Cyclone Forming in the Bay of Bengal May Hit East Coast in Late May | India News
NEW DELHI: Even as cyclone ‘Tauktae‘gradually weakening into a deep depression after leaving a trail of destruction in the western coastal states in the last 24 hours, there was an early indication that another system was forming over the Bay of Bengal that could hit the east coast from India around May 27.
“There is an early indication of such a system (low pressure area) over the Bay of Bengal that can clearly form around May 23 and move towards Odisha and west bengal. It can reach the coast around May 27. Our models show the formation, but it would be clearer in a day or two, ”he said. Madhavan rajeevan, Secretary, earth science ministry. He told TOI that the cyclone, if it formed, however, would not be as strong as ‘Tauktae’.
After making landfall near the UT of Diu and causing massive destruction in the coastal districts of Saurashtra on Gujarat, ‘Tauktae’ moved to southern Rajasthan.
The remnant of the system is likely to move to the west of Uttar Pradesh and interact with the “western disturbance”, causing fairly widespread or heavy rains over northwestern India on Wednesday and Thursday.