Super cyclone Amphan, which brushed past Odisha's coast on Wednesday, has left about 45 lakh people affected in the State.. Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy on Thursday apprised Cabinet Secretary. Odisha: Cyclone Amphan Compounds Miseries of Those Reeling from Effect of Lockdown. Those who have lost their sources of livelihood due to the lockdown will need continued help from the government. Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan was a powerful and deadly tropical cyclone that caused widespread damage in Eastern India, specifically West Bengal, and also Bangladesh in May 2020. It was the strongest tropical cyclone to strike the Ganga Delta since Sidr of the 2007 season and the first super cyclonic storm to have formed in the Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha cyclone . In 1970, half a million perished due to Cyclone Bhola. Odisha bracing for possible cyclone, 12 districts on alert Initially, it is likely to move northwestwards and then re-curve north-northeastwards towards the north of Bay of Bengal on Monday and.
1999 Odisha cyclone - the strongest cyclone on record to strike Odisha, also the most intense storm recorded in the North Indian Ocean, which killed over 10,000 people; Cyclone Viyaru - took a similar path and affected Bangladesh and Myanmar in 2013; Cyclone Phailin - a powerful tropical cyclone that struck Odisha in 2013, which displaced over 1 million people; Cyclone Amphan - a strong. Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Phailin (/ ˈ p aɪ l ɪ n /; Thai: ไพลิน, romanized: Phịlin, lit. 'sapphire') was the most intense tropical cyclone to make landfall in India since the 1999 Odisha cyclone. The system was first noted as a tropical depression on October 4, 2013 within the Gulf of Thailand, to the west of Phnom Penh in Cambodia
12 Odisha Districts On Alert As Weather Office Warns Of Possible Cyclone The Met Department issued a red warning for fishermen and advised them not to venture into north Bay of Bengal along and. A man covers himself with a plastic sheet and walks in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall at Bhadrak district in Odisha. (AP) With West Bengal in the eye of Amphan, Odisha is assessing the damage caused by the cyclone, which has impacted its coastal districts.. However, officials say, the worst is now over for the state as Amphan has made landfall in neighbouring West Bengal
Odisha was also hit by cyclone Bulbul in October, 2019. With regard to the impact on the Odisha coast, the IMD issued yellow warning (be updated) and forecast squally wind speed reaching 45. Issue of cyclone assistance to make Assembly Session stormy. Winter session of Odisha Assembly starting Thursday is set to be stormy with ruling BJD gearing up to slam the Centre on issues like delay in cyclone assistance and opposition ready to corner the government over crime against women and worsening law and order The cyclone is currently over west-central and adjoining central parts of South Bay of Bengal (near latitude 13.2°N and longitude 86.3°E) about 790 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha), 940 km. In Odisha, the cyclone has caused damage to some government buildings and structures, affected agriculture and horticulture sectors, houses and power infrastructure. As per preliminary reports, 19. Bhubaneswar: About ten thousand villages and 52 Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) are likely to be affected by cyclonic storm Fani, which is likely to hit the Odisha coast during the forenoon on Friday, said an official on Thursday. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik visited the office of the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) and reviewed the preparedness to tackle the cyclone
Cyclone Amphan LIVE updates: The central government will give West Bengal Rs 1,000 crore and Rs 500 crore to Odisha as interim assistance for the damage caused by Cyclone Amphan, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday after a visit to the two states How Bengal, Odisha look after cyclone landfall. Updated: May 20, 2020 8:37:05 pm. 1 / 15 . The landfall process for Cyclone 'Amphan' has begun at Digah in West Bengal. The process is likely to continue for four hours. In pic: A man covers himself with a plastic sheet and walks in the rain ahead of Cyclone Amphan landfall at Bhadrak district in Odisha. (AP) 2 / 15 . Two women were killed in. Über 80% neue Produkte zum Festpreis; Das ist das neue eBay. Finde Cyclonic! Schau Dir Angebote von Cyclonic auf eBay an. Kauf Bunter In the year 1999, Odisha faced a super cyclone which took thousands of lives. So when Naveen Patnaik became chief minister in 2000, the first work he started on a priority basis was to build a robust disaster management department in Odisha the state is prone to natural calamities. In the last 18 months, Odisha [ Odisha has already chalked out the strategy to restore power and water supply, clear roads, start rescue and relief operations immediately after the cyclone peters out. On migrants returning to the state and also travelling through it, Jena said that in view of the impending cyclone, the state government will stop road movement for three days from the evening of May 18 to May 20
.. Odisha reports 3 deaths due to cyclone Amphan Odisha reported 3 deaths during cyclone. A woman of Bhogarai block in Balasore district died after an electric pole fell on her. The woman had stepped..
