A red alert has been announced in Tamil Nadu for April 30 and May 1 as a major cyclone, Fani, is probably going to hit north bank of the state over the two days.
IMD Issues Red Alert In Tamil Nadu as Cyclone Fani to Hit
Fishermen have been alerted not to go out into the ocean amid the coming week.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that in the wake of increasing more strength, the cyclonic dissemination has at last incited a low-pressure region.
The system is formed over Equatorial Indian Ocean and bordering the southeast Bay of Bengal.
The organization also anticipated that it will keep on moving west-northwest and picking up scope.
“A trough of low at mean sea level lies over the Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining the southeast Bay of Bengal with a cyclonic circulation aloft extending up to 3.1 km above mean sea level,” IMD stated in its advisory.
“It is very likely to intensify into a depression during nexr 24 hours over East Equatorial Indian Ocean and adjoining central parts of south Bay of Bengal and into a Cyclonic Storm during subsequent 24 hours over southwest Bay of Bengal and adjoining Equatorial Indian Ocean. It is very likely to move northwestwards along and off east coast of Sri Lanka near north Tamil Nadu coast on April 30, 2019,” IMD said.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is probably going to happen at isolated places over seaside Tamil Nadu and Puducherry. Thunderstorm activity will likewise escalate with windy breezes (50-60 kmph) and lightning.