"WTIO31 PGTW 120900 MSGID/GENADMIN/JOINT TYPHOON WRNCEN PEARL HARBOR HI// SUBJ/TROPICAL CYCLONE 02B (PHAILIN) WARNING NR 014// RMKS/ 1. TROPICAL CYCLONE 02B (PHAILIN) WARNING NR 014 01 ACTIVE TROPICAL CYCLONE IN NORTHIO MAX SUSTAINED WINDS BASED ON ONE-MINUTE AVERAGE WIND RADII VALID OVER OPEN WATER ONLY --- WARNING POSITION: 120600Z --- NEAR 18.0N 85.8E MOVEMENT PAST SIX HOURS - 310 DEGREES AT 09 KTS POSITION ACCURATE TO WITHIN 020 NM POSITION BASED ON CENTER LOCATED BY SATELLITE PRESENT WIND DISTRIBUTION: MAX SUSTAINED WINDS - 130 KT, GUSTS 160 KT"
(130 KT = 240 kmph; 160 KT = 296 kmph)
Meanwhile at approx 1600h IST, it has started raining in Kolkata which lies on the periphery of the cyclone, at places moderately and at other places there is a steady drizzle. The IR image of Phailin at 1600h (IST) is placed below.