Cyclone Asani: Fishermen have been advised to avoid going into the sea off Bengal and Odisha.
The weather office said northern Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastal areas may receive heavy rains from Tuesday and experience rapid winds. Southern parts of West Bengal, including Kolkata, may also receive rains on Tuesday morning.
It is likely to further intensify into a severe cyclonic storm in the next 24 hours.
“It is very likely to move northwestwards and intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm over east central Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours,” the Weather office said.
The storm may trigger winds upto 111 km per hour in the Bay of Bengal on Monday.
Fishermen have been advised to avoid going into the sea off Bengal and Odisha from May 10 onwards until further notice.
With inputs from PTI
Originally published at www.dnaindia.com