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