Cyclone is a multi-hazard disaster with heavy rain, strong wind, high tidal surge and flood. Five coastal districts of Odisha including Balasore, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada and. The Odisha government on Thursday showered praises on the India Meteorological Department (IMD), saying weather forecast is getting better with time, a day after cyclone 'Amphan' rolled past. Cyclone Amphan: North Coastal Odisha On High Alert! Odisha. By Suryakant Jena On May 15, 2020 - 3:55 PM. Share. Bhubaneswar: A year-on after the strongest summer tropical cyclone in Bay of Bengal, Odisha seems to be staying at the receiving end of yet another disaster at a time when the entire world is battling COVID pandemic. As the low-pressure system over South-East Bay of Bengal and. The seven-member Central team appreciated the preparedness, response and disaster management measures by Odisha government and restoration of power within 24 to 72 hours after cyclone Amphan Since COVID-19 cases are high in coastal region, the adversity of cyclone Amphan is being seen as a litmus test for Odisha's disaster resilience. How Met Models read cyclone Amphan's destiny? IMD-GFS: IMD's this model indicates that post forming of depression on May 16, cyclone Amphan will travel northward till May 17
While Krushna only got to see the aftermath of the 1999 cyclone, he was in Odisha in May 2019, when Cyclone Fanihit, and had his first real-life experience of what it's like to encounter nature's fury In 1999 when the super cyclone with much greater velocity than Amphan had its landfall in Odisha, the Bhitarkanika area was saved as the mangrove species withstood the onslaught of gusty wind In Odisha, Paradip recorded the maximum sustained wind speed of 106 kmph. Speaking exclusively to OTV later in the evening, SRC Pradeep Jena said, Impact of Cyclone Amphan in Odisha subsided after it completely entered the landmass where it will gradually weaken into a cyclonic storm and thereafter a depression. #CycloneAmphan impac . The State faced first Very.. Even as the world continues to fight COVID-19, Bengal and Odisha on Wednesday braced for the cyclone Amphan which made landfall at 2 pm in the afternoon. Tagged as an extremely severe cyclonic storm by meteorological department, 'Amphan' made landfall in between Bengal's coastal town of Digha and Hatiya island in Bangladesh. The storm triggered copious amounts of rain and gusty winds in.
1.05 PM- Cyclone Amphan approaches India's east coast to hit Odisha & W.Bengal over Sunderbans, worst cyclone in last 20 yrs. 12.20 AM- Cyclone AMPHAN about 125 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal) at 1130 IST of 20th May. To cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sunderbans As many as 1,19,075 people have been evacuated from 13 vulnerable districts of Odisha as Cyclone Amphan is expected to make landfall on Wednesday between Digha in West Bengal and Hatia Island in Bangladesh. Due to the cyclone, rainfall and strong winds are expected to batter several districts of Odisha today Cyclone Titli, which caused significant damage to roads and housing infrastructure in the states of Andra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal, has proved to be most disastrous to the farming sector with standing crops seriously damaged. Cyclone Titli weakens, heavy rain and flood batters Odisha October 13, 2018 8:15 a
A cyclone alert has been sounded in West Bengal and Odisha as AMPHAN intensified into an extremely severe storm overnight, the weather office said. Itis expected to make a landfall in Bengal on. Severe damage in Odisha. In Odisha, the Cyclone Amphan hit with a maximum wind speed of 120 km per hour due in Dhamra coast in Bhadrak district while in Paradip it was around 100 km per hour. Severe damage has occurred in the state of Odisha. Trees have been uprooted trees and bent electric poles in coastal Odisha districts of Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak and Balasore. Hundreds of acred.
