MeT office warns, very heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal under influence of cyclonic storm ‘Titli’

The cyclonic storm Titli has weakened into deep depression over Odisha and has moved east-northeastwards.

Talking to media, Director general of IMD K J Ramesh said, the storm system is expected to cause heavy to very heavy rainfall in Gangetic West Bengal, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Manipur.

The IMD has advised fishermen not to venture into sea along and off north Odisha, West Bengal coast and north Bay of Bengal as the sea conditions will continue to be rough along and off West Bengal coast.

Meanwhile, severe cyclonic storm, ‘LUBAN’ over Arabian Sea has a moved further west-northwestwards and weakened into a cyclonic storm. It is likely to cross Yemen Coast between Riyan (Mukalla) and Al-Ghaidah (Yemen) tomorrow afternoon as a severe cyclonic storm.

The fishermen have been advised not to venture into westcentral Arabian Sea along and off south Oman and Yemen coast and also over Gulf of Aden till tomorrow.

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