The 'Asani' cyclone, which emerged from the southeast Bay of Bengal, is said to reach the Odisha coast in the next 24 hours. According to the Meteorological Department, the effect of the cyclone will remain in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh along with Jharkhand, Bihar, Bengal, Chhattisgarh and other states. During this, there is a possibility of heavy rain in many areas. Odisha Special Relief Commissioner PK Jena said that Cyclone 'Asani' is presently in South East Andaman which is moving in North West direction. It is expected to move in the same direction by May 10. Later, it will move exclusively parallel to Odisha. Will reach south of Puri by 11th May evening.
चक्रवात 'आसनी' वर्तमान में दक्षिण पूर्व अंडमान में है जो उत्तर पश्चिम दिशा में आगे बढ़ रहा है। 10 मई तक उसी दिशा में आगे बढ़ने की उम्मीद है। बाद में, यह विशेष रूप से ओडिशा के समानांतर आगे बढ़ेगा। 11 मई शाम तक पुरी के दक्षिण में पहुँचेगा: पीके जेना,विशेष राहत आयुक्त, ओडिशा(08.05) pic.twitter.com/IzuQv8zdV9— ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) May 9, 2022
Meteorologists believe that this cyclone will not hit the land in Odisha. However, in view of the apprehension of the impact of the cyclone, a warning of heavy rain has been issued. At the same time, in view of the possibility of heavy rain with strong wind in coastal Odisha on May 10, 11 and 12, an alert has been issued at all the ports. Also, fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea from May 9 to 11.
According to meteorologists, due to the effect of cyclone, the sea will remain disturbed in the coastal region of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh from May 9. At the same time, there will be light rain on May 10 evening. However, there is a possibility of heavy rains in Gajapati, Ganjam and Puri districts of Odisha during this period. On May 11, there will be heavy rain in Ganjam, Khurda, Puri, Jagatsinghpur and Cuttack districts. Similarly, on May 12, there will be heavy rain in Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Cuttack, Kendrapara, Bhadrak, Baleshwar districts. During this, the wind will blow at a speed of 60 kilometers per hour.
cyclonic storm ‘Asani’ intensified into a severe cyclonic storm at 1730 hours IST of today, the 8th May,over Southeast BoB, about 610 km northwest of Car Nicobar (Nicobar Islands).To move NW till 10th May night & reach Westcentral NW BoB off North Andhra Pradesh & Odisha coast pic.twitter.com/UZK31fLcxJ— India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) May 8, 2022