Meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Amfan cyclone, strategy prepared and prepared to deal with challenges

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PM Narendra Modi to chair meeting on cyclone Amphan- India TV
An emergency meeting was held under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the cyclone storm at the Prime Minister’s residence. Home Minister Amit Shah, all Home Ministry officials and officials of NDMA and NDRF were present in the meeting. The meeting considered the preparedness of the cyclone and its impact assessment and a strategy for the relief and rescue work was prepared.

Warning to take a macabre by evening

Cyclonic storm Amfan will take a severe form by Monday evening and this may cause heavy rains with strong winds along the coastal areas of Odisha and areas near the Ganges River in West Bengal. Yellow alert has been issued in 13 districts of Kerala.

There will be heavy rain

The Meteorological Department said that the cyclone will cause heavy rains with strong winds in coastal Odisha and West Bengal. While the Odisha government is preparing to evacuate 11 lakh people living in sensitive areas, the West Bengal government has issued an alert for the coastal districts and has sent relief teams. The Meteorological Department has issued an Orange Warning for West Bengal and said that Amfan will pass between West Bengal and Bangladesh coast between Hatia Island in Bangladesh and Digha in West Bengal as a very severe storm during afternoon or evening on May 20. . During this time winds will be at a speed of 155-165 kmph, which can catch a speed of 185 kmph anytime.

There will be a lot of damage

The Meteorological Department said that very strong winds could cause a lot of damage to the raw houses and some damage to the pucca houses. Meteorologists have said that strong winds can cause power and communications poles to bend or dislocate, disrupt railway services to some extent, and electrical wires and signal systems passing over and affecting finished crops, Farms and gardens can suffer extensive damage.

On May 3 last year, a year before Cyclone Amfan, Hurricane Phani wreaked havoc in Odisha and devastated the infrastructure of power, telecom, water and other important sectors, killing 64 people.

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