New Delhi:The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has expressed apprehension that another cyclonic storm with Cyclone Taute could hit the coasts of West Bengal and Odisha. According to the Met department, a low pressure area is expected to form over the North Andaman Sea and adjoining East-Central Bay of Bengal around May 22.
This is likely to gradually intensify into a cyclonic storm during the next 72 hours. At the same time, IMD said it could move northwestwards and reach the coasts of West Bengal and Odisha around the evening of May 26. The southwest monsoon is expected to arrive prematurely in the Andaman Sea and southwest Bay of Bengal around May 21. Tell me, recently Cyclone Taute has wreaked havoc in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday conducted an aerial survey of the affected areas of Gujarat and the Union Territory of Diu to assess the damage caused by Cyclone 'Tauktae'.
PM Modi arrived in Bhavnagar on a one-day Gujarat round to take stock of the damage caused by the cyclone where he was accorded a grand welcome by CM Vijay Rupani. An official said PM Modi boarded the helicopter and set out for an aerial survey of the affected areas. Rupani tweeted, 'PM Modi has reached Bhavnagar. He will conduct an aerial survey of Cyclone Tauktae affected Amreli, Gir Somnath and Bhavnagar districts.'