educratsweb logo


Update at 1730 Hrs IST: Super Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ over west-central and adjoining central parts of South Bay of Bengal: Cyclone Warning for West Bengal and north Odisha coasts: Orange Message
 

According to the latestrelease (at 1730 Hrs. IST)by the Cyclone Warning Divisionof the India Meteorological Department:

The Super Cyclonic Storm‘AMPHAN’ (pronounced as UM-PUN) over west-central and adjoining central parts of South Bay of Bengal moved nearly northwards with a speed of 07 kmph during past 06 hoursand lay centred at 1430 hrs IST of today, the 18th May, 2020 over Westcentral and adjoining central parts of South Bay of Bengal near latitude 13.7°N and longitude 86.2 °E, about 730 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha), 890 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 1010 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh).            

It is very likely to move nearly northwards for some more time and then north-northeastwards across northwest Bay of Bengal and cross West Bengal – Bangladesh coasts between Digha (West Bengal) and Hatiya Islands (Bangladesh) close to Sundarbans during the Afternoon / Evening of 20th May 2020 as anExtremely Severe Cyclonic Storm with maximum sustained wind speed of 165-175 kmph gusting to 185 kmph.

           Forecast track and intensity are given in the following table:

 

Date/Time(IST)

Position

(Lat. 0N/ long. 0E)

Maximum sustained surface

wind speed (Kmph)

Category of cyclonic disturbance

18.05.20/1430

13.7/86.2

220-230 gusting to 255

Super Cyclonic Storm

18.05.20/1730

14.6/86.4

230-240 gusting to 265

Super Cyclonic Storm

18.05.20/2330

15.2/86.5

230-240 gusting to 265

Super Cyclonic Storm

19.05.20/0530

15.9/86.7

230-240 gusting to 265

Super Cyclonic Storm

19.05.20/1130

17.1/87.0

220-230 gusting to 255

Super Cyclonic Storm

19.05.20/2330

18.3/87.3

200-210 gusting to 230

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm

20.05.20/1130

20.8/88.1

180-190 gusting to 210

Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm

20.05.20/2330

22.8/88.8

145-155 gusting to 170

Very Severe Cyclonic Storm

21.05.20/1130

24.8/89.4

80-90 gusting to 100

Cyclonic Storm

21.05.20/1730

25.9/89.8

40-50 gusting to 60

Depression

(1) Heavy rainfall Warning:

 Odisha: Coastal Odisha is likely to experience light to moderate rainfall at many places from today evening with heavy falls at isolated places over coastal Odisha (Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur&Kendrapara Districts) on 18th May, 2020. Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places over north coastal Odisha (Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Balasore, Bhadrak& Mayurbhanj Districts) and isolated heavy falls over Khordha&Puri districts on 19th May and isolated heavy rainfall over north Odisha (Bhadrak, Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Keonjhar Districts) on 20th May 2020.

 West Bengal

Coastal districts of Gangetic West Bengal (East Medinipur, South & North 24 Parganas) are likely to experience light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy falls at isolated places on 19th May. Rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places & extremely heavy falls at isolated places likely over Gangetic West Bengal (east & west Medinipur, south & north 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogli, Kolkata and adjoining districts)on 20th May and isolated heavy rain over interior districts on 21st May, 2020.

Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim

Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places over Malda& Dinajpur districts on 20th May and over most of the districts of Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim on 21st May, 2020.

Assam & Meghalaya

        Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places over the western districts of Assam & Meghalaya on 21st May.

 

(2) Wind warning

West Bengal & Odisha

  • Squally wind speed reaching 45 to 55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph is likely to commence along and off south Odisha coast from 18th evening, increase becoming 55 to 65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph extend to along & off north Odisha coast from 19th morning and along and off West Bengal coast from 19th afternoon.
  •  The wind speed will gradually increase becoming gale wind speed reaching 75 to 85 kmph gusting to 95 kmph from 20th morning along and off north Odisha (Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts) and West Bengal (east & west Medinipur, south & north 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogli, Kolkata Districts). It will gradually increase thereafter becoming 110 to 120 kmph gusting to 135 kmph along & off the above mentioned districts of North Odisha.
  •  Gale wind speed reaching 165 to 175 kmph gusting to 195 kmph very likely along & off east Medinipur and north & south 24 Parganas districts and 100-110 kmph gusting to 120 kmph over Kolkata, Hoogli, Howrah and West Mednipur Districts of West Bengal during the time of landfall (20th afternoon to night).
  •  Squally wind speed reaching 55-65 kmph gusting to 75 kmph likely to prevail over Puri, Khordha, Cuttack, Jajpur districts of Odisha during 20th May 2020.

