Odisha

Cyclone Jawad: ECoR Cancels 95 Trains For Two Days

Bhubaneswar: With the cyclone approaching Odisha and north Andhra Pradesh coast, East Coast Railway has canceled 95 trains on December 3 and 4 for the safety of passengers.

As per the forecast by IMD-GFS model cyclone Jawad is likely to affect coastal Odisha as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm with wind speed of over 160 kmph. As a precautionary measure and for safety of passengers, 95 Mail and Express Trains have been cancelled for these days, the ECoR stated.

As per the prediction, the system as an Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm hovers over west-central and adjoining north-west Bay of Bengal (BoB) off north Andhra Pradesh-south Odisha coasts at 11:30 pm on December 3, over north-west and adjoining west-central BoB off south Odisha–north Andhra Pradesh coasts at 5:30 am on December 4, close to south Odisha coast at 11:30 am on December 4 and over coastal Odisha at 5:30 pm on December 4.

OB Bureau

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