Asani, the extreme cyclonic storm within the Bay of Bengal, packing gale power winds as much as 120 km per hour, was shifting in direction of coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha at a velocity of 25 km per hour on Monday, however anticipated to weaken progressively over the following two days, the climate workplace mentioned.
The cyclonic storm lay centred about 550 km southeast of Vishakhapatnam and 680 km south-southeast of Puri at 5:30 am on Monday, a particular bulletin issued by the India Meteorological Division (IMD) mentioned at 8:45 am.
“It is rather prone to transfer northwestwards until Tuesday and attain Westcentral and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh & Odisha coasts,” the climate workplace mentioned.
“Thereafter, it is vitally prone to recurve north-northeastwards and transfer in direction of Northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast. It’s prone to weaken progressively right into a Cyclonic Storm through the subsequent 48 hours,” the bulletin mentioned.
The system won’t make landfall both in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, IMD Director-Basic Mrutunjay Mohaptra had mentioned on Sunday.
He had mentioned the cyclone will transfer parallel to the east coast and trigger rainfall from Tuesday night.
The climate workplace mentioned very excessive sea situations had been prone to prevail over westcentral and adjoining south Bay of Bengal and requested fishermen to not enterprise out within the area for the following couple of days.
Below the affect of the cyclone, coastal Odisha and adjoining areas of north coastal Andhra Pradesh are anticipated to obtain gentle to reasonable rainfall from Tuesday night, the climate workplace mentioned.