Cyclone Alert: Cyclonic Storm likely to form over Arabian Sea on May 16
Bhubaneswar: A low pressure area is very likely to form over southeast Arabian Sea around 14th May morning. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards across southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area and intensify gradually. It may intensify into a Cyclonic Storm over east central Arabian Sea around 16th May and continue to move north-northwestwards, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted today.
Impact: Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely at a few places over Kerala and Lakshadweep on 14 and 15 May and also over Tamil Nadu and south Karnataka on 15 May.
Fishermen have been advised not to venture out to the southeast Arabian Sea and adjoining Maldives, Comorin and Lakshadweep area, Kerala coast from morning of 13 May and east central Arabian sea and along and off Karnataka-Goa and Maharashtra and Goa coasts from 14th Night. Those who are in sea are advised to return to coast by night of 12th May.