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Cyclone Amphan updates: PM Modi will hold an important meeting

Cyclone Amphan on Monday (May 18) morning intensified into an extremely severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal and hurtled towards the coasts of West Bengal and Bangladesh, the India Meteorological Department said. The weather department said that Amphan is likely to become a super cyclonic storm by today evening. "The Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ (pronounced as UM-PUN) over westcentral and adjoining central parts of South Bay of Bengal moved north-northwestwards with a speed of 8 kmph during past 06 hours and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST of today #CycloneAmphan #Westbengal #Pmmodi

Updated : 18 May 2020, 04:23 PM