The cyclone claimed at least three lives in West Bengal, and three in Odisha. A teenage from Howrah died when she was hit by a flying iron sheet. At Basirhat in North 24 Parganas, a youth named. Who was affected: More than 1 million people were evacuated ahead of the storm, 11 districts along the Odisha coast were placed on red alert, and some 900 cyclone shelters were set up to house.. Cyclone Amphan: 12 Odisha districts on storm alert The Odisha government on Friday asked 12 district collectors in the coastal region to remain prepared as a cyclonic storm 'Amphan' is brewing. Cyclone Fani is the strongest cyclonic storm since the Super Cyclone of 1999, which claimed close to 10,000 lives and battered the Odisha coast for 30 hours. The Meteorological Department said it.. The Super cyclone in 1999 was a calamity that caused harm and took thousands of lives, the super cyclone also taught the state how to prepare for cyclones. Home Odisha New
BHUBANESWAR/NEW DELHI: A cyclone will hit the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on late Thursday night, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. A deep depression is moving at a speed of about 12 kmph and is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours, the cyclone warning division (CWD) of IMD said Odisha, which has been ravaged by a string of cyclones over the last few years, including the cyclone Fani last year, has made arrangements to shift 11 lakh people from vulnerable areas, Special.
READ | Odisha to be most affected by Cyclone Fani: Chief Secretary Aditya Padhi On Tuesday (1730 hours), Fani was located about 730 km south-southwest of Puri As cyclone Amphan pummels Odisha, woman gives birth to baby in fire brigade van Debabrata Mohapatra | TNN | Updated: May 20, 2020, 13:35 IST The pregnant woman being rescued by fire service personnel Cyclone Amphan: Odisha craftspersons face a new disaster alongside covid-19 5 min read. Updated: 20 May 2020, 12:55 PM IST Avantika Bhuyan. With cyclone Amphan and the novel coronavirus pandemic. Amphan is only the second super cyclone over the Bay of Bengal after the one that savaged Odisha in 1999, claiming nearly 10,000 lives. PTI PTI SKN AMR SCH PNT ACB NES NAB TIR RC ACD KK DV SK SK SK PTI PTI SKN AMR SCH PNT ACB NES NAB TIR RC ACD KK DV SK SK S Odisha to face Cyclone Amphan's impact from tonight, evacuations in full swing Mohammad Suffian. 19-05-2020. Amarnath Yatra gets cancelled. Kylie Minogue CONFIRMS her new song Say Something is.
The destruction caused by Cyclone Amphan in East Midnapore in West Bengal on Wednesday. (Express photo) Cyclone Amphan, which wreaked havoc in the states of West Bengal and Odisha and claimed at least 10-12 lives, is likely to weaken into a deep depression in the next three hours and then into a depression in the subsequent six hours, the Indian Meteorological Department said on Thursday Bhubaneswar (Odisha), May 22(ANI): Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Kumar Tripathy on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik over situation after cyclone Amphan, said that the Prime Minister appreciated the measures undertaken by Odisha. He said, PM Modi said Odisha has made a good name for itself in rescue, relief & restoration measures
Odisha braces for Cyclone Amphan. Agencies / Updated: May 17, 2020, 06:00 IST. Facebook; Twitter; Linkedin; Email; Print this article. Reduce font size. Increase font size . Fishermen advised. As cyclone Amphan rolls in towards the Indian shores ominously, it is likely to unleash heavy rain and high-velocity winds in large swathes of coastal Odisha and West Bengal. 2. It is likely to cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Sagar Islands in West Bengal and Hatiya islands in Bangladesh between afternoon and evening of May 20 as a very severe cyclonic storm, Regional MeT Director. The super cyclone has reportedly killed 12 persons in Bengal, while power supply and phone networks also took a hit in the states. There was, however, some respite for residents of Bhubaneswar, who were greeted with purple-pink skies across and used Twitter to share photos from the city of Odisha While Odisha had the first impact of a Super Cyclone way back on October 7-12, 1737, another Super Cyclone crossed the State's coast at the False Point on September 22, 1885 and took a toll of.
