Cyclone yasi The India Meteorological Department (IMD) mentioned on Saturday that on 26 May there’s a chance of turning right into a ‘very extreme cyclonic storm’ and crossing the coasts of Odisha and West Bengal.
On Saturday, a low-pressure space shaped over the Bay of East-Central Bengal and adjoining North Andaman Sea.
While a low-pressure zone is the primary stage of a cyclone formation, it’s not vital that every one low-pressure areas intensify right into a cyclonic storm.
A low stress space has shaped over the easternmost BoB this morning. By May 24 to accentuate right into a CS. To additional intensify into a really extreme cyclonic storm, transfer north-northwest and cross the coasts of West Bengal and adjoining North Odisha and Bangladesh on the twenty sixth. pic.twitter.com/DakiLqpw0f
– India Meteorological Department (@Indiametdept) May 22, 2021
“The low pressure area is likely to be concentrated in a depression over the Bay of East-Central Bengal by the morning of 23 May, tomorrow. It is very likely to move north-northwest, intensify into a cyclonic storm by May 24 and turn into a very severe cyclonic storm during the subsequent 24 hours, ”IMD mentioned.
It will proceed shifting north-northwest, intensifying and reaching the northern Bay of Bengal close to West Bengal and adjoining northern Odisha and Bangladesh coasts by the morning of 26 May.
IMD mentioned, “Around the evening of 26 May there is a lot of possibility of crossing the coasts of West Bengal and adjoining North Odisha and Bangladesh.”
Last week, a really extreme cyclone hit the Gujarat coast and left a path of devastation everywhere in the west coast.
As it additional weakened, its impression was felt within the North Indian plains and even within the hilly states of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh.
Periods of April-May and October-December are additionally recognized to witness cyclones.
Last May, two cyclones shaped within the Bay of Bengal (Super Cyclonic Storm Amfan) and one other within the Arabian Sea (extreme cyclonic storm Nisarga) that hit the Indian shores.
With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS