WMC-BJ provides services for Bangladesh to deal with very severe cyclonic storm AMPHAN - China Meteorological Administration

WMC-BJ provides services for Bangladesh to deal with very severe cyclonic storm AMPHAN - China Meteorological Administration

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27 May 2020

On May 19, very severe cyclonic storm AMPHAN in Bay of Bengal continued to gain intensity, with the maximum wind intensity at the center registering scale 17 (58m/s, tantamount to super typhoon scale). According to the forecast of National Meteorological Center (NMC), World Meteorological Center Beijing (WMC-BJ) provided specific meteorological service the same night at the request of meteorological departments of Bangladesh. According to the forecast of NMC, AMPHAN will bring heavy rainfall to India, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, and Bhutan. Torrential rain or heavy downpour will pelt northeastern India and southern Bangladesh.

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