Cyclone warning for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, heavy rainfall likely

Cyclone warning for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, heavy rainfall likely

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 07 Dec 2017

New Delhi, Dec 7 (IBNS) : The Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday issued a cyclone warning for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha as a depression over Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify further into a deep depression during next 24 hours.

Under the influence of the possible deep depression, many places of these two states are likely to experience  heavy rainfall between Friday and Sunday. This is likely to happen in most places of  Andaman and Nicobar Islands during next 24 hours.

According to IMD, the depression was lying  about 930 km to the east-southeast of Machillipatnam and 970 km south-southeast of Gopalpur on Thursday morning.

"The system is very likely to move north-northwestwards and reach north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts around  December 9,morning. The system is likely to intensify further into a deep depression during next 24 hours," the statement said.

"However, there is a probability of slight weakening of the system when it reaches near north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts," it said.

Cyclone warning for Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, heavy rainfall likely

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