Earthquake in Bengal with Yas storm has knocked. A 3.8 magnitude earthquake was also recorded in Jalpaiguri on Wednesday afternoon. Its epicenter is being reported in Malbazar at a depth of 5 km. After the incessant rains, the water level of river Ganga has increased in Howrah. The water of the river is filled inside the Belur Math.
Earlier, the storm hit the coast of Odisha’s Bhadrak district at around 9 am on Wednesday. Between 10.30 and 11.30, he passed 20 kilometers south of South Balasore. During this time winds at a speed of 140 kilometers per hour. The storm then moved northwestwards and centered south-southwest about 15 km from Balasore. From here the storm will turn towards Jharkhand.
Due to cyclone, high waves are rising in the sea on the coast of Balasore. Many colonies are flooded with sea water. The Meteorological Department (IMD) has confirmed the storm’s landfall. Apart from Bengal and Odisha, Bihar, Jharkhand, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka are also affected by the storm.
Rainfall has been raining in West Singhbhum district of Jharkhand since morning due to the very dangerous storm ‘Yas’. A warning has been issued in many districts. At the same time, 26 districts of Bihar including Patna are warned of heavy rains. Hurricanes are most effective in Odisha’s Chandipur and Balasore, then Bengal’s South 24 Parganas district. Hotels and shops in Digha and Mandaramani in Bengal are flooded with sea water.