Cyclonic Storm Hamoon was positioned over the coastal region of Bangladesh on October 25, and it is expected to move towards the northeast, gradually weakening into a deep depression within the next six hours. Subsequently, it is predicted to further weaken into a depression over the following six hours, according to the India Meteorological Department (IMD).

In an update on X, the IMD stated, “At 05:30 hours IST on October 25, the Cyclonic Storm Hamoon, situated over the coastal region of Bangladesh, was about 40 km east-southeast of Chittagong, Bangladesh. It is expected to move northeastwards and weaken into a deep depression within the next six hours, further becoming a depression in the subsequent six hours.” Videos shared on X displayed heavy rainfall and strong winds in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, as the cyclone crossed Chattogram.

Concurrently, the weather department has issued a warning of heavy rainfall for the northeastern part of India.

IMD’s Rainfall Warning As per the IMD’s forecast, most places are likely to experience light to moderate rainfall with isolated heavy rainfall over Mizoram and Tripura on October 25. Light to moderate rainfall is also anticipated in many areas across Mizoram and Tripura on October 26.

Additionally, the weather department expects light to moderate rainfall in many places in Nagaland and Manipur from October 24 to 26, as well as in East Arunachal Pradesh on October 25 and 26.

IMD’s Advice for Fishermen The IMD has advised fishermen to refrain from venturing into the North Bay of Bengal and the coastal areas along Odisha, West Bengal, Bangladesh, and northern Myanmar from October 24 to 25. They are also urged to avoid the adjacent areas of West Central Bay of Bengal until the evening of October 24 and the East Central Bay of Bengal until the morning of October 25.

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