The Cyclonic Storm Jawad will most likely turn into a deep depression tonight before nearing the coast of Puri on December 5, 2021, informed the DG of Indian Meteorological Department, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Saturday.
Cyclone Jawad: IMD chief on cyclone wind speed and how it compares to previous cyclones.
Amid the cyclone threat looming over Odisha, the regional meteorological centre on Wednesday (Dec 1) issued red warning for heavy rainfall in several districts of the state.
As per the latest forecast by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), a low pressure area lies over South Thailand and neighbourhood and is likely to emerge into Andaman Sea during the next 12 hours.
The Chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra on Saturday (Sept 25) stated that the depression over Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression which might intensify into a cyclone by today evening.
New Delhi: After experiencing severe heat-wave condition in the last couple of days, Odisha is likely to heave a sigh of relief from the scorching heat from tomorrow. In an exclusive interview to OTV, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, Director General (DG) of India Meteorological Department (IMD) thunderstorm and rainfall activities might help decrease the mercury level in […]
Bhubaneswar: Since long the casualties due to lightning strikes have remained a major concern in Odisha. In a bid to accurately predict thunderstorm and lightning strikes and save thousands of precious lives, the Ministry of Earth-Sciences is planning to set up a ‘Thunderstorm Research Testbed’ in Balasore district. It will be first of its kind […]
Bhubaneswar: October 29, 1999. This date is deeply etched in the memories of people of Odisha. It was the day when tragedy struck in the form of a Super Cyclone which ripped through many parts of the State, leaving a trail of destruction. Even after 21 years, the date still gives jitters to many, especially […]
New Delhi: The well-marked Low Pressure Area (LOPAR) over northwest and adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal off south Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coasts is likely to concentrate into a depression. However, the depression unlikely to develop into cyclone, informed IMD. Director General (DG), India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mrutyunjay Mohapatra informed that the coastal Odisha […]
New Delhi/Bhubaneswar: Girish Chandra Murmu’s appointment as the new Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India is another noteworthy feat in the elite list of Odias spearheading crucial roles in the government of India. A 1985 batch IAS officer of the Gujarat cadre, Murmu was Principal Secretary to Narendra Modi when he was Chief Minister […]
Bhubaneswar: There are very few organisations in the world right now which have earned more credibility than India Meteorological Department, the country’s premier weather forecasting, meteorology and seismology agency. After being set up in 1875, IMD which is also one of the six Regional Specialised Meteorological Centres of the World Meteorological Organization, has accurately and […]
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has done it again! The ‘desi’ weather forecast agency has proved once again, if any proof was needed at all, that no ‘phoren’ agency comes anywhere close to it when it comes to predicting the course of cyclonic storms – at least in the India seas. Cyclone ‘Amphan’, as we […]
Bhubaneswar: The wait for southwest monsoon over Kerala is likely to be delayed as compared to the normal onset date. As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the monsoon onset over Kerala this year is likely to be on June 5 with a model error of ± 4 days. Normally, the southwest monsoon sets over Kerala […]
New Delhi: The India Meteorological Department (IMD)’s priority is to provide impact-based weather forecast and risk based warning in next five years, noted scientist from Odisha, Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said after assuming charge as the new Director General of the country’s premier weather forecasting agency today. “The main challenge is to make people aware about region-based […]
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 […]
New Delhi: Renowned scientist Mrutyunjay Mohapatra was appointed on Tuesday as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD), an order issued by the Personnel Ministry said. Mohapatra, who is Scientist ‘G’ in the IMD, has been appointed as Director General of Meteorology, IMD for a period of five years, it said. He will assume charge […]
Bhubaneswar: The local Met office is yet to confirm about the movement of the depression which is formed over south-south-east Bay of Bengal and centred at 310 km to the southwest of Port Blair. As informed by Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, head of the Cyclonic Warning Centre, to the media today, the depression will move in northwest […]