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Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: IMD says Cyclone crossed Bangladesh coast at a speed of 75-85kmph. Top Updates

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the Cyclonic Storm Hamoon to move northeastwards of Bangladesh and weaken into a deep depression during next 6 hours and further into a depression during subsequent 6 hours.

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the deep depression in the West-central Bay of Bengal has intensified. (File Photo) (ANI)Premium
Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) informed that the deep depression in the West-central Bay of Bengal has intensified. (File Photo) (ANI)

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: IMD said that the Cyclonic Storm Hamoon lay centered over coastal Bangladesh 0530 hours IST of 25th October about 40 km east-southeast of Chittagong (Bangladesh). It is predicted to move north eastwards and weaken into a deep depression during next six hours and further into a depression during subsequent six hours, it said.

The Cyclonic storm has been named 'Hamoon' by Iran. The word ‘Hamoon’ is a Persian word that refers to inland desert lakes or marshlands. They are formed as natural seasonal reservoirs in areas adjoining the Helmand basin. Earlier on Tuesday, 'storm warning cage number 2' was mounted at Pamban Port in Rameswaram to warn fishermen about the Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Hamoon' over the Bay of Bengal, port officials. The IMD also issued a warning that sea conditions will remain turbulent until this evening and cautioned fishermen to avoid venturing into the sea during this period.

Check all the LIVE Updates here

25 Oct 2023, 04:23:35 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Rainfall Warning

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and south Assam & Meghalaya: Light to moderate rainfall is very likely at many places over the above region on 25th October. Light to moderate rainfall is very likely at many places over Nagaland, Manipur and east Arunachal Pradesh on 25th October.

25 Oct 2023, 03:53:01 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Weather bulletin update regarding Deep Depression

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: The Deep Depression [Remnant of the Cyclonic Storm “Hamoon"] over southeast Bangladesh &adjoining Mizoram moved nearly north-northeastwards with a speed of 10 kmph during past 6 hours, weakened into a Depression and lay centered at 1130 hours IST of 25th October over Mizoram near latitude 22.7°N and longitude 92.7°E, about 110 km south of Aizawl (Mizoram). It is very likely to continue to move north-northeastwards and weaken further into a well marked low pressure area during next 06 hours.

25 Oct 2023, 03:01:09 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Hamoon made landfall in the Chittagong and Cox's Bazar coastal districts

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Bangladesh Meteorological Department expert Muhammad Abul Kalam Mallik said Hamoon made landfall in the Chittagong and Cox's Bazar coastal districts in the early hours of Wednesday morning, with wind speeds of up to 104 kilometres (65 miles) per hour.

25 Oct 2023, 02:42:13 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Two killed, nearly 275,000 flee Bangladesh cyclone

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Nearly 275,000 people in Bangladesh fled to shelters on Wednesday as Cyclone Hamoon barrelled into the southeastern coast, killing at least two people, officials said.

Hamoon is the latest major storm to batter Bangladesh's coast, with the low-lying South Asian nation witnessing an increasing number of severe weather events as climate change fuels bigger and deadlier storms.

Power lines were cut and intense rainfall lashed coastal villages and islands, but there were no reports of widespread major damage, Kamrul Hasan, secretary of the disaster management ministry, told AFP.

"We evacuated 273,352 people to cyclone shelters," Hasan said, adding that two people died, one crushed by a fallen tree and another when a building collapsed.

25 Oct 2023, 02:33:09 PM IST

IMD says Cyclone crossed Bangladesh coast at a speed of 75-85kmph

25 Oct 2023, 11:36:29 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: IMD says Cyclonic Storm over Bangladesh coast weakened into deep depression

 As per IMD, Cyclonic Storm Hamoon over coastal Bangladesh weakened into deep depression over southeast Bangladesh and adjoining Mizoram. "It is very likely to move northeastwards and weaken further into a depression during the next 06 hours and into a well-marked low-pressure area during the subsequent 06 hours, it said.

