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One more cyclonic storm is coming, heavy rains are forecast for southern Tamil Nadu, Kerala | India News


CHENNAI: A depression formed over the Bay of Bengal on Monday and is very likely to intensify into a deep depression and progress as a cyclonic storm, bringing heavy rains to southern Tamil Nadu and southern Kerala between 2 and December 3, the Indian Meteorological Department said.
The storm is likely to cross the coast of Sri Lanka on December 2 in the afternoon or evening and then emerge to the Comorin area, around Kanyakumari in Tamil Nadu the next morning, the IMD said.
Under the influence of the weather system, it is likely to rain over Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Puducherry, Karaikal, Mahe, the southern coast of Andhra Pradesh and Lakshadweep from December 1-4, the department said in its latest bulletin.
On Monday, it is likely that there will be rains in some isolated places in all those regions.
In southern Tamil Nadu and southern Kerala, heavy or very heavy rains are likely in some locations and extremely heavy rains in isolated locations on December 3.
Similar spells could also be expected the day before and the next in the southern parts of the two states, including Kanyakumari and Tiruvananthapuram, the IMD said.
“A depression formed over the southeast of the Bay of Bengal early today … it moved west-northwest and was about 710 km east-southeast of Trincomalee (Sri Lanka) and 1120 km east -Southeast of Kanyakumari “.
It is very likely to intensify further into a deep depression over the next 12 hours and a cyclonic storm over the next 24 hours.
Wind speed between 45 and 55 km / h, with gusts of 65 km / h, is very likely to be very likely over the Comorin area, the Gulf of Mannar and the southern shores of Tamil Nadu-Kerala from the December 2 in the morning and the state of the sea would be from rough to very rough.
The department advised the total suspension of fishing operations from today until December 4 in all regions that would come under the influence of the system.
On November 28, the low pressure area over the southern Andaman Sea and adjacent areas in the southeast of the Bay of Bengal organized into a well-marked low pressure area on Sunday and further concentrated into a depression today.
The very severe cyclonic storm Nivar crossed the Puducherry coast days ago and influenced heavy rains in various parts of Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal.

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