Cyclone Gulab: Red Warning Issued For 7 Odisha Dists

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Bhubaneswar: The Deep Depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm during the next six hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its evening weather bulletin.

The system is likely to move nearly westwards and cross north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts between Kalingapatnam & Gopalpur by evening of 26th September, 2021.

Under its impact, heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Kendrapada, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Khorda, Puri, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Gajapati, Koraput and Malkangiri on September 26. Besides, light to moderate rain or thundershower is very likely to occur at many places over the districts of Coastal Odisha and at a few places over the districts of Interior Odisha.

The Regional Met Centre has also issued Red Warning for the districts of Ganjam, Gajapati, Kandhamal, Rayagada, Nawarangpur, Koraput, and Malkangiri. These districts are very likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with extremely heavy falls at one or two places between 08.30 AM of Sept 26 and 8.30 AM of Sept 27.

Orange warning (Be prepared)

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places very likely to occur over the districts of Puri, Khordha, Nayagarh, and Kalahandi.

Yellow Warning(To be updated)

Heavy rainfall very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapada Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Cuttack, Boudh, Sonepur, Bolangir, and Nuapada.

Wind Warning

Squally wind speed reaching 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph very likely over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal and increase gradually becoming gale wind speed reaching 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph from the evening and 75-85 kmph gusting to 95 kmph from 26th morning till evening.

Squally wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph likely to prevail along and off Odisha coasts. It will gradually increase becoming gale wind speed reaching 75-85 kmph gusting to 95 kmph from afternoon of 26th till midnight along & off south Odisha coasts (Ganjam, Gajapati Districts), 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph along & off Khordha, Puri, Rayagada & Koraput districts, 50 -60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph over Nabarangpur & Malkangiri. Squally wind speed reaching 40 -50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph likely to prevail along & off remaining parts of Odisha on 26th Sept. and over northeast Bay of Bengal on 25th & 26th Sept.Under the influence of above system, Sea condition will be rough to very rough over Northwest and adjoining West central Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha coasts on 25th & 26th Sept and will be rough to very rough over Northwest Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha coasts on 27th Sept. Local Cautionary Signal No.III ( LC-III ) Kept hoisted at all ports of Odisha.

Storm surge warning

Tidal wave of about 0.5 m height above the astronomical tide likely to inundate low lying areas of Ganjam districts during the time of landfall.

Warning for Fishermen

Fishermen are advised not to venture into sea, along & off Odisha, coasts northwest & adjoining westcentral Bay of Bengal till 27th September, 2021.

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