The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that after the formation of a Depression, the system will intensify into a ‘Cyclonic Storm’ over Central Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.
As per IMD, the low pressure system is likely to move west -northwestwards and concentrate into a Depression by tomorrow (December 2) and further intensify into a cyclonic storm over Central Bay of Bengal during the subsequent 24 hours.
With a low pressure brewing up in South Andaman Sea stroking fears of a cyclone for Odisha, the farmers of the State, particularly from the South and coastal belts are losing sleep for fear of suffering losses just before the harvesting period.
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).
A cyclone is going to form over Bay of Bengal and it will be heading towards the Odisha and West Bengal Coast, said Director General of India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra.
Bhubaneswar: National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) in collaboration with India Meteorological Department (IMD) has developed a web-based Dynamic Composite Risk Analysis (Web-DCRA) & Decision Support System (DSS) tool for forecasting the expected damage associated with the landfalling cyclones over the coastal districts in the country. This will enable the disaster managers to conduct a better […]