Cyclone Jawad: IMD issues Red Warning for 4 districts of Odisha, to hit Andhra Pradesh by December 4

Cyclone JAWAD: IMD issues Red Warning for 4 districts of Odisha, to hit Andhra Pradesh by December 4

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday reviewed the preparation to deal with cyclone Jawad.

It is likely to hit the North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast. PM has directed the concerned officials to take every possible measure to ensure people’s safe evacuation.

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) also forecasted a low-pressure region in the Bay of Bengal. It is likely to intensify into Cyclone Jawad, which is expected to reach the coast of north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha around tomorrow morning, December 4.

The NDRF personnel are also in action. It has earmarked a total of 64 teams to tackle the situation arising out of cyclonic storm Jawad.

Also, Cyclone shelters have been readied and evacuation of people from the low-lying areas is being carried out.


The Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba chaired the second meeting of the National Crisis Management Committee. He also reviewed the preparedness of the states to deal with Cyclone Jawad.

Cyclone Jawad

There is a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal that may intensify as cyclonic storms in the next 8-10 hours.

Moreover, around 65 ongoing trains were cancelled from the Visakhapatnam for December 3 and 4.

IMD Friday morning said that depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a deep depression.

Also, the cyclone is likely to cause heavy to very heavy rainfall in Odisha, parts of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal.

In West Bengal also fishermen have been warned not to venture into the sea from December 3 to 5.

Odisha government has also asked collectors of its 13 districts to prepare for the evacuation of the people.

As per the forecast, the low-pressure area in the south Andaman Sea will intensify into a depression; it is likely to move towards the coast as a cyclonic storm on December 4.

The East Coast Railway Thursday stated that it has cancelled the operation of 95 trains for three days from Thursday.

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