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Bangladesh:Tropical Cyclone:2020/05/19

Duration2020/05/19 Tropical Cyclone Amphan is currently located in the central Bay of Bengal and will track north, north-eastward towards India and Bangladesh. According to the latest forecasts, the cyclone will make a landfall on 20 May somewhere in NE India, West Bengal and Bangladesh coast. It is expected that it will bring strong winds, very rough sea conditions, storm surge and heavy rain across Odisha and west Bengal coasts.
Country or DistrictBangladesh
NameTropical Cyclone

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  • UNOCHA 2020/05/26
    In Bangladesh, 10 million people were affected by Cyclone Amphan and at least 25 people were killed. An estimated 2.4 million people were evacuated ahead of the storm. According to preliminary reports, 330,000 houses were damaged.
  • ECHO 2020/05/22
    At least 77 deaths in India and 25 in Bangladesh have been reported so far. Over three million people in both countries continue to remain in community shelters.
  • BBC 2020/05/21
    12 deaths have been confirmed in Bangladesh.
  • Reuters 2020/05/20
    In Bangladesh, at least four people were killed, officials said, with power supplies cut off in some districts.
  • ECHO 2020/05/20
    According to media reports, national authorities in India are evacuating 1.1 to 1.2 million people from Odisha and from West Bengal, while 2 million in Bangladesh.
  • ECHO 2020/05/17
    Bangladesh Meteorological Department has issued a Special Weather Bulletin and a warning alert
Geographycal Data Information
  • ECHO 2020/05/19
    India, Bangladesh | Tropical Cyclone AMPHAN – DG ECHO Daily Map | 19/05/2020
Emergency Relief Information
Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center