Deep Sea area

  • Gale wind speed reaching 220-230 gusting to 255 kmph is prevailing over west-central and adjoining central parts of south Bay of Bengal.  It is likely to increase becoming 220-230 gusting to 255 kmph over northern parts of central Bay of Bengal and adjoining North Bay of Bengal from tonight to  19th May morning, likely to increase further becoming 230-240 gusting to 265 kmph by tonight.
  • Gale wind speed reaching 220-230 gusting to 255 kmph over north Bay of Bengal from 19th morning and gradually decrease becoming 155- 165 kmph gusting to 180 kmph by 20th evening.

 

(3) Sea condition: Sea condition will be Phenomenal over west-central and adjoining central parts of south Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours. It will become Phenomenal overnorthern parts of central Bay of Bengal and adjoining north Bay of Bengal on 19th May and over north Bay of Bengal on 20th May 2020.

 

(4) Fishermen Warning

  • The fishermen are advised not to venture into west-central and adjoining central parts of south Bay of Bengal during next 24 hours, to central Bay of Bengal on 19th May and into North Bay of Bengal during 19th to 20th May 2020.
  • Also, fishermen are advised not to venture into North Bay of Bengal along and off North Odisha, West Bengal and adjoining Bangladesh coasts during 18th to 20th May 2020.

(5)Storm Surge expected

  • Storm Surge of about 4-5 meters above Astronomical Tide is likely to inundate low lying areas of south & north 24 Parganas and about 3-4 meters over the low lying areas of East Medinipur District of West Bengal during the time of Landfall. (Figure enclosed)

(6)Damage Expected and Action suggested

(a) West Bengal (east Medinipur, south & north 24 Parganas, Howrah, Hoogli, Kolkata districts)

Damage Expected:

  • Extensive damage to all types of kutcha houses, some damage to old badly managed Pucca structures. Potential threat from flying objects.
  • Extensive uprooting of communication and power poles.
  • Disruption of rail/road link at several places.
  • Extensive damage to standing crops, plantations, orchards.
  • Blowing down of Palm and coconut trees.
  • Uprooting of large bushy trees.
  • Large boats and ships may get torn from their moorings.

Fishermen Warning & Action Suggested:

  • Total suspension of fishing operations during 18th to 20th May 2020.
  • Diversion or suspension of rail and road traffic.
  •  People in affected areas to remain indoors. Mobilise evacuation from Low lying areas.
  • Movement in motor boats and small ships not advisable.

 

(b) Odisha (Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur& Mayurbhanj)

Damage Expected:

  • Total destruction of thatched houses/ extensive damage to kutcha houses. Potential threat from flying objects.
  • Bending/ uprooting of power and communication poles.
  • Major damage to Kutcha and Pucca roads. Minor disruption of railways, overhead power lines and signalling systems.
  • Widespread damage to standing crops, plantations, orchards, falling of green coconuts and tearing of palm fronds. Blowing down of bushy trees like mango.
  • Small boats, country crafts may get detached from moorings.

Fishermen Warning & Action Suggested:

  • Total suspension of fishing operations during 18th to 20th May 2020.
  • Diversion or suspension of rail and road traffic.
  •  People in affected areas to remain indoors.
  • Movement in motor boats and small ships not advisable.

Kindly visit www.rsmcnewdelhi.imd.gov.in and www.mausam.imd.gov.in for updates on the system.

 

(See graphic/ pictures below)

 

Super Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’  13.7 0N/86.2 0E

 

 

ftrack1806 (1)

qwind1806

 

 

Figure: Storm Surge forecast from INCOIS

 

Storm Surge of about 4-5 meters above Astronomical Tide is likely to inundate low lying areas of south & north 24 Parganas and about 3-4 meters over the low lying areas of East Medinipur District of West Bengal during the time of Landfall.

Source https://pib.gov.in/newsite/PrintRelease.aspx?relid=205063

Update at 1730 Hrs IST: Super Cyclonic Storm ‘AMPHAN’ over west-central and adjoining central parts of South Bay of Bengal: Cyclone Warning for West Bengal and north Odisha coasts: Orange Message
Contents shared By educratsweb.com

if you have any information regarding Job, Study Material or any other information related to career. you can Post your article on our website. Click here to Register & Share your contents.
For Advertisment or any query email us at educratsweb@gmail.com

