Super Cyclonic Storm Amphan was an incredible tropical violent wind that caused far-reaching harm over East India and Bangladesh. It was the most grounded tempest to strike the Ganges Delta since Sidr in 2007. Amphan was additionally the principal overly cyclonic tempest in the Bay of Bengal since the 1999 Odisha tornado, just as the second-most serious tropical violent wind worldwide in 2020. The principal tropical tornado of the 2020 North Indian Ocean typhoon season, Amphan created from a region of low weight over the southern Bay of Bengal.
Twister Amphan has reinforced to what might be compared to a solid Category 4 Atlantic tropical storm, or a super hurricane in the West Pacific. Amphan is pressing breezes of 150 mile for every hour (240 kilometers for every hour), however, forecasters expect the tempest will debilitate before making landfall late Wednesday close to the Ganges River Delta.
Regardless of whether the tempest hits in the wake of debilitating, it could cause noteworthy harm. Amphan estimates to make landfall close to poor, thickly populated regions with a famously untrustworthy foundation. On the off chance that it arrives in the low-lying delta, there is additionally the potential for significant tempest floods, maybe even as high as 30 feet (9 meters).
Catastrophic events are sadly regular in this piece of the world, however, this could be the primary amazing tempest at any point to hit India and Bangladesh in the midst of a worldwide wellbeing crisis.
Current situation of India and Bangladesh
Severe cyclonic storm Amphan has weakened after wreaking havoc in Odisha and West Bengal, leaving several dead as it barrelled through with high wind speeds. It has also caused severe damage to property in the state’s deltaic areas and urban neighborhoods of Kolkata. Reports suggest that at least 12 people died in Kolkata due to the cyclonic storm as it battered the city for hours since Wednesday evening. Though the storm’s worst phase has passed, several challenges await Bengal and Odisha. West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said, the situation in Bengal is now more worrying than the coronavirus pandemic. Mamata also said that the state could face losses up to one lakh crore rupees in the wake of the devastation caused. Meanwhile, neighboring Bangladesh also suffered serious damage and thousands of makeshift homes have been destroyed.