Home » State News » Forecasted Cyclone ‘Jawad’ over the Bay of Bengal may affect coastal Odisha as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm

Forecasted Cyclone ‘Jawad’ over the Bay of Bengal may affect coastal Odisha as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm

Bhubaneswar:1/12/21; Forecasted Cyclone ‘Jawad’ over the Bay of Bengal may affect coastal Odisha as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) on December 4, indicated IMD-GFS model.

As per the prediction by the model, the system as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm (ESCS) may be present over west-central and adjoining north-west Bay of Bengal (BoB) off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts at 1800 UTC (11:30 pm IST) on December 3, over north-west and adjoining west-central BoB off south Odisha–north Andhra Pradesh coasts at 00 UTC (5:30 am IST) on December 4, close to south Odisha coast at 0600 UTC (11:30 am IST) on December 4 and over coastal Odisha at 1200 UTC (5:30 pm IST) on December 4.

The model also indicated further northeastward movement of the system along the coasts of Odisha and West Bengal with gradual weakening up to 1200 UTC (5:30 pm IST) on December 6.

Notably, cyclonic storms having wind speed of 167-221 kmph are categorized as Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm by the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

IMD Bulletin:

3rd Dec: Light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy rainfall at isolated places very likely to commence over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and south coastal Odisha from evening/ night.

4th Dec: Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall & extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over coastal Odisha and heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over adjoining interior districts of Odisha, coastal districts of West Bengal and north coastal Andhra Pradesh.

5th Dec: Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places likely over West Bengal and adjoining north coastal Odisha.

* Gale winds speed reaching 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph likely to prevail over central Bay of Bengal from the early morning of 3rd December and gradually increase becoming 90-100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph over northwest & adjoining west-central Bay of Bengal from the morning of 4th December for the subsequent 24 hours.

* Squally wind speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph likely to commence along & off North Andhra Pradesh – Odisha coast from the mid-night of 3rd December and increase gradually becoming 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph from 4th December Afternoon, for the subsequent 12 hours.

About Editor in chief

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.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

x

Check Also

Puri Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Naveen Niwas

Bhubaneswar, Jan 27: Puri Gajapati Dibyasingha Deb met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik at the Naveen Niwas here on Thursday. The meeting is said to be a courtesy call by Puri ...