Hyderabad:: Heavy rain and thundershowers are anticipated to occur in one or two locations in some districts over the next 4-5 days due to SCS Asani, metrological department official said on Monday.
Telangana is expected to get a thunderstorm with lightning during the following two days, the official said. The IMD earlier said on Monday that the strong cyclonic storm 'Asani' is expected to recurve over the sea away from the coast, avoiding Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal.
Some coastal areas of Odisha are projected to receive significant rainfall from May 10 onwards due to the effect of Asani, according to the meteorology service. Fishermen are warned not to go deep-sea fishing over the central regions of the Bay of Bengal on May 9-10 and the Northwest Bay of Bengal on May 10-12.
In light of the Cyclone, the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has put its personnel and disaster management teams on high alert.
Cyclone Asani is a terminology given by Sri Lanka that implies 'wrath' in Sinhalese.