In the midst of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Odisha braced for a possible cyclone by putting 12 coastal districts on alert on Friday and asking collectors to arrange for alternative. Cyclone Amphan (Photo: PTI) Cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in West Bengal and Odisha on Wednesday. The extremely severe cyclone triggered heavy rains, high-velocity winds and left many homes swamped BHUBANESWAR: The Odisha fire service has made special arrangements in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack in the wake of Cyclone Amphan. Eight teams have been stationed in Bhubaneswar and five in Cuttack to. Odisha is gearing up for the arrival of Cyclone 'Amphan' after the Met department warned of the intensifying of the depression in the Bay of Bengal into a cyclonic storm. Taking to Twitter, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik's office informed that the CM has directed the officials to prepare a plan to relocate the people who are living in the vulnerable areas in the state. Along with it, he has. Odisha loses a huge amount of capital almost every year due to the natural calamities thereby causing an economic deficit in the state
Cyclone 'Amphan' is only the second super cyclone over the Bay of Bengal after the one that savaged Odisha in 1999, claiming nearly 10,000 lives. Story continues Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has already set a target of ensuring zero casualty The MeT department stated that Cyclone Amphan, formed in the Bay of Bengal with Odisha and West Bengal in its crosshairs, is likely to become a super cyclone in 12 hours. It intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm at 2:30am today. It is expected to further intensify into a super cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours, ANI quoted IMD director general Mrutyunjaya Mohapatra. What this. Bhubaneswar, May 19 (IANS) With extremely severe cyclone 'Amphan' inching closer towards the Odisha coast, the state government has stepped up efforts for evacuation of people from vulnerable areas
Cyclone 'Amphan': 41 NDRF teams deployed in West Bengal, Odisha 19 May, 2020, 04.56 PM IST. A total of 41 NDRF teams including reserves are deployed in two Amphan-affected states of Odisha and West Bengal The India Meteorological Department has issued a fresh cyclone alert for West Bengal and north Odisha as an extremely severe cyclonic storm 'Amphan' hurtles towards its coastline Cyclone 'Amphan' Batters Bengal, Odisha As 6.5 Lakh Evacuated. PTI @ PTI_News. Bookmark. May 20 2020, 11:23 PM May 20 2020, 11:23 PM May 20 2020, 11:23 PM May 20 2020, 11:23 PM. An extremely severe cyclone packing winds of up to 190 kilometres per hour on Wednesday rampaged through coastal Odisha and West Bengal, dumping heavy rain, swamping homes and farmland, and leaving at least three. Bhubaneswar: With Cyclone Amphan making landfall most likely on West Bengal-Bangladesh coast on May 20, a cyclone alert has been issued primarily for four north-coastal districts of Odisha.Apart from these, another eight districts have also been put on alert. As per the predictions of the Indian Meteorological Department, a Yellow Warning has been issued for several districts for May 18 and an.
