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Business News/ News / India/  IMD issues Cyclone warning; very heavy rains in these states till next week
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IMD issues Cyclone warning; very heavy rains in these states till next week

A low-pressure area has formed over the north Andaman Sea and it is likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm next week.

Southwest Monsoon is likely to withdraw from the entire country in the next 48 hours (PTI)Premium
Southwest Monsoon is likely to withdraw from the entire country in the next 48 hours (PTI)

India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Southwest Monsoon is likely to withdraw from the entire country in the next 48 hours. Meanwhile, it has warned that a low-pressure area has formed over the north Andaman Sea and it is likely to intensify into a Cyclonic Storm next week. 

The low-pressure Area over the north Andaman Sea and adjoining areas of the south Andaman Sea & Southeast Bay of Bengal persists. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and concentrate into a depression over the southeast & adjoining the eastcentral Bay of Bengal on 22 October and then move northwestwards, intensify further into a deep depression over the eastcentral & adjoining the southeast Bay of Bengal on 23 October. Subsequently, it is very likely to recurve gradually northwards and intensify into a cyclonic storm over westcentral & adjoining eastcentral Bay of Bengal by 24th October, the weather office said in its bulletin. 

Thereafter, it is likely to move north-northeastwards and reach near the West Bengal-Bangladesh coasts on 25th October, skirting the Odisha coast, it further adds. 

Check full forecast here: 

  • Fairly widespread with isolated heavy falls & thunderstorm/lightning are very likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal and Kerala & Mahe till Sunday. Meanwhile, very heavy rainfall are expected over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry & Karaikal today. 
  • Fairly widespread rainfall with isolated heavy falls & thunderstorm/lightning are expected over Odisha from 23rd-25th and Gangetic West Bengal during 24th-26th October
  • Isolated very heavy rainfall are expected over the Odisha on 24th & Gangetic West Bengal on the 25 October
  • Fairly widespread/Widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls & thunderstorm/lightning are very likely over Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura during 24th-26th and Arunachal Pradesh on 25th October
  • Isolated very heavy rainfall are predicted over Assam & Meghalaya and Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura on 25th & 26th October
  • Widespread light/moderate rainfall with isolated heavy falls are forecasted over Andaman & Nicobar Islands during 21st–23rd October
  • Isolated light rainfall/snowfall over Western Himalayan Region during next 24 hours and dry weather likely thereafter.

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Published: 21 Oct 2022, 03:36 PM IST
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