“He spoke to the Union Minister Babul Supriyo, and Rajya Sabha MPs Manas Ranjan Bhunia & Sukhendu Sekhar Roy to ascertain the impact in West Bengal following the landfall of the cyclone,” the VP Secretariat said. He made his Bollywood debut in the buddy drama 'Kai Po Che!' Cyclone 'Gati' intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm. — Governor Odisha (@GovernorOdisha) May 28, 2020 Worth mentioning here, as many as 44.80 lakh people in 89 blocks have been affected in Odisha by cyclone Amphan. A station house officer has been suspended for “insensitivity” and “delaying the due process”. Twenty Indian soldiers, including a Colonel, were killed and several others grievously injured in a violent physical skirmish with Chinese troops in the Galwan Valley   region of eastern Ladhak  on Monday 15 june 2020 in a massive escalation of the continuing military confrontation in the high-altitude region since early-May even though no bullets were fired. Cyclone Amphan is the costliest cyclone to be recorded in the North … Total of eight cyclonic storms formed in and around India. The intensity of the cyclone near its centre as the landfall process started was recorded at 160-170 kmph, gusting to 190 kmph,” the weather department said. Linkedin. These trains were to carry migrant workers to West Bengal and Odisha. The costliest tropical cyclone was Cyclone Amphan of 2020 which hit the state of West Bengal. - PTI, A woman gave birth to a baby girl inside a fire service van while being shifted to hospital in Odisha’s Kendrapara district, which recorded heavy and strong winds under the impact of super cyclone ‘Amphan’ on Wednesday morning. It is normal to have five cyclones a year, he said. The train took the diverted route of Sambalpur City- Jharsugud-Rourkela-Tatanagar instead of the normal route via Bhadrak-Balasore-Hijli Kharagpur-Tata, a railway official said. Two women were killed in Howrah district and Minakhan area of North 24 Parganas district due to uprooting of trees, an official said. It is another form of new normal, we have to handle disasters considering the pandemic too. Cyclone Amphan has commenced 'landfall', says an afternoon update by the IMD. Amphan turned into a Super Cyclone, … Pradhan said on Wednesday. - PTI. The southern parts of the nation are bracing for the cyclone Nisar. Since 2018, Odisha had been witnessing the fury of two cyclones. “We are hopeful that by 7 p.m. the entire cyclone will enter the land,” he added. It's now 360 km south of Paradip, 510 km south-southwest of Digha. Storm surges upto 5m expected. Vice-President M. Venkaiah Naidu expressed concern over the situation arising out of Cyclone Amphan in West Bengal and Odisha. Villagers repair a bank that was destroyed by sea waves at Bakkhali due to the landing of Cyclone Amphan, near Sunderbans area in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on May 20, 2020. Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan was a powerful and deadly tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage in Eastern India and Bangladesh in May 2020. Issuing a video message update, the chief of the the federal contingency force said rescue forces and administration are concerned and geared to tackle a storm surge or tidal waves up to 4-6 metres high as it is a new moon night or ‘amavasya’. Fani was not as severe even when the sea surface temperatures, the main driving force of a cyclone, were exceptionally high, Wang and Yoon wrote in a paper accepted in the journal Environmental Research Letters on May 11, 2020. One in the Bay of Bengal and second in the Arabian Sea. I would request [the Centre] to provide humanitarian relief and not to engage in any politics,” said Ms. Banerjee. The city, especially the green sections of south Kolkata, presented a macabre sight on Wednesday evening. It is a cyclone-prone state and it is hit by a storm mostly during the season between October and November. The eastern coastal states of West Bengal and Odisha are bracing for Cyclone Amphan, which is expected to make the landfall on Wednesday. in 2013 Was appreciated by MS Dhoni for reprising the Captain Cool's character on the big screen The Patna-born Rajput became an instant hit with his good looks and boyish charm when he was noticed in the famous soap on Zee TV's 'Pavitra Rishta' in 2009. Higher than normal temperatures in the Bay of Bengal (BoB) may be whetting ‘super cyclones’ and the lockdown, indirectly, may have played a role, meteorologists and atmospheric science experts told The Hindu. Current affair-Sushant sing