According to a PTI report, the India Meteorological Department said the deep depression formed over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm on Friday and crossed the Sundarbans after reaching the Bangladesh coast with a maximum wind speed of 80 kmph. Will go ahead.
According to the Meteorological Department, Cyclone Midhili will cross the Bangladesh coast on the night of 17 November or the morning of 18 November.
The deep depression over the Bay of Bengal intensified into a cyclonic storm as it moved north-northeastwards, making landfall on Friday morning about 200 km south-southeast of the seaside resort town of Digha in West Bengal and 220 km southeast of Khepupara in Bangladesh. situated at. According to IMD.
- The Meteorological Department has issued a warning to fishermen not to venture north into the Bay of Bengal and off the coast of West Bengal till November 18.
- The IMD said the cyclone will not have any major impact on Odisha as it will pass 150 km above the state’s coast.
- However, it added that some districts like Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur are likely to receive heavy rainfall on Friday, IMD scientist Umashankar Das told PTI.
- Odisha’s Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has put all district collectors on alert in view of the cyclone in the Bay of Bengal. SRC Satyabrata Sahu said, “We do not want to take any chances and hence keep the state machinery on alert for any situation.”
- It is predicted that the cyclonic storm will bring heavy rainfall to the coastal districts of West Bengal and the northeastern states.
- The weather office said isolated heavy rain has been predicted in the coastal districts of West Bengal East Medinipur, South 24 Parganas and North 24 Parganas on Friday.
- Maldives has named this cyclone ‘Midhili’. The countries affected by the cyclones of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal give the names of the cyclones in a sequence one by one.