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“Cyclone Michaung Targets Coastal Andhra, Heavy Rain Warning on Dec 5”

The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning regarding a developing depression over the Southwest Bay of Bengal. Moving at a speed of 9 kmph in the past six hours, as of 11 pm on December 1, the depression's center was located at Latitude 10.3°N and Longitude 85.3°E, approximately 630 km east-southeast of Puducherry." 
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Cyclone Michaung:”The India Meteorological Department has issued a warning regarding a developing depression over the Southwest Bay of Bengal. Moving at a speed of 9 kmph in the past six hours, as of 11 pm on December 1, the depression’s center was located at Latitude 10.3°N and Longitude 85.3°E, approximately 630 km east-southeast of Puducherry.”

“As per the latest bulletin from the India Meteorological Department, the storm is currently positioned 630 km east-southeast of Chennai, 740 km southeast of Nellore, 810 km southeast of Bapatla, and 800 km south-southeast of Machilipatnam. The system is projected to maintain its west-northwestward movement, expected to intensify into a Deep Depression within the next 12 hours and further evolve into Cyclonic Storm ‘Michaung’ over the Southwest Bay of Bengal by December 3.”

“Forecasts suggest that the cyclonic disturbance will shift northwestwards, approaching the vicinity of south Andhra Pradesh and adjoining north Tamil Nadu coasts by the forenoon of December 4. The system is expected to progress nearly northwards, tracking parallel and in proximity to the south Andhra Pradesh coast. A projected landfall is anticipated between Nellore and Machilipatnam during the forenoon of December 5. During this time, the Cyclonic Storm is predicted to exhibit a maximum sustained wind speed ranging from 80-90 kmph, with gusts reaching up to 100 kmph.”

 

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MK Stalin convened a review meeting on Friday with 12 district administration heads to discuss the potential impact of heavy rainfall expected in various districts over the next 2-3 days. During the meeting, Stalin provided guidelines and directed officials to implement precautionary measures, including the evacuation  of residents from areas identified as vulnerable to the approaching cyclone.”

“On Friday, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), led by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, conducted a comprehensive review of the preparedness of state governments, as well as central ministries and departments, in anticipation of the approaching cyclone ‘Michaung’ in the Bay of Bengal.”

“As the cyclonic storm over the Southwest Bay of Bengal approaches, meteorological authorities have issued a comprehensive rainfall warning for various regions in southern and eastern India, urging residents and authorities to stay vigilant and take necessary precautions.”

“The weather forecast indicates light to moderate rainfall across most areas in North coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on December 2, with isolated heavy rainfall anticipated. From December 3 onwards, the intensity of rainfall is expected to escalate, affecting most areas and leading to heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few locations. Isolated instances of extremely heavy rainfall are projected for December 3. On December 4, rainfall is forecasted at most places, with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated spots. December 5 may witness isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall, followed by a subsequent decrease in rainfall.”
“The weather forecast indicates light to moderate rainfall across most areas in North coastal Tamil Nadu and Puducherry on December 2, with isolated heavy rainfall anticipated. From December 3 onwards, the intensity of rainfall is expected to escalate, affecting most areas and leading to heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few locations. Isolated instances of extremely heavy rainfall are projected for December 3. On December 4, rainfall is forecasted at most places, with heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated spots. December 5 may witness isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall, followed by a subsequent decrease in rainfall.”
“Residents in coastal Andhra Pradesh are advised to brace for weather changes as light to moderate rainfall is predicted for most places on December 3. This is expected to intensify to heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few locations, with isolated instances of extremely heavy rainfall. The weather pattern persists on December 4, with widespread rainfall and extremely heavy rainfall anticipated in isolated areas. On December 5, the forecast includes isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall in south coastal Andhra Pradesh and heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places, with extremely heavy rainfall expected in isolated areas over north coastal Andhra Pradesh.”
“Odisha is anticipated to experience light to moderate rainfall across most areas on December 4, with isolated heavy rainfall expected over South Coastal and adjoining South Interior Odisha. The weather forecast for December 5 suggests isolated instances of heavy to very heavy rainfall in the same region.”

 

 

 

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