The process of landfall of cyclonic storm ‘Gulaab’ has started in Odisha. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that this is the second storm to hit the state in four months after ‘Yas’ storm which caused havoc in May. It is likely to hit between Gopalpur and Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh around midnight. Let us tell you that the entire process of landfall takes about 3-4 hours. Strong winds blow over the sea during landfall. On Sunday evening, the Meteorological Department said that this storm is located about 125 km southeast of Gopalpur and 160 km east of Kalingapatnam. The storm is moving in the sea at a speed of 18 kilometers per hour. Due to the effect of ‘Gulaab’ cyclone, rain started in the south and coastal areas of Odisha on Sunday morning. There has also been rain in many cities including Visakhapatnam. Let’s know every update related to cyclonic storm Gulab …
Heavy rain in Srikakulam
Cyclone Gulab has witnessed strong winds and heavy rains in Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh. According to the IMD, the landfall process has started in the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
next 2 hours are important
The next 2 hours are crucial. We expect the wind to blow at a speed of 90-100 kmph. Two teams of NDRF and 4 teams of SDRF have reached here. Heavy rains can lead to flooding, which is another challenge. 19 divisions of the district flood prone: Srikakulam Collector Sumit Kumar
five fishermen in the sea
Five fishermen from Srikakulam in Andhra Pradesh, while returning from the sea this evening, fell into the sea after their boat collided with the strong waves on the Mandasa coast. Police and other officials are trying to save them. Govindrao, Sub Inspector, Vajrapukotturu PS