The Meteorological Department (IMD) said that the weather system is likely to move north-westwards and turn into a pressure area by Saturday over South Andaman Sea and adjoining southeast Bay of Bengal.
The India Meteorological Department announced that the Bay of Bengal (Bay of BengalThe cyclonic storm formed in ) will not knock in Odisha or Andhra Pradesh but will move parallel to the coast. IMD (IMD) Director General Mrityunjay Mohapatra said that the storm (Cyclone Alert) will turn north-northeastwards and move towards northwest Bay of Bengal from north Andhra-Odisha coast. Mohapatra said that it is now moving in north-west direction towards the coast. It will continue to move in that direction till the evening of May 10, and then move north-northeastwards across the sea and then move parallel to the coast.
He said that the sea condition along the Odisha coast would remain rough on May 9 and May 10 and the wind speed in the sea would increase to 80-90 kmph on May 10. Mohapatra said, ‘In the coastal areas of Odisha, the wind speed will be around 40-50 kmph, which will increase to 60 kmph. The maximum wind speed will be 50-60 kmph. This wind condition will continue till May 11 and will subside after that.
He said that under its influence, the coastal districts of Odisha – Ganjam, Gajapati, Khurda, Jagatsinghpur and Puri would receive light to moderate rains after the evening of May 10. According to the special bulletin of the IMD, light to moderate rain is very likely at many places over Coastal Odisha on the evening of May 10. Heavy rainfall (7-11 cm) is very likely at one or two places over Gajapati, Ganjam and Puri. Heavy rain may occur at one or two places in Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Cuttack the next day. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the deep sea on May 9, 10 and 11.
Lu will harass again in these states
According to the latest forecast of the Indian Meteorological Department, ‘Loo’ is likely to prevail in Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab and Jammu division of Jammu and Kashmir during May 8 to 11. At the same time, from May 10, there may be a situation of heat wave in Delhi. Apart from this, there will be an outbreak of heat in states like UP, Bihar and Jharkhand but there will be relief from heat wave.
In which states it will rain
During the next 48 hours, light to moderate rain is likely over Andaman and Nicobar Islands with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places. The sea condition will worsen over Andaman Sea and East Central Bay of Bengal. Apart from this, light to moderate rain may occur over Northeast India, West Bengal, Sikkim, parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and South Interior Karnataka. Also, light rain is possible in Western Himalayas, Odisha, Andhra Pradesh Rayalaseema and Lakshadweep. The maximum temperature will gradually increase in North-West and Central India, which will lead to heat wave conditions in different areas.
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