IMD scientist Umashankar Das said there is possibility of formation of a cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal in coming days.
The research team observed that the loss in functionality of transmission towers depends considerably on the location of the landfall of the cyclone. The damage is greater if the landfall is close to a region with many substations in the vicinity.
Odisha is no stranger to natural calamities, especially cyclones and floods. Although cyclones have hit the state round the year, they often occur in May.
These are quintals of fish strewn across the beach and rotting in rain near Chilika, under Krushnaprasad, Puri. They were netted in one bumper catch couple of days back. However, with no takers, it’s all dumped on the shores waiting to get washed away by the tides.
The Odisha Family Welfare Director, Bijay Panigrahi on Saturday (Dec 4) revealed that the Covid-19 vaccination in the state has been stopped temporarily due to Cyclone Jawad which is likely to reach near Coast on Dec 5th.
Cyclone Jawad: Odisha SRC On Changing Intensity, Wind Hazard, Rainfall
Briefing about state’s preparedness to tackle the possible Cyclone, Odisha Special Relief Commissioner, Pradeep Jena informed that 20 full units of ODRAF, 17 NDRF teams, and 172 Fire Service teams have been deployed at vulnerable areas.
A total of 60 ODRAF, 17 NDRF and 172 Fire Services teams will be deployed for rescue and relief operations.
IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra shares details on probable cyclone over Bay of Bengal
In view of the low-pressure forecast, the Special Relief Commissioner has sounded alert for all Collectors and instructed them to remain prepared for the situation.
It’s hardly been 10 days since ‘Cyclone Gulab’ caused devastation in parts of Odisha, and formation of a fresh low pressure has triggered speculations regarding another cyclone in the state.
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.
Bhubaneswar: Tropical cyclone ‘Titli’ has now turned into a severe cyclonic storm and is very likely to make landfall between Gopalpur coast in Odisha and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh by 5.30 am tomorrow morning, a bulletin by Indian Meteorological Department said. “The latest satellite observations indicate that the very severe cyclonic storm over west central […]