Cyclonic Storm ‘Tauktae’ moves north-northwest over East Central & Southeastern Arabian Sea
The Cyclonic Storm “Tauktae” over east central and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea moved north-north-westwards with a speed of about 11 kmph during past few hours and is now centred over east central and adjoining southeast Arabian Sea.
The Cyclonic Storm is very likely to intensify further into a Severe Cyclonic Storm during next 6 hours and into a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm during the subsequent 12 hours.
National Weather Forecasting Centre of the India Meteorological Department has said that it is very likely to move north-north-westwards and cross Gujarat coast between Porbandar & Naliya around Tuesday afternoon.
India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warning regarding moderate to heavy rainfall in several parts of South India and Gujarat and West Rajasthan.
It said Kerala will receive light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy to very heavy falls at a few places and extremely heavy falls at isolated places today.
The State will also receive heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places tomorrow and heavy falls at isolated places on Monday.
Similar warnings have been issued for coastal areas and Ghat districts of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Konkan and Goa.
IMD has also made a forecast of light to moderate rainfall at many places over coastal districts of Saurashtra from tomorrow afternoon and heavy to very heavy falls at isolated places over Saurashtra & Kutch on Monday and Tuesday.
It said areas in western Rajasthan is also likely to receive moderate to very rainfall on Monday and Tuesday.