Cyclonic storm likely to hit Odisha, Andhra coasts by tomorrow evening

The IMD informed that the system is likely to move nearly westwards

 

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday morning said that the depression over the northeast and adjoining east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a deep depression and it will further intensify into a cyclonic storm in the next 12 hours.

 

While issuing a cyclone alert for Andhra Pradesh (AP) and Odisha, the IMD informed that the system is likely to move nearly westwards and cross north Andhra Pradesh- south Odisha coasts between Vishakhapatnam and Gopalpur around Kalingapatnam by the evening of September 26, 2021.

 

"Depression intensified into a Deep Depression over North and adjoining central BoB , likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm next 12 hrs and to cross south Odisha and north AP coasts around Kalingapatnam by the evening of September 26. Cyclone Alert for north AP & adjoining south Odisha coasts,” tweeted the IMD.

 

IMD further said there is now only a two per cent deficiency in monsoon rain since June. There has been a four per cent deficiency of rain in northwest India, nine per cent excess rainfall in peninsular India and 11% deficiency in east and northeast India.

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