The deep despair over Southeast Bay of Bengal Sunday moved west-northwestwards with a pace of 16 kmph through the previous six hours and intensified right into a cyclonic storm ‘Asani’ (pronounced as Asani) , IMD mentioned.
The system lay centred at 5.30 a.m. over Southeast Bay of Bengal, about 450 km west-northwest of Automotive Nicobar (Nicobar Islands), 380 km west of Port Blair (Andaman Islands), 970 km southeast of Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) and 1030 km south-southeast of Puri (Odisha).
“It is extremely more likely to transfer northwestwards and intensify additional right into a extreme cyclonic storm over east central Bay of Bengal throughout subsequent 24 hours,” the India Meteorological Division mentioned including that the system could be very more likely to proceed to maneuver northwestwards until Could tenth night and attain West-central and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts.
Deep Despair over intensified right into a cyclonic storm ‘Asani’ about380 km west of Port Blair (Andaman Islands).To maneuver northwestwards and intensify additional right into a Extreme Cyclonic Storm over east central Bay of Bengal throughout subsequent 24 hours pic.twitter.com/3AkJAtHIxw
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In response to the observe of the cyclone forecast by IMD, the cyclone was very more likely to proceed to maneuver northwestwards until Could 10 night and attain West central and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts.
“Thereafter, it is vitally more likely to recurve north-northeastwards and transfer in direction of Northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast,” it mentioned.
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In response to the cyclone trackers, the climate system is predicted to be at its strongest, packing wind pace of 60 knots (111 km per hour), on Monday with its fury on full show within the Bay of Bengal.
The extreme cyclonic storm is predicted to start out weakening step by step from Tuesday because it strikes in direction of the coasts of northern Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
Coastal districts of Odisha and the southern a part of West Bengal, together with the State capital Kolkata, are more likely to be lashed by gentle to reasonable rain from Tuesday, the IMD mentioned.
Fishermen have been suggested to not enterprise into the ocean and alongside and off West Bengal and Odisha coasts from Could 10 until additional discover.
The ocean situations close to the Odisha coast will turn into tough on Could 9 and rougher on Could 10. The wind pace within the sea will improve to 80-90 kmph on Could 10.