Chennai: The depression formed near the Andaman Sea in the Bay of Bengal gradually strengthened and became a depression. And then transformed into a storm. The Cyclone is named Asani.
Asani is intensifying into a severe storm and moving towards Andhra Pradesh. Andhra Pradesh is located 300 km southeast of Kakinada. It is located 330 km southeast of Visakhapatnam and 510 km southwest of Gopalpur.
It is moving towards Andhra Pradesh and Odisha seas at a speed of 105 kmph. Tonight Asani is expected to make landfall near the northern Andhra Pradesh coast and reach the coast of Odisha.
It is likely to gradually approach the coastal areas of northern Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, Meteorological Center officials said. Meteorological officials said
The SCS Asani lay centered at 0530 hours IST of today near latitude 14.8°N and longitude 84.0°E, 300 km SE of Kakinada, 330 km SSE of Visakhapatnam, 510 km SSW of Gopalpur and 590 km SSW of Puri. It is likely to weaken gradually into a CS during next 24 hours. pic.twitter.com/2FFXEm797f
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The severe Cyclone weakens into a storm over the next 24 hours. It is centered on the Andhra and Odisha seas. This may gradually weaken.
Due to this, heavy rain warning has been issued in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. West Bengal is also likely to receive heavy rains.
Fishermen have been warned not to venture into the West Central Sea and adjoining Bay of Bengal for two days as strong winds are expected.
In Andhra Pradesh, coastal areas from Masulipatnam to Kakinada, Enam and Visakhapatnam are likely to receive showers. Asani, which is in a severe storm, is approaching the coast of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha.
Then turn northeast and approach the coast of Odisha. Thus, some parts of Andhra Pradesh are likely to receive heavy rainfall today. Kolkata, Aura is likely to receive heavy rains.