25 Oct 2023, 11:30:59 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Two killed, nearly 275,000 flee Bangladesh cyclone

Nearly 275,000 people in Bangladesh fled to shelters on Wednesday as Cyclone Hamoon barrelled into the southeastern coast, killing at least two people, officials said.

Hamoon is the latest major storm to batter Bangladesh's coast, with the low-lying South Asian nation witnessing an increasing number of severe weather events as climate change fuels bigger and deadlier storms.

Power lines were cut and intense rainfall lashed coastal villages and islands, but there were no reports of widespread major damage, Kamrul Hasan, secretary of the disaster management ministry, told AFP.

"We evacuated 273,352 people to cyclone shelters," Hasan said, adding that two people died, one crushed by a fallen tree and another when a building collapsed.

"At least 10 people were injured and are being treated in hospitals," he said.

25 Oct 2023, 09:09:51 AM IST

Cyclone made landfall at 1 am Satkania, Chattogram, weakening into a land-deep depression. Check Updates

25 Oct 2023, 08:48:34 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Heavy rain, strong winds in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

25 Oct 2023, 08:32:06 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Cyclone lay centered over Bangladesh coast; to weaken into deep depression in next 6 hours

As per IMD, The Cyclonic Storm Hamoon over coastal Bangladesh lay centered at 0530 hours IST of 25th Oct about 40 km east-southeast of Chittagong (Bangladesh). To move northeastwards and weaken into a deep depression during next 06 hrs and further into a depression during subsequent 06 hrs.

25 Oct 2023, 07:41:31 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Ten coastal districts ready with evacuation plan in Bangladesh

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE UPdates: As cyclone Hamoon was crossing Bangladesh, its coastal districts were readty with evacuation plan to save their residents and move them to safe shelters by Tuesday night. Authorities had ordered suspension of cargo handling at Chattogram Port and river transports in southern Bangladesh.

25 Oct 2023, 07:41:14 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon: IMD predicts heavy rains in THESE states

The North eastern states will also receive heavy rains. As per IMD, isolated heavy rainfall has been predicted over Mizoram and heavy to very rainfall over Tripura is likely on 23rd and 24th October. The IMD has also predicted isolated heavy rainfall over the same region on 25th October. It added that the rainfall intensity will decrease on 26th October with light to moderate rainfall at a few places over the region. The weather department has also predicted light to moderate rainfall at many places over south Assam and eastern Meghalaya on 24th and 25th October with isolated heavy rainfall over south Assam

25 Oct 2023, 06:49:49 AM IST

IMD says ‘Landfall process commenced, cyclone to weaken into cyclonic storm and cross Bangladesh coast within few hours

As per IMD, The Severe Cyclonic Storm “Hamoon" over Northeast Bay of Bengal lay centered at 2330 hours IST of 24th October about 420 km east-southeast of Digha (West Bengal), 150 km east-southeast of Khepupara (Bangladesh) and 80 km south-southwest of Chittagong (Bangladesh).

It added, “Landfall process has commenced. To weakened into a cyclonic storm and cross Bangladesh coast to the south of Chittagong within a few hours with wind speed of 80 to 90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph."

24 Oct 2023, 10:52:30 PM IST

 Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Ten coastal districts ready with evacuation plan in Bangladesh

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE UPdates: As cyclone Hamoon was crossing Bangladesh, its coastal districts were readty with evacuation plan to save their residents and move them to safe shelters by Tuesday night. Authorities had ordered suspension of cargo handling at Chattogram Port and river transports in southern Bangladesh.

24 Oct 2023, 10:09:29 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Cyclone no more a threat for Indian peninsula

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: As per the latest updates from IMD, Hamoon weakened into SCS is likely to weaken further by morning.

