced in coastal West Bengal districts.

Is cyclone coming in Kolkata?

According to the satellite map, another cyclone is coming towards West Bengal on Monday evening. The direction of this cyclone will be the coast of Bengal, Kolkata, Medinipur.

How are cyclones named in India?

Who names cyclones? The tropical cyclones forming over different Ocean basins are named by the concerned RSMCs & TCWCs. For north Indian Ocean including Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea, the RSMC, New Delhi assigns the name to tropical cyclones following a standard procedure.

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