Another Cyclone PABUK is coming on 7th Jan : Seven Odisha districts alerted
Bhubaneswar: In view of a cyclonic storm over South China sea, the Special Relief Commissioner today asked the collectors of seven coastal districts to closely watch the situation.
Another Cyclone #PABUK is coming on 7th Jan : Seven Odisha districts alerted . The alert has been issued to the collector of Balasore, Bhadrak, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Puri, Ganjam and Khordha.
As per the bulletin issued by the IMD dated today, a cyclonic storm ‘PABUK’ lay centered at 8.30 am on Jan 3 about 1500km east-southeast of Port Blair. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and emerge into the Andaman Sea around the forenoon of Jan 5. Thereafter, it is very likely to move north-northwestwards and then recurve northeastwards towards Myanmar coast and weaken further during Jan 7-8, said the SRC in a release.
The sea condition is very likely to become very rough to high over Andaman Sea Jan 5 and adjoining areas of east-central and the southeast Bay of Bengal on Jan 6 and 7, the release said.
The fishermen are advised not to venture into the Andaman Sea from Jan 4 to 7 and into adjoining southeast and the east-central Bay of Bengal during Jan 6-7. src OST