Today’s Weather: Cyclone threat off as ‘Burevi’ weakens

Erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ weakened past (Thursday) night by itself into a deep depression, and was waiting around to cross the South Tamil Nadu coast even early on Friday early morning, which India Meteorological Section (IMD) hopes would acquire put afterwards in the early morning. This successfully clears the South Tamil Nadu and South Kerala coasts of any cyclone danger.


‘Burevi’ is now a deep depression, a ranking one particular spherical below that of a cyclone, and was past located over the Gulf of Mannar but shut to South Tamil Nadu coast about forty km South-West of Ramanathapuram 70 km West-South-West of Pamban and 160 km North-East of Kanniyakumari all through the early several hours of Friday early morning with wind speeds of about 50-sixty km/hr gusting to 70 km/hr.

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To weaken as depression

The deep depression was anticipated to move to West-South-West and cross Ramanathapuram and adjoining Thoothukudi districts ‘within a several hours’ with wind velocity of 50-sixty km/hr and gusting to 70 km/hr. Immediately after crossing, it would weaken even more into a depression (wind speeds of forty-50 km/hr gusting to sixty km/hr), the IMD said.

Satellite visuals propose that the northern rain bands from the method have been lashing the coast of Tamil Nadu and adjoining interior places, in particular in the southern parts as also into the delta area, through the night and into the early morning. A European Centre for Medium-Assortment Weather conditions Forecasts outlook prompt that heavier rain would go on all-around Puducherry and adjoining interior till eight.30 am.

Rain carries on to lash TN

The scattered average to hefty rain belt could increase from parts of North Kerala, the Ghat regions of Kerala and Tamil Nadu across an spot bounded to the South-West by Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu), Munnar (Kerala), Pollachi (Tamil Nadu) and Palakkad (Kerala) to the relaxation of Tamil Nadu, South Inside Karnataka, Rayalaseema, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh up till Kavali.

The IMD has forecast hefty to pretty hefty rainfall at a several destinations over South Tamil Nadu and at isolated destinations over Kerala and Mahe till tomorrow (Saturday) early morning. Weighty to pretty hefty rainfall is also likely at isolated destinations over North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal all through this period. Weighty rainfall could lash isolated destinations over South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Lakshadweep today (Friday).

Squally winds forecast

Squally winds with velocity reaching 50-sixty km/hr gusting to 70 km/hr are alongside and off the Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari in South Tamil Nadu, which would progressively minimize to 45-fifty five km/hr gusting to 65 km/hr into Friday early morning.

Squally wind velocity reaching 35-45 km/hr gusting to fifty five km/hr could prevail alongside and off the Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts of South Kerala till Saturday early morning. Squally winds reaching 35-45 km/hr gusting to fifty five km/hr are forecast over the Lakshadweep-Maldives and adjoining South-East Arabian Sea on Friday.

Fishermen are encouraged not to undertaking into the Gulf of Mannar and adjoining South-West Bay of Bengal and alongside and off the South Tamil Nadu and North Sri Lanka coasts till Friday night and alongside and off the Kerala coast, the Lakshadweep-Maldives spot and adjoining South-East Arabian Sea till Saturday early morning.