New Delhi (NVI): Parts of Jharkhand and Odisha are expected to receive extreme rainfall with wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph because of cyclone ‘Yaas’ which weakened into deep depression over south Jharkhand today.
“It is very likely to move nearly northwards and weaken gradually into a Depression during next 06 hours,” the IMD said.
Alert issued for Jharkhand and adjoining north interior districts of Odisha as damage expected over these regions under the influence of ‘Yaas’.
“Damage expected & action suggested for Jharkhand and adjoining north interior districts of Odisha during next 6 hours,” the IMD said.
Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy rains at isolated places over Jharkhand and Sundergarh, Deogarh and Keonjhargarh districts in Odisha today.
Squally wind speed reaching 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph would prevail over south Jharkhand and adjoining districts of north interior Districts of Odisha and West Bengal during next 6 hours and decrease gradually thereafter, it said.
The Deep Depression over south Jharkhand and adjoining north interior Odisha moved northwestwards with a speed of about 07 kmph during past 6 hours and lay centred at 0530 hrs IST of today over south Jharkhand and neighbourhood, near latitude 22.7°N and longitude 85.5°E, about 70km west-southwest of Jamshedpur and 70 km south south-east of Ranchi, the IMD said.
According to IMD, Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places expected in West Bengal today.
Bihar and adjoining East Uttar Pradesh are expected to receive light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy to very heavy rainfall from 27th evening to 28th evening.