24 Oct 2023, 09:54:55 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Hamoon to move with a wind speed of 80 to 90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Cyclone Hamoon is likely to furhter weaken while moving northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast close to the south of Chittagong by early hours of 25th October as a Cyclonic Storm with a wind speed of 80 to 90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph, said IMD.

24 Oct 2023, 09:23:44 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon latest updates: Hamoon to cross Bangladesh by tomorrow morning

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Cyclone Hamoon is likely to cross Bangladesh coast and weaken into next six hours, ie by tomorrow morning, IMD said on Tuesday

24 Oct 2023, 09:09:47 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Fishermen advised not to venture into the sea on Tuesday, Wednesday

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Considering harsh sea conditions, the Indian Meteorological Department advised fishermen not to venture into the north part of the Bay of Bengal and along Odisha, West Bengal, Bangladesh and north Myanmar coasts on Tuesday and Wednesday.

24 Oct 2023, 08:47:47 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Cyclone Hamoon crossing Cox Bazar

Cyclone Hamoon latest updates: The tip of the cyclone Hamoon is crossing Cox's Bazar,  Chattogram coasts. The region is witnessing gusty winds and heavy rainfall. Several NGOs and volunteers are working on ground on rescue operation. One of the members of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies shared visuals of the region on social media platform X.

24 Oct 2023, 08:25:07 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Coastal districts of West Bengal witness heavy rainfall

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Around five districts of West Bengal experienced heavy rainfall on Tuesday. Hooghly, Howrah, South 24 Parganas,  East Midnapore, North 24 Parganas, witnessed heavy rainfall on Tuesday, according to IMD bulletin.

24 Oct 2023, 07:43:40 PM IST

Cyclone Tej weakened over Yemen coast on Tuesday

Cyclone TEJ, on Tuesday, weakened into cyclonic storm on Tuesday morning. The storm is likely to move further west-northwestwards and weaken into a depression during next 06 hours.

24 Oct 2023, 07:23:15 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE News: VSCS Hamoon to weaken gradually, cross Bangladesh by tomorrow

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE News: Very severe cyclonic storm Hamoon to weaken gradually and cross Bangladesh coast by early hours on Tuesday.

24 Oct 2023, 07:05:08 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE News: Coastal areas to on High Alert

Cyclone Hamoon NEws: Cyclone Hamoon is expected to grow stronger. The Indian Meteorological Department has put coastal areas on high alert and asked people to follow advisory.

24 Oct 2023, 06:28:48 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon News: Odisha puts its urban local bodies on alert

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: The Municipal Administration in Odisha had put all Urban Local Bodies (ULB) on alert on Monday. The alert was called by keeping in view the formation of cyclonic storm 'Hamoon' in the Bay of Bengal.

24 Oct 2023, 06:16:32 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: ‘Storm warning cage number 2’ mounted at Pamban Port in Rameswaram

Cyclone Hamoon News LIVE: In the wake of heavy rainfall and harsh sea conditions, a 'storm warning cage number 2' was mounted at Pamban Port in Rameswaram on Tuesday to warn fishermen about the Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Hamoon' over the Bay of Bengal, said the port officials.

24 Oct 2023, 05:54:38 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE:Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Cyclonic storm likely to cross Bangladesh coast as ‘Deep depression’ on October 25

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE updates: Cyclone Hamoon continues to intensity in the Bay of Bengal. The tropical cyclone is likely to move nearly north-northeast wards and cross the Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Chittagong. The cyclone is set to cross around noon on October 25 as a 'Deep Depression'.

24 Oct 2023, 05:01:17 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Farmers advised to speed up paddy harvesting ahead of cyclone 

Cyclone Hamoon: As the cyclone is moving towards Bangladesh and inching closer to West Bengal coast, the Indian Meteorological Deparment has advised farmers to complete their harvesting before the cyclone. They are also advised to keep their harvests in safe place.

"It is the time of paddy harvesting, so those people who are harvesting are advised to complete it fast and keep it in a safe place," Senior Scientist of IMD Bhubaneswar, Uma Shankar Das told ANI.

