In a statement issued by the Indian Coast Guard, the Indian Coast Guard said that patrolling in the sea is alerting all the fishermen present there and they are being asked to return to the coast.
Gulab cyclone in west bengal 2021
The Deep Depression (Area of Low Pressure) formed in the Bay of West Bengal has expanded rapidly in the last 12 hours. According to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), it may hit the Odisha coast on Sunday. A cyclonic circulation is very likely to form over northeast and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal. In the subsequent 24 hours, it will be a low pressure area and it is expected to reach West Bengal coast around 29 September.
Likely to reach West Bengal coast around September 29
Actually, there is a threat of cyclonic storm once again in West Bengal. In such a situation, in view of the threat of ‘Gulab’, high alert has already been issued in 7 districts of Odisha. Due to this storm, heavy rain is being feared in Bengal. In view of the threat of heavy rain, the Indian Coast Guard has issued an alert for the fishermen regarding this. During this, another cyclonic storm is likely to form in the East Central Gulf on Saturday. Which may hit the ground between Orissa and Bengal by the coming Tuesday. The Meteorological Department at Alipore has predicted rain in South Bengal from Sunday.
A cyclonic circulation is likely to form over the northeast & adjoining the east-central Bay of Bengal. In the subsequent 24 hours, it will be a low-pressure area & likely to reach the West Bengal coast around September 29th: GK Das, Director, IMD Kolkata (25.09) pic.twitter.com/CroCaU3jNt
— ANI (@ANI) September 25, 2021
IMD expressed the possibility of heavy rain in many areas of West Bengal
This alert has been issued by the Meteorological Department after an increase in the low pressure area formed over the east-central and the northeast of the adjoining Bay of Bengal. According to IMD, “The low pressure area is likely to intensify and intensify into a very large deep depression in the next 24 hours. It is very likely to move west to north-westwards towards Odisha coast during the next 48 hours. Also, according to IMD Kolkata Director GK Das, there is a possibility of increase in weather activity in South Bengal especially in case of heavy rain wind on 28-29 September. On September 28, there is a possibility of heavy rain in Kolkata, North 24 Parganas, East and West Medinipur, Jhargram, Howrah, Hooghly.
Alert issued to fishermen
In a statement issued by the Indian Coast Guard, the Indian Coast Guard said that patrolling in the sea is alerting all the fishermen present there and they are being asked to return to the coast. Along with this, while alerting the Coast Guard and ships, instructions have been given to maintain preparedness to deal with the emergency. So that the situation can be brought under control. In such a situation, the Coast Guard has warned the Coast Guard stations located in West Bengal and Odisha against bad weather in the sea. Along with this, fishermen have been prohibited from going into the sea till September 29, 2021.
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