Cyclonic Storm Tej to intensify as extremely severe cyclonic storm before noon

IMD informed that the Cyclonic storm Tej is very likely to intensify into extremely severe cyclonic storm on October 22

Bhubaneswar: India Meteorological  Department (IMD) informed that the Cyclonic storm Tej is very likely to intensify into extremely severe cyclonic storm on October 22 at around 2.30 pm.

Cyclonic Storm “Tej” to move over the southwest Arabian Sea moved north-westwards with a speed of 20 kmph during the past six hours on Sunday and lay centered over the same region, about 260 km east-southeast of Socotra (Yemen), 630 km south-southeast of Salalah (Oman) and 650 km southeast of Al Ghaidah (Yemen).

It is very likely to move northwestwards till 24th morning & then north-northwestwards. It is likely to cross Yemen-Oman coasts between Al Ghaidah (Yemen) & Salalah (Oman) around evening of 24th October, according to IMD.

The Depression over westcentral Bay of Bengal remains practically stationary during past 3 hours, and lay centered at 2.30pm today, over the same region, near latitude 14.8°N and longitude 86.5°E about 610 km south of Paradip (Odisha), 760 km south of Digha (West Bengal), and 980 km south-southwest of Khepupara (Bangladesh).

It is likely to further intensify into a deep depression during next 24 hours. It is likely to move northwestwards during next 12 hours, then recurve and move north-northeastwards during subsequent 3 days towards Bangladesh and adjoining West Bengal coasts.

The cyclonic storm Tej won’t have impact over the west coast of the country. He also added that the landfall may be in the morning of October 25, informed Skymet Weather official Mahesh Palawat.

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