24 Oct 2023, 04:14:51 PM IST

Hamoon developed into a ‘very severe cyclonic storm’

Hamoon developed into a “very severe cyclonic storm" on Tuesday and will likely maintain this intensity for a few hours before weakening gradually, the Indian weather body said. The cyclone will move northeastwards and cross Bangladesh’s coast between Khepupara and Chittagong around Wednesday evening, it added.

24 Oct 2023, 03:38:33 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: Bangladesh prepares to evacuate 1.5 million people

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Bangladesh has planned to evacuate 1.5 million ahead of the landfall of the cyclone Hamoon. The cyclone is expected to cross its coastline by midday Wednesday.

Ten coastal districts plan to evacuate their residents and the government has asked people in “vulnerable areas" to move to shelters by 8 p.m. local time on Tuesday, Enamur Rahman, the state minister for disaster management, said in a media briefing in Dhaka. 

24 Oct 2023, 02:43:36 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE: When was the last time India's faced the menace of twin cyclone

Cyclone Hamoon LIVE Updates: Before cyclone Tej and Hamoon developing in North Indian ocean, India witnessed the similar situation in  2018. At that time, cyclone Luban and Titli developed near Indian peninsula.

24 Oct 2023, 02:22:37 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: Chiefs of urban local bodies put on alert in Odisha in wake of cyclonic storm 'Hamoon'

The Municipal Administration in Odisha on Monday put all Urban Local Bodies (ULB) on alert in view of the formation of cyclonic storm 'Hamoon' in the Bay of Bengal.

Director Municipal Administration Sangramjit Nayak, in an official statement, issued a directive to all ULB Chiefs, sensitising them about the impending danger due to the formation of cyclonic storm Hamoon in the Bay of Bengal, which will culminate in huge rainfall, wind and inclement weather.

The directive, while stating that facing this is a challenge and requires teamwork, asked ULB chiefs to recall their colleagues if they had been granted leave. (ANI)

24 Oct 2023, 02:09:27 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: ‘Hamoon’ intensifies into severe cyclone, no major impact likely in Odisha

Cyclonic storm ‘Hamoon’ has intensified into a severe cyclone, but no major impact is expected in Odisha, as it crosses the state’s coast from a distance of about 200 km, the Met Department said on Tuesday.

“It is likely to intensify further into a very severe cyclonic storm in a few hours as the system moves in the Bay of Bengal at a speed of 21 kmph," the IMD said in a bulletin.

Thereafter, it is likely to weaken gradually while moving northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Chittagong around Tuesday evening as a cyclonic storm with wind speed of 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph, the weather office said.

‘Hamoon’ lay centered at 5.30 am at about 230 km east-southeast of Paradip (Odisha), 240 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal), 280 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh) and 410 km southwest of Chittagong (Bangladesh), it said. (PTI)

24 Oct 2023, 01:50:11 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon: IMD predicts heavy rains in THESE states; issues warning for fishermen. Check full forecast here

Odisha which received about 15 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours under the influence of the system, the weather office has said that light to moderate rain may continue in the coastal areas on Monday and Tuesday. As per IMD, Heavy rainfall (7-11 cm) might occur at one or two places in Bhadrak, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur till 8.30 a.m. on Tuesday. The Odisha government has also asked all the district collectors to remain prepared for any eventuality and has also directed the administration to evacuate people from low-lying areas in the event of heavy rain.

24 Oct 2023, 01:31:12 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: Will heavy rain dampen Durga Puja's festive spirits in Bengal, Odisha? 

The whole of India is immersed in the celebration of the nine-day-long Navratri festival. However, West Bengal, known for its grand pandals and pompous celebrations of the Navratri festival is at the risk of receiving heavy rainfall due to cyclone Hamoon. The tropical cyclone is currently brewing over the Bay of Bengal.

