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Weather Alert: Remnants of Cyclone Jawad to Bring Heavy Rainfall in These States Till 9 December

Cyclone Jawad, as predicted by the India Meteorological Department (IMD), weakened into a deep depression and subsequently to a depression before turning into a low-pressure area. However, the remnants of the cyclonic storm has caused heavy rainfall to many states, especially West Bengal.

Ayushi Raina
Remnants of Cyclone Jawad to Bring Heavy Rainfall
Remnants of Cyclone Jawad to Bring Heavy Rainfall

As anticipated by the India Meteorological Department (IMD)Cyclone Jawad deteriorated into a deep depression and subsequently to a depression, before becoming a low-pressure region. However, the remnants of the cyclonic storm have brought severe rainfall in numerous states, especially West Bengal. 

According to IMD's most recent bulletin, the storm is presently over the northwest Bay of Bengal and the neighboring West Bengal-Bangladesh coastlines. As a result, rainfall alerts have been issued in as many as seven states and union territories till December 9. 

Besides rainfall, the northwest, central, and east Indian regions will have 3 to 5 degree Celsius reduction in minimum temperature. 

Here are the major IMD warnings for the next three days for seven states and union territories: 

  1. Over the next 24 hours, isolated to scattered light rainfall or snowfall is predicted in Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh, Himachal Pradesh, and Uttarakhand.

  2. The IMD study forecasts that light isolated rainfall will occur throughout Uttar Pradesh on December 6.

  1. The lowest temperature will fall by 3 to 5 degrees Celsius in the northwest, central, and east Indian areas, as well as in Gujarat.

  2. According to the IMD, a new weather disturbance is expected to impact the western Himalayan area starting December 8, with isolated light rainfall or snowfall likely over Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh,and Himachal Pradesh on December 8 and 9. 

  3. On December 8 and 9, the disturbance over the western Himalayas will also cause isolated to scattered, light to moderate rainfall over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Notably, isolated heavy downpours have also been anticipated for Tamil Nadu. 

 As a result of cyclone Jawad's severe rainfall, lower lying regions and agriculture fields in Odisha have been swamped with water.

Thousands of hectors of farmed land were likely destroyed, including vegetables and paddy. Rain had a negative impact on coastal areas like as Ganjam, Puri, Khorda, JagatsinghpurKendrapada, Bhadrak, and Baleswar. 

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