Cyclonic circulation likely to develop over Southeast Bay of Bengal by May 6th
The Indian Meteorological Department, IMD has issued a warning that a cyclonic circulation is likely to develop over the Southeast Bay of Bengal by tomorrow.
Under its influence, a low-pressure area is expected to form over the same region on Sunday, which may develop into a depression by 8th May.
The system is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm, moving nearly northwards towards the central Bay of Bengal.
IMD said, light to moderate rainfall is expected at most places with isolated heavy rainfall over Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday.
The wind speed is also expected to increase, with squally weather reaching 40 to 50 kilometers per hour gusting to 60 kmph over the Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.
It has advised fishermen, small ships and boats not to venture into the Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas from Sunday onwards. The IMD has urged people to remain alert and take all necessary precautions to ensure their safety during this time.