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Cyclone Gulab Updates: Cyclone likely to weaken into deep depression in next 6 hours

The landfall process of cyclone Gulab started on Sunday evening, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. As per the latest meteorological observations, the cloud bands have touched the coastal regions and thus the landfall process has commenced over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south coastal Odisha.

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New Delhi Updated on: September 26, 2021 23:56 IST
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Commuters walk on the street amid rain in Ranchi. Cyclonic storm Gulab is likely to impact Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and parts of Jharkhand partially.

Cyclone Gulab Updates: Cyclone storm Gulab has started making landfall on Sunday evening, triggering heavy rains along with strong winds over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south coastal Odisha. The landfall process commenced around 6 pm between Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Gopalpur in Odisha. The cyclone is likely to impact Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam districts in north coastal Andhra. Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has spoken to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy and assured all possible support from the Centre. As many as 42 teams of the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and 24 squads of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), along with about 102 teams of fire brigade personnel, have been dispatched to the seven districts -- Gajapati, Ganjam, Rayagada, Koraput, Malkangiri, Nabarangpur and Kandhamal, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) P K Jena said.

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  • 11:47 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar directed all the District Collectors to keep vigil in view of cyclone 'Gulab'

    Telangana Chief Secretary Somesh Kumar on Sunday directed all the District Collectors to keep vigil in view of cyclone 'Gulab'. Kumar gave this instruction to the Collectors through a tele-conference from New Delhi. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy rains in Telangana over the coming two days. Therefore, Kumar directed the officials to open special control room in all the districts and to monitor the situation in the event of floods, an official release said here.

  • 11:26 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Over the next three days, the sea condition will be rough to very rough and fishermen in Odisha, Bengal and Andhra: IMD

    Over the next three days, the sea condition will be rough to very rough and fishermen in Odisha, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh have been asked to not venture into east-central and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea: IMD, reported PTI

     

  • 11:24 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    The cyclonic storm suddenly picked up speed and moved over the Bay of Bengal towards the landmass at 25 kilometres per hour

    Special Relief Commissioner P K Jena said after 12 noon of Sunday, the cyclonic storm suddenly picked up speed and moved over the Bay of Bengal towards the landmass at 25 kilometres per hour (kmph) from the earlier 17 kmph and made the landfall three hours ahead of the expected time.

  • 10:00 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Odisha: Two NDRF teams have been deployed in Gumma & Gosani blocks in Gajapati district in view of Cyclone Gulab

    Odisha: Two NDRF teams have been deployed in Gumma & Gosani blocks in Gajapati district in view of Cyclone Gulab

    "We have all the equipment needed in situations like Cyclone & flood & will tackle the situation accordingly," Vishwanath Chaudhari, NDRF Team Commander in Gosani

  • 9:59 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Cyclone Gulab is likely to weaken into deep depression during the next 6 hours: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)

    Cyclone Gulab is likely to weaken into deep depression during the next 6 hours: Indian Meteorological Department (IMD)

     

  • 8:38 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Telangana districts alerted over impact of 'Gulab'

    The Telangana government on Sunday put all districts on alert in view of the heavy rains forecast for the state under the impact of cyclonic storm 'Gulab'.

    The IMD has issued red alert for north Telangana and orange alert for south Telangana districts. Somesh Kumar asked the Collectors to work in coordination with police and other line departments. The district officials were directed to be on alert with regard to low-lying areas, keep a vigil and take necessary measures on the tanks likely to breach.

    They were told to take services of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), if necessary.

  • 8:31 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    WATCH | High winds experienced in Kalingapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, as 'Cyclone Gulab' makes landfall in coastal regions of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh

  • 7:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Landfall to continue for the next 2-3 hours over north coastal Andhra and south coastal Odisha: IMD

  • 7:25 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Five fishermen from Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam fell in the sea after strong waves hit their boat off Mandasa coast while returning from the sea this evening.

    #CycloneGulab | Five fishermen from Andhra Pradesh's Srikakulam fell in the sea after strong waves hit their boat off Mandasa coast while returning from the sea this evening. Police & other officials are trying to rescue them: Govindarao, Sub Inspector, Vajrapukotturu PS

     

  • 7:17 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    We expect winds to blow at the speed of 90-100 km/h: Srikakulam Jt. Collector Sumit Kumar

    Next 2 hours are crucial. We expect winds to blow at the speed of 90-100 km/h. Two teams of NDRF & 4 teams of SDRF have arrived here. Heavy rainfall could lead to floods, which is another challenge. 19 mandals in the district are flood prone: Srikakulam Jt. Collector Sumit Kumar

     

  • 7:12 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Andhra Pradesh: Heavy rainfall, strong winds hit Srikakulam as cyclone Gulab makes landfall; visuals from a relief centre in Kalingapatnam area

    Andhra Pradesh: Heavy rainfall, strong winds hit Srikakulam as cyclone Gulab makes landfall; visuals from a relief centre in Kalingapatnam area

    "District administration has opened around 61 relief centers & shifted 1100 people to these centres," said Joint Collector Sumit Kumar

  • 7:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh witnessed strong winds and heavy rainfall due to Cyclone Gulab

  • 6:56 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    6 AP fishermen missing as Gulab inches closer to coast

    Six fishermen from Srikakulam district in north coastal Andhra Pradesh were reported missing in Bay of Bengal on Sunday evening as the cyclonic storm Gulab moved closer to the shore and is likely to make landfall around midnight.

  • 6:44 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Heavy rainfall likely over South Odisha, North Andhra and Telangana

    According to the IMD's latest bulletin, light to moderate rainfall is expected over Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Heavy rainfall is expected at isolated places in South Odisha and North coastal Andhra Pradesh. Heavy to very heavy rainfall is also likely over isolated places in Telangana, North interior Odisha and Chhattisgarh.

     

  • 6:43 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Cyclone Gulab begins landfall process

  • 5:57 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    11 South Central Railways trains diverted/rescheduled due to cyclone Gulab

    South Central Railways has diverted eight of its train due to the weather conditions owing to Cyclone Gulab. Three of the trains - Puri to Tirupati, Howrah to Yesvantpur and Howrah to Puducherry - have been rescheduled. 

     

  • 5:41 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Early visuals at Kalingapatnam | WATCH

  • 5:35 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    High Risk likely over few watersheds over districts of South Odisha in next 24 hours: IMD Bhubaneshwar

    High Risk likely over few watersheds over districts of South Odisha in next 24 hours.

    Surface runoff/ Inundation may occur at some fully saturated soils & low-lying areas over the area as depicted in map due to the expected rainfall of Cyclonic Storm “Gulab”.

  • 5:33 PM (IST) Posted by Sri Lasya

    Andhra Pradesh: NDRF conducts a mock drill of rescue & relief operation at Bandaruvanipeta village in Kalingapatnam in view of Cyclone Gulab

    Andhra Pradesh: NDRF conducts a mock drill of rescue & relief operation at Bandaruvanipeta village in Kalingapatnam in view of Cyclone Gulab

    "Those with physical disabilities, old, & children have already been sent to shelter homes," says NDRF Team Commander Sushant Kumar Behera