Amfan: Trees and electric poles may be uprooted, warning for 5 states including Odisha and West Bengal

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Cyclone Amfan and Super Cyclone have become a cyclonic storm and after hitting the coast, heavy ravages are expected in Odisha and West Bengal. According to the warning issued by the Indian Meteorological Department, heavy to very heavy rain and strong winds can occur in Odisha and West Bengal, in addition to Sikkim, Assam and Meghalaya warning of heavy to very heavy rain due to the rain. is. In many places in West Bengal and Odisha, there is a possibility of uprooting of trees and poles due to the storm.

Rain warning

According to the Meteorological Department’s warning, heavy to very heavy rains may occur on May 19 in Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj districts of northern coastal Odisha. On May 20, heavy to very heavy rain warning has been issued in Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Keonjhar districts.

Talking about West Bengal, there is heavy rain warning in many places on May 19 in East Midnapore, North and South 24 Parganas. On May 20, heavy to very heavy rain warnings have been issued at many places in East and West Midnapore, North and South 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly and Kolkata. On May 21, heavy rains are forecast at some places in West Bengal. On May 20 and 21, there is a forecast of strong rain in Malda and Sikkim. On May 21, heavy rains are expected in Assam and Meghalaya.

Thunderstorms at a speed of 195 kilometers per hour

According to the Meteorological Department, on May 19, the coastal districts of Odisha and West Bengal are expected to receive thunderstorm at a speed of 55-65 km per hour and it is expected to reach 75 km per hour. The speed of thunderstorms can reach 95 km per hour in the Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts of Odisha in the morning of 20 May and in East and West Midnapore, North and South 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hooghly and Kolkata in West Bengal. The storm is expected to reach 195 km per hour in East Midnapore and North and South 24 Parganas of West Bengal by 20 May Wednesday afternoon.

Uproot warning of trees and electric poles

According to the Meteorological Department, due to the severe thunderstorm caused by Cyclone Amphan, there can be a huge loss of life and property in the mentioned districts of West Bengal, electric poles and big trees can be uprooted from the ground, heavy damage to the raw houses. There is a possibility of heavy damage to rail and roadways, coconut and palm trees may break and large boats tied to the anchorage in the bay may also break. Similar losses are being reported in the stated districts of Odisha.

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