The extremely severe cyclonic storm made landfall a little after 10 AM. It was located over 400 km southwest of Kolkata and over 350 km, southwest of the East Midnapore district sea resort Digha.
The Director General of Civil Aviation has issued a revised advisory to all airlines to discontinue flight operations from Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport between Friday 3 PM and Saturday 8 AM.
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