The Odisha government issued a revised advisory asking its districts to brace for possible flood-like situation and waterlogging.
Though cyclone “Bulbul” over Bay of Bengal is set to move towards Bangladesh and West Bengal coasts, skirting Odisha, it will unleash heavy to very heavy rain in over ten coastal and northern districts of Odisha for at least three days from Friday
Odisha’s Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena said that as per IMD’s predictions, coastal Odisha is likely
to experience wind speed of 70-80 kmph gusting up to 90 kmph on Friday accompanied by heavy to very heavy downpour
The Centre on Thursday asked states to do all they can to ensure that there are no human casualties or loss of property.
At a high level meeting in Delhi, PK Mishra. Principal Secretary to Prime Minister assured states of all possible help to deal with the situation.
Weather scientists have said that it’s happened for the first time that 3 cyclonic storms have formed so close to each other.
Cyclonic storm Maha comes close on the heels of Cyclone Kyar.
NDRF has joined hands with other agencies for relief operations.
Western disturbance over the Himalayan region triggered cold winds from the plains of North India.
While on the one hand, that brought relief from pollution to residents of Delhi-NCR…on the other….light drizzle in northern plains is likely to mark the advent of winter over the next 2 days.
It snowed heavily in J&K’s summer capital Srinagar and the hills.
Intermittent snowfall took place in several parts of Lahaul-Spiti, Kinnaur and Kullu districts of Himachal Pradesh on Thursday.
Rain lashed several places of Punjab and Madhya Pradesh too.