Weather Update: Mocha cyclone can wreak havoc! 8 teams of NDRF on alert

Tarun KohliPublish Date: 12 May, 2023

The Moka storm that emerged from the Bay of Bengal took on a severe shape on Friday, according to the Meteorological Department (IMD). Scientists estimate that this storm is currently intensifying at a rate of 8 km/h. It is predicted that the storm will be more hazardous than anticipated. 8 NDRF teams have been stationed in West Bengal as a result. Three teams have also been maintained in reserve in addition to this.

According to the news agency ANI, Cyclone Mocha will intensify into a severe storm on May 12 and an exceptionally severe cyclonic storm on May 14, according to Gurminder Singh, Commandant of the 2nd Battalion of the NDRF. Sanjeev Dwivedi, a senior IMD officer in Bhubaneswar, has forecast that the storm will intensify into a very severe cyclonic storm over the central Bay of Bengal on May 12 evening. It is continually being watched.

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