IMD Issues Cyclone Mocha Alert Forming Over Bay Of Bengal
A cyclone named "Mocha" is likely to form over the Bay of Bengal, causing heavy to very heavy rainfall and cyclonic thunderstorm in West Bengal. In addition, Odisha has been put on alert, confirmed the Indian Meteorological Department. Furthermore, the cyclone will also affect Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, and Telangana, bringing heavy to very heavy rainfall. An advisory for people near coastal regions has also been issued.
Tags: Cyclone Mocha, IMD, Bay of Bengal, HEAVY RAINFALL, Indian Weather
Courtesy: Times Now News
Cyclone Asani Continues To Disrupt Flight Services In Chennai & Vishakapatnam
Ranjith Bhasha, Collector of Andhra Pradesh's Krishna district, warned seafarers from venturing into the sea, in wake of cyclone Asani, on May 11. He further informed that heavy rainfall is expected between Vishakapatnam and Kakinada. Flight operations have been halted on May 11, in Vishakapatnam and Chennai. Reportedly, a total of 17 flights have been cancelled in Chennai, for a second consecutive day.
Tags: Chennai, Vishakapatnam, cyclone asani, flights cancelled, Bay of Bengal
Cyclone Weakens, Will Turn Into Depression by May 12: IMD
Cyclone Asani moved Northwestwards with 6 kmph speed and lay centered over west-central Bay of Bengal by May 10 evening. According to the IMD, the weather system is very likely to recurve slowly north-northeastwards, and move along Yanam, Kakinda, and Vishakhapatanam coasts. It is going to weaken gradually into a cyclonic storm by May 11 morning, and into a depression by May 12.
Tags: cyclone asani, imd weather warning, IMD, Bay of Bengal, Vishakhapatanam
Cyclone Asani To Recurve, Unlikely To Cross AP, Odisha & Bengal
According to Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), cyclone Asani is likely to recurve over the sea and drift away from the coast. On May 9, IMD stated that cyclone Asani will not cross Andhra Pradesh, Odisha or West Bengal. However, heavy to very heavy isolated rainfall has been predicted over the districts of North coastal Andhra Pradesh, including Vizag and Vijayawada. Cyclone Asani is situated around 500 km south of Vishakapatnam.
Tags: cyclone, cyclone asani, Bay of Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
'Asani' Is Moving Northwestwards In Odisha, Says Meteorological Centre
According to the Meteorological Centre the cyclone storm 'Asani' is going to move northwestwards till the night of May 10. Rainfall is going to effect many places over districts of coastal Odisha, heavy rainfall can occur at districts like Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri. Weather department advised fishermen not to venture into the deep sea area over central part of Bay of Bengal on May 9-10 and Northwest parts on May 10-12.
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Cyclone To Not Make Landfall In Odisha-Andhra: IMD
According to the India Meteorological Department, Cyclone would not make landfall in Odisha-Andhra, it will move parallel to coast. The Cyclone will move towards northwest Bay of Bengal after nearing Andhra-Odisha. IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said it will move towards northwest direction till May 10, sea coast condition near Odisha will become rough on May 9, 10. Wind-speed in the sea will increase to 80-90 kmph by May 10.
Tags: cyclone, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Bay of Bengal, IMD Director General Mrutunjay Mohapatra
Courtesy: The Indian Express
IMD Asks Fishermen To Stay Away From Bay Of Bengal In View Of Cyclone Asani
The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has asked the Indian fishermen not to venture into the Bay of Bengal sea during March 19 to 22, in view of Cyclone Asani. The low-pressure area will turn into a cyclone storm on February 21, IMD added. Reportedly, Cyclone Asani will form in the Bay of Bengal sea and move towards Andaman & Nicobar Islands and eventually towards Bangladesh and north Myanmar.
Tags: cyclone, IMD, cyclone asani, Bay of Bengal, Sri Lanka
Cyclone Asani To Form Over Southwest Bay Of Bengal: IMD
A cyclone by the name Asani, is expected to be formed in the southwest Bay of Bengal sea, due to low-pressure, by March 21, and head towards Bangladesh-Myanmar coasts on March 23. “For now, it does not seem like it will affect the Indian coast. Our models indicate Asani may cross Bangladesh or adjoining north Myanmar coasts,'' stated IMD. Notably, extreme temperatures will lead to climate extremities in coming years.
Tags: environment, cyclone, Asani, Bay of Bengal, Threat
Courtesy: India Today
IMD Predicts Rain & Thunderstorm In Goa By Next Week
The India meteorological department said, Goa is likely to witness light rainfall and thunderstorm by next week. "It is during the pre and post-monsoon seasons that the maximum number of convective systems form in the north Indian Ocean, that is the Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal," said Dr. MR Ramesh Kumar, on March 3. Notably, Goa's maximum temperature is expected to be 2° Celsius higher.
Tags: Goa, Panaji, rainfall, IMD, Bay of Bengal
Courtesy: The Times of India
Faulty Weather Radar Mislead Information: Chennai Meteorological Department
Officials of the Chennai Meteorological Department blamed the failure of the weather forecasting radars, which failed to detect the 210 mm rain causing #Chennai Floods 2.0. The equipment has been reported to be aged which lacked the data on upper air that is crucial for making weather forecasting.… read-more
Tags: chennai rains, Tamil Nadu flood, Bay of Bengal, cyclone, weather forecasting
Courtesy: Hindustan Times