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Gopalpur Port Issues ‘Signal 7’ Danger Warning Ahead Of Landfall

Bhubaneswar:26/9/21: As the cyclonic storm ‘Gulab’ formed in the Bay of Bengal is expected to make landfall by late Sunday evening, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) regional centre on Sunday informed about the warning issued for ports of Odisha.

As per the weather forecast from the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Gopalpur port hoisted signal number 7, while Puri port has hoisted signal number 6. Similarly, Damara & Paradip port hoisted signal number 4, as per the MeT.

The Cyclonic Storm ‘Gulab’ (pronounced as Gul-Aab) lay centered over the west-central Bay of Bengal, about 140 km east-southeast of Gopalpur (Odisha) & 190 km east-northeast of Kalingapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) at 11.30 a.m. on Sunday, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said in its bulletin.

It is likely to move nearly westwards and cross north Andhra Pradesh – south Odisha coasts between Kalingapatnam and Gopalpur, as a Cyclonic Storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 75-85 kmph gusting to 95 kmph, by mid-night of September 26 and the landfall process will commence late evening.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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