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Cyclone Gulab could give rise to another cyclone in Arabian Sea by Sept 30: IMD

Cyclone Gulab, which has become a deep despair after crossing the coast of Andhra Pradesh on Sunday night, might give delivery to a contemporary cyclone within the Arabian Sea.

The India Meteorological Division (IMD) on Monday stated that the current system can be given a brand new identify if the wind pace touches 68km/hr. If this occurs, it’ll solely be the third such occasion since 1996 when a cyclone after making landfall would additional strengthen and re-emerge as a contemporary system of ‘cyclone’ class within the North Indian Ocean area.

In 2018, very-severe cyclone Gaja – shaped within the Bay of Bengal – had crossed the Tamil Nadu coast and later re-emerged within the Arabian Sea from central Kerala. Gaja brewed within the Bay of Bengal for practically 10 days earlier than making landfall and had one of many longest cyclone tracks masking 3,418 kms.

As on Monday morning, the deep despair related to cyclone Gulab was situated 65 kms south of Jagdalpur in Chhattisgarh and 150 kms east-northeast of Bhadrachalam in Telangana.

“This technique will additional weaken right into a despair by Monday night and transfer westwards close to north-east Arabian Sea, near Gujarat coast,” the IMD’s cyclone bulletin stated.

The system would traverse alongside Telangana, Maharashtra and attain near the Gujarat coast earlier than probably re-emerging on September 30, and can convey heavy rainfall in its wake. The Met division has issued ‘crimson’ and ‘orange’ alerts for meteorological subdivisions masking coastal Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Vidarbha, Marathwada, madhya Maharashtra, Konkan, Goa and Gujarat until Tuesday.

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