Winter is likely to set in next week, predicts IMD

ST CORRESPONDENT
Saturday, 9 November 2019

Due to Cyclone Bulbul there is still moisture in the eastern and southern parts of the State. Because of this moisture, there will be no sudden drop in temperature. However, the sky will remain clear from November 9 and hence winter is likely to set in very soon.

PUNE: If the clear skies has created hope among Puneites that the winter is here, then, they have to wait a little longer. 

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), Anupam Kashyapi, Head of Weather said that due to Cyclone Bulbul there is still moisture in the eastern and southern parts of the State.

“Due to this moisture, there will be no sudden drop in temperature. However, the sky will remain clear from November 9 and hence winter is likely to set in very soon,” said Kashyapi.

Cyclone Bulbul in the Bay of Bengal was very likely to intensify further till early morning on Saturday (November 9). It is very likely to move nearly northwards till Saturday morning. 

As per weather experts, due to Cyclone Bulbul, there is moisture in the eastern and southern parts of the State. Due to this, the temperature will not drop immediately. After this week, winter is likely to set in.

The IMD said there will be a very severe cyclonic storm ‘Bulbul’ over west central and adjoining east central Bay of Bengal. 

The IMD has issued orange alert suspending all fishing operations in the Bay of Bengal.

WARNING ON EAST COAST
As per the IMD, under the influence of Cyclone Bulbul, there will be heavy falls over Balasore, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur and Bhadrak districts on November 9. Heavy to heavy falls at isolated places are very likely over Howrah and Hooghly on November 9. 

Also, the minimum temperature across the country is very likely to fall over northwest and adjoining central India by two to four degrees Celsius till November 11.

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