After Cyclone Gulab, IMD predicts another cyclone will form in the next 24 hours on the west coast

IMD predicted light to moderate precipitation in most places, while heavy to very heavy precipitation over isolated areas of Konkan, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat on Tuesday.

Chennai: Cyclone Gulab wreaked havoc in Andhra Pradesh and parts of Odisha on Monday, but the impact of the cyclone is far from over as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) reported the likelihood of another cyclone on the west coast. In the next 24 hours, IMD predicted that air formation from the Cyclone Gulab system would intensify and lead to the development of Cyclone Shaheen in the region.

In the latest report, IMD said, the low over northern Telangana, adjacent to the south of Chattisgarh and Vidarbha, has moved west-northwest at a speed of 13 km / h over the past six hours and centered on northern Telangana starting at 11:30 p.m. Monday.

“It is likely to move west-northwest and weaken in a well-marked area of ​​low pressure over the next 12 hours. The system is likely to emerge in the northeastern sea. Arabia and the adjacent Gujarat coast around September 30, ”IMD said.

Following this, IMD predicted: “It is also likely that the system will intensify further northeast of the Arabian Sea over the next 24 hours.”

Therefore, IMD forecast light to moderate precipitation in most places, while a few isolated areas could experience heavy to very heavy precipitation over Konkan, Goa, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Gujarat.

Meanwhile, the chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, YS Jagan Mohan Reddy, on Monday asked the authorities to speed up relief measures and announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the relatives of the three deceased. He also asked officials to give 1,000 rupees to each family leaving the relief camps.

For the measures in the relief camps, the chief minister told officials to provide drinking water to the relief camps through tankers, as the water could be contaminated in the areas due to the heavy rains.


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