rajput-Depression,Symptoms,and it's Cure. Gusting to 185 kmph. General long-term warming of the Bay of Bengal was the leading cause of rapid intensification, according to experts. A 67-year-old woman died in her house due to natural causes. Bhubaneswar: The coronavirus pall of 2020 was writ large on Odisha like the rest of the world in a year that also brought with it the vagaries of nature, as a super cyclone and floods left a trail of destruction in the coastal state. “The landfall of the cyclonic storm is likely to be in afternoon evening close to the Sunderbans. As far as lightning strikes in Odisha are concerned, the year 2020 witnessed a lower count of lightning strikes. We promise to deliver quality journalism that stays away from vested interest and political propaganda. Amphan took 40 hours after its formation to become a super cyclone. Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan ( / ˈɑːmpɑːn /) was a powerful and catastrophic tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage in Eastern India, specifically West Bengal, and also Bangladesh in May 2020. “It is probable that due to the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic and reduced human and economic activity, the amount of aerosol in the atmosphere in South Asia plummetted,” according to Simon Wang, professor of climate dynamics at the Utah State University. It formed in the Bay of Bengal and intensified into a 'super cyclonic storm', the first since the super cyclone of Odisha that had ravaged the state in 1999, killing thousands. Amphan: 2020: 115 On Saturday, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) reviewed the preparedness for the cyclone, which is likely to hit Odisha and West Bengal coast, and directed immediate assistance to the two states. Galwan Valley - The Galwan River flows from the disputed Aksai Chin region to Ladakh of India. All teams are equipped with tree cutters and pole cutters, he adds. Even as the super cyclonic storm Amphan spared the State, coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam are likely to experience isolated heavy falls under its influence during the next 24 hours, the meteorology officials said on Tuesday. Among the various disasters, the frequency and severity of cyclones have increased at an alarming rate in the last two decades, which is attributed to climatic change. According to latest reports, an extremely severe cyclone packing winds of up to 190 kmph roared into West Bengal on May 20, dumping heavy rain and leaving a trail of destruction that left at least two people dead. The process of landfall has begun, says Directer General, NDRF. Clear Search. Pradeep's Poll Pulse. Also read: Amphan: Heavy rain, wind hit coastal districts of Odisha. A special team is in Kolkata, being a major urban centre, he says. India has also been issuing cyclone warning to Bangladesh, he added. Under its influence, Rayalaseema and south coastal Andhra Pradesh districts are likely to receive heavy rainfall on November 25 and 26. Super cyclone Amphan may have driven a vast majority of people and the governments of two States into a frenzy. Authorities have already raised the alert level to ‘great danger’ for some districts in the country. NDRF chief S.N. Though two deaths were reported in Kendrapara and Bhadrak during the cyclone, the exact reasons are being ascertained, officials said. No major damage has been done to the telecommunications infrastructure and the services remained by and large unaffected, he said. It's trajectory is conforming to what we had predicted, says M Mohapatra, DG, IMD. Amphan had intensified from a maximum wind speed of around 140 kilometre per hour to 260 kmph in 18 hours. When the scientists removed tropospheric warming from their climate models, they found a 39 per cent reduction in rainfall carried by Cyclone Fani. The Naveen Patnaik goverment, however, won accolades for its prompt and proactive steps to tackle the pandemic, which has claimed over 1,850 lives in Odisha so far. Fani had intensified to an extremely severe category cyclone with wind speeds in excess of 200 kmph. Cargo and evacuation flight operations at the Kolkata airport have been suspended till 5 am of Thursday due to the cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’, airport officials said. As a precautionary measure in the backdrop of ‘Amphan’ cyclone, the Maharashtra government on Tuesday announced that three Shramik Special trains for West Bengal and Odisha have been cancelled till May 21. A few soldiers died of hypothermia. Jena, said. Kolkata witnessed