Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Asani’ over Bay of Bengal is likely to weaken after May 10 during the subsequent 48 hours, forecasted India Meteorological Department (IMD) today.
The system is very likely to move northwestwards till 10th May and reach Westcentral and adjoining Northwest Bay of Bengal off North Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coasts. Thereafter, it is very likely to recurve north-northeastwards and move towards Northwest Bay of Bengal off Odisha coast. It is likely to weaken gradually into a Cyclonic Storm during next 48 hours, the IMD said in its bulletin issued at 8.45 am today.
The agency also issued rainfall and wind warning in connection with the system.
10th May: Light to moderate rainfall at a few places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is likely over coastal Odisha and adjoining areas of north coastal Andhra Pradesh from 10th evening.
11th May: 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.