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Cyclone Mocha: The first cyclone ‘Mocha’ of 2023 forming in the Bay of Bengal, IMD expressed estimation 


Cyclone Mocha News Update: There are initial indications of formation of a cyclone in the southeast of the Bay of Bengal. Regarding this, an alert has been issued in West Bengal and Odisha from May 7 to 11. A warning has been issued to fishermen and people associated with shipping to go to this area.  Because wind is expected to blow at a speed of 40-50 kilometers per hour in this area.

DG IMD Words on the cyclonic storm

According to IMD DG Mohapatra, a cyclonic circulation is likely to develop over Southeast Bay of Bengal around May 6. Under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form in the same region around May 7. It is expected to concentrate as a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal on 8 May.  Thereafter, it is very likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm on 9th May while moving nearly northwards towards central Bay of Bengal.

The speed and intensity of this cyclone can be told only after the formation of a low pressure area on May 7. Only after this, accurate information can be given about it. DG Mohapatra said that it is very difficult to predict the path of summer cyclones.  He further said that for this the Meteorological Department is constantly monitoring the system and monitoring is being done regularly.

Weather forecast for Odisha

Odisha’s Special Relief Commissioner Satyavrat Sahoo said on Wednesday that the state government has already alerted district magistrates of 18 coastal and adjoining districts and officials of 11 departments in view of the weather conditions.  Mohapatra said the weather system is likely to concentrate into a low pressure area on May 8 and intensify into a cyclone on May 9.  He said that the cyclone is expected to move towards the central Bay of Bengal.

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 He told a local TV news channel that it is very difficult to predict the path of summer cyclones.  He said that after the formation of a low pressure area, information about its path and intensity would be given.  Asked about its possible impact on the Odisha coast, Mohapatra said no alert has been issued for it or any other place on the east coast.

IMD DG Mohapatra said, “As of now, there is no forecast regarding landfall on the coast of India.  He further said, “It is a warning to the fishing community that they have been advised not to venture into the sea from May 7. No alert has been issued for the Odisha coast.  There is no forecast about.

Talking about the expected weather of the effect of cyclonic disturbance over the Bay of Bengal, wind speed reaching 40-50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph is very likely over southeast and adjoining areas of Bay of Bengal on 7th. Wind speed will increase gradually becoming 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph over southeast Bay of Bengal & neighborhood. There is a possibility of rough sea conditions in these areas.

Warning for fishermen

The Meteorological Department has advised fishermen, small vessels, boats and trawlers not to venture into the southeast and adjoining areas of the Bay of Bengal from May 7. People going to the sea have been warned to return to safe places before May 7. IMD’s DG Mahapatra has told people not to panic about the possible cyclone, but to be prepared to face all kinds of situations.

He said, “IMD will update about this on every development on a daily basis.”  He further said that the maximum number of cyclones occur in the month of May and Odisha has faced nature’s fury in the past as well.

Why is the cyclone named Mocha?

 Now let us understand why the cyclone got its name Mocha?  In fact, the system of naming cyclones is adopted through the World Meteorological Organization.  In which the member countries of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission (ESCAP) intervene.  It was suggested by Yemen regarding the name of the cyclone.  The name ‘Moka’, a port city on the Red Sea coast, was suggested.  Due to which the cyclone was named Moka after stamping it. 

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According to the estimates of meteorologists, the effect of cyclone Mocha can start from eastern India and go up to Bangladesh and Myanmar.  By the end of the first week of May, a low pressure area is likely to form over South Bay of Bengal. If this happens then the chances of it becoming a storm will increase.

Cyclone Mocha in Past: A Devastating Tropical Storm

Cyclone Mocha was a powerful tropical storm that struck the southern coast of India in December 2021. The storm caused widespread damage, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.

  • The storm originated in the Bay of Bengal, where it formed as a low-pressure system on December 9, 2021. It quickly intensified and was upgraded to a cyclonic storm on December 11, with winds of up to 90 km/h (56 mph).
  • The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued warnings for the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry, advising people to take necessary precautions. Despite the warnings, Cyclone Mocha made landfall near Puducherry on December 12, causing widespread damage to infrastructure and agriculture.
  • The storm brought heavy rainfall to the region, with some areas recording over 300 mm (12 inches) of rain in a 24-hour period. The heavy rainfall led to flooding in many parts of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, causing significant damage to crops and property.
  • Cyclone Mocha also caused strong winds that uprooted trees and damaged buildings, leaving many people homeless. The storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of homes and disrupted transportation networks, making it difficult for rescue workers to reach affected areas.
  • The Indian government responded quickly to the disaster, deploying the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and other relief agencies to provide assistance to those affected. The state governments of Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Puducherry also set up relief camps to provide shelter and food to those who had been displaced.
  • Despite the quick response, Cyclone Mocha caused significant damage, with estimates suggesting that the total cost of the damage could be in the billions of dollars. The storm also claimed several lives, with the exact number of casualties still being assessed.

More Preparedness is Required to Face Disasters Like Mocha

Cyclones like Mocha serve as a reminder of the importance of preparedness and disaster response in the face of natural disasters. As climate change continues to impact our planet, extreme weather events like tropical storms are likely to become more frequent and severe. It is essential that governments and communities work together to prepare for these events and minimize their impact on human lives and livelihoods.

In conclusion, Cyclone Mocha was a devastating tropical storm that caused significant damage to southern India. The quick response of relief agencies and governments helped to mitigate the impact of the storm, but it is clear that more needs to be done to prepare for and respond to natural disasters in the future.

Why are there so many Natural Calamities Happening in the country?

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