Possible Cyclone Jawad: Heavy To Very Heavy Rain Warning For Odisha; Know The Wind Speed

Bhubaneswar: With the likely formation of a low-pressure area over the Andaman sea during next the 12 hours and its intensification into a cyclonic storm over the central Bay of Bengal around December 3, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday issued heavy rainfall warning for Odisha.

Under its influence, rainfall activities will commence from December 3 evening/night and heavy to very heavy with isolated extremely heavy falls is very likely during December 4-5 in coastal Odisha and adjoining interior districts of the state, the IMD said in its special bulletin.


December 3

Yellow Warning: Heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at isolated places in Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri and Jagatsinghpur

December 4

Orange warning: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to occur at a few places in Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, Khurda, Nayagarh, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapada, Cuttack, Bhadrak, Balasore, Jajpur with extremely heavy falls at one or two places in Ganjam, Puri and Jagatsinghpur.

December 5

Orange warning: Heavy to very heavy rainfall is very likely to continue in Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapada, Jagatsinghpur, Jajpur, Cuttack, Keonjhar, Dhenkanal and Mayurbhanj.

Also Read: Cyclone Jawad To Pass ‘Very Close’ To Odisha Coast On Dec 4


>> Squally wind speed reaching 50-­60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph over southeast and adjoining east­central Bay of Bengal, on December 2.

>> Gale winds speed reaching 65-­75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph likely to prevail over central Bay of Bengal from the early morning of December 3 and gradually increase becoming 90­-100 kmph gusting to 110 kmph over northwest and adjoining west­central Bay of Bengal from the morning of December 4 for the subsequent 24 hours.

Squally wind speed reaching 45­-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph likely to commence along & off North Andhra Pradesh – Odisha coast from the mid­night of December 3 and increase gradually becoming 70-­80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph from December 4 Afternoon, for the subsequent 12 hours


Sea conditions will be rough to very rough over along & off north Andhra Pradesh – Odisha coast from the mid­night of December 3 and become high to very high from December 4 afternoon.

Fishermen have been advised to return to the shore by December 2.

“The off­shore and alongshore operations along Odisha coast are advised to be judiciously regulated on December 3 and remain suspended on December 4, to ensure the safety of life and property,” the bulletin added.




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