Remal intensifies into cyclonic storm; expected to make landfall between West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts

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The deep depression over the east-central Bay of Bengal has moved nearly northward at a speed of 12 kmph, intensifying into a cyclonic storm, “Remal.”

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The storm, named by Oman, is now moving towards the north-northeast. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued an ‘Orange’ warning for the West Bengal coastal region.

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Scientists say the storm will strengthen further, reaching the Bangladesh coast near Khepupara by midnight on May 26 as a severe cyclonic storm with wind speeds of 110-120 kmph, gusting to 135 kmph.

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The cyclone is not likely to impact the coastline of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha with adverse weather conditions.

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