Cyclone Jawad News
The inter-ministerial central team led by Saurav Ray, Joint Secretary (CEPI), Ministry of Home Affairs, was apprised by the state government on the damages done by the calamity
The UGC NET exam will be held for a duration of three hours in computer-based mode.
Cyclone Jawad: Low pressure area lies over north-west Bay of Bengal, rainfall likely in northeastern states
Heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Tripura and heavy rainfall at isolated places over south Assam and Meghalaya, Manipur and Mizoram is likely during the next 24 hours, as per IMD
Light to moderate rainfall at many places, with heavy rainfall at isolated places, likely over south Assam and Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura, said IMD
It is likely to continue to move north-northeastwards along Odisha coast towards West Bengal coast and weaken into a well-marked low-pressure area around midnight
Cyclone Jawad is likely to weaken gradually and move northwards during the next 12 hours and then north-northwards along the Odisha coast, nearing Puri as a deep depression, the India Meteorological Department said
Cyclone Jawad: IMD predicts very heavy rainfall for Andhra, Odisha and Bengal; over 54,000 people evacuated
The name Cyclone Jawad — pronounced as 'jowad' — was proposed by Saudi Arabia and means generous or merciful in Arabic
Deep depression in Bay of Bengal intensifies into Cyclone 'Jawad'; storm to make landfall in Odisha, AP by tomorrow
Sea conditions will remain unsafe for shipping and fishermen in central and north Bay of Bengal from Friday to Sunday.
Authorities have issued guidelines and prohibited fishing activities till 5 December as it prepares for the cyclonic storm that is expected to bring heavy rainfall to the area
The prime minister has directed officials to take every possible measure to ensure that people are safely evacuated and to ensure maintenance of all essential services, according to the PMO
The weather agency has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall for some districts in the eastern state in lieu of the storm
The northeastern states are also likely to experience enhanced rainfall activity with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall during the same period