Less than per week after Cyclone Nivar battered Tamil Nadu, another storm is predicted to have an effect on the southern state, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) mentioned on Monday.
The cyclone will cross the Sri Lanka coast on December 2 and can convey heavy rain over Tamil Nadu and Kerala, it mentioned.
Last week, “very severe cyclonic storm” Nivar had hit Tamil Nadu. While there have been no reviews of lack of life, about 2.5 lakh folks had been housed in cyclone shelters within the state as a part of security measures.
The IMD has issued a red-colour coded warning for the southern areas of Tamil Nadu Kerala in view of the brewing storm and mentioned that these areas are anticipated to obtain heavy to very heavy rainfall.
As the ocean is predicted to grow to be tough because of the weather system, fishermen are suggested to not enterprise into the southeast and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal from the night time of December 1 and alongside and off east Sri Lanka coast, Comorin space, Gulf of Mannar and Tamil Nadu-Kerala coasts from forenoon of December 2 for the following 24 hours.
Also, those that are out at sea are suggested to return to the coast by November 30, it mentioned.
According to the IMD, a well-marked low stress space within the Bay of Bengal intensified right into a melancholy.
“It is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression during the next 24 hours. It is also likely to intensify further into a cyclonic storm. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and cross the Sri Lanka coast around the evening of December 2,” the IMD mentioned.
“It is very likely to move nearly westwards thereafter and emerge into the Comorin area on December 3 morning,” the Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD said.
The IMD said squally weather with wind speed would gradually increase becoming 55-65 kilometres per hour gusting to 75 kmph over southeast and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal from the night of December 1 and 70-80 kmph gusting to 90 kmph over southwest Bay of Bengal, along and off Sri Lanka coast.
Winds with a speed of 45-55 kmph gusting to 65 kmph are likely over the Comorin area, Gulf of Mannar and Tamil Nadu-Kerala coasts from December 2 forenoon for subsequent 24 hours.