Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal will be under the influence of cyclone Jawad and are likely to witness heavy downpours.
As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the cyclone is likely to hit north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha on Saturday morning.
According to the latest tweet by IMD on Cyclone Jawad, "it is over the west-central Bay of Bengal lay centred on Friday night and over the west-central Bay of Bengal about 250 km southeast of Vishakhapatnam, 430 km south-southwest of Puri and 510 km south-southwest of Paradip."
The weather department added that the storm is likely to recurve north-northeastwards and move along the coast of Odisha reaching Puri around December 5 afternoon.
Thereafter, the storm will possibly continue to move towards the north-northeast along coastal Odisha towards the West Bengal coast.
The weather department had issued a Red alert for four districts, an Orange alert for seven districts and a Yellow alert for four districts in Odisha predicting ‘heavy’ to ‘very heavy’ showers.
The IMD also said that heavy to very rainfall is forecasted in parts of West Bengal in the coming days.
According to IMD prediction on Saturday, heavy to very heavy rain is likely to occur in one or two districts and heavy rain in five districts of West Bengal.
While, on Sunday, heavy to very heavy rain is likely at one or two places in Kolkata and seven districts. Followed by a heavy downpour on Monday in four districts.
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