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Cyclone Amphan LIVE: PM to meet NDMA officials; Odisha, Bengal on alert

Cyclone Amphan is establishing into a serious cyclonic storm more than the Bay of Bengal and can become a extremely serious cyclonic storm in the upcoming 24 hours, in accordance to the Nationwide Catastrophe Response Pressure (NDRF). The NDRF said that it was all set to undertake enormous evacuation of one.one million people today probably to be strike by it. As the storm rolls in to the Indian shores ominously, the cyclone is probably to unleash weighty rain and significant-velocity winds in substantial swathes of coastal Odisha, West Bengal and Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

Twelve coastal Odisha districts — Ganjam, Gajapti, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Cuttack, Khorda and Nayagarh — are on significant warn.