The World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) designated IMD as one of the five Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres (RSMCs) for Tropical Cyclones set up across the globe. Each of these are given the task of issuing advisories for the geographical areas assigned by the WMO.
In an exclusive interview to OTV, IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra today said that the cyclonic storm is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts by the morning of December 4, 2021.
Earlier today the well known cyclone prediction centre has made a forecast that Cyclone Yaas will be making landfall near Bhitarkanika National Park.
Four people were killed in Gujarat as cyclone Tauktae pounded parts of the state and left behind a trail of destruction along the western coast, officials said on Tuesday.
The landfall process of the eye of extremely severe cyclonic storm Tauktae, which had hit Gujarat coast in Saurashtra between Diu and Una around 9 pm, ended around 12 am on Tuesday, the India Meteorological Department said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi directed senior officers to take every possible measure to ensure that people are safely evacuated by the state governments and to ensure maintenance of all essential services.
Bhubaneswar: The deep depression system over southeast Bay of Bengal (BoB) turned into a tropical cyclone Amphan (UM-PUN), the India Meteorological Department (IMD) informed in its latest bulletin. As per the IMD bulletin, “The deep depression over SE- Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood remained practically stationary during past 6 hours and rapidly intensified into a […]