Cyclone Amphan Update: Red Alert Declared in Bengal Districts. 41 NDRF teams deployed West Bengal, Odisha and Tamil Nadu. At press conference IMD DG Mrityunjay Mohapatra says Wind Speed of the cyclone ampha will be at 120 KM per hour.
Cyclone Amphan Landfall in Bengal, Also people from low lying areas evacuated, Shops & markets shutdown in kolkata, south bengal. The National Disaster Responsive Force (NDRF) teams help to more than five lakh people moved to safety places, Next 24 hours to crucial for both West Bengal & Odisha states.
The Indian Meteorological Department says the landfall process of cyclone amphan underway, Maximum intensity of Amphan at sunderbans.
Red Alert Declared in Bengal districts
Cyclone Amphan crossing West Bengal Coast between digha and hatiya islands close to sunderbans. Landfall process commenced at 2.30 PM. It will continue and take 2 to 3 hours to complete.
At Odisha availability of NDRF Teams is 20. At Balasore 6 teams, Kendrapada 03 teams, Jagatsinghpur 04 teams, Bhadrak 04 teams, Mayurbhanj is 01 team, Jajpur 01 teams, Puri 01 team.
Activities by NDRF Teams is coordination with respective district and local administrations. Conducted awareness program about COVID-19, Precautions and preventive measures, Conducted awareness program about cyclone and its Dos and Dont’s
Announcement that NDRF is available till the situation returns to normal so that the people do not panic.