- SUPER CYCLONE YASH MAY BRING AMPHAN LIKE DESTRUCTION
Cyclone Yash will effect heavy rainfall to South Bengal and landfall between May 23 and May 25.The Regional Meteorological has predicted it may possibly move towards Bangladesh.
The met department has warned that the ferocity of the cyclonic Storm.This super cyclone is named by Oman. The impact might be equal to ‘Amphan’ last year that devastated Kolkata and adjoining areas on May 19 during the lockdown.
The the Meteorological Department is not sure about the direction.
The speed of the wind may be 155-165 KMPH.
Although a low depression has been formed in the East Central Bay and its adjoining areas and as it is increasing in strength day by day.
It might take the shape of a ‘Super Cyclone’ before making landfall by the end of the week.
However, the officials are of the opinion that the storm might move towards Bangladesh after entering land through the Sundarbans.
The department has already issued a warning to the fishermen asking them not to venture to the sea on May 23 and after.
The department officials said that because of the formation of the depression, temperature is increasing in the areas of Gangetic West Bengal including Kolkata, South and North 24 parganas and it is likely to increase further.
“In the last 24 hours the temperature has increased five degrees and it is likely to touch 40 degrees in the next couple of days.
The humidity is also high creating uneasiness for the people. These are all results of the depression,” a met official said.
We witnessed one of the most devastating cyclonic storms ,named ‘Amphan’. It made landfall in the Sundarbans at a speed of nearly 260 kilometres per hour. It went through the heart of the city.Almost bringing all activity to a standstill for the next seven days.