Deep Depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal intensifies into Cyclonic Storm “MICHAUNG”: PM Modi speaks to AP CM
The Deep Depression over Southwest Bay of Bengal intensified into a Cyclonic Storm “MICHAUNG” (pronounced as MIGJAUM) and lay centered at about 440 km southeast of Nellore in Andhra Pradesh and 310 km southeast of Chennai.
It is likely to continue to move northwestwards, intensify further and reach West-central Bay of Bengal off south Andhra Pradesh and adjoining north Tamil Nadu coasts by forenoon tomorrow.
Thereafter, it would move nearly northwards almost parallel and close to south Andhra Pradesh coast and cross South Andhra Pradesh coast between Nellore and Machilipatnam during forenoon of 5th December as a Cyclonic Storm with a maximum sustained wind speed of 80-90 kmph gusting to 100 kmph.
PM Modi speaks to Andhra Pradesh CM, takes stock of preparations in light of Cyclone Michaung
Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S Jagan Mohan Reddy and took stock of the preparations in light of Cyclone Michaung on Sunday. Mr Modi instructed all top officials to ensure all possible help.