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Cyclone Amphon: High Alert in 8 States with Heavy Rain & Strong Winds; Odisha 12 Districts on Target

Pronami Chetia
Pronami Chetia

An alert from the Meteorological Department amidst Corona virus epidemic has raised concern over eight states and union territories. In fact, the Meteorological Department of India has informed that a cyclonic storm Amphhan (Bay of Bengal) will reach by today evening (May 16), which likely to result in heavy rain over Andaman and Nicobar, Odisha and West Bengal. Due to the impact of this cyclonic storm, heavy rains and strong winds will occur in eight states and union territories of the country says Indian Meteorological Department reports.

These Regions to Receive Heavy Rains Today and Tomorrow

According to the Meteorological Department's alert, Andaman and Nicobar Islands may receive heavy rains today and tomorrow. Apart from this, there may be heavy rains at some places in the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal.

Cyclonic Storm Amphon Alert: Fishermen have been advised not to Venture into the sea

Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea in the south and central areas of the Bay of Bengal. Also, fishermen who have gone to these areas of the sea have also been instructed to return immediately. Along with this, an alert has also been issued in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh regarding cyclonic storm emphon. The coastal areas of these states may receive heavy rains and strong winds for the next 2-3 days

Delhi-NCR Experienced Thunderstorms, Rain and Hail

Moreover, yesterday, the weather has changed in Delhi NCR after thunderstorms, rain and hail. On Friday, thunderstorm and rain are expected in many parts of the country including Delhi NCR.

Heavy Alert in 12 districts of Odisha

A low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal may form a cyclone on Saturday. In such a situation, four coastal districts of Odisha have been asked to be on special alert, while alerts have also been issued for 12 other districts. As a precaution, all government holidays have been cancelled.

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