Cyclone Amphan had turned into a super cyclonic storm from an extremely severe cyclonic storm on Monday, before getting somewhat enfeebled. It, however, still packed enough force to pulverise coastal districts of Odisha where lakhs of people were evacuated from vulnerable areas and shifted to safety Cyclone Fani, a category 4 storm that made landfall in the state of Odisha on 3 May, was one of the worst cyclones to hit India in last two decades. Odisha's preparedness, efficient early warning system, timely action, and well-planned large-scale evacuation strategies helped 1.2 million people move safely into nearly 4,000 cyclone shelters, thereby saving the lives of vulnerable population. Read: Cyclone Amphan: Rainfall, strong winds hit Odisha's Bhadrak ahead of landfall. As it stands, all cyclones that form in ocean basins in this part of the world are named by these countries in theWest Asian and APAC regions. The authority to name the cyclones forming in the region is mandated to them by the organisation which explains the. Cyclone Amphan: After Night of Darkness, a Morning of Untold Devastation. While power cuts and raging winds marked Wednesday evening for most in south Bengal, with Thursday came the rude shock of. Rural and coastal communities in West Bengal and Odisha have already been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis and ensuing Government lockdown. Now another existential threat ravaged the region in the form of Cyclone Amphan - one of the strongest cyclones to hit the subcontinent in recent times. NEARLY 30 MILLION people are expected to have been affected by this cyclone. The impact of Amphan has.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday made an aerial survey of cyclone Amaphan-affected areas in the state and expressed deep concern over extensive damages, especially to the standing crops. He ordered early repair of damaged infrastructure and restoration of normalcy in the affected districts. Nearly 45 lakh people in Odisha have been affected by the extremely severe cyclonic. After Cyclone Amphan made landfall at Digha in West Bengal on Wednesday, reports emerged of the deaths of two people in the state.. Two others, including a two-month-old, also died in the. Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik reviewed the preparedness on May 16 with concerned Departments and Collectors of 12 vulnerable districts. The District Administration of vulnerable districts have been directed to keep Multipurpose Cyclone and Flood Shelters in readiness and to identify other suitable RCC roofed public buildings for use as safe shelters in case of requirement, it read
Y esterday morning, while the Super Cyclone Amphan was battering Odisha, 20-year-old Janaki Sethi from Kendrapara went into labour. Her husband Hatin Sethi was on the verge of losing hope when a group of people arrived at his doorstep as true messiahs. When ambulance services failed to respond, Hatin had no choice but to contact the fire personnel, who rushed to the house at once to shift. This will be the second pre-monsoon cyclone to hit Odisha after cyclone Fani in May 2019, said HR Biswas, director of the India Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar. The Odisha coast faced pre-monsoon cyclones (that occur from April to May) 13 times out of 136 cyclones, since 1804, including Fani, that hit the Odisha coast on May 3, said Uma Charan Mohanty, a former professor at the Centre. Cyclone Amphan (pronounced as um-pun) is only the second super cyclone over the Bay of Bengal after the one that savaged Odisha in 1999, claiming nearly 10,000 lives. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed the situation arising in Odisha and Bengal with Union Home Minister Amit Shah and top government officials in New Delhi, as the super cyclone gained strength
Odisha, which was hit by Cyclone Fani last year, has made arrangements to shift 11 lakh people from vulnerable areas, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena was quoted as saying by news agency. Our preparation is on par with facing a super cyclone like the one that hit the Odisha coast in 1999, he said. Cyclone 'Amphan' has developed into a super cyclone over the Bay of Bengal on Monday and has the potential to cause extensive damage in the coastal districts of West Bengal when it makes landfall, the government had said. This is the second super cyclone over the Bay of Bengal in two. Cyclone Amphan over Westcentral Bay of Bengal moved north-northeastwards with a speed of 20 kmph during past six hours and lay centred as an 'Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm' over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal, about 250 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha), 390 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 540 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh) natural disaster A week after Cyclone Fani battered Odisha, survivors reel under shortages of food, water and power In all, 1.5 crore people in 159 blocks of 14 districts have been affected
