Cyclone Nada weakening but heavy rainfall predicted over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry: IMD
The IMD has predicted moderate to light rainfall at most places but has issued a warning that heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur over Tamil Nadu.
The Indian Meteorological Department has said that cyclone Nada is weakening as it heads towards the the south of Cuddalore over the Tamil Nadu coast.
The cyclone is very likely to move west-northwestward, weaken gradually into a deep depression during next 12 hours and cross the north Tamil Nadu coast between Vedaranniyam and Puducherry, south of Cuddalore by the early hours of 2 December, stated the bulletin issued by IMD at 8.30 pm on Wednesday.
The IMD has predicted moderate to light rainfall at most places but has issued a warning that heavy to very heavy rainfall may occur over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry during the next 48 hours. In Kerela, moderate to light rainfall is expected on 2 and 3 December with chances of heavy rainfall at isolated places.
During the next 24 hours, stormy winds of 45 to 65 kilometres per hour will prevail along and off the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry.
IMD has issued a warning to the farmers to not venture into the sea along and off Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts as the sea condition is expected to be rough to very rough during the next 24 hours.
It will recurve north-northeastwards and move towards northwest Bay of Bengal after nearing the North Andhra-Odisha coast, IMD DG Mrutyunjay Mohapatra said
The agency has predicted that the depression will turn into a cyclonic storm, which is expected to reach to the Andhra Pradesh-Odisha shores by 10 May
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