Severe Cyclonic Storm Amphan made landfall near Kolkata, West Bengal State, India on May 20 with maximum sustained winds of 50 kts. The system is expected to continue weakening as it tracks north-northeastward in Bangladesh and dissipate over Bhutan by May 22; however, the forecast may shift in the coming days. 

 

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May 23, 2020 at 7:46 a.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Further protests possible in Kolkata, India, through May following demonstrations denouncing the government’s response to Cyclone Amphan.

May 22, 2020 at 3:38 a.m. EDT | Critical Alert: TC Amphan causes widespread damage in West Bengal, India, and Khulna and Barisal divisions in Bangladesh as of May 22. Disruptions ongoing.

May 20, 2020 at 5:54 p.m. EDT | Critical Alert: Cyclone Amphan made landfall near Kolkata, West Bengal, India, May 20. The system will weaken as it tracks northeastward through May 22.

May 20, 2020 at 8:33 a.m. EDT | Critical Alert: Cyclone Amphan tracking northeastward in Bay of Bengal as of May 20. Landfall is likely in eastern West Bengal State, India, late May 20.

May 19, 2020 at 5:47 p.m. EDT | Critical Alert: Cyclone Amphan tracking northeastward in Bay of Bengal as of early May 20. Landfall is likely in West Bengal State, India, late May 20.

May 18, 2020 at 6:21 p.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Super Cyclone Amphan tracking northeastward in Bay of Bengal as of early May 19. Landfall is likely in West Bengal State, India, May 20.

May 18, 2020 at 1:17 a.m. EDT | Critical Alert: Super Cyclone Amphan tracking north-northeastwards in Bay of Bengal as of May 18. Projected landfall over West Bengal, India, May 20.

May 17, 2020 at 3:04 a.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Tropical Cyclone Amphan tracks north-northeastwards in Bay of Bengal as of May 17. Adverse weather conditions likely through May 21.

May 16, 2020 at 7:15 a.m. EDT | Warning Alert: Tropical Cyclone One forms in southern Bay of Bengal May 16. Adverse weather conditions likely through May 21.

 

 

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