Cyclone Jawad Updates
Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) PK Jena warned on Friday that cyclonic storm Jawad, which is projected to approach the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast by Saturday morning, is predicted to make landfall somewhere in Puri district on Sunday before going out to the Bay of Bengal. According to the cyclone’s anticipated path, which was released by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), the system might hit the Puri coast before returning to the sea, he said.
The wind speed during landfall would be around 90-100 kmph, according to the SRC. After reaching the Odisha coast, the pace may progressively drop.
The weather service has issued a red signal for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, as well as Bengal, for heavy to very heavy rains on Friday. Winds of 80 to 90 km/h with gusts to 100 km/h are expected to prevail.
From December 6 onwards, the rainfall intensity will decrease and shift to the northeast, which will also be affected by the cyclone.
Cyclonic Storm ‘JAWAD’ about 210km eastsoutheast of Visakhapatnam at 1130 hrs IST of 04th December 2021. To weaken gradually during next 06 hours, and reach near Puri around 5th December noon as a Deep Depression. pic.twitter.com/blIzoviDGV
— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) December 4, 2021