May 09, 2022
Severe cyclonic storm Asani over Southeast and adjoining Westcentral Bay of Bengal is likely to move north-westwards till May 10 and reach West central and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coast, as informed by the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).
According to the IMD Asani intensified into a severe cyclonic storm at 5 pm IST on Sunday over Southeast Bay of Bengal, about 610km northwest of Car Nicobar (Nicobar Islands). The Met department has predicted light to moderate rainfall from Tuesday evening at many places over districts of coastal Odisha and heavy rainfall (7 -11cm) at one or two places over the districts of Gajapati, Ganjam, and Puri.
The severe cyclonic storm will bring light to moderate rainfall at a few places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over adjoining areas of north coastal Andhra Pradesh from May 10 evening. Light to moderate rainfall at a few places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over coastal Odisha and adjoining coastal areas of north Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal on Wednesday, May 11.
On Thursday, light to moderate rainfall likely at a few places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over the coastal areas of Odisha and West Bengal.
The IMD further added that fairly widespread to widespread light/moderate rainfall with thunderstorm/lightning/gusty winds is very likely over Northeast India during the next 5 days. Isolated heavy falls are very likely over Arunachal Pradesh from 10th-12th and over Assam-Meghalaya & Mizoram-Tripura from 09th-12th May.