one of its most severe cyclones in many decades on Wednesday. To enable wide dissemination of news that is in public interest, we have increased the number of articles that can be read free, and extended free trial periods. - PTI. “It may sound like reducing aerosol concentration could be a bad thing. As per initial reports, a large number of trees and electric poles have been uprooted, while many thatched and mud houses were flattened due to the cyclonic storm, the SRC said. Cyclone Amphan is currently crossing the West Bengal coast near the Sunderbans and will reach Kolkata by evening, IMD Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra said as the storm was making a landfall. All 20 units of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) stationed in Odisha have been deployed in the State, while as many units have been pressed into service in West Bengal for relief and rescue efforts in the wake of Cyclone Amphan. Maximum intensity of rains in WB today. It … More than 1.25 lakh people have so far been evacuated from low-lying coastal areas and the process of evacuation was still underway in some places like Balasore on Wednesday morning, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC), P.K. #Cyclones. “All teams have wireless and satellite communications. Odisha faced maximum vandalization among the states hit by the cyclone. Cyclone Amphan made landfall on the West Bengal Coast with wind speed of 110-120 kmph in Kolkata on Wednesday. It is yet to be peer reviewed. Assembly Election News. … Kendrapara Collector Samarth Verma said ₹12,000 was given as immediate relief and detailed inquiry will be conducted. After landfall it will move north and north east direction and will pass over eastern parts of Kolkata,” Sanjib Bandyopadhyay, Deputy Director General of Meteorology Regional Meteorological Centre in Alipore, said. The AC Special Express train which left for New Delhi from Bhubaneswar on Wednesday will run on a diverted route skipping the Bhadrak-Kharagpr line, while goods traffic was affected in Odisha because of the cyclone. Odisha Lok Sabha Elections. Last year, Gujarat and Rajasthan had reported infestation But it could be  worse  this  worse  this year because of a chain of climate events, administrative laxity in several countries and the difficult circumstances brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. Experts have warned of huge crop losses if the swarms are not stopped by June when the monsoons will lead to a new season of sowing rice, sugarcane, cotton and other crops. The 34 year-old actor rose to fame with a stellar TV performance in 'Pavitra Rishta' He made a mark with his big-screen appearance in Abhishek Kapoor's 'Kai Po Che!' Mr. Mohapatra also asserted that the forecast of the cyclone was accurate. The width of the wall cloud is around 120 kilometres and the diameter of the eye is about 40 kilometres. India China border dispute latest update. The dramatic scenes of the woman being rescued, clearing of a road that was blocked by fallen trees and admission of the mother and baby in a hospital were shot by Odisha fire service personnel, who played a key role in the rescue act. Fani rapidly intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm and reached its peak intensity on 2 May. At least 10-12 persons are feared killed as of Wednesday night, said West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. This meant it witnessed  ‘rapid intensification’. Top 20 most searched Indian personalities of 2020 "It is normal to have five cyclones a year," he said. All teams have wireless and satellites communications. Printable version | Jan 12, 2021 8:09:15 AM | https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/other-states/amphan-cyclone-tracker-may-20-2020/article31629032.ece, Tourists stuck in the snowbound valley are being provided accommodation, medical help, and even cash. This was also the first severe cyclonic storm (SCS) to cross Maharashtra’s coast in … 60 to 90 kmph along and off over Balasore district during next 3 hours. 