According to the Weather Channel, cyclone Hamoon is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours. Afterwards, the storm will move north-northeastwards and cross the Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Chittagong on Wednesday.

Throughout its course, the tropical cyclone is set to bring rainfall in India's eastern states including West Bengal, Odisha, etc. The rainfall will coincide with the celebration of the final days of Navratri.

24 Oct 2023, 01:15:55 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: How cyclones get their names?

The names of cyclones are chosen after careful consideration of different nations. Tropical cyclones forming in the Indian oceans are named by 13 member countries based on the adopted sequential orders.

The name chosen by different countries needs to be neutral in terms of politics, political figures, religion, etc.

Member nations to keep in mind that the religious sentiments of fellow member nations are not hurt by the nomenclature.

As per the protocol, the names proposed by member nations need to be short, easy to pronounce and must not exceed eight letters.

24 Oct 2023, 12:59:31 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: How Hamoon got its name?

In a rare case, India is witnessing the menace of twin cyclones brewing over Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal at the same time. As cyclone Tej is set to get intensified in the next 12 hours, IMD has issued alert and warning for several states. Whereas, Cyclone Tej is hardly going to impact the Indian peninsula.

Forming in the Bay of Bengal, the tropical cyclone was named by Iran. The word ‘Hamoon’ is a Persian word that refers to inland desert lakes or marshlands. They are formed as natural seasonal reservoirs in areas adjoining the Helmand basin.

24 Oct 2023, 12:37:06 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: Cyclone Hamoon intensified into ‘severe’ cyclonic storm; IMD warns fishermen to stay ashore

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that the deep depression in the West-central Bay of Bengal is strengthened into a ‘severe’ Cyclonic Storm. Read the full story here.

24 Oct 2023, 12:12:39 PM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: Warning for Fishermen

The IMD has also asked fishermen not to venture into the west-central Bay of Bengal till Wednesday, and along and off the Odisha coast and north Bay of Bengal during Monday-Wednesday.

The IMD bulletin has also warned fishermen to avoid adjoining east Central Bay of Bengal from 23rd to 25th October; West Central Bay of Bengal till 24th October; North Bay of Bengal and along and off Odisha, West Bengal, Bangladesh and north Myanmar coasts during 23rd to 25th October.

24 Oct 2023, 11:43:06 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: IMD predicts heavy rains in THESE states

Odisha which received about 15 mm of rainfall in the last 24 hours under the influence of the system, the weather office has said that light to moderate rain may continue in the coastal areas on Monday and Tuesday.

As per IMD, Heavy rainfall (7-11 cm) might occur at one or two places in Bhadrak, Kendrapada and Jagatsinghpur till 8.30 am on Tuesday.

The Odisha government has also asked all the district collectors to remain prepared for any eventuality, and has also directed administration to evacuate people from low-lying areas in the event of heavy rain.

24 Oct 2023, 11:27:08 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: ‘Hamoon’ intensifies into severe cyclone, no major impact likely in Odisha

Cyclonic storm ‘Hamoon’ has intensified into a severe cyclone, but no major impact is expected in Odisha, as it crosses the state’s coast from a distance of about 200 km, the Met Department said on Tuesday.

“It is likely to intensify further into a very severe cyclonic storm in a few hours as the system moves in the Bay of Bengal at a speed of 21 kmph," the IMD said in a bulletin.

Thereafter, it is likely to weaken gradually while moving northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast between Khepupara and Chittagong around Tuesday evening as a cyclonic storm with wind speed of 65-75 kmph gusting to 85 kmph, the weather office said. (PTI)

24 Oct 2023, 11:16:48 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: Hamoon intensified into 'very severe’ cyclonic storm

“SCS Hamoon intensified into VSCS about 290 km east of Paradip (Odisha), 270 km southeast of Digha (West Bengal), 230 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh). Likely to weaken and cross Bangladesh's coast between Khepupara and Chittagong around the evening of 25th Oct as CS," tweeted IMD.