RELATED POST
1. Newly appointed Chairman UPSC, Prof (Dr.) Pradeep Joshi making a courtesy call on Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh
2. PM launches financing facility of Rs. 1 Lakh Crore under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund
3. Clarification about an advertisement by a private agency in a newspaper regarding alleged recruitment in eight categories of posts on Indian Railways.
4. NTPC Group achieves over 100 BUs of cumulative generation in the current financial year
5. Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate submarine cable connectivity to Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&NI) on Monday 10th August
6. Inaugural run of Devlali-Danapur Kisan Rail flagged off
7. Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani extends greetings on the occasion of the 6th National Handloom Day
8. PM message on National Handloom Day
9. Shri Mansukh Mandaviya launches the Online Exit Examination system for seafarers
10. Dawn of A New Era of Peace, Progress & Prosperity in Jammu, Kashmir and Ladakh : A Series of Road & Highway Projects to Give Impetus to Growth
11. Union Minister Shri Ram Vilas Paswan urges States and UTs to fully implement One Nation One Ration Card scheme without any delay
12. Agriculture Mechanization and Technology Division takes various initiatives for farmers’ welfare under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan/Krishi
13. Proposals for the construction of nearly 10.28 Lakh houses approved under PMAY(Urban)
14. English rendering of text of PM’s speech at Higher Education Conclave
15. PM delivers inaugural addresses at the Higher Education Conclave
16. TRIFED Reiterates its commitment towards transformation of tribal lives on the occasion of its Thirty-Third Foundation Day
17. PM to inaugurate Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra tomorrow
18. National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) Webinar Series on “Hydro-Meteorological Hazard Risk Reduction” concludes
19. 17 crore mandays employment provided and Rs 13,240 crore paid to migrant labourers under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan in 6 weeks
20. Shadesmart & Radiant Cooling technologies promote energy-efficient cooling in buildings
21. NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission unveils National Winners of the ATL Tinkering Marathon 2019
22. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase-I
23. MyGov Announces Winners of ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge’; Encourages the Spirit of Self-Reliance & Innovation
24. 21 ESIC Hospitals Converted into Dedicated COVID-19 Hospitals Across the Country with the Facility of 2400 Isolation Beds: Santosh Gangwar
25. PM performs Bhoomi Pujan at Shree Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir
26. Curriculum redesigning for NSNIS Diploma and strengthening faculty at NCSC among key decisions taken by SAI Academic Council
27. National Handloom Day on 07th August 2020- Function being organized by Ministry of Textiles on Virtual Platform
28. Ministry of Jal Shakti launches new version of India Water Resources Information System
29. PM to launch financing facility under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund and release benefits under PM-KISAN tomorrow
30. Celebration of the 74th Independence Day will be marked by the musical performances of the Bands from Army, Navy and Indian Air Force
31. Jal Jeevan Mission: A reservoir of clean water & employment opportunities
32. First ever online patriotic film festival kicks off on 7th August
33. Assam gets own 24/7 Doordarshan Channel
34. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Phase-I: April 2020 to June 2020
35. Hydro-Meteorological Hazards Risk Reduction: Webinar series jointly organised by National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) and India Meteorological Department (IMD)
36. Shri Arjun Munda inaugurates e-Symposium “Emergent North-East India: Strategic and Developmental Imperatives in Handicrafts” organized by IIM, Shillong
37. Shri Sadananda Gowda launches Schemes and announces guidelines paving way for setting up of Bulk Drugs Parks & Medical Devices Parks in the country
38. Statement by ECI
39. Ministry of Earth Sciences launches Mobile App "Mausam” for India Meteorological Department on its Foundation Day Celebrations
40. Total 13.92% increase in sowing area coverage of kharif crops in comparison to last year
41. Continuous action is being taken to control locust swarms - Control operations undertaken in 2,83,929 hectares area in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Punjab, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Haryana and Bihar from 11th April 2020 till 9th July 2020
42. Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Package – Progress So Far
43. For the first time Indian Railways loads Special Parcel Train to Bangladesh
44. NHAI to collaborate and partner with premier Technical Institutes for improving Highway Infrastructure leveraging local expertise
45. Intense rainfall spell over Gujarat State, Konkan & Goa and Madhya Maharashtra on 15th & 16th July, 2020
46. Clarification on issue of GST rate on alcohol based hand sanitizers
47. WHO advises 140 tests/day/million population
48. AYUSH Ministry announces the names of the winners of My Life – My Yoga Video Blogging Contest
49. Union Shipping Minister flags off first container ship from Kolkata Port to Agartala via Chattogram port
50. Highest ever recoveries registered in a single day; more than 36,000 patients discharged
We would love to hear your thoughts, concerns or problems with anything so we can improve our website educratsweb.com ! visit https://forms.gle/jDz4fFqXuvSfQmUC9 and submit your valuable feedback.
Save this page as PDF | Recommend to your Friends

http://educratsweb(dot)com http://educratsweb.com/content.php?id=2251 http://educratsweb.com educratsweb.com educratsweb