The storm that hit the Bay of Bengal intensified today i.e. on Sunday and turned into a cyclone with a speed of more than 75 kilometres per hour. The Meteorological Department (IMD) said today i.e. on Sunday that the cyclonic storm 'Asani' is expected to intensify further in the next 24 hours. The storm is expected to intensify further in the next 24 hours. At the same time, it is being said that the cyclone is likely to weaken by next week without hitting the coastal area. In fact, the Met office said that due to the impact of the cyclone, strong winds and rain are expected to occur on the coasts of north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha from Tuesday.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) in a bulletin issued at 8:30 am today i.e. on Sunday said that during the next 24 hours, the storm is likely to move northwestwards and intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm over the east-central Bay of Bengal. As per the cyclone forecast by the IMD, the cyclone is likely to move northwestwards by the evening of May 10 and reach the west-central and north-western regions of the Bay of Bengal from the coasts of north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. It is being said that after this, it is likely to turn north-northeastwards and move towards the north-western region of the Bay of Bengal away from the Odisha coast.
The IMD said the cyclone is expected to move at a speed of 60 nautical miles (111 kmph) over the Bay of Bengal on Monday. The severe cyclonic storm is expected to weaken gradually from Tuesday with the onset of north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts. The IMD said that light to moderate rain is expected in the southern part of the state, including coastal districts of Odisha and West Bengal capital Kolkata, from Tuesday. Yes, and according to the Met department, the sea conditions along the Odisha coast will worsen on May 9 and be extremely bad on May 10. The wind speed in the sea is expected to increase to 80 to 90 kilometres per hour on May 10.