'Amphan' was the first cyclone of the year. On Saturday, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) reviewed the preparedness for the cyclone, which is likely to hit Odisha and West Bengal coast, and directed immediate assistance to the two states. A woman purchases vegetables in a heavy downpour due to the impact of the Super Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata. Heavy rain is also expected to lash some places in South Odisha. in 2015. Cyclone Amphan 2020 The Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan was a powerful and deadly cyclone, causing damage in Eastern India and Bangladesh in May 2020. An extremely severe cyclone packing winds of up to 190 kmph roared into West Bengal on May 20, dumping heavy rain and leaving a trail of destruction that left at least two people dead, officials said. It’s a tug of war and climate warming is the biggest person in the crowd,” he added. Cyclone Nivar is forecasted to cross the Tamil Nadu-Puducherry coast between Karaikal and Mamallapuram on Wednesday leading to very heavy rainfall in the … Reduced particulate matter emissions during the lockdown meant fewer aerosols, such as black carbon, that are known to reflect sunlight and heat away from the surface. “Due to the cyclone, flight operations at Kolkata airport has been suspended till 5 am of May 21,” a senior airport official said. From 1891 to 2018, the numbers of cyclones, Severe Cyclones and Super Cyclones that crossed the Odisha coast were 98, which is the highest in all the east coast States. It is expected to cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha in West Bengal and Hatiya Islands in Bangladesh, close to Sunderbans. The Kachuberia jetty collapses at Bakkhali due to the impact of Cyclone Amphan, near Sunderbans area in South 24 Parganas district of West Bengal on May 20, 2020. It formed in the Bay of Bengal and intensified into a 'super cyclonic storm', the first since the super cyclone of Odisha that had ravaged the state in 1999, killing thousands. Cyclones are strong spiraling winds characterized by a low pressure and numerous thunderstorms. Punjab Lok Sabha Elections. Delhi Assembly Elections. Recent Cyclone in India 2018, 2019 and 2020. Further announcement regarding running these trains will be taken after assessing the weather and other necessary conditions, said an official. The NDRF chief said its teams have to now function keeping in mind the COVID-19 threat and are equipped with personal protective equipment (PPE). “Based on experiences during Cyclone FANI, all the teams are equipped with tree cutters and pole cutters for post landfall restoration, if the need arises,” Mr. Pradhan said. At least 6.58 lakh people were evacuated in West Bengal and Odisha before the cyclone struck. The year 2020 has been stormy so far! Also, Odisha may face natural disasters like floods and cyclones in the year 2020, Pasupalak said. Landfall process to commence from afternoon. The evacuees were accommodated in 2,921 shelters where cooked food and other facilities were provided, he said, adding that the cyclone developed and moved as per the IMD forecast. The global temperature may rise by over 1.11°C in 2020, making the year as the hottest since 2011, opined weather expert Surendranath Pasupalak. The Met department in an advisory asked for stoppage or diversion of train movements owing to damage likely to be caused by the super cyclonic storm. Some bodies were recovered from the river while others had signs of being brutalised. WhatsApp. Three cyclones – two in the Bay of Bengal and one in the Arabian Sea – have formed in the last one month. According to the IMD, the system is very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards with a wind speed of 140-150 kmph gusting to 165 kmph during next 2 hours. Cyclone Amphan is 125 km south-southeast of Digha in West Bengal, according to the latest update from IMD at 11.30 a.m. The departure of Howrah-New Delhi AC Special Express for Wednesday has been cancelled owing to the super cyclone ‘Amphan’, the Eastern Railway said here. The State was hit by 2 cyclones (Daye and Titli) in 2018. Consider these alternatives, Sai Pallavi, Naga Chaitanya impress in Sekhar Kammula’s ‘Love Story’ teaser, Air India flight with all-woman cockpit crew successfully lands at Bengaluru airport, Arnold Schwarzenegger compares U.S. Capitol mob to Nazis, Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma announce birth of baby girl, Bird flu confirmed after 900 hens die in Maharashtra, Aus vs Ind Third Test | India pull off draw against Australia in Sydney Test, Army Captain led Shopian operation with ‘eye on ₹20 lakh prize money’, Chinese build-up at LAC clearly visible, says Ladakh councillor. The year 2019 was one of the most active cyclone years on record. Cyclone Amphan makes landfall in West Bengal, NDRF teams take Covid-19 precautions 21 May, 2020, 01.36 PM IST. Super cyclone Amphan is likely to make a landfall along the West Bengal coast in the next few hours, officials of Regional Meteorological Centre at Alipore