Cyclone Michaung strengthen; IMD warns of heavy rains through December 6.
Cyclone Michaung strengthens, the IMD warns of heavy rains through December 6.
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has expressed concerns regarding Cyclone Michaung in a recent update, stating that portions of Tamil Nadu could see severe to extremely heavy rains through December 6. Authorities in the Bay of Bengal have issued warnings and advised precautions as the cyclone gets stronger.
Rainfall and wind intensity are likely to rise starting on December 3 along the coasts of southern Andhra Pradesh and northern Tamil Nadu. This is a result of Cyclone "Michaung," which is said to be growing in the Bay of Bengal and expected to hit land on those shores perhaps on December 4 in the evening.
Heavy to extremely heavy rainfall is predicted for the coastal region of Andhra Pradesh between December 3 and 5. Furthermore, on December 4, isolated regions in south Odisha, south coastal Tamil Nadu, and south coastal Odisha are probably going to see a lot of rain. Similar weather is anticipated on December 5 in a few isolated areas of Telangana, south Chhattisgarh, south Odisha, and south coastal Odisha.
On December 6, there's a chance of isolated areas of heavy to extremely heavy rainfall across south Odisha, neighboring south coastal Odisha, and coastal Andhra Pradesh. It's possible for certain areas of Chhattisgarh, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Puducherry, and Karaikal to see significant rainfall on the day.
Due to squally winds and possible gales, the IMD has issued a warning to fishermen till December 5th, cautioning them not to go into certain areas of the Bay of Bengal. The warning highlights winds of 55–65 kmph with gusts up to 75 kmph across the coast of south Andhra Pradesh and the west central Bay of Bengal.
On December 2, thunderstorms accompanied by lightning are predicted in a number of areas, including east Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Karaikal, and Mahe. As the cyclone moves forward, Telangana, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and Karaikal are expected to see comparable weather on December 4, and thunderstorms with lightning and gusty winds are predicted to be prevalent over Chhattisgarh from December 4-6.
The Bay of Bengal low-pressure system has strengthened into a depression and is expected to continue to strengthen into a cyclonic cyclone. On the evening of December 4, it is predicted to approach the coasts of southern Andhra Pradesh and northern Tamil Nadu. On December 5, the storm is predicted to make landfall between Nellore and Machilipatnam.
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