Cyclone ‘Fani’ intensifies into severe cyclonic storm in India

Published on : Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Cyclone ‘Fani’ intensified into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’ on Monday evening and is headed towards the Odisha coast

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) announced on Monday that cyclone ‘Fani’ intensified into a ‘severe cyclonic storm’ and will move towards the Odisha coast.

 

 

By Wednesday it is expected to take the shape of an extremely severe cyclone’ and officials mentioned that  government has put the National Disaster Response Force and the Indian Coast Guard on high alert.

 

 

As per the 9 pm bulletin of the Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD  the storm currently lays about 620 km east-northeast of the Trincomalee in Sri Lanka, 770 km east-southeast of Chennai and 900 km south-southeast of Machilipatnam.

 

In the last six hours the cyclonic storm ‘Fani’ over Southeast Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood moved north-northwestwards with a speed of about 16 kilometres per hour.

 

 

During the next 24 hours the severe cyclonic storm will intensify into an extremely severe one and will move northwestwards till May 1 evening and thereafter recurve north-northeastwards towards the Odisha coast.

 

 

On Monday, the National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC), the country’s top body to deal with emergency situation got details of the situation arising out of cyclone ‘Fani’.

 

The body further assured the state governments will provide all assistance from the central government to face the storm.

 

The Home Ministry said that the NDRF and the Indian Coast Guard have been put on high alert

and the fishermen have been asked not to venture into the sea as cyclone ‘Fani’ is expected to intensify into a ‘very severe storm’ by Tuesday.


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