Cyclone Amphan hit the Indian coast in West Bengal on Wednesday. It is raining heavily.
Kolkata Meteorological Department Tweeted that the process of landfall of Amfan started in West Bengal at 2.30 pm and will continue for the next four hours.
The landfall process commenced since 2:30 PM, will continue for about 4 hours. The forward sector of the wall cloud region is entering into land in West Bengal: Director, IMD Bhubaneswar #CycloneAmphan pic.twitter.com/bbAznoaz3f
— ANI (@ANI) May 20, 2020
Due to cyclone, about 4.5 lakh people have been evacuated to safe places in Bengal and Odisha.
Cyclone Amphan will take a terrible form when it hits West Bengal on Wednesday. Director General of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) SN Pradhan has given this information to reporters