TE24 News Desk:
Tornado Asani has altered its course and is heading to contact the close by Kakinada coast, said the Visakhapatnam twister cautioning focus chief Sunanda adding that in the wake of contacting the Kakinada coast, it will come back in the future to the ocean among Kakinada and Visakhapatnam.
“Tornado cautioning and a high alert have been given to Andhra Pradesh. Till yesterday, the track was showing a northwest heading yet as of now, it is moving towards the West-Northwest bearing. In this way, it’s exceptionally close to our Andhra Pradesh coast,” Ms Sunanda said.
She added that prior the India Meteorological Department (IMD) authorities anticipated that it will take a turn in the Bay of Bengal however, out of the blue the typhoon will reach and contact the Kakinada coast.
“Before very long, it will move towards NW bearing and practically close to Andhra Pradesh coast. Tomorrow first thing it will adjust its course and move in the North-Northeast heading and contact the Kakinada coast-east Godavari coast-and afterward move along lined up with Visakhapatnam coast in NE bearing,” said Sunanda.
The authority further expressed that because of the tornado impact, IMD has given peril signal number 10 to the Kakinada, Ganagavaram and Bhimunipatanm ports. It likewise gave a red admonition caution to the locale of Andhra Pradesh including Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna and Guntur for weighty downpours joined by wind.
With this, IMD has likewise alarmed individuals about harm and power slice because of wind and weighty downpours.
It expressed that there is plausible of harm to covered hovels, minor harm to kutcha and minor harm to Pucca streets. A few yields of paddy crops, bananas, papaya trees, and plantations could likewise get harmed because of the tornado.
A few regions could encounter power cuts and an end in correspondence lines as the parts of trees would fall on them harming the lines, alarmed IMD.
It recommended to individuals to remain in a more secure spot and abstain from going to places with extreme water-logging issues and requested to maintain the traffic rules and warning gave in the respect alongside monitoring the gridlock prior to going out.
During the beyond six hours, the serious cyclonic tempest ‘Asani’, over West-focal and connecting southwest Bay of Bengal moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 7 km each hour during recent hours and lay today over the west-focal and abutting southwest Bay of Bengal at 330 km southeast of Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh), 350 km south-southeast of Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), 510 km south-southwest of Gopalpur (Odisha) and 590 km south-southwest of Puri (Odisha), informed IMD.