Ahead of formation of a low pressure area (LOPAR) over North Andaman Sea around October 10, the regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a 'Yellow Warning' for thunderstorms and lightning over several districts of Odisha.
The Bhubaneswar Centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that a low pressure area is very likely to form over north Andaman Sea around 10th October.
The India Meteorological Department IMD) has issued a forecast suggesting that the low pressure is likely to form over North Andaman Sea around October 10.
Earlier on Monday, Koraput, Gajapati and several other southern districts of Odisha recorded very to very heavy rainfall under the influence of the cyclonic storm. In the last 24 hours, Pottangi in Koraput has experienced highest rainfall - 148.0mm followed by Mahendragarh with 89.4mm.
The weather bureau has issued Orange Alert for the districts of Nabarangpur, Koraput and Malkangiri with a forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall. Similarly, some other regions like Nuapada, Bolangir, Rayagada and Kalahandi have been put in Yellow zones with forecast of heavy rainfall.
The advisory issued for the period from 8.30 am September 26 to 8.30 am September 27 has highlighted warnings, possible impacts apart from suggesting actions in view of the storm.
The country's premier weather forecasting agency has issued an Orange Message in its latest cyclone warning for north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south Odisha coasts.
The Chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Saturday (Sept 25) stated that the depression over Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression which might intensify into a cyclone by today evening.
As per India Meteorological Department (IMD) the cyclonic storm is likely to cross the two states –South of Odisha and neighbouring Andhra Pradesh with wind speed of 70 to 80 kmph and gusting up to 90kmph on Sunday evening (September 26).
An INCOIS study had said a high of 20 cyclones occurred during the La Nina years, while nine were in the El Nino period. IMD studies show negative IOD results in stronger than usual cyclone genesis in the Bay of Bengal
The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.
Strong winds coupled with torrential rainfall in the wake of very severe cyclonic storm Yaas have wreaked havoc in several coastal and interior districts of Odisha.
With the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas weakening into a severe category after ripping through the north-coast of Odisha.
With very severe cyclone Yaas about to hit Odisha-West Bengal coasts in few hours, the Regional Meteorological Department has issued more updates on the forecast and impact of the storm so far.
The very severe cyclonic storm Yaas has already started to batter the northern coastline of Odisha with powerful winds and rain as it is set to make landfall in a few hours from now. As per the statement of the India Meteorological Department, the storm will cross the Odisha-Bengal coasts to the north of Dhamra and south of Balasore around noon today with sustained wind speed of 130 to 140 kmph.
Director of Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre HR Biswas said that the cyclonic system over south-east and adjoining Bay of Bengal may trigger a low-pressure area over east-central and north Andman sea.
The India Meteorological Department on Thursday issued an alert confirming likelihood of formation of a low pressure area over north Andaman Sea and adjoining East-central Bay of Bengal around May 22 and its gradual intensification into a cyclonic storm by May 24.
Odisha government on Thursday suggested a slew of measures for implementation by various departments on a priority basis in view of the development of a cyclonic storm in Bay of Bengal.
With a fresh low pressure brewing up in the north Andaman Sea which is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 25, the Special Relief Commissioner on Thursday directed all the departments to remain ready to tackle the emergency with necessary manpower and machinery.
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