Danger of Cyclone Shaheen over western India, heavy rains expected


After Cyclone Gulab, there is a fear of a new cyclonic storm on the west coast of India. This cyclone is expected to originate in the Arabian Sea.

New Delhi: In the midst of the corona virus epidemic, one cyclonic storm after another has engulfed many states. Later cyclone rose, The fear of the new cyclonic storm Shaheen is now hovering.

The impact of this coming storm can be especially on the people living in the coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat. Storm Shaheen in the Arabian Sea will affect the coastal areas of Maharashtra and Gujarat.

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Heavy rain warning in Maharashtra, Gujarat

The Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall at various places over Gujarat, Madhya Maharashtra, Konkan and Goa.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at various places over Gangetic West Bengal, Marathwada, Saurashtra and Kutch. There is a possibility of heavy rain at isolated places over Kerala and Maharashtra.

Heavy rain likely in Telangana Too

Rain lashed many parts of Telangana, even as the India Meteorological Department warned that heavy rain is likely at isolated places in different districts of the state in the next 48 hours. Telangana Chief Minister Chandrashekhar Rao took stock of the situation. He directed to take necessary precautions against any loss of life and property due to forecast of heavy rains across the state for the next two days.

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Cyclone Rose Weak, Still Remains

According to the Meteorological Department (IMD) on Wednesday, Cyclone Gulabo has weakened and turned into a depression. Cyclone GulaboAccording to weather officials, which originated in the Bay of Bengal, may re-emerge as Cyclone Shaheen in 2-3 days.

The upcoming cyclone was named ‘Shaheen’ by Qatar, which is part of the member countries for naming tropical cyclones in the Indian Ocean.

According to the Meteorological Department, the epicenter of the depression is in Telangana and adjoining areas of Marathwada and Vidarbha. An NDRF team is being deployed in Osmanabad, Maharashtra.

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According to the Meteorological Department (IMD), the remnants of Cyclone Rose may cause another cyclone over the Arabian Sea. The developed meteorological system due to Cyclone Gulab is likely to emerge over northeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Gujarat coast around Thursday evening and is likely to intensify over north-east Arabian Sea.

First published:September 30, 2021, 9:08 am

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