24 Oct 2023, 10:50:47 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: Meteorological department has hoisted cyclone warning dome in Nagapattinam Port| WATCH

24 Oct 2023, 10:36:17 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon Live: All you need to know about the storm brewing in Bay of Bengal

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Tuesday said that the Cyclonic Storm 'Hamoon' has now intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Northwest Bay of Bengal.

As per the information from IMD, the Cyclonic Storm 'Hamoon' over Northwest and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal moved northeastwards with a speed of 18 km per hour during the past 6 hours.

The cyclonic storm after moving for six hours, intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay centred, at 2:30 am on October 24, over the northwest Bay of Bengal, near latitude 19.3°N and longitude 88.4°E, about 210 km east-southeast of Paradip (Odisha), 270 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal) and 350 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh). (ANI)

24 Oct 2023, 10:28:13 AM IST

How Hamoon got its name? All you need to know about the storm brewing in Bay of Bengal

Forming in Bay of Bengal, the tropical cyclone was named by Iran. The word ‘Hamoon’ is a Persian word that refers to inland desert lakes or marshlands. They are formed as natural seasonal reservoirs in areas adjoining the Helmland basin.

24 Oct 2023, 10:00:28 AM IST

Chiefs of urban local bodies put on alert in Odisha in wake of cyclonic storm 'Hamoon'

The Municipal Administration in Odisha on Monday put all Urban Local Bodies (ULB) on alert in view of the formation of cyclonic storm 'Hamoon' in the Bay of Bengal.

Director Municipal Administration Sangramjit Nayak, in an official statement, issued a directive to all ULB Chiefs, sensitising them about the impending danger due to the formation of cyclonic storm Hamoon in the Bay of Bengal, which will culminate in huge rainfall, wind and inclement weather.

The directive, while stating that facing this is a challenge and requires teamwork, asked ULB chiefs to recall their colleagues if they had been granted leave. (ANI)

24 Oct 2023, 09:37:44 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon: IMD predicts heavy rains in THESE states; issues warning for fishermen. Check full forecast here

In a rare case, India is witnessing the menace of twin cyclones brewing over Arabian Sea and Bay of Bengal at the same time. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that the deep depression in the West-central Bay of Bengal is strengthened into a ‘severe’ Cyclonic Storm. Cyclone Hamoon, named by Iran, is a Persian word that refers to inland desert lakes or marshlands. Read the full story here.

24 Oct 2023, 09:21:12 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon to intensify into very severe cyclonic storm in next 6 hours

“Very likely to intensify further into a VSCS for a few hrs during next 6 hours. Thereafter, likely to weaken gradually while moving northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast between Khepupara & Chittagong around evening of 25Oct as a cyclonic storm with wind speed of 65-75 kmph," tweeted IMD.

24 Oct 2023, 09:16:40 AM IST

Hamoon moves Northeast, approaching Odisha and West Bengal coastlines

“SCS Hamoon over Northwest BoB moved northeastwards with a speed of 21 kmph & lay centered at 0530 hrs IST, 24 Oct over the same region, about 230 km east-southeast of Paradip(Odisha), 240 km south-southeast of Digha (West Bengal), 280 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh)," tweeted IMD.

24 Oct 2023, 09:01:27 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon: Will heavy rain dampen Durga Puja's festive spirits in Bengal, Odisha?

Whole India is immersed in the celebration of nine-day-long Navratri festival. However, West Bengal, known for its grand pandals and pompous celebrations of Navratri festival is at the risk of receiving heavy rainfall due to cyclone Hamoon. The tropical cyclone is currently brewing over the Bay of Bengal. Read the story here.

24 Oct 2023, 08:56:50 AM IST

Cyclone Hamoon intensified into ‘severe’ cyclonic storm

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday said that the deep depression in the West-central Bay of Bengal has strengthened into a ‘severe’ Cyclonic Storm. Read the full story here.

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