MADI cyclonic storm status


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INFORMATION ON VERY SEVERE CYCLONIC STORM MADI:

Tamil Nadu Coast:

The very severe cyclonic storm ‘MADI’ over Westcentral Bay of Bengal remained practically stationary and lay centred at 08:30 hours IST of 9thDecember 2013 over Westcentral Bay of Bengal near latitude 14.0North and longitude 84.7East, about 490 km east-northeast of Chennai. It would weaken gradually and move nearly northwards slowly for 12 hours and then recurve southwestward.

Strong  winds from   Northerly to Northwesterly direction speed occasionally reaching 45-55 KMPH likely along off Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts.

Andhra Pradesh Coast:

The very severe cyclonic storm ‘MADI’ over Westcentral Bay of Bengal remained practically stationary and lay centred at 08:30 hours IST of 9thDecember 2013 over Westcentral Bay of Bengal near latitude 14.0North and longitude 84.7East, about 500 km east-northeast of Chennai. It would weaken gradually and move nearly northwards slowly for 12 hours and then recurve southwestward

Under its influence, Strong  surface  winds from  Northeasterly direction speed occasionally reaching 45-55 KMPH likely along off   Andhra Pradesh coast.

Kerala coast, Karnataka coast and Lakshadweep area:

Strong  offshore  winds from    Northeasterly to Northerly direction speed occasionally reaching 45-55 KMPH likely along off Karnataka coast, Kerala  coast and over Lakshadweep area.           

Advice for  Fishermen:

Fishermen are advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea and should not venture into deep sea.

The Emergency helpline for The Odisha Central Control Room is 0674-2534177.
The district control room numbers are:

Balasore: 06782-262674
Bhadrak: 06784-251881
Cuttack: 0671-2507842
Dhenkanal: 06762-221376
Jajpur: 06728-222648
Jagatsinghpur: 06724-220368
Gajapati: 06815-222943
Ganjam: 06811-263978
Khurda: 06755-220002
Kendrapara: 06727-232803
Keonjhar: 06766-255437
Mayurbhanj: 06792-252759
Puri: 06752-223237

Andhra Pradesh emergency operation centre numbers:

East Godavari: 0884-2365506
Guntur: 08632345103, 08632234990
Krishna: Toll free – 1077, 086722525
Nellore: 08612331477
Srikakulam: 0894-2240557, 9652838191
Visakhapatnam: 1800-425002
Vizianagaram: Toll free – 1077, 0892-2236947
West Godavari: 0881230617