May 20, 2020, 06:10 PM IST
Bhubaneswar / Kolkata. The process of hitting Super Cyclone Amfan is underway. It will take about 4 hours to complete. According to the Meteorological Department, the process started at two and a half in the afternoon. Amfan collided near the Sundarbans (between Digha in West Bengal and Hatia in Bangladesh). At the same time, many areas of Odisha and West Bengal are receiving heavy rains. Winds will move at a speed of 165–185 kmph in coastal areas. The Government of Bengal and Odisha are continuously engaged in bringing people to a safe place. Around 24 NDRF teams are deployed in both the states to deal with the emergency. There are some websites that can be tracked live from home.
This is a reliable website for tracking cyclones. It is the site of the Meteorological Department and has been developed by the Ministry of Earth Science.
To track cyclone, one has to go to the site and click on the cyclone option. This option is given below. For the latest update, you have to go to the Cyclone option and click on the track Cyclone Disturbance. It will also provide information related to wind and storm warnings in the website.
It has been developed by the Meteorological Department of the Ministry of Earth Sciences, India for the typical cyclone on the North Indian Ocean. This is similar to the IMD website. The website provides all the latest information with real time updates of Cyclone.
To use this, just go to http://www.rsmcnewdelhi.imd.gov.in/. All the latest information is found on its homepage itself.
http://www.cyclocane.com is another reliable website that shows real-time or live updates of cyclone.
To view Cyclone Amphen go to http://www.cyclocane.com> scroll down and click on the Tropical Cyclone Amfan link. You can not only track Cyclone, but the website also shows information related to Amfan Satellite Loop, and Land Fall threats.
Accuweather is a popular weather tracker platform and also allows the user to track cyclones.
To track Cyclone on it go to http://www.accuweather.com.
After that scroll down and click on Amfan, by doing this the user will see all the latest updates.
You will also be able to track Cyclone Amfan through the official Umang app of the Government of India. It is one of the reliable sources for gathering information related to cyclone. The app is available for both Android and iOS users. It has been specially developed by the Government of India to help the people. The app also has many government facilities like income tax filing, Aadhaar card making, PF Queries, Gas cylinder booking, Passport Seva for many services. Here one can avail of many facilities offered by the Government of India.