A fresh cyclonic circulation is likely to brew over Bay of Bengal around September 18, the Regional Meteorological Centre of the IMD said on Monday
As monsoon has not yet withdrawn, no assessment regarding cyclone has been made by IMD.
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The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Friday issued heavy rainfall warning for four districts of Odisha on May 10 during the approach of the possible cyclonic system from the Bay of Bengal towards the north Andhra and Odisha coasts.
As per IMD, a cyclonic circulation is likely to form over south Andaman sea and neighbourhood around May 4. under its influence, a low pressure area is likely to form over the same region around May 6.
IMD senior scientist, RK Jenamani said it is difficult to predict whether the system will intensify further or not. ‘Probable' cyclone's path and its landfall is unclear even though different models hint at the cyclone, he said.
While people are in a state of fear and apprehension, the picture with respect to cyclone, according to weathermen, is still not clear.
IMD Director General (DG) Mrutyunjay Mohapatra today said that that no assessment regarding the formation of cyclone has been made yet.
Similarly, the Koraput district administration has also cancelled the leaves of all the government officials in the district with immediate effect till December 5.
The cyclone is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach near north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts by the morning of December 4
During the review meeting, the Director General, India Meteorological Department, briefed the Committee about the current status of a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal, which is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm by December 3.
In an exclusive interview to OTV, IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra today said that the cyclonic storm is likely to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha coasts by the morning of December 4, 2021.
As per reports, in the intervening night of Monday and Tuesday, tons of paddy were transported to Andhra Pradesh for sell while middlemen made hay.
As per India Meteorological Department (IMD), the system is likely to move west-north-westwards and concentrate into a Depression over Southeast and adjoining East-central Bay of Bengal during subsequent 48 hours.
The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has advised the district Collectors to stay on alert mode with necessary manpower and machinery to tackle the exigency following the likely formation of cyclone.