On preparation done by Odisha, Tripathi said the state had 65 cyclone homes where evacuees were being shifted. The shelters are being equipped with tarpaulins, masks and first-aid kits, she. Odisha readies to evacuate 7 lakh people as Cyclone Amphan forms amidst COVID-19 lockdown As a contingency measure, alternative buildings have also been identified for use as cyclone shelters, in. Cyclone Fani slams India with top winds above 125 mph. Cyclone Fani roared ashore in eastern India on Friday, battering densely-populated Odisha state with 125-mile-per-hour winds and rain before. In Odisha, the cyclone has affected over 44.80 lakh people in 1,500-gram panchayats, despite the Odisha government evacuating around two lakh people from vulnerable areas ahead of the landfall. Cyclone Amphan: Evaluation of Odisha SSLC exam answer sheets postponed as cyclonic storm set to lash state tonight The announcement of deferment of evaluation of Odisha matric exam 2020 answer sheets was made by the state School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Dash
Cyclone Amphan To Make Landfall Tomorrow: How Bengal And Odisha Have Prepared Both the states have evacuated lakhs from people from its coastal districts as they brace for the cyclone PM Modi to Visit Odisha, West Bengal Today Updates: PM Narendra Modi has reached the Bhubaneswar airport. He will undertake an aerial survey of cyclone Amphan-hit areas Cyclone Amphan Within 125-175 Km Of Odisha & WB Coasts; Landfall Forecast Post-afternoon Cyclone Amphan will further move towards the North-Northeastwards & cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coast between Digha and Hatiya close to Sunderbans on Wednesday. Written By. Brigitte Fernandes . Super Cyclone Amphan has moved North-Northeastwards and is likely to cross West Bengal-Bangladesh coast between. Cyclone Amphan: In Odisha , PM Modi announces Rs 500 crore as immediate relief. PTI. Published May 22, 2020, 9:07 pm IST. Updated May 22, 2020, 9:07 pm IST. Modi also held a review meeting with. READ | Cyclone Amphan: Odisha Receives Rs 500 Crores From Centre For Relief And Rehabilitation. READ | Odisha To Send 500 Disaster, Fire Personnel To Assist In Rescue Ops In Cyclone-scarred West Bengal. The central government has transferred Rs 500 crore to Odisha government to facilitate the relief operation and the restoration works in the state. This comes just a day after Prime Minister.
Central team visits Cyclone Amphan-hit districts of Odisha The team, divided into two groups, will be visiting Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts. Share Via Emai Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday asked collectors of the districts affected by cyclone 'Amphan' to submit preliminary assessment reports on the damage caused by the disaster within two days. After the extremely severe cyclonic storm rolled past the Odisha coast, triggering heavy downpour and fierce winds, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena said the. Odisha has witnessed seven major cyclones in the last 50 years. In October 1971, the district of Balasore was hit by a cyclonic storm that claimed more than 10,000 lives and about 10 lakh people were rendered homeless. Much of the progress made since the 1999 calamity is owed to the immediate construction of cyclone shelters along the turbulent eastern coastline. However, Phailin left about 1. BHUBANESWAR: Odisha carried out a massive evacuation to shift 1.2 lakh people from low lying areas in the State as monstrous cyclone Amphan triggered heavy rains and strong wind in coastal.
Landfall: Cyclone Phailin hit on October 12, 2013 near Gopalpur in Odisha at the speed of 200 KMPH and triggered heavy rainfall and strong wind. High Alert: The Weather Department had issued high alert for the coastal regions of districts of Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Jagatsinghpur, Dhenkanal, Cuttack, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Ganjam ODRAF Odisha cyclone Odisha Odisha disaster NDRF Cyclone Amphan Odisha coast. India Matters. COVID-19 vaccine to cost Rs 1,000 per dose, says Serum Institute CEO . Govt extends work from home. carandbike.com Odisha Cyclone homepage get latest Odisha Cyclone news, auto news, auto industry news, Odisha Cyclone photos, product review and Odisha Cyclone videos. carandbike.com is your ultimate source for all the latest automotive news, new cars photos, news and videos. You can read the auto comparisons and other related articles about Odisha Cyclone Rural and coastal communities in West Bengal and Odisha have already been hit hard by the COVID-19 crisis and ensuing Government lockdown. Now another existential threat ravaged the region in the form of Cyclone Amphan - one of the strongest cyclones to hit the subcontinent in recent times. NEARLY 30 MILLION people are expected to have been. Cyclone - ODISHA BYTES New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has released a report on Amphan which made landfall at Sundarbans in West Bengal on May 20, categorizing it as a Super Cyclonic Storm (SuCS) — the first of its kind over the Bay of Bengal since Odisha was hit by the 1999 SuCS