Cyclone ‘Miachaung’ likely to hit Tamil Nadu, coastal Andhra Pradesh on December 4

Cyclone 'Miachaung' likely to hit Tamil Nadu, coastal Andhra Pradesh on December 4

‘Michaung,’ the cyclone, is predicted to hit the coasts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh by December 4. Over the past two days, Chennai and other Tamil Nadu regions have seen a lot of rain. According to the Meteorological Department, the Bay of Bengal low-pressure area has grown into a depression, which has probably develop into a cyclonic storm by December 3.

Officials in the state of Bhubaneswar stated that Odisha does not appear to be in danger from the system. The coast of Odisha and fishermen are not currently under any warning for the next four days, despite the India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) initial lack of impact on the state.

Top 10 Points On Cyclone Michaung
  • Chennai and other regions of Tamil Nadu are under a cyclone alert.
  •  A ‘red alert’ has been issued by the weather department for coastal Andhra Pradesh and Yanam on December 4 and 5, indicating the possibility of heavy to very heavy rainfall.
  • The cyclone is predicted to pass through the area on December 5 between Nellore and Machilipatnam, moving nearly parallel to the coast of south Andhra Pradesh. It is predicted to be a cyclonic storm with gusts up to 100 kmph and wind speeds between 80 and 90 kmph.
  • As for December 3, the Chennai Regional Meteorological Centre predicted the formation of cyclonic storm ‘Michaung’ in the southwest Bay of Bengal.
  • On Monday, December 4, Cyclone ‘Michaung’ is expected to make landfall along the north Tamil Nadu coast, between Nellore and Machilipatnam, with winds as high as 100 kmph.
  • For Chennai, Chengalpet, Kancheepuram, and other districts, the IMD issued an “orange” alert, denoting heavy rainfall.
  • The IMD suggests that people stay indoors and avoid making needless travel, and that fishermen should also avoid going out into the sea.
  • It is advised that in the event of an emergency, dial 100.
  • On December 3, light to moderate rain and thundershowers are predicted in a few locations in Odisha, including Koraput, Rayagada, Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri, and Jagatsinghpur.
  • The seven coastal districts of Balasore, Bhadrak, Kendrapara, Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khurda, and Ganjam were placed on alert by the Odisha government on November 28. A warning was also sent to fishermen.

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