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 Cyclonic Storm 'Gulab' over northwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal lay centered at 5:30AM Sunday morning (September 26), about 270 km east-southeast of Gopalpur (Odisha) and 330 km east of Kalingapatnam (Andhra Pradesh).
In just an hour time, the deep depression will become Cyclone Gulab. Moving towards the high pressure zone of Srikakulam, first rain in Odisha will start tonight from Berhampur to Puri, Bhubaneswar and Cuttack etc
The IMD said that heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places over the districts of Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh and Ganjam between 8 am of September 25 and 8 am of September 26.
The method developed by the scientists’ aims to identify initial traces of pre-cyclonic eddy vortices in the atmospheric column and track its Spatio-temporal evolution.
According to a CEEW study, after 2005, the yearly average of the number of districts in India affected by cyclones tripled and the cyclone frequency doubled. In the last decade alone, 258 districts were affected.
Amid impending 'Cyclone Tauktae ' three fishermen were stuck in a distressed fishing boat off Kerala's Kannur. However, in a midnight rescue operation, the fishermen were rescued by Indian Coast Guard ship Vikram.
With the cyclonic storm 'Tauktae' very likely to intensify into a severe cyclonic storm and subsequently into a very severe cyclonic storm by Sunday morning, rescue and relief operations have been intensified. As many as 5 NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) teams from 3rd battalion Munduli in Odisha proceeded to Gujarat on Saturday for emergency rescue and relief works in the wake of Cyclone Tauktae. The teams left for Rajkot in a special IAF aircraft and will be deployed at coastal areas like Dwarka and Porbandar. The cyclonic storm is expected to move north-northwestwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar and Naliya on May 18th.
The IMD has already put Mumbai and Thane under a Yellow Alert, signifying isolated heavy rains accompanies by strong winds, while an Orange Alert and Red Alert has been issued for several districts of Gujarat and Kerala.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has announced that the state administration is on alert and fully prepared if the possible cyclone Tauktae hits the state.
A cyclonic storm is likely to form over east central Arabian Sea around May 16th 2021.As per the India Meteorological Department, a low pressure area is very likely to form on May 14th morning over southeast Arabian Sea.
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 […]
Bhubaneswar: A fresh cyclone is brewing over the Arabian Sea on the western coast and is expected to hit some parts of Maharashtra and Gujarat. India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued alert for north Maharashtra and south Gujarat coast. Cyclonic storm ‘Nisarga’ will affect the coastal districts of Maharashtra, including Mumbai, more than Gujarat […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued a bulletin forecasting intensification of a presently developing low-pressure system into a cyclone by May 16 evening. “A low-pressure area has formed over South-East Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea in the morning of today, May 13. It is very likely to concentrate […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar islands is now out of danger, the impact of Cyclone Bulbul is likely to be seen in coastal Odisha and West Bengal, informed National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) DG, SN Pradhan on Thursday. “We have deployed 17 teams each in Odisha and West Bengal, especially […]