“The Cyclonic Storm 'Gulab' over north Andhra Pradesh and adjoining south Odisha, weakened into a Deep Depression at 0230 hrs IST of 27th Sep over north Andhra Pradesh,” tweeted IMD. It is likely to continue to move west-northwestwards, weakening further into a depression during the next six hours, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on September 27. Reportedly, at least three people were killed in Odisha & Andhra Pradesh. The cyclone hit the coasts between Kalingapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and Gopalpur. Coastal districts in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha have been put on red alert. More than 39,000 people, including 600 pregnant women, disabled and the elderly, were evacuated to safety before the cyclone’s landfall. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, who is on a tour to New Delhi, reviewed the preparedness through a video conference. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also called up Patnaik and assured him of all support from the Centre. Watch the video to know more.
Cyclone Gulab Makes Landfall Between Kalingapatnam & Gopalpur As Cyclonic Storm On India's East Coast | Storm Tracker
INDIA Team Latestly| Sep 27, 2021 02:37 PM IST