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

Lincoln Wylie

Erstwhile cyclone ‘Burevi’ weakened last (Thursday) evening itself into a deep melancholy, and was waiting around to cross the South Tamil Nadu coastline even early on Friday early morning, which India Meteorological Department (IMD) hopes would get location afterwards in the early morning. This properly clears the South Tamil Nadu and South Kerala coasts of any cyclone threat.

 

‘Burevi’ is now a deep melancholy, a position one round down below that of a cyclone, and was last located around the Gulf of Mannar but shut to South Tamil Nadu coastline about 40 km South-West of Ramanathapuram 70 km West-South-West of Pamban and a hundred and sixty km North-East of Kanniyakumari through the early hrs of Friday early morning with wind speeds of about fifty-60 km/hr gusting to 70 km/hr.

Also examine: Climate: South Tamil Nadu, Kerala gear up for ‘Burevi’

To weaken as melancholy

The deep melancholy was predicted to shift to West-South-West and cross Ramanathapuram and adjoining Thoothukudi districts ‘within a handful of hours’ with wind speed of fifty-60 km/hr and gusting to 70 km/hr. Right after crossing, it would weaken more into a melancholy (wind speeds of 40-fifty km/hr gusting to 60 km/hr), the IMD said.

Satellite pictures advise that the northern rain bands from the technique have been lashing the coastline of Tamil Nadu and adjoining interior locations, especially in the southern areas as also into the delta region, as a result of the night time and into the early morning. A European Centre for Medium-Vary Climate Forecasts outlook suggested that heavier rain would continue about Puducherry and adjoining interior till 8.30 am.

Rain continues to lash TN

The scattered average to major rain belt may perhaps extend from areas of North Kerala, the Ghat areas of Kerala and Tamil Nadu across an area bounded to the South-West by Sivakasi (Tamil Nadu), Munnar (Kerala), Pollachi (Tamil Nadu) and Palakkad (Kerala) to the rest of Tamil Nadu, South Inside Karnataka, Rayalaseema, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh up till Kavali.

The IMD has forecast major to extremely major rainfall at a handful of spots around South Tamil Nadu and at isolated spots around Kerala and Mahe until eventually tomorrow (Saturday) early morning. Weighty to extremely major rainfall is also most likely at isolated spots around North Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal through this period of time. Weighty rainfall may perhaps lash isolated spots around South Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Lakshadweep right now (Friday).

Squally winds forecast

Squally winds with speed achieving fifty-60 km/hr gusting to 70 km/hr are along and off the Ramanathapuram, Thoothukudi, Tirunelveli and Kanniyakumari in South Tamil Nadu, which would progressively lower to 45-fifty five km/hr gusting to sixty five km/hr into Friday early morning.

Squally wind speed achieving 35-45 km/hr gusting to fifty five km/hr may perhaps prevail along and off the Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Pathanamthitta and Alappuzha districts of South Kerala until eventually Saturday early morning. Squally winds achieving 35-45 km/hr gusting to fifty five km/hr are forecast around the Lakshadweep-Maldives and adjoining South-East Arabian Sea on Friday.

Fishermen are recommended not to enterprise into the Gulf of Mannar and adjoining South-West Bay of Bengal and along and off the South Tamil Nadu and North Sri Lanka coasts till Friday night time and along and off the Kerala coastline, the Lakshadweep-Maldives area and adjoining South-East Arabian Sea until eventually Saturday early morning.

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