[6/13 7 AM] Tropical Update: NHC has increased the 5-day chance of tropical cyclone formation for a disturbance over the Bay of Campeche. It is still too early to determine the potential impacts to Deep South Texas at this time. Stay tuned for future updates. #rgv #rgvwxwx #txwx
1 PM Tropical Update: NHC has indicated there is a medium (40%) chance of tropical cyclone development in the Bay of Campeche in the next 5 days. A tropical depression could form by the middle of next week. Still high uncertainty for local impacts at this time. #rgvwx #txwx
India’s first home-made sea plane falls prey to Tauktae, maker lands in financial trouble
Notice all the dust coming off of Africa! This will keep tropical cyclone development chances low out in the main development region. Meanwhile, the National Hurricane Center is monitoring an area in the Gulf of Mexico for possible development. #arwx
#UPDATE | Mumbai Police to register case u/s 304 (2) of IPC (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) against the owner of structure that collapsed & the contractor. They had recently made some structural changes after cyclone Tauktae: Vishwas Nangre Patil, Jt CP (Law & Order)
Reviewed the preparedness to tackle Cyclone Yaas. Was briefed on the various efforts to assist people living in the affected areas.
Undertook an aerial survey over parts of Gujarat and Diu to assess the situation in the wake of Cyclone Tauktae. Central Government is working closely with all the states affected by the cyclone.
Ex-gratia of Rs. 2 lakh would be given to the next of kin of those who lost their lives due to Cyclone Tauktae in all the affected states. Rs. 50,000 would be given to the injured. GOI is in full solidarity with those affected and will provide them all possible support.
Reviewed preparedness on Cyclone Tauktae including ensuring essential supplies, continuing the COVID-19 fight and more. Praying for everyone’s safety and well-being.
My prayers, thoughts & love to those affected by the devastation caused by cyclone Amphan in Bengal & Odisha. The news has left me feeling hollow. Each & everyone of them is my own. Like my family. We must stay strong through these testing times until we can smile together again.