New Delhi: Hurricane Gulab touched the coast. It reached the coast at a speed of 95 km. It will reach the shore completely in the next three hours. Gulab Hurricane (Cyclone Gulab) Heavy rains continue in Kerala due to the impact.
Yellow alert has been declared in Kollam, Pathanamthitta, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Idukki and Palakkad districts. The Met Office has forecast isolated heavy rains in these districts. It has been announced that it will continue to rain in Kerala till Tuesday.
Fishermen have been banned from going to sea off the coast of Kerala today and tomorrow due to strong winds of up to 50 kmph. Yellow alert in six districts tomorrow (Yellow Alert). According to meteorologists, another low pressure area is likely to form in the Bay of Bengal as soon as the effects of the rose subside.
In the wake of the cyclone warning, 13 teams of the National Disaster Response Force have been deployed in Odisha for rescue operations. Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in the southern districts of Odisha and in the northern part of Andhra Pradesh. More than fifteen Coast Guard boats are deployed along the coast.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi assessed the situation of Hurricane Gulab. The Prime Minister spoke to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy. The Prime Minister also spoke to Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik. The Prime Minister assured the states that all possible assistance would be provided to deal with the cyclone.