Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for JAWAD-21

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone JAWAD-21 can have a low humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000851
Name JAWAD-21
From - To 03 Dec - 04 Dec
Exposed countries Off-shore
Exposed population No people in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 65 km/h Tropical storm
Maximum storm surge n.a.
Vulnerability --


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 56 km/h n.a. n.a. 0.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF n.a n.a. n.a. n.a.
GFS 83 km/h 0.5 m 253 mm 0.5
ECMWF 58 km/h 0.4 m 329 mm 0.5
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India - Tropical Storm FIVE Fri, 03 Dec 2021 00:00

  • The newly formed Tropical Storm FIVE is moving north-westwards over the Bay of Bengal, towards the central coast of eastern India. As of 3 December at 0.00 UTC, its centre was located about 480 km south-east of Visakhapatnam City (northern Andhra Pradesh State), with maximum sustained winds of 65 km/h.
  • FIVE is expected to strengthen as it approaches the central coast of eastern India. It is forecast to make landfall in the afternoon of 4 December, in a coastal area between northern Andhra Pradesh and southern Odisha States, with maximum sustained winds up to 95 km/h.
  • National disaster management authorities are implementing preparedness measures, ahead of FIVE. Railway transportation due to severe weather has been cancelled across Odisha coast, as reported by media.
  • On 3-4 December, heavy rainfall and strong winds are forecast for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha States. 
India - Tropical storm JAWAD, update (ECHO 06 Dec 2021)Mon, 06 Dec 2021 12:02

  • The passage of the tropical storm JAWAD over western Bay of Bengal (near the coastal area of far northern Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and south-western West Bengal) on 4-5 December, caused very heavy rain that has resulted in evacuations and damage.
  • The National Emergency Response Centre (NDMI) reports, as of 5 December, nearly 3,800 evacuated people in 120 relief camps and more than 1,650 affected people across six Districts throughout Andhra Pradesh, the most affected State. In addition, NDMI reports around 400 hospitalised people.
  • The National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) has deployed 64 teams across the area in order to assist the affected population.
  • Over the next 24 hours, heavy rain is forecast over Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura States (eastern India) as well as over the neighbouring eastern and central Bangladesh.
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Inde : Le cyclone « Jawad » s’affaibli en une dépression2021-12-07T10:20+0100.

New- Delhi- Le cyclone « Jawad » qui s’est formé dans le golfe du Bengale, s’est affaibli en une dépression avant de se transformer en une zone de basse pression. Cependant, la tempête cyclonique a provoqué de fortes précipitations dans de
Odisha sustains agricultural damage as deep depression triggers heavy ... 2021-12-05T13:22+0100.

BHUBANESWAR: Odisha sustained agricultural damage as heavy rainfall lashed some parts of the State for the second consecutive day on Sunday under the influence of a deep depression which is remnant of post monsoon season's maiden tropical s
Tempête tropicale en Inde: des milliers de personnes évacuées2021-12-04T23:02+0100.

Delhi. AA/ New Delhi. Les autorités locales ont annoncé que près de 55 000 personnes avaient été évacuées, une tempête tropicale, accompagnée de fortes pluies, ayant balayé une partie du sud de l'Inde. Des personnes vivant dans des zones à
Odisha's tryst with 10 cyclones in 2 decades2021-12-04T15:13+0100.

Beach side temporary shops covered by polythene sheets in the wake of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri. BHUBANESWAR: Odisha has encountered 10 cyclones, including the approaching Jawad , in a span of 22 years and the frequency of such natural disast

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