The IMD DG said cyclone predication is not made on the basis of a single model at the international level and similar is a case with the India Meteorological Department.
Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said in southern and coastal Odisha, there will be no heatwave conditions.
The Deep Depression lay centered at over northwest and adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal about 90km south- southeast of Gopalpur and 120km south-southwest of Puri.
Describing the intensity of Cyclone Jawad, IMD Director General Mrutyunjay Mahapatra said, "Gulaab se zyada, Titli se kam (More than Gulaab and less than Titli).
Under the impact of the system, rainfall activities will increase and wind speed reaching 40 to 50 kmph is likely to prevail in the Andaman Sea and adjoining the west-central Bay of Bengal and the south-west Bay of Bengal from November 30 to December 2.
Cyclonic storm ’Gulab’ is approaching the coast faster and is expected to hit the coast much earlier than anticipated.
Bhubaneswar: Despite delay in onset, the southwest monsoon has finally arrived in Odisha giving relief to the people after months of grueling heat wave conditions. Senior scientist of India Meteorological Department (IMD) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra who will take over as its next Director General (DG) on August 1, said, that the monsoon winds will cover the […]
Bhubaneswar: The global temperature has risen by 1.3 degree Celsius over the last 59 years and the man-made greenhouse gases is the main reason behind such abnormal rise in temperature, said India Meteorological Department (IMD) Director General (DG) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Sunday. Speaking to mediapersons on the sidelines of a workshop organised by Barendra Krushak […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as a clear picture is yet to emerge regarding Cyclone Amphan, latest track suggests that it may move along the east coast of India and brush the Andhra and Odisha coasts. Mahesh Palwat, vice president of private forecaster Skymet Weather today said, “Cyclone Amphan will move along east coast of India, brushing Odisha […]
Bhubaneswar: With millions in Odisha keeping their fingers crossed after the cyclonic storm Amphan over Bay of Bengal intensified into a Super Cyclone, India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday categorically stated that the system will not directly hit Odisha. While answering questions on social media, IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said that cyclone Amphan will move […]
Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD) is all set to start issuing forecast for potential malaria prone areas in the country. The forecast is expected to help people take necessary precautions ahead of the outbreak of the vector-borne disease. Speaking to OTV, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director general of IMD, said that weather has a lot […]