Extremely severe cyclone Fani with wind speed of 205 KPH to hit Indian coast
NEW DELHI - The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) issued an update on cyclone Fani link, which is likely to intensify over the Odisha coast on May 1.
NDMA (National Disaster Management Authority) India: Extremely Severe Cyclonic Storm Fani likely to hit Odisha coast between Gopalpur and Chandbali, south of Puri on 3rd May with wind speed of 175-185 kmph gusting upto 205 kmph. Twitter Ads info and privacy link
The statement issued by NDMA, reported by news agency ANI, says that an 'extremely severe' form of cyclone Fani is likely to hit between Gopalpur and Chandbali, south of Puri in Odisha on May 3 with wind speed of 175-185 kmph gusting upto 205 kmph. link
Fani is very likely to intensify into a severe storm by 1 pm on Tuesday, and thereafter into an extremely severe storm by May 1. It is very likely to move northwestwards till Wednesday evening and thereafter recurve north-northeastwards towards the Odisha Coast.
Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely at a few places over coastal Odisha and adjoining districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh on 3 and 4 May. Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy rainfall at isolated places is also expected over coastal districts of West Bengal on these days.