Bhubaneswar: Forecasted Cyclone ‘Asani’ is likely to change its direction of path after May 10 evening, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted today.
“The Well Marked Low Pressure Area over Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea is very likely to move northwestwards and intensify into a Depression over southeast Bay of Bengal during the next 6 hours and further into a Cyclonic Storm over eastcentral Bay of Bengal by 8th May,” the IMD said in its bulletin issued this noon.
“It is very likely to continue to move northwestwards till 10th May evening and reach westcentral and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal off north Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts. Thereafter, it is very likely to recurve north-northeastwards and move towards northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast,” the agency added.
The IMD was yet to make any forecast regarding the landfall place and intensity of the forecasted cyclone.
୧୦ ତାରିଖ ସନ୍ଧ୍ୟା ପରେ ଗତିପଥ ପରିବର୍ତନ କରିବ ସମ୍ଭାବ୍ୟ ବାତ୍ୟା
୧୦ ତାରିଖ ସନ୍ଧ୍ୟା ଯାଏଁ ଉତର ପଶ୍ଚିମ ପରେ ଉତ୍ତର-ଉତ୍ତର ପୂର୍ଵ ଦିଗରେ ଗତି କରିବ ସମ୍ଭାବନା
— Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar (@mcbbsr) May 7, 2022