Cyclone Mocha may cast a mild impact on parts close to Odisha and Bengal. The areas likely to witness the influence are parts of Singhbhum and adjoining areas in Jharkhand.
However, Jharkhand does not figure in the list of areas to suffer from Mocha impact. This is evident from the fact that six NDRF teams have been deployed in West Bengal.
Among them, three teams have been deployed at Ramnagar 1 block, Ramnagar 2, and Haldia in East Midnapore, and the other three teams have been deployed at Gosaba Kultali and Kakdwip in South 24 Parganas and two teams at Hingalganj and Sandeshkhali in North 24 Parganas.
According to the Meteorological Department, the deep depression developed in the Bay of Bengal will turn into Cyclone Mocha today and will turn into a very severe storm by the afternoon of May 12. The landfall of the cyclone is said to be on the morning of May 14 at Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh and Kukpyu in Myanmar.