Super cyclone Amphan to hit West Bengal today, landfall likely near Sunderbans

Super cyclone Amphan is likely to make landfall on coasts of West Bengal and Bangladesh on Wednesday evening. Amphan lay about 120-kilometre east-southeast of Paradip, Odisha at 8:30 am today. Amphan will cross Bengal-Bangladesh coasts between Digha and Hatiya Islands close to Sunderbans today. According to IMD, Amphan’s landfall process will commence from today afternoon. Extremely severe Amphan is the biggest in Bay of Bengal after 1999 cyclone that hit Odisha.