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Cyclone Tauktae likely to intensify into ‘very severe cyclonic’ storm with wind speed up to 175 kmph: IMD | India News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: The melancholy within the Arabian Sea is likely to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm” on May 17 and cross the Gujarat coast a day later, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated on Friday.
The climate situation has intensified into a deep melancholy. It could be very likely to additional intensify into cyclonic storm ‘Tauktae’ by Saturday morning. It could be very likely to intensify additional into a severe cyclonic storm by Saturday night time.
From May 16-19, it is extremely likely to intensify into a “very severe cyclonic storm” with a wind speed of 150-160 kilometres per hour gusting up to 175 kmph, Cyclone Warning Division of the IMD stated. It is likely to attain Gujarat coast by the morning of May 18.
The IMD has alerted the state alongside the western coast.
It stated the Lakshadweep Islands will obtain heavy to very heavy rainfall at remoted locations on May 15 and heavy falls at remoted locations on May 16. Heavy to very heavy falls are anticipated at a number of locations on May 15 and heavy to very heavy falls at remoted locations on May 16-17.
The ghat districts of Tamil Nadu are anticipated to witness mild to average rainfall at many locations with heavy to very heavy falls and very heavy falls at remoted locations are very likely on May 14 and 15.
Karnataka (coastal and adjoining ghat districts) are likely to obtain mild to average rainfall at most locations with heavy to very heavy falls at a number of paces with extraordinarily heavy falls at remoted locations on May 15 and heavy falls at remoted locations on May 16.
Konkan and Goa are anticipated to obtain heavy to very heavy falls on May 15-16.
The coastal districts of Saurashtra in Gujarat are likely to obtain rainfall from May 16 and heavy to very heavy falls are anticipated on May 17. Heavy to very heavy falls at a number of locations, extraordinarily heavy falls at remoted locations over Saurashtra and Kutch are likely on May 18, the IMD stated.
The identify ‘Tauktae’ has been given by Myanmar which implies ‘gecko’. This goes to be the primary cyclonic storm of this yr alongside the Indian coast. PTI PR

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