Cyclone Gulab weakens into Deep Depression, to abate further: IMD

Bhubaneswar: Cyclone Gulab has weakened into a Deep Depression and is likely to abate further, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.

“The Deep Depression over north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south Odisha moved westwards with a speed of 06 kmph during last 06 hours, lay centered at 0530 hrs IST of 27 th September 2021 over south Odisha and adjoining north Andhra Pradesh near Lat. 18.4°N and Long. 82.8°E, about 110 km south-southeast of Jagdalpur (Chhattisgarh) and 140 km west-northwest of Kalingapatnam (Andhra Pradesh),” a bulletin of the IMD issued at 8.30 am today said.

It is likely to move nearly westwards and weaken further into a Depression during next 12 hours, the bulletin added.

Rainfall

27th Sept.: Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy & extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over north Coastal Andhra Pradesh, south Chhattisgarh, Telangana & Vidarbha; heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places over south Odisha and heavy rainfall at isolated places over Rayalaseema.

Wind warning

Squally wind, speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph, very likely to prevail over Westcentral & adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south Odisha coasts during next 06 hours and decrease thereafter

Squally wind, speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph, is likely to prevail over north Andhra Pradesh (Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam Districts) and south Odisha districts of Rayagada, Koraput, Nabarangpur and Malkangiri during next 06 hours and decrease thereafter becoming 35-45 gusting to 55 kmph over these areas for subsequent 12 hours.

Squally wind, speed reaching 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph likely to prevail over Sukma, Bastar,& Dantewada districts of south Chhattisgarh and squally winds speed reaching 40 kmph to 50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph likely to prevail over north Telangana during next 12 hours.

Fishermen Warning

The fishermen are advised not to venture into Westcentral and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal and along and off Andhra Pradesh and adjoining Odisha coasts during next 12 hours.

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