Crucial meeting reviews preparedness for cyclone in Bay of Bengal

Bay of Bengal

New Delhi: The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) met  under the chairmanship of Cabinet Secretary  Rajiv Gauba to review preparedness for the impending cyclone in Bay of Bengal. The Director General, India Meteorological Department (IMD), briefed the Committee about the current status of the depression over central Bay of Bengal, about 800 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh) and 810 km south of Canning (West Bengal). It is very likely to move northeastwards and intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm by night of 25th May. Thereafter, it will move nearly…

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