The prevailing low pressure area in the south-eastern Bay of Bengal intensified and turned into a storm on Sunday morning. The storm is named ‘Asani’ provided by Sri Lanka. The storm is expected to intensify and move towards the coast of Odisha. Because of this, fishermen have been warned.
Chennai Meteorological Center official said on Sunday:
Depression formed in the southern Andamans and the adjoining south-eastern Bay of Bengal last Friday. It intensified into a deep depression on Saturday morning, followed by a low pressure zone at noon and a deep depression zone at midnight, persisting in the southeastern Bay of Bengal.
It will move in a north-westerly direction and intensify into a severe storm in the central and eastern Bay of Bengal. It is also likely to occur on the evening of May 10 in the Midwest along the northern Andhra-Odisha coast and in the adjoining north-western Bay of Bengal. After that, it may move north-northeast towards the northwestern Bay of Bengal along the coast of Odisha. Due to the storm, fishermen have been warned until May 12.
The Central Bay of Bengal, Central West Bengal and adjoining North West Bay will experience 105 kmph for two days on Monday and Tuesday. The first 115 km. Strong winds at speeds of up to 125 kmph
Might throw. Similarly, strong winds of up to 40 kmph are expected in the northern Andhra Pradesh sea areas. It can blow at speeds of up to 50 km / h and intermittently at speeds of up to 60 km / h.
North-westerly and adjoining parts of the Bay of Bengal on May 11 and 12 with speeds of 80 to 90 km / h and intermittent speeds of up to 100 km / h. Strong winds at 40 to 50 kmph and intermittent 60 kmph along the coast of Odisha and adjoining northern Andhra Pradesh. May also throw at speed. Fishermen have been advised not to go to these areas during the above days, he said.