193 thoughts on “Cyclone Phailin makes landfall near Gopalpur

  1. keaweather We need to watch out for the numbers after 8:30 though going by BBSR numbers at 5:30 it has been a windshow than a rain show

  2. IMD Director Sarat Sahu on Cyclone Phailin’s movement:
    This system is very strong, gradually moving towards northwest
    It is still in the coastal districts
    Not getting data from Gopalpur
    Yesterday, it was completely powered off, some of the walls have collapsed there, communication lines down, no contact

  3. Once tis phailin gets dissipated.. Ther wil be more of nw winds ,followed by northerly winds at mid level,and s.easterlies at low level…atlast it wil b E-NE… Side by side, tc nari wil b in picture.

  4. Can any one exactly explain what good thing happened because the cyclone don’t don’t much damage for very server cyclonic strom as per my friend damage is came like thane media done over hype now,only cyclone core passed area got damaged other all escaped is that due eye wall not formed correctly or some other ?

  5. Yajur 
    The wind radius of his storm wasn’t very high, so places only in and around Gopalpur-Puri got damaging winds. Puri got 222 kph

  6. puyalraja yes,models are expecting trough to develop near TN which will trigger easterlies. i think NEM will be declared after oct 20.

  7. Yajur The storm was huge when it was in sea but erc happened which weakened the storm as well as the size of the of storm so wind radius got reduced.

  8. TOTAL rainfall from Phailin in Orissa, which includes rainfall from 2:30 am – 8:30 am of October 12th as well. Widespread rains and landfall occured on 12th night-13th early morning, which is considered 13th by IMD, so this is for both 12th and 13th. Minimum 50 mm
    ——————————————-
    G.Udayagiri – 263
    Bhubaneshwar – 239
    Bhubaneshwar AGRO – 238
    Khurdah – 226
    Astaranga – 190
    Puri – 189
    Shyamakhunta – 176
    Hindol – 175
    Mahisapat – 164
    Alipingal – 156
    Keonjhargarh – 151
    Balasore – 137
    Bonth – 134
    Paradip – 130
    Chandbali – 123
    Cuttack – 122
    Kendrapara – 122
    Derabisi – 111
    Madanpur – 110
    Gopalpur and Ranital will come up with good numbers

  9. santom Phailin made landfall during night.This video is not about phailin.First few seconds looks like a powerful system probably from western pacific,From 0:27 it could be phailin before landfall but wind sound is taken from other videos and final few secs is a powerful thunderstorms with severe downburst(Derecho).

  10. Sud T.nagar yes..Last minute intensification near the coast got some strength to the system.It developed a faint before landfall.

  11. Sud T.nagar JTWC forecast was inline with storm intensity unlike IMD. IMD said the storm reached 210-220  some 24 hours ago those were the peak time of storm.It had extremely intense eyewall(cat 5).Later when storm went an ERC the thunderstorms weakened and winds dropped quickly but IMD was saying storm maintaining the intensity.

  12. top 5 strongest named cyclones in bay. All formed/intensified in N or C bay.(source wiki) 
    1) cyclone sidr- 215kmph 3mins sustained winds/ 260kmph 1min sustained
    2) cyclone phailin- 205kmph 3mins sustained/ 260kmph 1min sustained
    3) Cyclone mala- 185kmph 3mins sustained/ 220kmph 1min sustained
    4) Cyclone giri- 195kmph 3mins sustained/ 260kmph 1min sustained
    5) Cyclone nargis – 165 km/h 3mins sustained/ 215kmph 1min sustained

  13. small correction 
    top 5 strongest named cyclones in bay. All formed/intensified in N or C bay
    1) cyclone sidr- 215kmph 3mins sustained winds/ 260kmph 1min sustained
    2) cyclone phailin- 205kmph 3mins sustained/ 260kmph 1min sustained
    3) Cyclone giri- 195kmph 3mins sustained/ 260kmph 1min sustained
    4) Cyclone mala- 185kmph 3mins sustained/ 220kmph 1min sustained
    5) Cyclone nargis – 165 km/h 3mins sustained/ 215kmph 1min sustained

  14. Whatever be the IMD’s predicament,we should appreciate the efforts taken by the Odisha Govt on minimising impact on human lives..the State Govt  Disaster management minister ( yes,they have a minister with that title) made the right noises..rallied the Bureaucracy..called for Army as a standby..used media to disseminate information.This can be a case study for the future calamities.And also possibly the first time IMD’s press conference was covered live by all channels and this could have been the first time ,lots of Indian citizens would have known an entitycalled IMD.This might have also led to lots accessing their site and no wonder it promptly went down.

  15. karjon During its peak Phailin had better structure  and eyewall  than sidr. Some  estimates put phailin to much greater intensity.Phailin is a slightly better storm than sidr during its peak.

    SIdr never weakened, it was steadily intensifying till landfall unlike phailin.
    i think Sidr holds the record  for fast  intensification for  interval 100-200 kmph.I remember it took some 8 hours for Sidr to intensify from 100 to 200 kmph.

  16. It is very clear that an ERC was underway as Phailin made landfall. New eyewall was just about to consume the inner one as it made landfall. Therefore lead to rapid weakening.

  17. TC Nari-Gfs expecting a recurve twrds North bay adj n.east states, other models sticking with westerly track twds east central bay adj n.andaman sea..

  18. Jupijove  http://www.weatheronline.in/cgi-bin/expertcharts?LANG=in&MENU=0000000000&CONT=swas&MODELL=gfs&MODELLTYP=1&BASE=-&VAR=pr06&HH=144&LOOP=1&ZOOM=0&ARCHIV=0&RES=0&WMO=
    nari no where in picture

  19. It happens usually  when the storm gets intense.The more storm gets intense more the probability of ERC.It’s still unclear what conditions causes the eyewall replacement cycle in all those huge storms.Some say the external environment causes and some say internal dyanamic of storm causes it but there is no clear reason for it.It’s hard to predict ERC cycle in storms.

  20. A weak trough expected near North TN coast around 20th which would give the pre-monsoon showers and pull the easterlies..

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