Javad’s position on Sunday morning
Cyclone Jawad has lost its strength and turned into a deep depression. It is moving from the north-west and adjacent west-central Bay of Bengal at a speed of 20 km per hour to the north-northeast. By 8.30 am on Sunday, it was located 260 km east-northeast of Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and 90 km east-south-east of Gopalpur in Orissa. It was located 210 km south-southwest of Orissa and 120 km south-southwest of Puri.
The meteorological department said the deep depression was likely to move north-northeast. By noon, it would have lost more energy and turned into a depression, reaching Puri. However, it will continue to move north-northeast along the Orissa coast. Before reaching the coast of Bengal, it will lose more energy and become depressed by midnight on Sunday.
The speed of the storm
At 8.30 am on Sunday, the maximum speed of the storm was 60 km per hour. By this afternoon, the speed of the storm will decrease to a maximum of 60 km per hour. And when it comes to the coast of West Bengal late at night, its speed will decrease to a maximum of 50 km per hour.
Rainfall forecast in Gangetic West Bengal
The meteorological office has forecast light to moderate rains in all the districts of Ganges West Bengal on this day. However, orange warnings have been issued for North and South 24 Parganas, East and West Midnapore and Jhargram due to the possibility of heavy to very heavy rains. At the same time, yellow alert has been issued in Howrah, Kolkata, Hooghly, Birbhum, Bankura, Nadia, Murshidabad, East Burdwan and West Burdwan due to the possibility of heavy rains. Light to moderate rainfall is forecast for North and South 24 Parganas, Howrah, Kolkata, Hooghly, Murshidabad and Nadia districts on Monday 6 December. Yellow Warning has been issued for North 24 Parganas, Nadia and Murshidabad for Monday.
Red alert issued for fishermen
Besides, fishermen have been banned from going to sea till December 6. A red alert has been issued for them. According to the warning, strong winds of up to 60 kmph are expected along the coast of West Bengal till the afternoon of December 6. Due to which the sea is likely to be rough.