Bhubaneswar- Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Jena has updated the news on the storm Amphan. Now the storm has turned into a hurricane. The epicenter of the hurricane was reported at 350 km from Paradip and 510 km from Digha. Amphan will touch the ground on 20th afternoon to evening. It Landfall near Sundarbans in West Bengal as estimated.
The maximum wind speed will be 165 to 175 km / h when it touches the ground.
The epicenter was reported below the Pacific Ocean floor, however; no tsunami alert was issued. As a result, it will rain on the coast of Odisha today. On the morning of the 20th, the wind speed will increase along the coast of Odisha. The storm will cross Odisha between 12 and 2 tomorrow said IMD chief Mrutyunjay Mahapatra.
“The rescue squad wasn’t called,” he told the Associated Press.
Its wind speed will be higher earlier cyclone Bulbul.
Thirty-one NDRF4s and the ODRF team have already arrived in various areas. South Odisha is currently experiencing winds of 45 to 55 kilometers per hour. It rained in various parts of the Odisha today.
The worst affected areas are Bhadrak, Balasore, Jagatsinghpur and Kendrapara districts. The maximum wind speed will be 100 to 125 kmph off the coast of North Odisha. The process of relocating from the coastal area has begun.