Cyclone Gulab has made landfall in coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, the weather office tweeted this evening.
The cyclone will cross the coasts between Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Gopalpur in Odisha in the next three hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said.
The coastal districts in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha have been put on red alert, reports the NDTV.
"The cloud bands have touched coastal regions and thus the landfall process has commenced over north coastal Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south coastal Odisha.
System will cross coasts between Kalingapatnam and Gopalpur, about 25 km to north of Kalingapatnam, during the next three hours," the IMD tweeted.
September, 26 2021 - 10:34 PM
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According to the Met department, Cyclone Gulab is likely to weaken into deep depression during the next six hours.
September, 26 2021 - 10:14 PM
IMD Forecasts Heavy Rain in South Bengal
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Some districts will also receive heavy rain on Wednesday.
Sea conditions will be rough due to two weather systems and the IMD warned fishermen not to venture into the deep sea till further notice.
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Road Clearing Work Begins in Srikakulam
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He tweeted pictures of the NDRF team removing trees.
September, 26 2021 - 09:25 PM
Cyclone Gulab Lying Close to Coast: IMD
The Met department said the cyclonic storm Gulab was lying close to the coast and crossing the North Andhra Pradesh coast.
The landfall process will continue for the next two hours.
September, 26 2021 - 08:39 PM
South Central Railway diverts 8 trains
The South Central Railway informed in a release that eight trains on Vijayawada-Howrah route were diverted via Kharagpur, Jharsuguda, Bilaspur and Balharshah.
Two other trains that were supposed to begin journey on Sunday, have been rescheduled for Monday.
September, 26 2021 - 08:00 PM
Two Andhra Pradesh fishermen killed in Gulab storm, one missing
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16,000 People Evacuated from Odisha’s Ganjam
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