The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday shared latest update on the possible cyclonic storm Sitrang. The IMD’s regional centre informed that a low pressure area has formed over the southeast and adjoining Eastcentral Bay of Bengal.
The advisory has been issued for all Municipal Commissioners, Collectors and DMs, Director, Capital Hospital, Bhubaneswar, Director, RGH Rourkela, All CDM and PHOs, Superintendents of all Government MCHs.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday shared latest update on the formation of a low pressure area over southeast and adjoining Eastcentral Bay of Bengal. Under the influence of the cyclonic circulation over north Andaman Sea and neighbourhood, IMD said, a low pressure area is likely to form over southeast and adjoining Eastcentral Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours.
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As per reports, senior officials of various departments including the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) in-charge will discuss various aspects including special measures to deal with the possible cyclone situation.
As per IMD, yesterday’s cyclonic circulation over south Andaman Sea is likely to intensify into a low pressure area over southeast and adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal around October 20.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) reiterated that no forecast has been made regarding possible cyclone. IMD’s Regional Centre in Bhubaneswar said that the agency has not issued any kind of information or made any forecast for cyclone so far.
Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Wednesday dismissed all rumours surrounding a possible cyclonic storm. He said there is no possibility of formation of cyclone over the Bay of Bengal in the next seven days. Hence, there is no threat of cyclone to Odisha.
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The deep depression, which is currently lying at 1100 km south-southeast of Puri over the Bay of Bengal, has turned into a cyclonic storm today, informed India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday.
The Depression over Southeast Bay of Bengal has intensified into a Deep Depression, the India Meteorological Department said in a bulletin on Saturday.
The IMD bulletin said while many places witnessed light to moderate rainfall, isolated heavy rainfall occurred over Nicobar Islands during the last 24 hours; light to moderate rainfall also occurred at a few places over Andaman Islands during the same period.
Meteorologists said that the movement of system over the Bay of Bengal may take the temperature soaring in Tamil Nadu. The IMD also predicted that without strong winds flowing from any direction, the temperature during the day will increase.
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“Odisha has been receiving light to moderate rainfall since yesterday evening while Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Khordha districts are likely to witness heavy rainfall. Cuttack and Bhubaneswar are likely to receive maximum rainfall of 200 mm today,” informed Jena.