‘Titli’ weakens after creating havoc in Odisha

ST Correspondent
Saturday, 13 October 2018

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Thursday, the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ in the Bay of Bengal weakened into a severe cyclonic storm around noon, a cyclonic storm in the evening and a deep depression at the midnight of Thursday. On Friday, it lay centred over Odisha.

Pune: According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), on Thursday, the very severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ in the Bay of Bengal weakened into a severe cyclonic storm around noon, a cyclonic storm in the evening and a deep depression at the midnight of Thursday. On Friday, it lay centred over Odisha.

It is very likely to move northeastwards towards Gangetic West Bengal till October 13. After this, it is very likely to weaken into a depression and into a well-marked low-pressure area thereafter. Whereas, very severe cyclonic storm ‘Luban’ over the west-central Arabian Sea weakened into a severe cyclonic storm on Friday and lay centred over the west-central Arabian Sea. 

It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross Yemen coast as a severe cyclonic storm.
IMD also mentioned that the southwest monsoon has been subdued over Rayalaseema, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka as on Friday.

According to the IMD, heavy rains are likely at isolated places over coastal Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Kerala till October 16. Similarly, heavy rains are likely at isolated places over Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura till October 14. 

Across the country, the highest maximum temperature recorded on Friday was 39.5 degrees Celsius at Surendranagar in Saurashtra and Kutch. And the lowest minimum temperature recorded was 14.6 degrees Celsius at Hissar in Haryana.

Maharashtra
Across the State, the weather is dry with soaring heat. The highest maximum temperature recorded on Friday was 38 degrees Celsius at Jalgaon and the lowest minimum temperature recorded was 17.1 degrees Celsius at Parbhani in Marathwada.

Pune city
The city is also experiencing soaring heat during the day and dry weather. According to the IMD,  the day temperature will be around 33 degrees till October 17 and the minimum temperature during the night will be around 20 degrees Celsius.
 

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