Mumbai Cyclone Tej, a powerful cyclonic storm, is predicted to make landfall in Mumbai, India on October 21, 2023. Mumbai and the neighboring territories are under a red alert from the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) due to heavy rain and strong winds. In the next 48 hours, a low-pressure region is predicted to form over the southeast and adjacent east-central Arabian Sea, according to the IMD’s weather bulletin from Monday.
Mumbai Cyclone Tej
A cyclonic storm that may form in the Arabian Sea has prompted the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) to issue a warning about potential changes in the weather in Mumbai Cyclone Tej, India. Around October 21, this region of low pressure has the potential to develop into a cyclonic storm over the Middle Arabian Sea. Fishermen have been warned by the IMD to stay out of the water around and off the coasts of Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Residents near the coast of Maharashtra and south Gujarat are urged to stay informed of weather forecasts and heed local authorities’ directions. If a tropical storm forms, it will be given the name “Tej” in accordance with the naming procedure. The Arabian Sea is under close observation by the meteorological authorities since preliminary data point to the possibility of a post-monsoon Mumbai Cyclone Tej developing there between October 22 and 23.
Mumbai Cyclone Tej Latest Weather Updates
Over the following 36 hours, a low-pressure region will form over the southeast and east-central Arabian Sea and become a depression by October 21. A low-pressure region may emerge over the central Bay of Bengal around October 20 due to a west-northwestward cyclonic circulation. Warmer water temperatures favor storm formation in the Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea from October to December. The IMD projected significant rainfall, thunder, and lightning in certain areas of Kerala over the next five days owing to cyclonic circulations likely to strengthen by October 21.
Narkanda and Kharapatthar in Shimla district saw their first snow of the month, while Himachal Pradesh’s tribal regions and high mountain passes saw considerable snowfall around 3 p.m. on Tuesday. Weather department officials claimed Delhi’s high was 26.2 degrees Celsius, seven notches below usual and the lowest in October this year. Overnight rains in the national capital lowered the morning minimum temperature to 17.2 degrees Celsius, two notches below usual.
IMD Said On Possibility Of Cyclone
The IMD reported in its daily weather release on Monday that the cyclonic circulation from yesterday over the Lakshadweep area and adjacent Southeast Arabian Sea and Kerala coast now resides over Southeast Arabian Sea and adjacent Lakshadweep area in lower tropospheric levels and extends up to 3.1 km above mean sea level. A Low-Pressure Area is predicted to form over the southeast and nearby areas under its impact.
Impact of Cyclone ‘Tej’
- A probable Arabian Sea cyclonic storm is being monitored by meteorologists. Currently, its severity is unclear. A low-pressure region over the Southeast Arabian Sea and coast is likely shortly due to cyclonic circulation.
- The Indian Meteorological Department reports cyclonic circulation across Lakshadweep, the Southeast Arabian Sea, and the Kerala coast. It may reach 3.1 km above sea level. IMD updated that a low-pressure region may form over the southeast and east central Arabian Sea in 48 hours under its influence.
- After that, it should proceed west-northwest. A pressure region may form over the middle Arabian Sea around October 21. The storm affected Mumbai, Goa, Pune, and other places. Scientists are monitoring it.
- Wind speeds range from 50 to 60 km/h. Its effects are visible in Lakshadweep, Comorin, and Arabia. The sky will be cloudy. After October 22, the weather will shift.
Light rain in some parts
Lucknow will have fog in winter. The sky will be clear in Delhi. Mild cold may occur in the morning and evening. The Meteorological Department predicts dry weather in much of India from 18 to 20 October. Delhi and other Punjab and Haryana districts have noticed a minor temperature dip. However, the strong breeze will keep it nice. This winter is coming early to the state. Eastern India’s monsoon has ended.
Increase in fog
Bihar Jharkhand will have more fog in the morning and evening. Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Meghalaya. Following that, visibility can become worse. The wind in these regions will, however, blow at a pace of 20 to 30 kilometers per hour, and the weather will be clear throughout the day.
Sporadic rain in some areas
Ashtami and Navami are also warned of rain. Rail border regions in Kerala, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, and Orissa from Ashtami to the Tenth of Durga Puja may have rain. The Meteorological Department warned of weather changes in Himachal, Uttarakhand. Shimla has never had so much October snow. Winter arrived in Himachal a month ago, bringing a dramatic temperature decrease.
A Cyclone May Become Active
Dry weather will persist across Gujarat, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Goa, and Maharashtra. Temperature varies. Although the weather will be clear, intense sunshine may cause some heat when the lowest temperature drops.
After October 25, these places will see colder temperatures and stronger winds. The Arabian Sea’s low-pressure region may soon become a depression. A cyclone may form quickly in such a circumstance.
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