Effect of Cyclone Mocha, strong winds and rain alert. IMD Alert

Aditi ShrivastavaPublish Date: 07 May, 2023

Several states, including Delhi, are experiencing fast-changing weather patterns with a possibility of rainfall reoccurring. The influence of the cyclonic storm Mocha, which is gaining strength in the Bay of Bengal region, can be observed across many parts of the country. As per the IMD, the impact of Cyclone Moka will intensify, leading to an increase in the occurrence of heavy winds and rainfall in numerous states.

 Effects of Cyclone Mocha in India

As per the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD), there will be moderate rainfall in most areas surrounding the Bay of Bengal between May 8 to May 12. However, coastal and border regions could experience heavy to very heavy rainfall from May 8 to May 11. Furthermore, there is a likelihood of scattered heavy to very heavy rainfall in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands on May 10. The IMD has also warned that the strengthening Cyclone Mocha may cause strong winds and increased rainfall in several states.

Several states, including Tamil Nadu, South Karnataka, Sikkim, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Punjab, Haryana, Coastal Andhra Pradesh, and South Chhattisgarh, have been issued a rain alert by the Meteorological Department. Moreover, the department has reported that there could be cloudy weather in Delhi on May 7, with a possibility of drizzle.

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