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Asani expected to move northwest till May 10; rain likely in coastal Odisha

Fishermen are advised not to venture into the deep sea area over the central parts of the Bay of Bengal on May 9-10 and over Northwest Bay of Bengal from May 10-12, as per the weather department

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Cyclone | Bay of Bengal | Andaman and Nicobar Islands

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NDRF team clearing trees in vulnerable areas as a precautionary measure for the Cyclone Asani, in Andaman on Sunday. Photo: ANI
NDRF team clearing trees in vulnerable areas as a precautionary measure for the Cyclone Asani, in Andaman on Sunday. Photo: ANI

The severe cyclonic storm 'Asani' is very likely to move northwestwards till Tuesday night and reach Westcentral and adjoining Northwest off North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts, said Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar, Odisha on Sunday.

Light to moderate rainfall is very likely to commence from Tuesday evening at many places over districts of coastal Odisha and heavy rainfall (7 -11cm) is very likely to occur at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Ganjam, and Puri, added the Meteorological Centre.

Fishermen are advised not to venture into the deep sea area over the central parts of the on May 9-10 and over Northwest from May 10-12, as per the weather department.

Fishermen whoever out at sea are advised to return to the coast by the morning of 10th May.

Asani is a name given by Sri Lanka that means 'wrath' in Sinhalese. India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday morning said that the cyclonic storm named 'Asani' is expected to further intensify in the next 24 hours. (ANI)

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First Published: Mon, May 09 2022. 09:45 IST
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