said on Wednesday. Out of five cyclones, one develops during pre-monsoon season and four post monsoon. After making landfall at 2.30 p.m. between Digha in West Bengal and and Hatiya island in Bangladesh, cyclone Amphan cut a swathe through the coastal areas, flattening fragile dwellings, uprooting trees and electric poles. While Odisha faced extremely severe cyclone Fani in the month of May, cyclone Bulbul impacted State in November, though the landfall was in West Bengal. We expect windspeed of 165 kmph in South and North 24 Parganas, WB. Twitter. The … The DG said all 20 teams present in Odisha have been deployed leaving none in reserve. The East Coast Railway has decided to suspend running of all special trains on the Bhubaneswar-Kharagpur route. “Entire south Bengal is hit. Facebook. Today 106 kmph winds were registered in Odisha. Chief Wildlife Warden Ravi Kant Sinha said a control room had been set up at Gosaba in the district to monitor the situation in the mangrove jungles 24x7. As such, the eastern coast is more prone to cyclones and about 80 percent of the total cyclones generated in the Indian Ocean strike the east coast of India. A man walks down a street in Kolkata which was inundated with rain due to the heavy rains caused by Cyclone Amphan. As cyclone “Amphan” hurtled towards the coast, heavy downpour coupled with high velocity winds pounded coastal Odisha, uprooting trees and flattening fragile structures, officials said on Wednesday. The wind speed of 110-120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph likely to prevail over Howrah, Hoogli and Kolkata districs during next 2 hours and decrease thereafter. Nivar is the third name to be used from the new list of names for North Indian Ocean Cyclones, released in 2020. The rear side is about 120 kilometres and the entire process will be completed by 3-4 hours. Share Via Email Impact of Cyclone waa felt in Odisha from yesterday. Part of the 2020 North Indian Ocean cyclone season. They are a problem because swarming locusts will strip an area of its veget, in May 2020. Though a thorough assessment of damage caused by the cyclone is to be made, there are reports of many trees being uprooted from different areas of Odisha. Email. Amphan is entering West Bengal, near the Sunderbans. Find Odisha Cyclone Latest News, Videos & Pictures on Odisha Cyclone and see latest updates, news, information from NDTV.COM. “The first arm of Cyclone Amphan has touched the land. As many as 20 teams in Odisha and 19 in West Bengal have been stationed. Kolkata streets are deserted due to heavy and continuous downpour in the city due to Cyclone Amphan. Mr. Hakim promised that city will be back on its feet in 48 hours. “The forward sector of the wall cloud region is entering into land in West Bengal. What do locusts eat and how it is affected on agriculture. To cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (west Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sunderbans. Policemen remove a damaged structure from a road as super cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, at Rasgovindpur in Mayurbhanj district, Odisha on May 20, 2020. She was living in a pucca RCC roof house and the cause of death is being ascertained, they added. SUCS AMPHAN about 125 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal) at 1130 IST of 20th May. The main reason behind this was the high sea surface temperatures of 32-34 degrees celsius in the Bay of Bengal. File photo: Rough sea conditions along the east coast of India due to Cyclone Fani's movement towards Odisha (Credits: A. Prathap/BCCL Chennai) Advertisement. Here is the list of strong tropical cyclones in India including Cyclone Thane, Cyclone Mora, Cyclone Megh, Cyclone Jal,Cyclone Roanu,Cyclone Lehar, Cyclone Nargis, Cyclone Mala and Cyclone Giri. Several awareness activities are in progress in both these States. It is the strongest cyclone to have strike the Ganges Delta since Sidr in 2007 and the first super cyclone to occur in the Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha Cyclone. South Bengal is finished. Policemen remove a damaged structure from a road as super cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, at Rasgovindpur in Mayurbhanj district, Odisha on … "My job is to ensure that guard rails and road-dividers are not swept off by storm and thrown on the road. It is normal to have five cyclones a year, he said. “Warm air and ocean surface temperatures have significantly intensified Bay of Bengal cyclones, especially during the pre-monsoon season and in May”, said Wang. Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Indian state of Odisha since the 1999 Odisha cyclone. As we fight disinformation and misinformation, and keep apace with the happenings, we need to commit greater resources to news gathering operations. Cyclone Fani: It was a huge cyclone which caused major damage in Odisha, being the strongest tropical cyclone to hit the state since 1999. EXPLORE HABITS Home India News General News Covid, cyclones deal blow to Puducherry in 2020… pic.twitter.com/ltVuRK5tBM. Hundreds of people, who had recently returned from other States and were required to undergo 21 days of mandatory institutional quarantine to prevent COVID-19 pandemic spread, were sent home prematurely. 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. In pictures: Cyclone Amphan makes landfall. The forward structure of cyclone has made the landfall near Sagar Island in Sunderbans, according to Regional Meteorological Centre, Alipore, Kolkata. Heavy rains registered in Balasore. The deceased have been identified as  13-year-old girl in Howrah and 57-year-old women in Minakha North  24 Parganas.— Shiv Sahay Singh, Kolkata. Chief Wildlife Warden Ravi Kant Sinha said a control room had been set up at Gosaba in the district to monitor the situation in the mangrove jungles 24x7. - PTI. About 4.5 lakh people have been evacuated from vulnerable area in West Bengal and Odisha ahead of the landfall of cyclonic storm ‘Amphan’, NDRF chief S.N. In view of the prevailing COVID-19 scenario, all teams are equipped with PPE,” the NDRF DG said. But we have to remember that the climate is a system constantly trying to find balance. The news agency ANI mentioned quoting Odisha Chief Secretary that, around 50,000-60,000 people will have to be evacuated. Rains to subside from tomorrow. As the cyclone passed along the Odisha coast, it unleashed intense rainfall in several areas of Puri, Khurda, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Ganjam, Bhadrak and Balasore districts since Tuesday. We are not dependent on any communication system. List of cyclones in India in 2019-20: Check the list of intense cyclones that have hit the Indian states in the year 2019-2020. The landfall process will commence from afternoon, said the update. Policemen remove a damaged structure from a road as super cyclone Amphan makes its landfall, at Rasgovindpur in Mayurbhanj district, Odisha on May 20, 2020. | Photo Credit: PTI. Odisha’s cyclone measures come handy in Covid fight – women’s groups Around 70 lakh women in Odisha’s self-help groups are making protective masks and distributing food packets during the Covid-19 lockdown. Kolkata streets are deserted due to heavy and continuous downpour in the city due to Cyclone Amphan. Locusts eat plant material. Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik called upon the state’s gigantic and ever reliable network of two lakh plus women-only self-help groups —comprising about 70 lakh women spread across all the districts, villages and gram panchayats (GPs) of the state — to help. I am trying to keep the track clean," a duty-conscious Mr. Mondal said, braving the heavy downpour. After cyclones Amphan and Nisarga, Nivar is heading towards Tamil Nadu is expected to make its impact on Wednesday. In the fight, some soldiers either fell or were pushed into the river, officers said. We have been keeping you up-to-date with information on the developments in India and the world that have a bearing on our health and wellbeing, our lives and livelihoods, during these difficult times. Pradhan told a press conference in New Delhi that 20 teams of the federal disaster response force had already begun road clearing operations in Odisha, while the 19 units deployed in West Bengal were shifting people to safety. Almost every road was blocked by fallen trees. On Thursday, May 28, the Delhi government issued an advisory to farmers to spray pesticides and keep a possible attack at bay. The main area of cyclone … Its minimum pressure 912 mbar (26.93 inHg) and maximum wind speed is 260 km/h (160 mph). Lone policeman Muzaffar Mondal, belonging to the South Traffic Guard, stands guard on the city's arterial Red Roadeven as the wind velocity was increasing. With cyclone ‘Amphan’ set to lash the coastal areas of West Bengal on Wednesday, the State Forest department on Tuesday formed rapid response teams to ensure that tigers from Sundarbans in South 24 Parganas district do not stray into nearby human settlements after the landfall. 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