Severe cases of El Nino, as in 1997/98, are responsible for drought, flooding, as well as areas of formation for tropical cyclones and severe winter storms.
Moderate flood is expected in Baitarani River as heavy rainfall continued in Odisha in the aftermath of cyclone Yaas which made landfall on May 26th. According to the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner, Pradeep Jena water level in Baitarani River is above danger mark at Anandpur and Akhuapada.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik conducted an aerial survey today (May 27) to assess the damage caused by ‘Cyclone Yaas’. The CM conducted the survey of the worst-hit Kendrapara, Balasore and Bhadrak districts of the state.
In the aftermath of Cyclone Yaas, heavy rainfall was witnessed in Similipal & Karanjia areas of Mayurbhanj district. Heavy rainfall in Similipal area triggered a rise in water levels in rivers passing through the national park.
Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas has now weakened into a severe cyclonic storm. As per the latest update of the India Meteorological Department (IMD), at around 12:30 PM, Yaas remained centred over north coastal Odisha about 15 km west southwest of Balasore.
Cyclone Yaas’ landfall began near Odisha’s Balasore & Bhadrak district bring with it strong winds & torrential rain.
Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued a pre-Cyclone watch for South Tamil Nadu and South Kerala coasts as the deep depression over Southwest and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm. “The system is very likely to intensify further into a Cyclonic Storm during next 24 hours. […]
Bhubaneswar: The Depression over southeast Bay of to intensify further into a Deep Depression during next 12 hours. The system is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during subsequent 24 hours, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday. The Cyclonic storm is very likely to move west-north-westwards and cross Sri Lanka coast evening/night of […]
Bhubaneswar: The depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal (BoB) intensified into a deep depression over southwest BoB and then further into a cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’ Tuesday morning. At 0830 hours today, it lay centred over southwest BoB about 410km east-southeast of Puducherry and 450km southeast of Chennai. Reports suggest that the cyclonic […]
Bhubaneswar: The deep depression over southwest Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm ‘Nivar’, said India Meteorological Department on Tuesday. As per a statement released by the IMD, the cyclonic storm Nivar will further intensify into ‘severe Cyclonic storm’ before crossing Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on November 25 evening. It is pertinent to […]
Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday issued cyclone warning for Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts. As per the latest bulletin, the Depression over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal moved nearly north-westwards in past six hours and lay centred at about 600 km south-southeast of Puducherry and 630 km south-southeast of Chennai. […]
Bhubaneswar: India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) on Sunday predicted heavy rainfall activity in some parts of Odisha. As per the latest weather bulletin, several districts in South and North Odisha will experience heavy rainfall for couple of days from November 25. At present, the low pressure area over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal has […]
Bhubaneswar: The low pressure area over southwest and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal has become well marked low pressure area and persists over the same region, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday. As per the latest IMD bulletin, the system is likely to concentrate into a depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal during next […]
Bhubaneswar: A well-marked low-pressure area over the north Bay of Bengal has resulted in heavy to very heavy rainfall in some parts of Odisha. The rainfall activity is expected to continue in many areas including the rainfall-deficit areas in coastal Odisha in the next two to three days. Weather expert, Umashankar Das said, “A cyclonic […]
Mumbai: As Cyclone ‘Nisarga’ whirls towards Maharashtra at a steady pace, concerns have been expressed about the nuclear and chemical plants and other sensitive installations that would come in its direct path. The cyclone is expected to make landfall late Tuesday night or early Wednesday, with all authorities in the state braced for the fallout. […]
New Delhi: The deep depression in the Arabian Sea strengthened into a cyclonic storm ‘Nisarga’ on Tuesday morning and will make landfall close to Alibag, 94 kms south of Mumbai on the afternoon of June 3. It will make landfall as a ‘severe cyclonic storm’ with a wind speed of 100-110 kmh gusting to 120 […]
New Delhi: A low pressure area formed over Arabian sea and Lakshadweep is likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm and reach coastal states of Maharashtra and Gujarat next week, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday. Sunitha Devi, in charge of cyclones at IMD, said, “A low pressure area has formed over […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has sent a team of 500 members to assist West Bengal in post-cyclone Amphan restoration work, an official said on Saturday. “Cyclone Amphan is one of the worst disasters to hit West Bengal. The people of Odisha stand with West Bengal during this unprecedented crisis. Odisha has sent a team of […]
New Delhi: The Indian Army rushed five columns to West Bengal on Saturday to help the state in carrying out relief and rescue operations after cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in the eastern state, a senior officer said. In a statement, the Army said: “Based on the West Bengal government’s request, the Army has provided five […]
New Delhi: As cyclone ‘Amphan’ is currently whirling at a speed of 70 kmph over Bangladesh a day after leaving a trail of devastation across a wide swath of West Bengal and Odisha, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is setting up special teams to visit these states and assess the damages. These teams […]
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 […]
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: The Odisha government said they have kept a close watch on cyclonic storm, which is brewing up in the Bay of Bengal. “As per the IMD report, there is less possibility of cyclonic storm hitting the Odisha coast. However, the clear picture will come out after the formation of the cyclonic storm,” said Special […]
Ahmedabad: Severe cyclonic storm Maha is likely to make landfall along Gujarat coast between Dwarka and Diu on the night of November 6 and bring heavy to very heavy rains till the next day, the India Meteorological Department said on Sunday. It is likely to intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm in the next […]
New Delhi: Two cyclonic storms are brewing in the Arabian Sea in a rare occurrence and one of them- Cyclone ‘Maha’ was located 10.6N 73.5E over Lakshadweep Island and its adjoining area on Wednesday night. As per latest report, the cyclonic storm is moving towards northwestward, across the Lakshadweep Islands. The IMD forecast informed it […]