Cyclone alert issued to Vizag as depression intensifies

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The deep depression caused in the Bay of Bengal might reportedly evolve into a cyclone. Yo! Vizag has been following the Cyclone Warning Centre about the Vizag weather and here is the latest update.

As per the information received, heavy rains are likely to lash Vizag in the coming few days. The depression over the Bay of Bengal is being expected to magnify into a cyclone, thereby causing downpours in the city. Heavy rainfall, rough sea, and strong winds are likely to persist for the next 48 hours.

It has been learned that the depression is currently travelling towards the North Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Southern Odisha.

“There are chances of the depression to change into a cyclone. As of now, it is in the form of a deep depression at 290 kms in the South East, away from Kalingapatnam,” an official said.

The official mentioned about the intensification and further added, ” moderate winds and rainfall activity would be witnessed in the evening.”

“The wind speed is expected to be more than 60-70km/hr”, he said.

In addition to issuing the prerequisite warnings, the officials have also alerted the fishermen from not venturing into the sea.

Further updates from the officials are awaited. Keep checking this space for timely information on Vizag weather.

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