Bhubaneswar: Coastal Odisha experiences gusty wind and heavy rainfall due to the impact of Cyclone Amphan .High speed winds with rain uproots trees, electric pole in Coastal distircts of Odisha. High speed wind uproots electric poles, trees in Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak , Kendrapada, Balasore districts.
Residents of Odisha Capital city Bhubaneswar, port towns Paradip and Dhamra are witnessing very high wind speeds and rainfall due to the impact of #AmphanSuperCyclone.
NDRF, ODRAF, Fire Services team clearing road blockage in affected areas to facilitate the movement of vehicles, essential commodities, and emergency service personnel.
Gale wind speed reaching 90 to 100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph is prevailing along and off Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts of Odisha, said IMD in its bulletin issued at 8.30 AM.
It is likely to cross between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sundarbans during afternoon to evening hours of today with maximum wind speed of 155-165 kmph gusting to 185 kmph informed IMD.