Here’re the satellite images of mammoth Cyclone Amphan

Bhubaneswar: The Super cyclonic storm Amphan (pronounced as UM-PUN) over Westcentral Bay of Bengal lay centered about 360 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha), 510 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 650 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh).

Here’re the images of the mammoth Cyclone Amphan’s majestic beauty captured by different satellites:

The cyclone’s images captured by Himawari-8 satellite

Pic courtesy: Ankur Lahoty, IIS

The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program – F17 satellite has captured the cyclone image

Pic courtesy: Mostofa Kamal Palash

Video Courtesy: Seán Doran, JAXA / JMA

The cyclone is very likely to move north-northeastwards across northwest Bay of Bengal and cross West Bengal – Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sundarbans during afternoon to evening hours of May 20 with maximum sustained wind speed of 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph.

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