Another storm is predicted to have an effect on Tamil Nadu lower than every week after Cyclone Nivar hit the southern state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated on Monday. The climate division stated the cyclone, which can cross the Sri Lanka coast on December 2, will convey heavy rain over Tamil Nadu and Kerala.
The climate division has issued a purple alert for the southern areas of Tamil Nadu and Kerala in view of the brewing storm and stated these areas are anticipated to obtain heavy to very heavy rainfall. A well-marked low-pressure space within the Bay of Bengal intensified right into a despair. “It is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during the next 24 hours. It is also likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross the Sri Lanka coast around the evening of December 2,” IMD stated.
“It is very likely to move nearly westwards thereafter and emerge into the Comorin area on December 3 morning,” IMD’s Cyclone Warning Division stated.
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Squally climate with wind pace would progressively enhance turning into 55-65 kilometres per hour gusting to 75kmph over the southeast and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal from the evening of December 1 and 70-80kmph gusting to 90kmph over southwest Bay of Bengal, alongside and off Sri Lanka coast, the climate bureau stated. Winds with a pace of 45-55kmph gusting to 65kmph are doubtless over the Comorin space, Gulf of Mannar and Tamil Nadu-Kerala coasts from the forenoon of December 2 for subsequent 24 hours.
The sea is predicted to develop into tough because of the climate system and fishermen have bee suggested to not enterprise into the southeast and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal from the evening of December 1 and alongside and off east Sri Lanka coast, Comorin space, Gulf of Mannar and Tamil Nadu-Kerala coasts from forenoon of December 2 for the following 24 hours. Those out at sea are suggested to return to the coast by November 30, IMD stated.
Last week, “very severe cyclonic storm” Nivar had hit Tamil Nadu. Cyclone Nivar, which made landfall on November 26, introduced heavy rainfall and flooded a number of components of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry however didn’t trigger any large-scale injury to life or property.