Latest news about “Cyclone in Odisha 2016” get here. The deep depression, which was formed over east-central Bay of Bengal this morning, will have least effect on Odisha, the local Met office said in a release today.
A release by the Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar this morning said the depression which was formed over east-central Bay of Bengal yesterday, moved towards east-north-east and intensified into a deep depression at 8.30 AM today and lay centred over east-central Bay of Bengal, near Latitude 15.5 degree N and Longitude 93 degree, about 950 km east-south-east of Gopalpur.
The system is most likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm during next 24 hours. It will move towards north-east and reach close to North Myanmar coast by this evening and recurve initially towards north-north-west skirting Myanmar coast and then move towards north-west Bay of Bengal. The cyclone storm would be named as Kyant after it is intensified into a cyclonic storm. The present speed of the deep depression is 11 kmph.
By October 27, it is expected to reach near Indian coast most probably over Odisha coast. But IMD expects few showers to commence over Gangetic West Bengal and Odisha coast by night of October 27 and increase rainfall.
The weatherman has hoisted a warning stating fishermen are advised to be cautious while venturing into interior/distant sea along Odisha coast.